Guidance Worker

Full Time Permanent

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Are you looking to make a difference?

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to help others to improve their lives, the lives of their families and to make a positive contribution to their local community? Then prison education is for you.

We are committed to making a difference and we need motivated and passionate colleagues who can make it happen. Novus is a specialist Prison Education provider working across England and Wales.

The Guidance Worker role is offered on a permanent basis, working 37 hours per week. You will be based at HMP Altcourse, working with adults aged 18 and above, please visit (url removed)/contacts/prison-finder to find out more.

The purpose of this role is to support and offer guidance and advice to learner's smooth transition through induction, time in custody and resettlement into the community.

To do this successfully you'll need to:

To hold level 3 information, advice and guidance qualification.

To hold level 2 qualifications in literacy and numeracy.

Experience of contributing to an IAG service that meets quality standards

Must have experience of working in an IAG Role.

Must have relevant experience of conducting initial assessments and supporting learning of individuals and groups

Have experience of working with groups of learners with a range of abilities

We offer an excellent benefits package including a favourable pension's scheme, Retail Discounts, Employee Assistance Program, Cycle to Work and Simply Health.

To apply for this role through the Novus website, please click the 'apply now' button where you will be asked to submit a copy of your CV. In your application, please also outline how your skills, knowledge and experience meet the requirements details within the job role profile.

Novus is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes all applications, if you are interested please visit us at (url removed)/careers for job description and more details.

This role is subject to enhanced clearance and vetting.

The closing date for this job advert is 14/01/2022 however sometimes the job advert may close early if we receive a good response

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