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Student Support Worker - Open University

Rugby, Warwickshire
£18,421 to £20,477
Job Type
14 Oct 2021
Looking for a career where you can change lives?

For more than two decades, Novus has been delivering education, training and employment opportunities to adults and young people in UK prisons.

Over the years we have built a reputation as an innovator in the fight to reduce re-offending rates by transforming people's lives through learning and skills.

We have a great opportunity at HMP Rye Hill to join the education team as a Student Support Worker - Open University on a permanent, full time (37 hours per week) basis.

The purpose of this role is to ensure, via appropriate assessment, that prospective and existing learners receive relevant and easily understood information regarding learning and skills provision and continuing support, specifically learners completing distance learning and Open University courses. The role will contribute to a multi-disciplinary approach that seeks to facilitate a smooth transition to the resettlement of the learner into the community.

In return you will benefit from an excellent package including - a favourable Pension scheme, Retail Discounts, Employee Assistance Program, Cycle to work scheme and Simply Health scheme.To be successfull in the role of Student Support Worker, you'll need to:

Hold or be willing to work towards Level 2 qualifications in literacy and numeracy
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.
Have experience of successful working in an effective multi-disciplinary team To apply for this fantastic Student Support Worker role opportunity, please visit the Novus website or click on apply!

The closing date for this job advert is 21/10/2021 however sometimes the job advert may close early if we receive a good response
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  • Job Reference: 397071314-2
  • Date Posted: 14 October 2021
  • Recruiter: Novus
  • Location: Rugby, Warwickshire
  • Salary: £18,421 to £20,477
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive Benefits
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Permanent