Engagement and Resettlement Worker

York, UK
03 Sep 2019
08 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
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 HMYOI Wetherby to join the education team as our Engagement and Resettlement Worker on a permanent, full time (37 hours) basis.

HMYOI Wetherby in West Yorkshire, is a custodial establishment for Young People, aged between the ages of 15 and 18. There are currently around 280 young people in the YOI with an operational capacity of 320. All young people work towards English and Maths qualifications, as well as ICT, PSD, and vocational pathways which include construction, creative arts, hospitality and catering, business administration, industrial cleaning and horticulture. We also offer an Advice and Guidance service which helps our young people with post release opportunities.

The purpose of the role is to ensure that learners receive high quality and easy to understand information about learning and skills provision. This is a challenging but rewarding role and we need someone who is flexible and resilient, with the ability to encourage, engage and motivate, to help give children and young people a brighter future. In order

To do this successfully you'll need to:

Have relevant experience of conducting initial assessments and supporting the learning of individuals and groups

Be experienced in working with learners with a range of abilities and presenting challenging behaviour

Hold or be willing to work towards a level 3 information, advice and guidance qualification within an agreed timescale

Hold level 2 qualifications in literacy and numeracy

To apply for this fantastic opportunity, please visit (url removed)/careers

Novus is an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community. All roles are subject to job evaluation.

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