Learning Support Practitioner - Library Services

Yorkshire & Humber
£15000 - £100000

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Job Description

Are you looking for a challenge to work within a custodial setting? Are you looking to make a difference in prison education with developing library engagement?
This is an exciting opportunity for HMP Wealstun who are looking for a Learning Support Practitioner to develop and advance library engagement across the establishment. Novus is a specialist Prison Education provider working across England and Wales. We work with passion, care, and commitment to create the foundations for change. For more information on our team, their story and what we do please visit us at our company website.
This role is offered on a permanent basis, working 37 hours per week.
What the role entails
The role is to facilitate and support learners to access library services for offenders in custody at HMP Wealstun.The successful candidate will be expected to work with external providers and partners to enhance the service on offer and to promote reading and enrichment opportunities. This is an exciting opportunity for someone to develop the library service whilst positively contributing to the education department as part of the wider team.
What we need from you
Willing to develop and work towards any relevant qualifications that will support their delivery
Hold at least a Level 2 qualification in Literacy and Numeracy
Gain/hold and maintain a clean, enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check
Enthusiasm and commitment to a career in offender learning and library services
Colleague Benefits
As part of the LTE Group family, you will benefit from an excellent package including:
Excellent annual entitlement
37 hours over a 4.5 day working week
In house 'Evolve' training programme offers you the chance to upskill and further your career through a wide range of recognised qualifications
Career development opportunities
We pride ourselves on offering a favourable pension scheme with a competitive contribution from the Group. (LGPS Pension)
Discounts on your health care through Simply Health
Free, confidential support service provided by an external organisation, PAM Assist
Cycle to work scheme saving you 25% on your purchase.
Access to offers with well-known retailers
You may have the skills, passion and attributes which make you the ideal candidate for this role, but you find it hard to evidence all criteria? We consider all applications, and we are committed to finding the right person and will invest in their professional and personal development.
To apply for this role 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,
This role is subject to enhanced clearance and vetting.
The closing date for this job advert is 22/11/2022 however sometimes the job advert may close early if we receive a good response!