Information and Advice Worker


Have you ever considered working with offenders? Do you want to work in an environment where you can really make a difference?

Novus deliver learning and skills in over 100 sites within Her Majesty`s Prisons, private sector prisons, Approved Premises and the community. Working closely with stakeholders, they aim to provide locally determined, high quality provision which meets the needs and interests of learners.

The purpose of this role is to provide and maintain a comprehensive impartial information service on education and training opportunities both in the prison and on release. You will be working in partnership with a variety of internal and external agencies to offer support and advice with the action planning process.

Candidates must hold a level 4 qualification in advice and guidance and have a track record of working effectively with clients who present with challenging behaviour.

You must have relevant experience of conducting initial assessments and supporting learning of individuals and groups. You must also have experience of working with groups of learners with a range of abilities, and experience of successfully working in an effective multi-disciplinary team.

To succeed within this role, candidates will need to have a pragmatic and non-judgemental approach to their work and the flexibility to adapt to meet learner requirements when necessary. 

Applicants must demonstrate in their application their ability to meet the key responsibilities, key result areas and hold the qualifications and experience detailed with the role profile.

In return for your dedication you will be rewarded with: 

  •  Generous holidays (increases on service)
  •  Fantastic pension scheme
  •  Extensive training and development
  •  Simply health scheme
  •  And many more...

Applicants must demonstrate in their application their ability to meet the Key Responsibilities, Key Result Areas and Qualifications/Skills/Experience detailed within the role profile. Novus is an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community.

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