Full time, 40 hours
Monday- Friday (7:30am- 4pm but can be flexible)
£28,122 Per annum
Here at Serco we are looking for a IAG Advisor to join our Education department at HMP Dovegate a category B male establishment prison based on the Staffordshire/Derbyshire border near Uttoxeter. The operational capacity is for 1100 prisoners and it takes a whole team of people to keep the facility safe, secure and in proper working order.
As an IAG Advisor with excellent communication skills you will work closely with internal and external stakeholders to provide high quality Information, Advice and Guidance, to prisoners in custody using various methods of delivery, supporting them into positive learning and employment pathways both in custody and release.
A key aspect of the role is working with the Prison Employment Lead to develop and maintain new and existing links with internal and external agencies providing education, training, and employment opportunities. Furthermore, you must maintain accurate records of one-to-one interviews and interventions utilising both local and national systems.
Additionally, you will support the education department in the delivery and execution of key objectives.
What you need to do the job:
What we offer:
Meaningful and vital work - You'll contribute to the reintegration of ex-offenders back into society, helping them to address the factors that influence criminal behaviour and lowering reoffending rates.
A world of opportunity - With six prisons across the UK and a breadth of roles, you'll be wholeheartedly supported with development and career progression.
Great people - You'll become an integral member of a well-defined and supportive team. who believe passionately in the value of our work.
We are committed to having a diverse workforce in the Education department and actively welcome applications from people of all backgrounds.
At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services. We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.
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Serco is a Disability Confident Employer committed to employing and retaining people with disabilities. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview. For help with your application please contact 0345 010 4000.
We see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates. We're a proud holder of the Silver Inclusive Employer Standard and we actively encourage applications from females, those with disabilities or from an ethnic minority background.