Neurodiversity Support Manager

Thamesmead | Other


Neurodiversity Support Manager 
HMP Thameside
Full time, 40 Hours 
Monday- Friday (8:30am- 5pm)
£31,926- £32,601.12 PA plus £6,000 London Weighting, Plus Serco benefits

Here at Serco we're looking for a Neurodiversity Support Manager to join us at HMP Thameside, London, Category B prison.


The Neurodiversity Support Manager (NSM) is a new and exciting role in HMP Thameside. Working as advocate for neurodivergent prisoners, NSMs encourage prisoners to make positive changes and provide opportunities for them to engage in rehabilitation.


The role of the NSM is to raise awareness of neurodiversity in prison and help strengthen approaches for identifying and supporting those with neurodivergent needs. This includes supporting prisoners in accessing and engaging in education, skills and work programmes in the prison. 

In this role, you will work with various stakeholders within education, work and skills, developing the neurodiversity agenda and developing more efficient ways to identify and support neurodivergent prisoners.

You will also be working with individual prisoners to develop plans to support them through rehabilitation.

What you need to do the job:

- a PGCE, Cert Ed or a Level 5 in Education and Training

- or a Level 4 Certificate in Supporting the Learning of Learners with Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND)/Additional Learning Needs (ALN)


You will also need to have a good understanding of neurodiversity, the needs presented by neurodivergence and the ability to design support mechanisms for these needs


This is a non-operational role with no line management responsibilities.


Please refer to the Job Description for more information on this role.

Why Serco

Meaningful and vital work: The nature of our business means you will do interesting work that matters - delivering essential services that touch people's lives


A world of opportunity: Our diverse UK-wide operations offer unrivalled opportunities to learn and develop. You'll be able to broaden your experience and apply your skills in new ways.

Great people: We are a motivated team who will encourage you and help you to succeed. You'll have the resources you need to do your job in a diverse and supportive environment. 


What we offer


There are a range of benefits for working at Serco including a salary of £31,926- £32,601.12 PA plus £6,000 London Weighting, 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays. Other Serco benefits include; Up to 6% contributory pension scheme, Employee Assistance Programme and Bike4Work scheme. You will be employed by a company that is passionate about diversity and inclusion and provides safe and supportive culture. Serco discounts including cinema, merlin entertainment and online shopping discounts, cycle to work scheme and discounts on mobile phone plans and leisure centre memberships. 


About Serco


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. 

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