Business Admin & HR Officer - South East Region (Prison Education)

Job Description

Do you want to help transform life opportunities? Have you ever considered the unique challenge of Prison Education?

Weston College is the regional provider for the Prison Education Framework (PEF) across the South West and South East of England and is now seeking to recruit a successful & highly motivated graduate who wishes to develop their business administration and HR knowledge and skills to work across the Kent, Surrey and Sussex regions.

The successful applicant will join the administrative support team of South East Prison Education in the regional office at MidKent College supporting the Business and HR Operations covering areas such as Governance, Contract Compliance and HR recruitment within Prison Education.

The College will from time to time review its secretarial/administration needs and may require you to provide these services in any of the 10 prisons within the Kent, Sussex and Surrey region, in the short or long term.

This is a full time post, for 37 hours per week

This is an exciting time to join Weston College. The College is Ofsted Outstanding, its Higher Education provision is graded Gold by the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF) and has recently won the Lloyds Bank Employer of the Year award. In 2017, Weston College won the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education, one of only two Further Education colleges in the country ever to be awarded this prestigious honour. Furthermore, the College is ranked 28th in the not-for-profit category and 21st in the overall list of south west companies in The Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For list. The College is also an Investors in People Champion and has been awarded Platinum by Investors in People, which demonstrates Weston College’s commitment to invest in our staff to improve performance.

Weston College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to complete an enhanced DBS and obtain the appropriate prison clearance before starting the role.

Interview date: TBC

Please note that we reserve the right to close this advert early should we receive a high volume of applicants.