Job Description

The LTE Group is a national, public-sector learning, training and education organisation with a clearly defined mission to ‘improve lives and economic success through learning and skills’. Our valued 4,000 colleagues drive our delivery of specialist learning to over 100,000 learners in over 120 UK locations, across our six businesses. We have a great opportunity to join the education team at HMP Preston as an Administrator on a full-time, permanent basis, working 37 hours per week. At Novus we work with passion, care and commitment to create the foundations for change. For almost 30 years we have been helping men, women and children of all ages and abilities, in prison settings across England and Wales, to take new directions. The LTE Group family encompasses the strengths of each of our individual organisations: The Manchester College – further education UCEN Manchester – higher education Novus – prison education Total People – apprenticeships MOL – professional development. What the role entails As the Administrator you will work closely with partner agencies, teaching staff and Managers on a daily basis by providing an effective administration service that supports contract monitoring, contract compliance and general office management. The role will also include processing relevant data relating to finance, personnel or learners and ensuring records are kept up to date. What we need from you In order to be successful in the role of Administrator, you will need: Experience of efficient administration within a busy office environment Experience of maintaining accurate electronic and paper-based data recording systems Good literacy and numeracy skills To ensure data and reports are accurate and produced in line with deadlines Documents are accurate and formatted as required Positive working relationships with stakeholders To be able to work collaboratively and autonomously Good communication skillsIdeally you will want to be a part of a team who has at its core a focus on improving lives and enabling and equipping learners to develop, grow and be equipped for a life of work and success. You’ll be a self-starter with a passion to learn and grow yourself and will bring passion, dedication and positivity to your new role. Colleague Benefits As part of the LTE Group family, you will benefit from an excellent package including: Extensive annual leave Our in-house ‘Evolve’ training programme, which offers you the chance to upskill and further your career through a wide range of recognised qualifications Various pension scheme options including a Local Government Pension Scheme offering an 18.1% Employer Contribution and a Teachers Pension scheme offering a 23.68% Employer Contribution Our comprehensive in-house awards scheme An Employee Assistance Programme including a free, confidential, 24/7 support service Health care discounts through Simply Health Retail discounts through You at Work Student discounts Our Cycle to Work schemeThe LTE Group is an equal opportunities employer, welcoming applications from all sections of the community. If you feel you could make a difference in this rewarding and growing sector, please click on the ‘Apply online’ button below. All applicants must demonstrate in their application their ability to meet the Key Responsibilities, Key Result Areas and Qualifications/Skills/Experience detailed within the job description for shortlisting purposes. The closing date for this job advert is 10/11/2022. However, the job advert may close early if we receive a good response. Please contact the Local Manager on (phone number removed) to find out more about the role