Vacancy Detail

Peer Trainer Assessor: Prison-Based Setting

Role:                           Peer Trainer Assessor

Based:                        Oxfordshire

Rate:                            £27,000 - £28,500

Hours:                         Full Time

Start Date:                  ASAP – Jan 2024

Duration:                    FTC March 2025

Qualification:             Level 3 Certificate in Education and Training or equivalent teaching/assessor certification


We are looking to recruit a Peer Trainer Assessor to work collaboratively within a prison-based setting to provide a quality service to people in prison who work across the establishment as peer supporters wellbeing navigators.

This will involve training, supporting and assessing peer supporters to achieve their Level 3 Certificate in Advice and Guidance and other vocational qualifications whilst supporting them to progress onto further opportunities and sustainable employment.

Synopsis of duties:

  • You will be embedded within a prison-based setting and expected to assess the suitability of applicants to become Wellbeing peer supporters and to complete the Learning to Advise course, which includes sessions on confidentiality, equality act, safeguarding and case notes and other relevant training. 
  • You will prepare, plan, and deliver the Learning to Advise assured course to individuals in prison, ensuring the completion of all relevant paperwork and delivering any additional Emotional Resilience/Wellbeing units necessary to individuals participating.
  • To work with allocated learners to produce realistic assessment plans and to provide one-to-one support to learners as appropriate, whilst monitoring their progress towards timely completion and certification.


  • Experience of working to targets and recording information and statistics to enable effective monitoring of performance against targets
  • Level 3 Certificate in Education and Training or equivalent teaching/assessor certification
  • An understanding of the issues faced by project participants in accessing and sustaining training or employment and how these can be overcome
  • The ability to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the issues faced by project participants, in particular barriers faced by people first entering prison
  • The ability to support and motivate learners with multiple complex needs and to apply a creative approach to learning and assessing
  • The ability to effectively assess evidence and identify assessment criteria using a range of assessment methods
  • Excellent interpersonal, relationship-building and communication skills, verbal and written
  • Enhanced DBS issued within the last 12 months and/ or registered on the DBS Update Service
  • Prison Vetting would be desirable but not essential as this can be undertaken once appointed.


For more information, please call the team on and ask to speak to Lisa or email us your CV 


Supporting Futures Consulting acts as both an employer and an agency.



Location: Oxfordshire | Salary: 27000 - 28500 per year | Job type: Contract | Posted: 23/11/2023