Project Escort

27 Jul 2018
24 Aug 2018
Engineering, Defence
Contract Type
Full Time
2 x Escorts required in HMP Exeter Monday - Friday 39 hours per week

Overview of the Devon positions: As the sole agency supplier to the HM Prison Service for the provision of maintenance trades & support operatives, Hays is seeking to recruit Operational Support Grades (OSGs) for HMP Exeter, Devon.

Immediate starts, if you are already Prison Cleared. There are several contracts due to start across. These are varying in duration, but expected to last over 5 weeks minimum, with a starting rate of GBP9.94 per hour, inclusive of holiday pay. The roles are based on 39 hours per week Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5pm for Contractor Escort/ OSG.

Purpose of the OSG role: As part of the security team you will be responsible for assisting in the safety and security of the establishment where your duties will include escorting visitors, building contractors, gate duties within the prison and outside areas. You will ensure the safety and security of the visitors, staff and prisoners within a Prison establishment, while persons from outside of NOMS are on site. You will also ensure that no unauthorised persons or items enter the establishment. Devon Prisons have an excellent reputation as busy local prisons, which serve all the courts in the South West. They pride themselves in engaging and involving employees working alongside them in the process of change.

Contractor Escort OSG Escorting contractors & vehicles around prison area Searching visitors & contractors Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5pm shifts.
39 hours per week.
GBP9.94 per hour, inclusive of Holiday
Radio operation & handling Supervision of visitors & contractors on site Contractor
Tool checks
Patrolling parimeter and grounds
Health & Safety Procedures
Routine administrative work

Experience: No formal qualifications or previous experience is required for this role. The nature of the OSG role requires candidates to be security conscious and able to challenge potential compromises and risks, you will also need to be reliable and consistent, level headed and have exceptional interpersonal skills.

Successful applicants will have a background in customer services or security, and will be assessed based on the following competencies: Acting with integrity, respecting others, Building relationships and team working, communicating effectively, developing self and others.

Full training is provided by the establishment/ department. Training time will be paid at the standard hourly rate.

Security Clearance required: Immediate start if you are already Prison Cleared. All applicants will be subject to the HM Prison Service Security Clearance procedure which can take up to 4 weeks, this can include a Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) check. You must hold a Valid Passport or Birth Certificate & Photo Driving Licence in your current address. All applicants must be able to provide details of 2 satisfactory references, at least one from an ex-employer.

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