Prison Escort

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Devon
Salary
9.94 - 11.51 GBP Hourly
Posted
17 May 2019
Closes
14 Jun 2019
Sectors
Engineering, Defence
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time
HMP Exeter are looking for additional 6 escorts to join their projects team.

As the leading agency supplier to the HM Prison Service for the provision of maintenance trades & support operatives, Hays is seeking to recruit Project Escorts to escort building contractors around Exeter Prison.

The role is a temporary assignment, but you will have the opportunity to apply for a permanent position or other roles within the prison service during this time. It's not unlikely the duration will be extended however that will be based on the works being completed on time by the building contractor involved.

These roles are in a unique working environment with a strong sense of team work. Always in demand, you could benefit from long-term contracts and there is also potential, once trained, to work in other prisons both locally and nationally.

Purpose of the roles:

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.

Duties:

Escorting contractors & vehicles

Checking & searching visitors

Radio handling

Supervision of visitors

Stores duties

Patrolling perimeter and grounds

Routine administrative work

Contractor tool checks

Searching buildings

Canteen and kit exchange duties

Health & Safety procedures

Radio operation

Experience:

No formal qualifications or previous experience is required for this role.

The nature of the Project Escort 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 which is fully paid for.

A security check on you will be carried out however these can be done fairly quickly and should allow you to be allowed to start work in a matter of days rather than weeks.

You will work Monday to Thursday 8am - 5pm and Friday 8am - 4pm and paid at a rate of GBP9.94/hr (including holiday)

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