Government & Defence

Prison Security Escort

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Prison Security Escort – HMP Leeds – Full time (Temporary) – £9.99 – £10.42 per hour including holidays

Prison Security Escorts needed on temporary long term contracts
About your new company
As the sole agency supplier to the HM Prison Service for the provision of maintenance trades and support operatives. Hays is seeking to recruit Prison Security Escorts for HMP Leeds (Armley). This is an exciting opportunity to work within the prison service and can often lead to permanent opportunities

The post is full time (37 hours per week) ongoing temporary (1 year plus contract)
Hours worked: Monday – Thursday 07:45am – 16:45pm, Friday working 07:45am – 15:45pm with 1 hour unpaid break. These hours may differ slightly with different projects and establishments.

Your new role
The main responsibility for this role is to carry out security practices within the prison whilst sub-contractor works are carried out. You will be responsible for:

* Meeting contractors at the main gate and signing them in and out
* Completing a tool inventory with the contractors prior to them starting work inside the prison and checking again at the end of the day before they leave the establishment
* Escorting the contractors to their working area, escorting them for breaks and overseeing them whilst they work
* Ensuring no security practices are breached within the Prison.

You will be flexibly deployed to provide a range of other support service activities within operational areas of an establishment as and when required. This is an operational support job with no line management responsibilities.

Due to the challenging environment of the workplace, the ideal candidate will need to be level headed, security conscious, be able to follow processes and procedures and understand why they are in place, be honest and have the confidence to report any suspicious activity that they see in the prison and be able to use their own initiative.

What you’ll need to succeed
You must be able to pass a full prison security clearance and enhanced DBS (if required)
(Hays and the MOJ are responsible for organising all security clearances and DBS’)
You must hold a valid passport or Full Birth Certificate & Photo Driving Licence in your current address.
You must have proof of National Insurance AND proof of address dated in the past 3 months.
All applicants must be able to provide details of at least 3 years satisfactory references.

What you’ll get in return
You will in return have a guaranteed point of contact throughout the vetting and application process and weekly payment on submission of an approved timesheet. You will have the opportunity to gain experience in a prison environment which will enhance your chances of gaining permanent employment with the MOJ direct. You must be proactive in your applications for the MOJ.

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Employment Type: Permanent