Our client needs to grow their team of Prison Officers. This could be your opportunity to start your career with the Ministry of Justice working at Aylesbury. The prisoners are from the ages of 18 to 21 years old, which brings its own challenges and rewards. Their aim to rehabilitate and ensure the security and safety of the prisoners and staff.
Position: Prison Officer
Location: Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP20 1EH
Contract type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 37 hours per week
Salary: £27,692 per annum
Benefits: 25 days annual leave +bank holidays, Civil Service Pension, Work-life balance options, Childcare voucher scheme, Annual season ticket loan, Access to a range of other benefits through the Prison Service Sports Association
Closing Date: 4th May
About the Role:
This is a full time position, and you will need to be flexible as you will be working on a shift pattern throughout the year.
You will be required to manage and be able to deal with a range of responsibilities including conducting searches, responding to and effectively managing a range of incidents and keeping detailed records on centralised systems and completing timely reports. You will also support prisoners to achieve their rehabilitation goals and advise them, ensuring they are aware/have access to professional help available to them if needed.
You will need to be deal with prisoners from a diverse background and/or religion, as well as those who come with problems such as drug dependency and mental health issues. You will need to be aware of prisoner’ rights, dignity and personal responsibility and work as part of a team to provide consistent support.
A Prison Officer requires a whole variety of practical and life skills, knowledge and attributes to fulfil this role, and can vary from personal integrity, physical stamina, attention to detail, to excellent communication and organisational skills. Most importantly the key to success is maturity, professionalism, discipline and to go the extra mile.
The ability to think on your feet and make quick decisions is essential, as you will need to be able to deal with unexpected situations in an assertive but understanding way.
The candidate must be able to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in English.
Being a Prison Officer offers fantastic career progression. You do not need any formal qualification, as the initial training will be provided in the first weeks. A Skills For Justice (SFJ) Level 3 Diploma qualification will be obtained as part of your 10 week training.
You may have experience of the following: Prison Officer, Security Officer, Prison Guard, Security Guard, Guard, Prison, Security, CCTV, Young Offenders, Rehabilitation, etc.
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