Security Officer - Perm Nights

Posted 27 October by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
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Security Nights Officer, HMP Erlestoke, ongoing temporary

Your new company
HMP Erlestoke is a closed category C male prison based in Devizes. Currently looking for a Security Officer to work perm nights.

Your new role
Your role of Security Nights Officer will be to carry out security and support practices for operational purposes on the night shift. You will be required to work on a wing and carry out standard checks.Although you will not be required to manage and maintain prisoners you will see them on site. Other duties include:
- Checking & searching visitors
- Radio handling
- Stores duties
- Patrolling perimeter and grounds
- Routine administrative work
- Contractor tool checks
- Searching buildings
- Canteen and kit exchange duties
- Health & Safety procedures
- Radio operation

The shift pattern for perm nights is 7 nights on and 7 nights off - you will be working 12 hr shifts with 1 hour lunch. £14.98 per hour inclusive of holiday.

What you'll need to succeed
The ideal candidate will have security experience and strong communication skills. You will also need to have the relevant documents required for the clearance procedure and be able to give satisfactory references upon request.

What you'll get in return
This is a perfect introduction to the prison service and could well lead to permanent employment with the National Offender Management Service as an OSG or Prison Officer. All roles offer paid on the job training. Please note first 4 weeks of training will be Monday-Friday day shifts.

What you need to do now
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