Security Officer- Shift

Posted 27 October by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
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Security Officer, HMP Erlestoke, Shift work, Days/weekends/nights, ongoing temporary,

Your new company
HMP Erlestoke is a category c closed Adult male prison.

Your new role
Your role of an OSG will be to carry out security and support practices for operational purposes throughout the prison establishment. Responsibilities will include working on the prison gate welcoming and checking-in visitors, escorting people around the premises and general assistance and administration throughout the day. You will also carry out vehicle checks and monitor CCTV. You will also be required to assist with the new enhanced gate security check including body checks/ scanning etc… Although you will not be required to manage and maintain prisoners you will see them on site. Other duties include:
- 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

Shift pattern, every other weekend, one week of nights once every 6 weeks followed by a rest week. This is a full-time position, only candidates who drive and have a vehicle will be considered, due to the nature of the shifts. The rates range from £9.99-£14.98 per hour inclusive of holiday dependant of Shift and will increase after 12 weeks. Please note all rates are stated as a premium rate 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.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.

All applicants will be subject to Her Majesty's Prison Security Clearance procedure. Additional instruction will be given where required and all candidates will be expected to reach a required standard.

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