Contractor Escort needed at HMP the Mount Prison to escort contractors around the prison. weekdays only.
As one of the leading agency suppliers to the HM Prison Service, for the provision of maintenance trades & support operatives, Hays is seeking to recruit Project Escorts to accompany building contractors around H.M.P the Mount Prison.
Although this will start as a temporary role you will have the opportunity to apply for a permanent position or other roles within the prison service during this time. It is likely that the duration will be extended, however that will be based on the works being completed on time by the building contractor involved however expected to me no less than 3 years.
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 and building contractors, as well as 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 and whilst persons from outside of the prison service are on-site. You will also ensure that no unauthorised persons or items enter the establishment.
Your duties will be to escort contractors, visitors and vehicles in and around the prison making sure that nobody / nothing goes in or out of the prison without authorisation. A major part of your role is to ensure that any tools that the tradesmen bring into the prison are also taken out, as tools going missing in any prison environment is unacceptable.
Although no formal qualifications or previous experience is required for this role, the nature of the Contractor Escort position 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 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 yourself will be carried out, however these can be done fairly quickly and should allow you to start within 2 - 6 weeks depending on your own situation.
You will work Monday - Thursday, 8.00am - 5.00pm and Friday 8.00am - 4.00pm with overtime rates in place should you wish or be asked to work any weekends.
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