Works Escort

  • Job Reference: 266613703-2
  • Date Posted: 19 April 2021
  • Recruiter: Hays Construction and Property
  • Location: Shaftesbury, Dorset
  • Salary: £9.99 to £10.20 Per Hour
  • Sector: Cyber Security, Government and Defence, Health and Safety
  • Job Type: Temporary

About this Apprenticeship

Security conscious escort staff required to start immediately for a long term contract at HMP Guys Marsh

Purpose of the role:

To ensure the safety and security of the contractors, staff and prisoners during periods where large building contractors are carrying out works on site within a HMPS establishment. You will also ensure that no unauthorised persons or items enter the establishment / building site.

Working Hours:
Monday to Friday 7.30am - 5.30pm (37 hours per week minimum).
This is the standard sociable shift pattern, however individual contracts may vary.

Pay Rate:
Hourly rate for the first 12 weeks: £9.99ph (premium)
Hourly rate post 12 weeks: £10.20ph (premium)

All vacancies also offer 33 days annual leave in addition to the basic rates.

The role/ Duties

Checking in contractors and their tools
Searching vehicles
Searching Contractors
Supervision of contractors while on site
Patrolling perimeter and grounds
Searching buildings
Routine administrative work

No formal qualifications are required
Successful applicants will have a background in customer services or security, and will be assessed based on the following competencies:
Acting with integrity, respecting others, Building relationships and team working, communicating effectively, developing self and others.
All applicants must be able to provide details of 2 satisfactory references, at least one from an ex-employer.
All applicants must have indefinite leave to remain in the UK.
All applicants must be willing to undergo an enhanced DBS and identity checks.

Full training is provided by the establishment/ department. Training time will be paid at the standard hourly rate.
Uniform Basic

Uniform will be provided by the prison service in most cases.

Black Trousers
White Shirts
Black Boots
Contractors will supply high visibility clothing and protective head wear, along with any other specialist safety equipment as required.

Further Information

Some OSG's will benefit from long-term contracts and there is also potential, once trained, to work in other prison locations both locally and nationally. Also there is the possibility of joining the Prison Officer Apprentice Scheme.

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