Our client, located on the outskirts of Leyland, is seeking a full-time Administration Officer to work within the Safer Custody Team. The successful applicant needs to feel comfortable working in a prisoner-facing environment.
Hours of working are Monday - Friday for 37 hours each week.
The job holder will be required to carry out the following responsibilities, activities and duties:
Collate, update and maintain information on Assessment, Care in Custody & Teamwork (ACCT) and violence reduction
Co-ordinate and arrange ACCT reviews and inform key stakeholders of current trends in self harm and violent incidents
Monitor, prepare and publish information about prisoners currently subject to ACCT observations and violence reduction incidents to relevant colleagues and managers
Follow up on information provided by Security Information Reports (SIRs), UK Borders paperwork and anti-bullying paperwork
Create manual and electronic files for each prisoner on arrival and maintain relevant systems
Record and report all incidents of self-harm / threats of self-harm and any acts of violence, informing relevant stakeholders
Report serious incidents of violence, self-harm and suicide attempts to Duty Governor on day of incident
Undertake other administrative tasks including:
Organise, produce and maintain accurate records for area of work.
Act as contact point for all communications to the team. Prioritise and distribute communications to the appropriate person or relevant department in establishment.
Complete monitoring returns for area of work.
Input requisitions on to the finance database and process requisitions for defined area of work.
Co-ordinate any awareness sessions for area of work.
Prepare paperwork for checking by manager, conducting initial checks as required.
Correspond with relevant stakeholders and agencies to ensure that they are aware of information so that information is adequately shared.
Maintain and check establishment databases, manual filing systems and logs of information, responding within agreed timescales and producing reports as required.