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Prison Custody Officer Driver

  • Location:

    Woking, Surrey

  • Sector:

    Public Sector

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £22755 per annum

  • Contact:

    Melanie benaziza

  • Contact email:

    melanie.benaziza@brookstreet.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    MP101_1553866483

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    1/04/2019

  • Startdate:

    Monday 13th May 2019

Job Description

Prison Custody Officer Driver

£22,755 per annum plus overtime

Location: Woking

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the safe and secure movement of people in our custody; including out of prison, on our vehicles and at court
  • Ensure the welfare of people in our custody, this includes
  • Conducting risk assessments for vulnerable or 'at risk' people
  • Managing their meals and snacks
  • Ensuring comfort stops are taken when necessary whilst in transit
  • Securely escorting people in custody whilst in court including to the dock, on legal visits and during comfort breaks
  • Ensuring all 'prisoner checks' are completed and recorded
  • Managing incidents if they occur including potential use of physical force to control and restrain when required
  • Liaising with third party agencies including the police and prison services to ensure correct documentation is completed
  • Maintaining our company vehicles by carrying out interior and exterior vehicle checks and ensuring accurate reporting and documentation.
  • Ensuring vehicles have enough equipment to carry out tasks
  • Maintaining own knowledge through regular review of business updates and operating procedures

Skills Required:

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • The ability to work well under pressure and to tight time deadlines
  • Ability to build effective working relationships and work as a team
  • A positive and practical attitude
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Driving licence preferred for vehicle base positions
  • Physical ability to use force when required

Benefits:

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Pension scheme (auto-enrolment) and life assurance
  • Discount vouchers
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Health-care cash plan

For more information, please apply today!

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