Secure prisoner transportation and custody services across England and Wales
Secure prisoner transportation and custody services across England and Wales

Prisoner Custody Officer Role SMETHWICK

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Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £16,070
Location: Smethwick
Closing Date: 12 Sep 2016

Basic Salary on 35 hour Contract - £16,070. overtime available.

Main Purpose

Provide a safe environment for the movement of prisoners within the vehicles ensuring their welfare is provided for

Needs to do

  • Carry out interior and exterior vehicle checks using vehicle check sheets, the Vehicle Operational Record and Vehicle Defect Report Forms
  • Ensure vehicles have sufficient equipment to carry out tasks, e.g. food, water and handcuffs
  • Responsible for Prisoners in their custody, ensuring they are identified correctly, searched and advised of their rights
  • Liaise with Prison and police authorities to ensure correct documentation is completed
  • Ensure risk assessments have been conducted for vulnerable or `at risk` Prisoners before handling or transferring
  • Management of Prisoner property
  • Responsible for Prisoner meals and snacks
  • Responsible for Prisoners while in transit, ensuring Comfort Stops are taken when necessary, and Prisoner checks are completed and recorded
  • Manage and control incidents when they occur
  • Perform Courthouse duties during `down time`

Skills Required

  • The ability to work well under pressure and to tight time deadlines, as well as a flexible team player.
  • Up to date knowledge of Standard Operating Procedures and GEOAmey Policies.
  • A positive and practical attitude.
  • Good IT skills.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Good communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Proven multi-tasking experience in a fast paced environment.
  • Flexible approach

C1 Licences Required

Assessment Day - 19/07/2016

To Commence Employment - 22/08/2016

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