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OSG Escorts required, HMP Huntercombe, Full time, temporary

Your new company
You will be working for HMP Huntercombe, based in Henley-On-Thames.

Your new role
As the sole supplier to the HM Prison Service for the provision of support operatives, Hays is seeking to recruit Operational Support Grades (OSGs)/ Escorts.

The roles would start as soon as you are cleared to work in the prison service and these are long-term roles which although initially temporary, you will have the same opportunities as anybody else to apply for a directly employed role within the service.

As part of the security team you will be responsible for assisting in the safety and security of the establishment. You will be required to work alongside Subcontractors on site, ensuring no personal belongings are brought onto site and tool checks are carried out.

What you'll need to succeed
No formal qualifications or previous experience is required for this role. However, applicants with security backgrounds are highly desirable.

The nature of the OSG role 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 most likely 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.

What you'll get in return
A competitive rate of pay and opportunities to progress within the prison service.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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Henley-On-Thames, Oxfordshire
no work experience required
£20,000 - £24,999

Published on 25 May 2020

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