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OSG Escort- HMP Leyhill- Full time, Mon-Fri ( 8am-5pm) Ongoing temp position.

Your new company : HMP Leyhill is a male open 'D' category resettlement prison in South Gloucestershire. As the sole agency supplier to the HM Prison Service for the provision of security & support operatives, Hays is seeking to recruit Operational Support Grades (OSGs) for HMP Leyhill.
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Your new role

You will be working as part of the operational team within the Prison Site. Duties include and are not limited to:

  • Supervision of visitors
  • Patrolling Perimeter and grounds
  • Escorting contractors & vehicles
  • Searching Buildings

The job role is for a Security Officer to work Monday to Friday. This is a full time position on a long term temporary basis with the opportunity to apply for a permanent role within the prison service. The rates of pay is £9.20 per hour inclusive of holiday, which will increase to a £9.77 (premium) per hour for all working hours on completion of your 12-week probationary period.

What you'll need to succeed :

The successful applicant does not require any experience as full training is provided, however a military or security background would be beneficial but not necessary.
All applicants will be subject to the HM Prison Service Security Clearance procedure which can take up to 4 weeks, this can include a Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) check. You must hold a Valid Passport or Birth Certificate & Photo Driving Licence in your current address. All applicants must be able to provide details of 2 satisfactory references, at least one from an ex-employer.

What you'll get in return :

A competitive rate of pay and the opportunity to go permanent 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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Wotton-Under-Edge, Gloucestershire
no work experience required
£20,000 - £24,999

Published on 22 Mar 2020

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