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Works Escort

Works Escort Job in March. £9.20 Per Hour including holiday pay. Long term temporary role

As a leading provider of Maintenance staff to HM Prison service Hays is looking for a works Escort for an ongoing role at HMP Whitemoor.
HMP Whitemoor is a category A prison based in March Cambridgeshire.
This is a long-term temporary contract, expecting to last at least 3 months with a rate of £9.20 per hour (inclusive of holiday pay).The Escort role is based on a Shift Pattern of 37.5 hours per week.

Purpose of the Works Escort role:

As part of the security team you will be responsible for assisting in the safety and security of the establishment where your duties will include escorting building contractors within the prison and outside areas. You will ensure the safety and security of the visitors, staff and prisoners within a Prison establishment, while persons from outside of NOMS are on site. You will also ensure that no unauthorised persons or items enter the establishment.

Escort Duties:

Checking & Searching of contractors
Radio handling
Routine administrative work
Escorting contractors & vehicles
Contractor Tool checks
Searching Buildings
Health & Safety Procedures
Radio operation


No formal qualifications or previous experience is required for this role.
The nature of the escort security 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 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.

Full training is provided by the establishment/ department.

Security Clearance required:

All applicants will be subject to the HM Prison Service Security Clearance procedure which can take up to 3 months, this can include a DBS 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.

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£8.21 - £9.20 per hour + Free car parking, Pension



01223 464 577

Works Escort

March, UK

Published on 11 Dec 2019