Sunday , February 5 2023

Ministry of Justice Careers – Operational Support Grade

Website Ministry of Justice

Job Description:

As an Operational Support Grade, you will look after the day-to-day running of a busy prison, working in a close-knit team to carry out a range of support services – everything from patrol and gate duties, to managing deliveries, supervising visitors, and monitoring phone calls and CCTV. You will work a variety of shifts including nights to keep things running. Unlike our prison officers, your contact with offenders is limited, although depending on the particular prison you may interact with offenders occasionally.

Job Responsibilities:

  • reception: assist in supporting appropriate tasks in reception; photograph prisoners; collate documentation for the property process; search/x-ray incoming prisoner property and parcels; receive items for prisoners and check all seals are intact on property storage
  • night duties: ensure cell doors are locked/secure and all prisoners are safely accounted for
  • visits: book visits; identify and process visitors on their arrival, escort them if required
  • censors/correspondence: monitor/log mail and report any illicit or contraband items, maintaining the preservation of evidence
  • procedures and protocol: understand and conform to national and local policies, responding appropriately to invoke emergency procedures and the actions required in relation to incidents
  • food delivery: food trolley delivery and collection, which may involve the use of an electric tug vehicle
  • control room: operate the establishment radio system and monitor CCTV ensuring all suspicious activities are reported
  • driving duties: transport prisoners and their escort to their destination in the cellular vehicle; collect mail from local sorting office
  • phone calls: monitor the Personal Identification Number (PIN) system, maintaining the log of PIN Phone requests from prisoners; complete all relevant paperwork keeping an audit trail of conversations; check that legal numbers are registered solicitors
  • prisoner supervision: supervise prisoners as required; undertake prisoner clothing/property exchange and assist officers with free flow movement

Job Details:

Company: Ministry of Justice

Vacancy Type:  Part Time

Job Location: Manchester, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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