Prison Custody Officer wanted at Sodexo

What’s the job like?

 

You might be working on a main wing with a team of other PCOs responsible for prisoners. Your role will involve everything from managing the regular prison routines, (locking & unlocking, supervising meals and recreation time to escorting people to prison work and education). You’ll need to deal with the more challenging aspects of prison life such as abusive and violent behaviour. You’ll be working with all sorts of prisoners including those on long sentences, people convicted of serious crime and vulnerable individuals.

 

Why be a PCO?

 

People enjoy it for many reasons. Some enjoy the variety and challenge of working with very different people and dealing with all sorts of issues. Others get a buzz from seeing the prisoners improve and progress (however small the changes).

 

Many PCOs appreciate the security and stability of the regular work routines. Others appreciate shift patterns, which allow them flexibility to carry out their responsibilities outside of work.

 

No previous experience required

 

Our great PCOs come to us with all kinds of work and life experience. Some have worked in retail, healthcare, call centers and as taxi drivers. Others are ex-military, police and security services personnel. The work you’ve done before doesn't matter. What matters is that you’re ‘made of the right stuff’ – the rest you will learn during our intensive 8-week training course and then in the job with the support of experienced colleagues.

 

Recruitment process:

 

•Full completion of application form on Sodexo careers website by 28 January 2018.

 

•Fitness test: 10 February 2018 or 14 February 2018

 

•Face to face interview 19 February 2018 - 21 February 2018.

 

•Start Date of course: 16 April 2018 (You will be required to complete a mandatory 8 week training course. No annual leave can be taken during this period.)

 

Please note: initial communication will be via email, please monitor your junk and spam folders to ensure you are aware of next stage requirements.

 

£21,281.25 + £3,453 London waiting + £4,500 Allowance + £500 on completion of training and a further £500 at the end of a 6 month probation period.

 

Excellent benefits including personal and professional development opportunities, season ticket loans, free meals, free parking, subsidised gym membership, group discount schemes, pension and 28 days holiday.

Apply here >> http://bit.ly/2mkyVJN

Please note: initial communication will be via email, please monitor your junk and spam folders to ensure you are aware of next stage requirements.

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