Job title: Admin Support Officer
Location: HMP Doncaster, Doncaster
Salary: £21,224.16 per annum, plus Serco benefits
Working hours: Full-Time, 40 hours per week
HMP Doncaster is a category B local resettlement prison situated in South Yorkshire, operated by Serco. Doncaster houses a male population of up to 1145 individuals, approximately 200 of whom are young offenders aged 18-20.
As a resettlement prison we work with our prisoners, particularly those serving less than 12-months, to ensure that they have the support they need for resettlement as well as access to the services and support available to them after release. The majority of our prisoners are released back into South Yorkshire.
As Admin Support Officer, you will be involved working within the Offender Management Unit to identify individuals who pose a risk to specific victims and/or groups and to monitor and/or place appropriate restrictions on them whilst they are in custody with a view to protecting victims and avoid repeat victimisation.
Key accountabilities include:
What you need to do the job
-No formal qualifications required for this role
-Basic IT skills would be beneficial
-Look, listen, observe, record and report information about the offender accurately and timely, using the most suitable means;
-Being able to identify and share appropriately even small pieces of information that can be crucial to risk assessment and effective management;
-Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and contribute to team-based assessments in order to effectively manage risk.
-To be aware of appropriate professional boundaries and report any concerns to the appropriate prison staff/management.
-Watch and record patterns of concerning behaviour
-Be aware that risk levels change and respond appropriately to these changes.
-Be aware of data protection and Public Protection Guidelines/policies.
-Good general understanding of computer-based systems including Word, Excel and Outlook.
Meaningful and vital work: As part of a highly collaborative team, you'll be able to strongly influence hiring managers efforts that help us deliver vital services.
A world of opportunity: Working for a globally operating business delivering essential services across 5 vital sectors, your next opportunity and challenge won't be hard to find.
Great people: You'll find yourself working with a variety of highly motivated, supportive and experienced colleagues, where no two days are the same.
What we offer
At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services. We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.
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