FM Grounds Services Supervisor

Leicester | Other


HMP Fosse Way - Leicestershire

Permanent, Full time, 40 hours

£29,000.00 a year


Key Purpose:


  • Responsible for the upkeep of the grounds at HMP Fosse Way.
  • Provide horticulture tutoring and supervision to prisoners.



Key Accountabilities:


  • Ability to self-motivate.
  • Ability to use own initiative and to work to tight timescales.
  • Ability to prioritise workload, working in a logical and methodical manner.
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels, both in writing and orally (including good telephone manner).
  • To carry out all duties assigned to him in a safe manner, observing all statutory regulations and local regulations.
  • To ensure that various pre planned maintenance schedules in relation to your area of responsibility are kept up to date and maintained as may be required.
  • Experience in working in a security environment.
  • To carry out other duties that may be delegated to him from time to time, but which fall within ability, experience, and training.
  • To operate machine tools safely and according to training of installed equipment within the works service workshops.
  • To carry out all duties assigned in a safe manner, observing all statutory regulations and local regulations.
  • To maintain records of tools and report as required.
  • To escort contractors around the site as and when required as per written instructions.



Essential qualifications & Additional/special features of the role:


  • Appropriately qualified having served a recognised apprenticeship or equivalent trade-based qualification.
  • Flexible and proactive with a commitment to customer satisfaction and continuous improvement to working approach.
  • Good interpersonal skills.


Additional/special features of the role:


  • The role is a key supporting function in the challenging environment of a secure establishment


Staff at Serco are required to:


  • Identify health, safety and environmental hazards within their working environment and understand how such concerns must be reported and dealt with.
  • All incidents must be immediately reported to the appropriate delegate or manager as incidents, hazards, impacts, risks or activities are witnessed or perceived.
  • Understand and meet where appropriate any legally binding health and safety regulations relevant to the working environment.
  • Take an active interest in their own development, understanding and implementation of relevant, necessary or desired practices established by Serco or any legal party relevant to Serco.
  • Identify areas where we need to make improvements and prevent further problems.


Equal Employment Opportunities


  • All employees are required to be aware of and demonstrate a commitment to Equal Employment Opportunities and cultural sensitivities in the workplace.





  • At all times maintain professional boundaries and adhere to the Serco Code of Conduct and local policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrate alignment to Serco Governing Principles acting as a role model to colleagues, managers, visitors and stakeholders


Why Serco:


Meaningful and vital work - The nature of our business means you will do interesting work that matters - delivering essential services that touch people's lives

A world of opportunity - Our diverse UK-wide operations offer unrivalled opportunities to learn and develop. You'll be able to broaden your experience and apply your skills in new ways.

Great people - You'll become an integral member of a well-defined and supportive team. who believe passionately in the value of our work.


What we offer:


  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme
  • Serco discounts which include cinema, merlin entertainment and online shopping discounts, discounts on mobile phone plans and leisure centre memberships.
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • A safe and supportive culture
  • A company passionate about diversity and inclusion
  • Serco Benefits package
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14/06/2023 03:01:00
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