Prison Support Officer
HMP Fosse Way
40 hours per week
HMP Fosse Way is a Category C rehabilitation prison in Leicestershire. HMP Fosse Way will house 1,715 prisoners and focus on the rehabilitation of offenders and their reintegration back into society.
At the core of our prison environment and ensuring we operate effectively and efficiently are our Operational Support team. Whether you are working on security gate, prison visits, escorting prisoners, staff and contractors or undertaking administrative & communications support roles, you'll find that being a Operational Support Officer is more than just a job, it's the chance to be a part of something greater; join a work family where you are valued and the work you do makes a difference every day. In addition to a sense of job satisfaction, we also offer:
We not only offer job stability & job security, but career development pathways for you to transition to becoming a Prison Officer or further to Supervisory or Operational Management level roles. The Prison is open all year round, 24/7 and whilst you'll need to be flexible to cover various shift patterns, we do operate on a rota basis (a years in advance) that allows you the flexibility to enjoy meaningful time off to do the things you love.
What you will need to do the role:
Our current Operational Support staff come to us with different work & life experiences, from retail to healthcare, to call centres and taxi drivers; others are ex-military, police, and security services personnel!
What you've done before doesn't matter, what matters is that you're committed to making a difference to the lives of others. You should have great communications skills and a good educational level in English and Maths as report writing, and numerical abilities are a key part of the role. The rest you will learn during your and through our experienced colleagues.
What else do you need to know?