Prisoner Custody Driver

Recruiter
Undisclosed Company
Location
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Salary
training, vouchers & life insurance
Posted
12 Apr 2018
Closes
26 Apr 2018
Ref
AA0529
Contact
Manpower UK
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time

PRISONER CUSTODY DRIVER

The Role

Our client is looking for Prisoner Custody Drivers within the Burgess Hill area. Within this role, your main responsibility will be to ensure the safe and secure movement of people within custody to and from court. This is a full time / permanent position.

Salary & Benefits

The salary for this role is £18,291 per annum and the client offers a variety of benefits which include:

    • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
    • Pension scheme and life insurance
    • Discount vouchers
    • Childcare vouchers
    • Overtime
    • Full training - including first aid, mental health, and control and restraint

Responsibilities

As a Prisoner Custody Driver, you'll be responsible for the following:

  • Safe and secure movement of people within custody - including in and out of prison, on to the vehicle and at court
  • Ensuring the welfare of the people within custody - including completing risk assessments for venerable / 'at risk' people, managing meals and snacks, ensuring comfort stops are taken during transit
  • Ensuring the security and safety of people within custody when outside the vehicle - including to the dock, on legal visits and during comfort stops
  • Ensuring all 'prisoner checks' are completed and recorded
  • Managing incidents if they occur including potential use of physical force to control or restrain when required

You will also:

  • Liase with third party agencies including the police and prison services to ensure the correct documents are completed
  • Maintain company vehicles by carrying out both internal and external checks - reporting and documenting as you go
  • Ensure each vehicle has the sufficient equipment to carry out tasks
  • Maintain your own knowledge of business updates and operating procedures

Skills Required

As a Prisoner Custody Driver you will have:

  • Strong communication skills - written and oral
  • A driving license
  • Physical ability to use force when it's required

Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate for this role will have:

  • A security or army background - or similar
  • The ability to work well under pressure
  • The ability to build strong working relationships
  • A positive attitude
  • Accuracy and attention to detail

PLEASE TAKE NOTE THAT YOU'LL BE REQUIRED TO UNDERGO A DBS CHECK FOR THIS ROLE.

IF YOU'RE INTERESTED, PLEASE CALL FERN OR ANA ON 01727 831 632.

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