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Contractor Escort

  • £10.43 - £10.95 per hour
  • Sittingbourne, Kent
  • Hays Specialist Recruitment

Contractor Escort Role working at HM Prison Standford Hill. Isle of Sheppey.

Temporary Contracts: MOJ Contractor Escorting

From £10.43 per hour inclusive of Holiday Pay.

HM Prison Standford Hill, Isle of Sheppey

Overview of the Kent positions:

As a supplier to the HM Prison Service for the provision of support escorts, Hays is seeking to recruit Prison/Project Escorts similar to the Operational Support Grades (OSGs) role for several Prisons in Kent, including Rochester, Maidstone & Sheppey.

Start in March.

The roles are based on 39hours per week Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm for Prison/Project Escort.

Purpose of the Prison Escort/OSG role:

As part of the security team you will be responsible for assisting in the safety and security of the establishment where your duties will include escorting visitors, building contractors, gate duties within the prison and outside areas. You will ensure the safety and security of the visitors, staff and prisoners within a Prison establishment, while persons from outside of the prison service are on site.

Kent Prisons have an excellent reputation as busy local prisons, which serve all the courts in the South East. They pride themselves in engaging and involving employees working alongside them in the process of change.

Prison/Project Escort OSG

Escorting contractors & vehicles around prison area

Searching visitors & contractors

Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm shifts. 37.5 hours per week.

£10.43 per hour, inclusive of Holiday pay

Radio operation & handling

Supervision of visitors & contractors on site

Contractor Tool checks

Patrolling perimeter and grounds

Health & Safety Procedures

Routine administrative work


No formal qualifications or previous experience is required for this role.

The nature of the escort role requires candidates to be security conscious and able to challenge potential compromises and risks, you will also need to be reliable and consistent, level headed and have exceptional interpersonal skills. Successful applicants will have a background in customer services or security, and will be assessed based on the following competencies: Acting with integrity, respecting others, Building relationships and team working, communicating effectively, developing self and others.

Full training is provided by the establishment/ department. Training time will be paid at the standard hourly rate.

Security Clearance required:

Immediate start if you are already Prison Cleared.

All applicants will be subject to the HM Prison Service Security Clearance procedure which can take up to 4 weeks, this can include a Disclosure Baring Service (DBS) check. You must hold a Valid Passport or Birth Certificate & Photo Driving Licence in your current address. All applicants must be able to provide details of 3 years of satisfactory references.

If you would like to find out more about this interesting & rewarding opportunity contact Gavin on 01622 235681

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  • Posted on: 06/08/2022 10:45
  • Reference: 3989665