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Workshop Instructor

G4S Care & Rehabilitation Services

HMP Oakwood, Wolverhampton, WV10 7QD

£23,508.13 per annum

Permanent, Full Time

Benefits:  Company Pension, free on-site parking, on-site canteen, local Gym discounts,  ongoing training and development and access to High Street Shop discounts.

 

HMP Oakwood is an innovative prison which has been highlighted by HM Inspectorate of Prisons as an “Impressive institution, with a culture of decency and respect. Driven by courageous leadership, excellent peer-led initiatives and outstanding management of learning and skills provisions”.

 

Within Care and Rehabilitation Services, the philosophy of our prisons is to rehabilitate offenders and equip them to re-integrate into mainstream society on release. We seek to normalise prison conditions as far as possible to reflect life in the outside community. Our aim is to create an environment in which staff and prisoners feel safe and causes of prison stress are minimised. Central to our philosophy is the relationship between staff and prisoners. Our training and operational practices emphasise the need to treat prisoners with dignity and respect and G4S staff build positive and supportive relationships with the prisoners in their care. HMP Oakwood is one of the largest prisons in England and Wales, providing places for up to approximately 2100 Category C male prisoners.

 

We are looking for a Workshop Instructor to co-ordinate workshop activities in line with regime requirements whilst maintaining the security of the prison.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and control prisoners within the workshops so that the good order of the prison is maintained.
  • Maintain prisoner attendance levels at optimum numbers so that efficiency is obtained at all times.
  • Complete and return regime monitoring documentation so that accurate statistics can be produced.
  • Assist in the planning and organising of the product workflow to achieve optimum performance of the workshop.
  • Maintain effective work systems, ensuring that all correspondence and documentation is dealt with in a professional manner that meets audit requirements.
  • Monitor all areas of the workshop to ensure they are kept clean, tidy and presentable and are operating in accordance with appropriate Health & Safety procedures.
  • Check that all tools or stores items including consumables are accounted for at all times so that security is maintained.
  • Ensure the maintenance of security within the prison environment by compliance with security instructions.

 

Desirable Skills

  • Knowledge and skills in the operation of a workshop

 

If you join us, you can be sure that you’ll find a secure, friendly and professional working environment and be given all the support, training and encouragement you need to build and develop a successful career with us.

 

For more information about HMP Oakwood please visit https://hmpoakwood.co.uk/

 

Equality and Diversity is an important part of G4S Care and Rehabilitation Services. We actively encourage applications from all backgrounds and are a fully inclusive employer who aims to support all employees to be their true selves. We are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments for either the role or during the recruitment process

 

G4S Care and Rehabilitation Services is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of children and adults at risk and each employee is expected to support these goals.

 

Please note that these vacancies are subject to a 5 year checkable history and the strict vetting standards set by G4S and the Secretary of State for the Home Office and are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. 

 

You must be eligible to work in the UK and must have been resident in the UK for a minimum period of 3 years. You will also need to provide full details of your employment and education history for the last 5 years as part of the security screening process for this role.

  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation

    No

  • Industry Sector Education