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Deployment Officer


Job Description:

Deployment Officer

G4S Care and Rehabilitation Services

HMP Rye Hill, Rugby, CV23 8SZ

Salary £25,004.14 per annum

Permanent, Full Time, 39 hours per week

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


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 Rye Hill is a category 'B' training prison situated in the village of Willoughby, near Rugby in Warwickshire, holding approximately 664 sentenced male adults.


We now have an opportunity for a Deployment Officer to join our team at HMP Rye Hill.


The successful candidate will support the centralised roster function and ensure that the operational needs of the prison are achieved through the efficient utilisation of operational staff. They will also support the Security Team to maintain the security of the prison following all security procedures, including security instructions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Profile resource requirements and build rosters to ensure all operational staff resources are effectively deployed.
  • Oversee the use of the Kronos system to ensure accurate records are maintained and it is used efficiently and effectively throughout the prison.
  • Implement and oversee the deployment of staff to planned training activity in accordance with the Training Plan to meet contractual requirements.
  • Assist in the promotion of creating a positive Health & Safety culture to achieve and maintain recognition as a British Safety Council 5 Star business unit.
  • Ensure the maintenance of security within the prison environment by compliance with security instructions.
  • Search Vehicles, Occupants of Vehicles, Visitors and their property on access or egress through the prison lock, using Technical Aids, to ensure the Security of the Prison is maintained.
  • Participate with ‘Internal’ and ‘External’ Vehicle Escorts and Patrols where necessary, wearing the correct High Visibility PPE ensuring compliance with Contractual Requirements.
  • Monitor and operate CCTV Cameras (including Visits CCTV), and Radio Network in line with relevant procedures to maintain Prison Security.
  • Issue Keys, Tallies and Radios to authorised personnel and ensure Security Keys are not removed from the Prison, reporting all discrepancies immediately to the Duty Manager. To complete the correct Gate Logs for issuing Loan Keys, Radios and Key Boxes Co-ordinate, control and monitor the movement of Staff, Prisoners and Visitors around the establishment to ensure they arrive at the correct destination safely and securely in a timely and efficient manner.


Essential Skills:

  • Experience of administration skills


Desirable Skills:

  • Experience of project/ work planning, monitoring and reviewing
  • Knowledge of basic accounting principles and ability to interpret financial information
  • Ability to use Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook Email & Calendar


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 Ryehill please visit

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 10 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 10 years as part of the security screening process for this role.

  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Other