Audit and Assurance Coordinator Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire £25,000

Audit and Assurance Coordinator

Location: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire |
Salary: £25,000 |
Posted: 17 Feb 2022 |
Closes: 17 Mar 2022 |
Job Type: Full Time and Permanent |
Business Unit: UK Central Government Services |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: 11142

Role Responsibility:

Audit and Assurance Coordinator

G4S Care and Rehabilitation Services

Oakhill Secure Training Centre, Milton Keynes, MK5 6AJ

Salary £25,000 per annum

Full Time 40 hours per week

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

At Oakhill Secure Training Centre we look after young people aged 12 to 18 years old who have been remanded or sentenced to periods of detention. The vulnerable young people in our care can be challenging with a wide range of social and emotional complex needs. This is an environment that calls for high standards of social care and service delivery to provide a secure and stable environment for young people to develop their life skills and address the behaviours that have led them into custody.

Oakhill Secure Training Centre works closely with the Youth Custody Services to ensure that its regimes and designs reflect best practice in residential care to prevent offending.

Job Outline:

The Audit & Assurance Support Worker is responsible for supporting and conducting internal audits, providing feedback and recommendations to improve quality and performance to the Centre departments. Lead on the Centre Compliance Framework and liaison with departments in relation to contractual compliance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working with the Senior Audit Manager to complete Centre audits in line with the annual audit programme (based on a local risk-based approach) and other contractual requirements; to include the compilation of audit reports; engagement with Centre Function Heads/Director to report findings, create action plans and undertake re-audits.
  • Provide data to inform the delivery of thematic auditing to maintain excellent practice, highlighting areas of deficiency to relevant senior managers in line with the internal audit programme. 
  • Support staff in their understanding of the contract and the execution of their duties in compliance with the requirements of the contract. This may require training of new staff.
  • Collect and collate information provided weekly in departmental compliance books and lead on the Centre Compliance Framework.
  • Present the weekly compliance meeting to all department representatives - highlighting good practice and areas for improvement.
  • In line with the compliance framework, conduct dip tests to ensure efficiency and assurance. 
  • Where required, provide daily, weekly and monthly data to inform updates of performance to senior managers through monitoring of compliance.
  • Support with any tasks as directed by the Quality Assurance Manager, or other managers within the team.
  • To provide general administrative support for the Audit & Assurance Team and the Centre overall.
  • Ability to confidently and independently use Microsoft Excel, Google Sheets, Google Docs, Google Slides & Google Email.
  • All staff employed by G4S have the responsibility for their own Health & Safety and to their colleagues in order to assist G4S in its obligation to achieve British Safety Council Requirements at all times.

The Ideal Candidate:

Essential Skills:

  • Experience of work planning, monitoring and reviewing of performance.
  • Experience of collating data and analysis of data and information.
  • Excellent communication skills for staff at all levels

Desirable Skills:

  • Previous auditing experience
  • Ability to use Microsoft Excel and Word, and Google Sheets, Docs and Slides.

At G4S, we invest heavily in our people.  If you join us you will have a job specific induction programme to equip you with the skills and knowledge for the job. As well as ongoing support and development opportunities we offer generous holiday entitlement, company pension, an onsite gym, free onsite parking and the chance to do an extraordinary job – every day.

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

Safeguarding children and young people is our primary focus and the welfare of the child is paramount. Therefore we have a corporate responsibility to ensure that the safeguarding and our G4S values are at the centre of all we do.​

To apply for this role, you must be eligible to work in the UK and must have been resident in the UK for a minimum of 3 years.   You will also be required to undergo DBS enhanced level security clearance and will need to provide full details of your work and educational history covering the last 10 years as part of the screening process.

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