Deputy Prison Director Wellingborough £72,000 - £76,000

Deputy Prison Director

Location: Wellingborough |
Salary: £72,000 - £76,000 |
Posted: 28 Dec 2020 |
Closes: 18 Jan 2021 |
Job Type: Permanent & Full-time |
Business Unit: UK Central Government Services |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: 9493

Role Responsibility:





£72,000 - £76,000 per annum dependent upon experience, Full Time


Excellent Company benefits including Bonus Scheme and Contributory Pension


This is a great opportunity to be a part of something exciting!


Rarely does an opportunity to make your mark and further your career come up like this.  A brand new contract, large scale employment opportunities; HMP Five Wells in Wellingborough will set a gold standard for new build prisons of the future, using forward-thinking design and technology.  The Prison will be the UK’s first purpose-built, peer-led resettlement Prison. With the expected opening in early 2022, the first of its kind, a new generation category C new build Prison for the future; HMP Five Wells will be an integral part of the local community.


G4S Custody & Rehabilitation Services (CaRS) already successfully manages 4 prisons, one secure training centre and a number of community contracts in England and Wales. The philosophy of our prisons is to rehabilitate offenders and equip them to re-integrate into mainstream society on release. We seek to create prison conditions that, as far as possible, reflect life in the outside community. Our aim is to provide an environment in which staff and prisoners feel safe.


We are looking for an experienced Deputy Director to join our senior management team at HMP Five Wells to help create and embed the culture and values of this exciting new secure establishment.  As a Deputy Director, it is essential that you have substantial current experience of working within a custodial environment at this level; and have the ability to thrive in a dynamic and challenging setting.  You would be managing a team of direct reports responsible for delivering the day to day operation of the prison through a front line team, as well as being required to deputise for the Prison Director.

The Ideal Candidate:

The successful candidate will need to evidence operational excellence within a secure environment, an understanding of contractual compliance, an in depth working knowledge of prison operations and legislative requirements, as well as successfully leading a team.


The role requires working with a wide range of stakeholders in a high profile environment and it is key that you are flexible and adaptable to deal with ever-changing scenarios. 


As an experienced Deputy Director, it is essential that you are a dynamic and engaging individual who shares our ethics and values to deliver a first class service for residents, employees and the customer. 


Equality and Diversity is an important part of G4S Custody and Rehabilitation Services. We actively encourage applications from a diverse range of backgrounds.


Please note that these vacancies are subject to a 5 year checkable history and the strict vetting standards set by G4S, and Her Majesty's Prison and Probation Service 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.

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