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Instructor - Production & Manufacturing BRIDGEND £23,517.06 - £24,498.63

Instructor - Production & Manufacturing

Location: BRIDGEND |
Salary: £23,517.06 - £24,498.63 |
Posted: 25 Apr 2022 |
Closes: 23 May 2022 |
Job Type: Full Time and Permanent |
Business Unit: UK Central Government Services |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: 11439

Role Responsibility:

Instructor - Production & Manufacturing

G4S Care and Rehabilitation Services

HMP Parc, Bridgend, CF35 6AP

Salary range £23,517.06 - £24,498.63 per annum depending on experience and qualifications

Permanent, Full-Time (40 hours per week, generally Monday-Friday but some weekend and evening work will be required)

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 & YOI Parc accommodates 1038 convicted male adult prisoners and remand/ convicted young offenders and young people in a secure but modern environment.


To instruct, train and supervise prisoners in the production and assembly of a variety of products replicating a busy factory environment, ensuring prisoners develop their employability skills to help them find sustainable employment upon release.


Key Accountabilities


  • As far as is reasonably practicable set up and manage your workshop to replicate a busy factory/work environment providing prisoners with challenging targets to achieve.
  • Support and promote the delivery of any accredited training/qualifications offered in your workshop to meet the standards and requirements of the awarding body.
  • Liaise with the RAU to ensure your workshop role is maintained to agreed profile at all times contributing to the Establishments ‘Purposeful Activity’ service delivery target
  • Ensure all local and national policies relevant to Industries are implemented and adhered to at all times.
  • Work closely with other departments e.g. Learning & Skills, Offender Management, Community Resettlement Companies and Interventions as required to ensure prisoners’ needs are met.
  • Ensure all Prison and Customer paperwork is completed accurately, neatly and by required deadlines, to include regime monitoring, prisoner pay, interruptions, delivery/collection notes etc.
  • Ensure Customer quality and production targets are met.
  • Develop and challenge prisoners working under your supervision to achieve targets set and instil the ‘work ethic’ to improve their employability upon release.
  • Challenge and eliminate unlawful discrimination, promote equality of opportunity and promote good working relationships, actively supporting and promoting equality and diversity in your area of work.
  • Search out prisoners from your workshop/area and assist the desk officers with the control of exit searching and searching of prisoners on exiting each work session.
  • You may be required to work in any of the Industries workshops and will need to achieve a good understanding of the various customer contracts.
  • Undertake any reasonable task as required.



  • Maintain the security of your workshop/area at all times reporting any concerns immediately to your line manager and the Security Department.
  • Be accountable for and manage all tools used in your workshop/area using correct procedures for tool cabinets, tally systems, tool allocation, disposal and inventories etc. following set procedures as per the Local Security Strategy.
  • Ensure the Industries and Security tool check sheet is completed after every work session AM and PM and keep records for audit purposes. All tools and equipment must be accounted for at all times.
  • Manage and control all materials used within your workshop/area reporting any unauthorised or unusual usage to your manager and Security where necessary
  • Maintain an accurate role at all times
  • Challenge anti-social behaviour and poor performance of prisoners allocated to your work party and use the correct IEP procedures in doing so
  • Work closely with the Security Department to develop ‘Dynamic Security’’



  • Ensure that all Health & Safety legislation pertinent to your workshop/area is implemented and adhered to at all times.
  • Ensure all new prisoners allocated to your workshop/area receive the workshop induction and that they understand and comply with it at all times.
  • Record all training delivered on the F2055c inmate training record and CMS
  • Ensure all Health & Safety signage is displayed as required.
  • Ensure prisoners wear correct PPE as required and inspect regularly for wear and tear and damage and replace as necessary.
  • Review and update the workshop risk assessments, Safe Systems of work and COSHH assessments annually.
  • Ensure your workshop is clean and tidy at all times keeping walkways and fire exits free from obstructions.
  • Ensure colour coded cleaning equipment is used and the workshop cleaning schedule is completed daily and kept for audit purposes.
  • Contribute to the retention and improvement of the British Safety Council 5 star Health and Safety Award.
  • Liaise regularly with Facilities Management ensuring where required, all equipment is serviced and maintained and records kept for audit purposes (e.g. PAT).
  • Adhere to and enforce all safety measures introduced due to Coronavirus Covid-19 including signage, social distancing, hand sanitising and washing

The Ideal Candidate:

Essential Skills

Formal Education:

  • Educated to at least GCSE level or similar, good literacy, numeracy and IT skills.
  • ETO1/PTLLS/EAT level 3 or similar is desirable or willingness to work towards.


Technical Education:

  •  Level 3 Health & Safety, Risk Assessment qualifications are desirable or willingness to work towards.


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.


HMP Parc encourages applications from Welsh speakers.


For more information on HMP Parc, 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.


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.

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