Offender Supervisor Rugby, Warwickshire £22,013.20

Offender Supervisor

Location: Rugby, Warwickshire |
Salary: £22,013.20 |
Posted: 14 Jan 2019 |
Closes: 28 Jan 2019 |
Job Type: Permanent & Full-time |
Business Unit: UK Central Government Services |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: 7408

Role Responsibility:

Offender Supervisor

HM Prison Rye Hill, Rugby

Full Time, 40 hours per week

£22,013.20 per annum

As the world’s leading security solutions group with operations in over 120 countries and more than 625,000 employees worldwide, G4S is a truly unique company. We’re bigger, more diverse and involved in more fascinating, cutting-edge projects than many people would imagine.  HM Prison Rye Hill is situated in Rugby, Warwickshire. A PFI prison which opened in 2001, it is a category B training prison acting as a national resource for sentenced male adults who have been convicted of a current or previous sex offence(s). The capacity of the prison is 625.

The sentence requirement for HMP Rye Hill is for prisoners who have been sentenced to over four years and have at least 12 months left to serve

We are looking for a non-operational Offender Supervisor to join the Offender Management Unit (OMU) at HMP Rye Hill.

You should be someone that is a positive team player with excellent communication, IT and organisational skills.  You will need the ability to work on your own initiative and balance competing workloads. The role involves liaison with other departments and external agencies, report writing and risk assessment (including OASys completion) and Public Protection responsibilities.

Desirable skills, but not essential, would be those that have previous experience supervising prisoners and/or knowledge of Parole requirements for Indeterminate Sentenced prisoners.

Key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Undertaking OASys assessments to assess and review levels/type of risk and complete Sentence Plans to timescale and contractual requirements identifying appropriate interventions to assist in reducing risk levels and risk of reoffending.
  • Undertake Parole, HDC & ROTL, Recat assessments as required to enable informed decisions to be taken in line with relevant standards.
  • Ensure Reducing Re-offending objectives are identified and appropriate referrals are made prior to release.
  • Act as a motivator to a specific caseload of prisoners to ensure targets are met effectively.
  • Liaise with external agencies to optimise custody/community integration through care provision and ensure appropriate information sharing.
  • Provide information and complete all documentation accurately and to timescale to ensure complete and current records and enable informed decision-making.
  • Collaborate and communicate about prisoners with OMs in the community to ensure appropriate management of risk.
  • If your application is successful you will be invited to complete an online assessment and if you reach the standard required you will also be invited to an interview


The Ideal Candidate:

At G4S, 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 offenders feel safe and causes of prison stress are minimised. Central to our philosophy is the relationship between staff and offenders. Our training and operational practices emphasise the need to treat offenders with dignity and respect and G4S staff build positive and supportive relationships with the offenders in their care. We are seeking to recruit a caring, pro-active and confident professional to help make a real difference to their lives.

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. Our benefits are as you would expect from a large global organisation and include a company pension, comprehensive training, career development, generous holiday entitlement and access to our on-site gym.

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 5 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.


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