Prison Custody Officer Wellingborough £24,000

Prison Custody Officer

Location: Wellingborough |
Salary: £24,000 |
Posted: 2 Feb 2021 |
Closes: 2 Mar 2021 |
Job Type: Permanent & Full-time |
Business Unit: UK Central Government Services |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: 9614

Role Responsibility:




£24,000 per annum, rising to £26,000 per annum after 2 years’ service

Permanent, Full Time – 39 per week, with various shifts

Be that person who makes a difference every day, the chance to do an extraordinary job

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

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, a one of a kind new generation category C new build Prison for the future; HMP Five Wells will be an integral part of the local community.

Prison Custody Officers (PCOs) are key to the effective running of our prisons and there is no such thing as a ‘typical’ Prison Custody Officer. We encourage interest from individuals from a diverse range of backgrounds, who can demonstrate the integrity, resilience and strong communications skills needed to thrive in this role.  No specific qualifications or relevant experience is required.

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 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.

The Ideal Candidate:

If you would like to register your early interest in being a Prisoner Custody Officer at HMP Five Wells, please press ‘apply now’

Don’t worry if now is not the right time for you, there will be further exciting opportunities throughout 2021!

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 Majesties 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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