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Prison First Line Manager (FLM) Wellingborough £34,000

Prison First Line Manager (FLM)

Location: Wellingborough |
Salary: £34,000 |
Posted: 22 Dec 2021 |
Closes: 19 Jan 2022 |
Job Type: Full Time and Permanent |
Business Unit: UK Central Government Services |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: 11098

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HMP Five Wells, Wellingborough

£34,000 per annum, Permanent

Full Time 40 hours per week  

This is a great opportunity to be a part of something exciting and let your experience lead the way!

A brand new contract, large scale employment opportunities; HMP Five Wells in Wellingborough will set a new standard for new build prisons of the future, using forward-thinking design and technology.  The Prison will be the UK’s first purpose-built, new 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.

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 rehabilitation, equipping our residents with the skills 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 residents feel safe.

We are looking for a number of experienced First Line Managers (FLMs) to join our team.  You may already have FLM experience within a custodial environment and are seeking a new challenge or you may currently hold the position of Prison (Custody) Officer and are ready for the next step in your career.  You will be responsible for the efficient and effective day to day running of the operations; providing a secure and rehabilitative environment for residents, ensuring they receive all statutory rights in line with contractual obligations.

The Ideal Candidate:

You will have a consultative and can do attitude, supporting and coaching staff to maximise their performance and ensure values, ethical standards, equality and diversity, policies and procedures are met.

You must possess excellent communication skills both written and oral, alongside good negotiation and influencing skills.


It is essential that you have experience of working within a multifunctional and demanding environment. You will be a dynamic and engaging individual with a good sense of humour.  As a proven professional, you will be an integral part of the HMP Five Wells team.

In return, you can expect to be rewarded with a competitive salary, holiday entitlement, life assurance, company pension, comprehensive training and career development.

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.

Please note for internal candidates, your Director/Line Manager will be made aware of your initial application

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