Prison Offender Manager BRIDGEND 23,470.08
Prison Offender ManagerLocation: BRIDGEND | Salary: 23,470.08 | Posted: 27 Apr 2021 | Closes: 11 May 2021 | Job Type: Permanent & Full-time | Business Unit: UK Central Government Services | Region / Division: UK & Ireland | Reference: 9899
Prison Offender Manager
G4S Custody and Rehabilitation Services
HMP Parc, Bridgend, CF35 6AP
Salary £23,470.08 per annum
Permanent, Full-time (40 hours per week, Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm)
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 Custody 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
The successful candidate will be required to work within the Offender Management in Custody (OMiC) model to identify, interview and assess prisoner risk levels within national guidelines. To work closely with Community and Prison Offender Managers to implement the sentence plan by ensuring close collaboration with key workers and interventions within custody. To ensure appropriate information is passed on via Offender Management structures to manage risk both in custody and upon release.
- To participate in, contribute to and undertake OASys Assessments carried out within the Offender Management in Custody (OMiC) Model / OASys framework.
- To ensure risk information is communicated with other areas of the establishment via internal risk management processes.
- To manage a generic caseload of offenders within required frameworks and timeframes in order to manage and reduce risk.
- To maintain accurate assessments and records for individual caseload within the OMiC model.
- To assess for and refer offenders to appropriate interventions (offending behaviour programmes) within the establishment.
- To work constructively with allocated Key Workers for offenders on the caseload to ensure effective working relationships are developed and risks/needs are managed appropriately.
- To ensure regular face to face supervision takes place at specified times with the Key Worker and offenders on the caseload.
- To carry out reviews in order to assess reduction in risk and complete reports as appropriate for recategorisation boards.
- To be responsible for personal development by undertaking relevant training, including completion of the HMPPS POM workbook.
- To carry out HDC and ROTL Risk Assessments as appropriate.
- To participate in the parole review process as appropriate.
- Liaise with the OCA department in order to allocate offenders for whom HMP/YOI Parc cannot meet offending behaviour needs.
- Act in accordance with security and operational instructions at all times to ensure the maintenance of security within the secure environment.
- To take a multi-disciplinary approach to risk management by liaising with external agencies such as Probation, Police, Social Service and MAPPA.
- Assist in maintaining a positive Health and Safety culture in line with British Safety Council 5 Star standards
The Ideal Candidate:
- Ability to work in a professional and non-judgemental manner with offenders of all categories and risk factors
- Ability to use Word, Excel, and other IT systems
- Ability to manage and prioritise own workloads.
- Previous knowledge and experience in a custodial setting
- Experience of meeting short term and long term objectives
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.
We encourage applications from Welsh speaking candidates.
Equality and Diversity is an important part of G4S Custody and Rehabilitation Services. We actively encourage applications from all diverse groups.
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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