Skilled Workshop Instructor

Location: Wellingborough |
Salary: £36,000 |
Posted: 22 May 2024 |
Closes: 5 Jun 2024 |
Job Type: Full Time and Permanent |
Business Unit: UK Central Government Services |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: 15733

Role Responsibility:


G4S Care & Rehabilitation Services

HMP Five Wells, Wellingborough, NN8 2NG

£36,000.00 per annum

Permanent, Full Time (40 hours per week)

Benefits:  Company Pension, free on-site parking, on-site canteen, ongoing training and development and access to High Street Shop discounts.


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


About Us

Rarely does an opportunity to make your mark and further your career come up like this.  HMP Five Wells in Wellingborough is setting a new standard for new build prisons of the future, using forward-thinking design and technology.  The Prison is the UK’s first purpose-built, new resettlement Prison. After opening in 2022 it is a one of a kind new generation category C new build Prison for the future and has become an integral part of the local community.

G4S Care & 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.

We are now looking for a number of Industry Tutors to join our Activities Function at HMP Five Wells in Wellingborough. You will be working closely with prisoners on a daily basis and will coordinate workshop activities in line with prison regime requirements, developing their skills, and supporting them through their qualifications. The people in your care will have a variety of different needs, and it will be your role to ensure those individuals are treated with dignity and respect and helped to find a new way of life whilst maintaining a safe, secure, and structured environment.


If you are looking to pass on your industry experience to the next group of learners, then this could be the role for you

The successful applicant will be enthusiastic and able to motivate a wide range of learners towards successful careers in the Engineering industry.

Ideally, the candidate will be Level 2 & 3 qualified in engineering and must have a valid welding qualification. You will be involved in the production and manufacturing of items for clients related to the workshop itself. Previous professional experience in this field is essential.

Ideally, you will have a working knowledge of at least one of the following area’s at least;

  1. Sheet metal fabrication in a workshop environment, including the use of a guillotine.

  2. Machine shop manufacturing

  3. Composites manufacturing

  4. Work with various materials, including aluminum, mild steel and stainless steel.]

  5. Understanding of Engineering drawings

  6. Strong work ethic, meeting deadlines in a busy workshop environment.

  7. Welding.


The Ideal Candidate:

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.


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 .


G4S Care and Rehabilitation Services is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of children and adults at risk and each employee is expected to support these goals.


Please note that these vacancies are subject to a 5 year checkable history and the strict vetting standards set by G4S, and HMPPS 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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