Security Officer

Job Reference: 887
Number of Positions: 1
Salary: £20,286 - £20,286
Location: Rugby
G4S Region: UK, Ireland and Africa
G4S Business Unit:UK - Care & Justice
Closing Date: 16/02/2012

Job Introduction:To maintain the security of the prison, by following all relevant procedures, including security instructions

Role Responsibility:Search vehicles, occupants of vehicles, visitors and their property on access or egress through a prison lock, using technical aids, to ensure the security of the prison is maintained.

Participate with internal and external vehicle escorts and patrols where necessary, to comply with contractual requirements.

Monitor and operate CCTV cameras and radio network in line with relevant procedures to maintain prison security.

Issue keys, tallies and radios to authorised personnel and ensure security keys are not removed from the prison, reporting all discrepancies immediately to the Duty Manager.

Answer and screen internal and external telephone calls during evenings and weekends, to ensure they are directed to the correct point of contact or messages are taken and passed on to the appropriate person for action or response.

Issue all authorised visitors with a valid pass before they enter the prison and ensure all necessary paperwork is completed for contractors’ equipment to maintain prison security.

Monitor and respond to situations as they arise using the appropriate equipment to ensure that situations are dealt with promptly and the appropriate action/response is taken.

Co-ordinate, control and monitor the movement of staff, prisoners and visitors around the premises to ensure they arrive at the correct destination safely and securely and in a timely and efficient manner.

Maintain security in the Visitors Centre, ensuring that the building is searched and locked at the end of each session, reporting any unusual occurrence to the Duty Manager.

The Ideal Candidate:
No previous experience is necessary however knowledge of prison policies and procedures would be an advantage

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