Driver

Job Type:
Permanent
Job Sector:
Security
Region:
North East
Location:
Morpeth
Salary:
£16,306.74 to £16,306.74 per annum
Salary Description:
£16,306.74 per annum
Posted:
30/05/2018
Recruiter:
Sodexo
Job Ref:
SDX/TP/RF636/KT

HMP Northumberland are recruiting for a Driver to drive the prison minibus, primarily to transport prisoners (under the supervision of prison custody officers) to external appointments. 

As a working prison, we work towards the resettlement of residents upon their release into the community and their integration into society through the skills acquired while in our care. We are committed to supporting people to change their lives for the better and lead law-abiding lives.HMP Northumberland offers a variety of initiatives and programmes to help residents engage within the prison’s rehabilitative culture. This includes various educational and vocational qualifications, as well as a variety of opportunities for residents to learn new skills within our workshops and industries departments. We have textile, engineering and electrical workshops and can offer prisoners experience in horticulture, market gardens, cleaning, waste management and laundry services on site.

Being over 4 miles in circumference, the prison is a vast space with exceptionally kept plantation and currently houses over 1300 residents with a range of sentence terms.

For more information on working in Justice within Sodexo please see Careers in Justice
Package description£16,306.74 per annum

Excellent benefits including free onsite parking, shopping discounts, pension and 28 days holiday

Hours may vary depending upon work being carried out
Main responsibilities
Drive the prison minibus, primarily to transport prisoners (under the supervision of prison custody officers) to external appointments
Support the quality of life of residents by providing a decent and efficient service which allows them to access external healthcare appointments;
Help residents maintain their family ties by supporting visits to seriously ill relatives and funerals
May occasionally be required to undertake other journeys with or without passengers as directed by the Staff Delivery Unit Manager

Ideal candidate
Must be at least 25 years of age (for insurance purposes)
Must have held a full driving license for at least 2 years
Must have no licence endorsements
Must be security cleared to enhanced level
Be prepared to undertake relevant security training, including personal protection training.

About the companySodexo Justice aims to change lives for the better by reducing reoffending and improving the quality of life for those under our supervision and in our care. We deliver safe, effective and innovative custodial and community rehabilitation services that challenge offending behaviour, protect the public and offer individuals the opportunity to change their lives for the better. We deliver the total operation of five prisons within the UK and own six Community Rehabilitation Companies in partnership with crime reduction charity Nacro.

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to  support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process.

Sodexo and our clients are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults within a regulated activity. Certain roles will require applicants to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and/ or Disclosure Scotland.

Please note all roles within Sodexo Justice are subject to security and recruitment checks which may include a Social Media Check. You will also be asked to provide 3 years’ worth of references and request employment history details from the HMRC.

Contact Details:
Sodexo
Tel: 0200 000 0000
Contact: Lucy Mellor
Email:

You may return to your current search results by clicking here.

Advertisers

This website uses cookies. Read our cookie policy for more information. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

Latest Job Listings