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Detainee Custody Officer (Dungavel Vehicle Base)

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    Facility / Cleaning

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    about 1 month ago

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Job Description

Detainee Custody Officer (DCO) u2013 Dungavelu00a0u00a0Vehicle Base u00a320,572u00a0per annumu00a037.5 hours per week24 houru00a0service, 365 days a year.Rolling Shift pattern covering both days and nights.We're looking for respectful, caring people to join our teams.If you're the right one for us, your strongu00a0communication & interpersonal skills, non-judgemental approach, excellentu00a0problem solving skills and ability to keep calm under pressure will be theu00a0foundationsu00a0to develop youru00a0Care & Custodyu00a0career.Your newu00a0role as a vehicle base DCOu00a0will be to escort and transport immigration detainees within the UK.u00a0You'll spend time both driving a small mini bus sized vehicle and escorting inside that vehicle at different times during your shift whileu00a0maintaining high standards of security and safety, andu00a0promoting the welfare and decency of detainees in your care.Your working time will require you to be fully flexible to cover both day shifts with varying start and finish times andu00a0nights shifts.No specific role experience or qualifications are required to be a DCO as full training and supported development are given.u00a0Experience of dealing sensitively with a wide variety of people who have been agitated, confused or angry would be an advantage.Youu2019ll begin youru202fCare & Custodyu202fcareer completing a 6-week residential initial training course (ITC), continuing your development over the next 12 months with on the job mentoring and assessments.

Candidate Description

Be a UK citizen, Citizen of the Commonwealth with youru00a0own indefinite leave to remain (not through marriage) or EEA citizen.Have a valid and in date passport, with no restrictions on youru00a0stay in the UK. Please note Visau2019s in out of date passports cannot be accepted as proof of Right to Work in the UK. A Biometric card alongside a current in- date passport must be provided.Have continuously resided in the UK for the previous 5 years.u00a0Applicants must not have spent more than 3 months at any one time overseas during the previous 5 years.This position is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act andu00a0Applicants must be prepared to undergo an Enhanced DBS check, complete employer referencing for the previous 5 years and vetting to the level of Counter Terrorist Checked (CTC) if offered a role.Specific driving compliance is attached to this role.Full UK manual driving licence with at least 12 months post qualifying experience (without a valid manual driving licence your application will not be accepted).Fewer than 6u00a0points on your UK Driving Licence.No driving ban/ disqualification within the previous 5 years.Not currently bankrupt.

Employer Description

Are you looking for au202fnewu202frole where you can genuinely make a difference to peopleu2019s lives?u202fu202fu202fu00a0Care & Custody isu202fone of the leading providers of outsourced public services in the UK. Weu2019re looking for respectful, diligent and caring people to join our team ofu202fDetainee Custody Officers (DCOs).u202fu202fu202fOur philosophy is all about delivering brilliant service to the people in our care and creating great training, development and career opportunities for the people we employ. We will support you every step of the way, developing your skills to professionally deliver this rewarding, sometimes challenging role with integrity and respect.u202fu202fu202fu00a0