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The COVID-19 pandemic has created various challenges across the UK and during this time Mitie Care & Custody were able to keep all of it's employees in full time work, delivering exceptional service as frontline key workers. Our DCOs responded with extraordinary courage and resilience, keeping those in our care safe and secure. You will be joining a team who's job security is high based on delivering essential public services through this critical role.
Working as a DCO within our team will provide you with the opportunity to maintain high standards of security and safety whilst promoting the welfare and decency of detainees. This is a fast-paced environment where no two days are the same. As you gain experience within this challenging role, we'll support you throughout your time to grow and develop.
You'll be transporting immigration detainees within the UK and internationally, ensuring they are escorted on both short and long-haul flights and completing visa runs whilst maintaining high standards of security and safety.
Being a Detainee Custody Officer demands the people's skills, patience, resilience and professionalism to handle an ever-changing day. Our people come from a variety of backgrounds, you will have the communication and interpersonal skills to support colleagues, work together in teams and deliver an exceptional service to our detainees. Previous experience of dealing with sensitively in a wide variety of people who have been agitated, confused or angry would be an advantage., Once you have passed our selection and vetting process, you'll begin your Care & Custody career completing a 7-week initial training course (ITC), continuing your development over the next 12 months with on the job mentoring and assessments to gain our accredited Level 3 apprenticeship in Detention and Custody.
Are you looking for a new role where you can genuinely make a difference to people's lives?
Care & Custody is one of the leading providers of outsourced public services in the UK. We're looking for respectful, diligent and caring people to join our team of Overseas Detainee Custody Officers (DCO).
Our 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.