19 Sep

Approved Premises Residential Worker Nottingham Jobs Vacancy at Prison Probation Service Nottingham

Position
Approved Premises Residential Worker Nottingham
Company
Prison Probation Service
Location
Nottingham ENG
Opening
19 Sep, 2017 30 days ago

Prison Probation Service Nottingham urgently required following position for Approved Premises Residential Worker Nottingham. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

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Approved Premises Residential Worker Nottingham Jobs Vacancy at Prison Probation Service Nottingham Jobs Details:

This job is part of a divisional resource therefore you may be required to cover other Approved Premises in the same geographical area when required.

The Residential Worker will be expected to work a rotating shift consisting of day, night and weekend shifts and the rota is attached to this job advert.

Overview of the job:
The job holder will work as part of a team providing 24 hour cover at an Approved Premises (AP) including security and monitoring services. They will provide assistance and support to offenders in Approved Premises to reduce their risk of reoffending, recall or breach of the condition of their licence or Court Order. To ensure that offenders resident at an AP and the fabric of it are kept safe and secure throughout their shift

Summary:
The job holder will assist in the supervision of residents, maintaining discipline and the adherence to AP rules, licence conditions and court orders. In addition, will contribute to the management of residents’ risk. This post will involve substantial out of hours work, both waking night duty and weekend work. The post holder may be required to cover duties at other Approved Premises at times of staff absence

In line with NPS policies and procedures, the job holder must at all times demonstrate a commitment to equality and inclusion and an understanding of their relevance to the work they do.

The post holder must adhere to all policies in respect of the sensitive/confidential nature of the information handled whilst working in this position.

Responsibilities, Activities and Duties:
The job holder will be required to carry out the following responsibilities, activities and duties:
•Contribute to effective team practice, communicate effectively with team members and pass on key information
•Undertake regular inspections of the building, including cellars and grounds throughout the period of duty, recording any occurrences/damage or defects, and monitor CCTV equipment
•Maintain an active presence in the AP at all times. Regularly engage with residents in a pro-social manner. Contribute towards the protection of residents, e.g. monitor in line with risk assessments.
•Monitor behaviour of high risk residents and motivate residents to ensure compliance. Respond appropriately to abusive or aggressive behaviour
•Ensure that the AP is locked and secure during curfew period. Confirm the presence and wellbeing of all residents overnight
•Facilitate the function of the AP as a first/emergency point of contact out of hours
•Escalate to the standby Manager any matters of concern to ensure the enforcement and /or compliance with court orders, licences , AP rules
•Support and create a safe working environment for staff, residents and visitors by adhering to Health and Safety legislation, ensuring Safe Systems of Work (SSOW) and Risk Assessments are followed reporting incidents to Manager. Undertake Health and Safety, fire alarm, curfews and room curfew checks in line with procedures.
•Undertake room searches, pack up residents possessions as directed
•Support the arrangement and delivery of purposeful activities for residents within the premises
•Supervise residents’ meals
•Undertake effective induction of residents
•Follow prescribed medication procedures including the issuing of medication to residents and both weekly and nightly audit of medication sheets
•Undertake alcohol and drugs tests as requested by the Manager
•Undertake First Aid if a resident is injured or self-harms.
•Maintain hostel records and files as required, including data entry as necessary and contribute to the completion of incident reports
•Carry out safeguarding children duties in accordance with the NPS statutory responsibilities and agency policies
•Deal with visitors and telephone calls, and monitor the work of visiting contractors in accordance with health and safety.
•Demonstrate pro-social modelling skills by consistently reinforcing pro-social behaviour and attitudes and challenging anti-social behaviour and attitudes
•To work within the aims and values of NPS and NOMS

The duties/responsibilities listed above describe the post as it is at present and is not intended to be exhaustive. The job holder is expected to accept reasonable alternations and additional tasks of a similar level that may be necessary. Significant adjustments may require re-examination under the Job Evaluation scheme and shall be discussed in the first instance with the Job Holder.
Competencies
We'll assess you against these competencies during the selection process:
Making effective decisions

Caring

Persuading and influencing

Collaborating and partnering

Civil Service Competency Framework Benefits Pensions Civil Service pension schemes may be available for successful candidates. Benefits Annual Leave
Pension
Support
Training
Networks
Allowances Pay enhancement will be given to employees where, as part of their normal
working hours, work is required for operational reasons to be carried out

during the times identified below:
Any time worked before 8.00 am or after 7.00 pm (to be known as the
‘normal hours band’) Monday to Friday and any time worked on Saturday,
Sunday or Bank and Public Holidays.
4. Unsocial hours payments rank for pension purposes.
5. A separate hourly pay enhancement will be applied as follows:

Monday to Friday
7pm to 8am premium payment of 30%

Weekend
8am Saturday - 8am Monday premium payment of 50%

Public/Bank Holidays
8am to 8am premium payment of 50%: in
addition, time off in lieu for actual
hours worked is applicable.


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