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Job holders within this Group Profile will carry out specific manual activities across key areas to support the efficient running of the establishment. They will be deployed to provide a range of support services within the operational areas of the establishment when required.
This is a non-operational job with no line management responsibilities.
Typical tasks associated with this Group Profile include:
x Log materials used and assist with stocktaking of tools, equipment and materials x Undertake activities in such a way to ensure that waste is reduced and that areas of work are safe, clean and tidy whilst work is in progress
x Inform manager to ensure sufficient levels of stock are maintained
x Ensure allocated Planned Maintenance and small repairs are carried out, undertaking service requests raised via the computer aided facilities management system
x Carry out project work when required x Advise on sufficient levels of stock and request procurement of goods and services, and ensure all materials used are logged and are fit for purpose
x Escort technical contractors when required, working with and supervising them in accordance with Local Security Strategy (LSS)
x Maintain regular communications via radio net in accordance with(LSS) x Undertake the role of banksman directing the operation of some plant equipment or machinery
x Be responsible for tools and plant machinery, carrying out checks at regular intervals and completing relevant documentation in accordance with Local Security Strategy (LSS) and National Security Framework (NSF) x Comply with Health & Safety policies, procedures and legislation to ensure statutory and mandatory compliance
x Drive estates vehicles and operate plant equipment x Operate within command mode in line with local contingency plans
x Undertake incidental and emergency or urgent tasks and assignments as per Service Delivery Agreement timescales in a safe manner x Assemble products on site when required x Carry out pest control prevention measures across the estate when required x Contribute to prisoner reports including parole and sentence planning
Job Descriptions relating to this Group Profile
The role holder once in post will be in matched to a job description a sample list is attached below.
x Support Services Facilities : Catering
x Support Services Facilities : Maintenance
x Support Services Facilities : Museum Curator
x Support Services Facilities : Shop
x Support Services Facilities : Stores/Warehouse/RIDS
x Support Services Facilities : Waste Environmental
x All candidates are subject to security and identity checks prior to taking up post.
x All external candidates are subject to 6 months probation. Internal candidates are subject to probation if they have not already served a probationary period within HMPPS.
x All staff are required to declare whether they are a member of a group or organisation which HMPPS considers to be racist.
Essential Skills/ Qualifications/ Accreditation/ Registration
Requires basic knowledge and will be required to undertake specific training and courses in these work areas.
Will comply with the relevant H & S policies and legislation Must complete a manual handling course, undertake basic security awareness and be trained in break-away techniques if deemed required.
Hours of Work and Allowances
37 hour working week (standard).
HMPPS Staff on closed pay structures only
Additional Conditioned Hours Pensionable (ACHP)
Staff moving from a closed 39 hour pay structure will be eligible for the two protected pensionable additional committed hours (ACHP). They will work a 39 hour week consisting of the standard 37 hour week and a further 2 additional hours (ACHP) paid at plain time pensionable rate.
Unsocial Hours Working will be confirmed by the Recruiting Manager and only paid where applicable:
Unsocial Hours Working
This role requires working regular unsocial hours and a 17% payment will be paid in addition to your basic pay to recognise this. Unsocial hours are those hours outside 0700 - 1900hrs Monday to Friday and include working evening, nights, weekends and Bank / Public holidays.
x Working Together
x Managing a Quality Service
x Communicating and Influencing
x Developing Self and Others