Overview

Residential Security Officer Lincoln

LRL are recruiting Residential Security Officers to work in Approved Premises. These roles are for three months initially with the option to become permanent if candidates are ideally suited. Relief workers are also required.

Purpose of the Role

The post 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 AP to reduce their risk of re-offending, recall or breach of the condition of their license or Court Order. To ensure that offenders residing at an AP and the fabric of it are kept safe and secure throughout their shift
They will assist in the supervision of residents, maintaining discipline and the adherence to AP rules, license conditions and court orders. In addition, the post holder will contribute to the management of residents’ risk.
Comply with all legislative requirements
Role model safe behaviour
Flexibility on work schedule and location maybe requiredPerson Specification

Strong, verbal and written communication skills, in English language, and the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of individuals, including those who may present difficult or aggressive behaviour.
Able to work on own initiative and within a team environment
Able to demonstrate attention to detail and adherence to standards
Understanding of and commitment to equality and diversity
Computer literate
Understanding of factors related to offending – e.g. substance misuse, mental health
Knowledge and understanding of risk assessment/ risk management relating to offenders
Knowledge and understanding of the work of the Criminal Justice system and Probation Service.Please click Apply in the first instance to express your interest in the role