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Administrator

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

HMP Forest Bank are recruiting for an Administrator to provide administrative support for the prison. To be successful in this role, you must have attention to detail, be proficient in Microsoft Office packages and have excellent organisational skills. 

HMP Forest Bank serves the courts of Greater Manchester and maintains strong links to the local community with a focus on resettlement. We aim to deliver quality of life services and support people to change their lives for the better.

Opportunities for learning and developing work-ready skills are on offer for all who come in to custody, but our commitment to reducing reoffending in local communities does not end at the prison gate. We support people released from custody through innovative partnerships in substance misuse services in Bury and Oldham, working with people to maintain recovery and lead law-abiding lives.

As well as the 16 residential units on site, there is a healthcare centre, gym, library, workshop complex, visits hall, chaplaincy and kitchen. The prison’s capacity stands at 1,460, holding adult men both on remand or sentenced and young prisoners between the ages of 18-21 years.

For more information on Sodexo Careers please visit Sodexo Careers and Careers in Justice

Role Responsibility

  • Initial categorisation using Digital Categorisation Service. 

  • Assign residents appropriately to drafts allocated by PMU. 

  • Interview residents (this may give better insight to resident categorisation). 

  • PNC Training provided locally with certification. 

  • Collate paperwork for resident transfers, Core Files etc. 

  • Provide managers with population breakdown figures daily. 

  • Collate End of Month Report for Home Office Controller. 

  • Answer resident applications and request complaints. 

Please see attached job description for further information regarding the role requirements.

Please see attached job description for further information regarding the role requirements.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Effective interpersonal skills, including problem solving and conflict resolution. 

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills. 

  • Ability to establish and maintain professional working relationships. 

Package Description

£21,568.75

We also offer Sodexo Discounts site promoting discounted mobile phone tariffs, savings across restaurant chains and days out, where you and your family can save money on everything from your weekly food shop to the latest cinema blockbuster and much more.

Post holders will be subjected to an advanced DBS check, a prison security check (level 2) prior to being employed.

About the Company

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs around 30,000 people, and partners with clients in many sectors across business and industry; schools and universities; sports and leisure; energy and resources; government and agencies; healthcare; justice and defence.

Sodexo’s connected; people-centric approach brings together a diverse range of expertise. The breadth of services it offers ranges from food and hospitality; cleaning; reception; concierge (Circles); security; property management and technical services through to data driven workplace strategy and design (Wx); employee engagement and recognition services (Sodexo Engage) and personal home services through Prestige Nursing + Care and the Good Care Group.

Sodexo is committed to being an inclusive employer; we welcome and encourage applications from people with a diverse variety of experiences, backgrounds and identities.

We’re a Disability Confident Leader employer. We’re committed to changing attitudes towards disability, and making sure disabled people have the chance to fulfil their aspirations.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to  support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process

Sodexo and our clients are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults within a regulated activity. Certain roles will require applicants to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and/ or Disclosure Scotland.

Please note all roles within Sodexo Justice are subject to security and recruitment checks which may include a Social Media Check. You will also be asked to provide 5 years’ worth of references and request employment history details from the HMRC.

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