HMP Northumberland are looking for administrators to provide administrative support within the prison. If you are an experienced administrator with attention to detail, this could be a great opportunity for you.
HMP Northumberland offers a variety of initiatives and programmes to help residents engage within the prison’s rehabilitative culture. This includes various educational and vocational qualifications, as well as a variety of opportunities for residents to learn new skills within our workshops and industries departments. We have textile, engineering and electrical workshops and can offer prisoners experience in horticulture, market gardens, cleaning, waste management and laundry services on site.
As a working prison, we work towards the resettlement of residents upon their release into the community and their integration into society through the skills acquired while in our care. We are committed to supporting people to change their lives for the better and lead law-abiding lives.
Being over 4 miles in circumference, the prison is a vast space with exceptionally kept plantation and currently houses over 1300 residents with a range of sentence terms.
Deal with all correspondence in/out of the department and distribute to relevant staff/department.
Input and assist with all typed correspondence including letters, spreadsheets and emails and use any other databases as required.
Provide accurate typed minutes of confidential meetings in a timely manner.
Assist with photocopying, faxing, filing within the department.
Maintain confidentiality at all times.
Liaise with employees and members of the public in a polite, confident and friendly manner.
Answer and make phone calls within the department in a polite, confident and friendly manner.
Assist with all administration duties as and when required.
Please see attached job description for further information regarding the role requirements.
The Ideal Candidate
Experience working in a similar environment or role
Able to operate relevant IT applications
Experience of working under pressure and to deadlines
Able to manage competing work priorities
£18,450 per annum
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.
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