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Custody Clerk

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

Job Introduction

HMP Forest Bank are currently recruiting for 2 Custody Clerks. This could be a great opportunity if you have excellent attention to detail and thrive in working in a pro-active and busy environment.

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 working in Justice within Sodexo please see Careers in Justice

Role Responsibility

  • Update resident case files and HMPS NOMIS system.
  • Check validity of warrants and action as appropriate, calculate fine payouts.
  • Calculate release dates in accordance with HMPS guidelines and Standard 56.
  • Act as the crown court calendar clerk.
  • Ensure residents are released on the correct date with the appropriate provisions made

The Ideal Candidate

  • Ability to work as part of a pro-active and busy team.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Enthusiasm to learn and continuously develop.
  • Participate in training as required.
  • Good personal organisation skills.
  • Good listening and communication skills.

Package Description

Salary £18,477 per annum plus 20 days holiday, free meals on duty, gym access, pension and shopping discounts.

About the Company

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

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 3 years’ worth of references and request employment history details from the HMRC

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