Home Detention Curfew/Immigration Administration Assistant

HMP Edinburgh
Closing date
27/05/2019, 23:55
Normal Office Hours
Full-Time - 37 Hours
To provide administration support for HMP Edinburgh. This role mainly encompasses Home Detention
Curfew (HDC) administration and Immigration administration liaising with relevant external agencies. The postholder will provide general administration support as required by management.
To compile a detailed analysis of data to enable Managers to make decisions on individuals eligibility for release on the HDC Scheme in line with Government legislation
To compile detailed, evidenced-based dossiers for individuals, assessing eligibility for release on HDC. This will include application of all statutory criteria
Daily identification of foreign national admissions and completion of applicable documentation advising all relevant authorities
To provide administrative support to Criminal Administration team including answering external calls and responding to e-mail enquiries as appropriate
To carry out administrative tasks as advised by management
Person Specification

SPS recruitment and selection practice is based on the fundamentals of our Behavioural Competency Framework. This identifies behaviours and standards required both of applicants seeking to join us, and our staff in their respective roles. Assessment of specific behaviours, of which there are twelve, will be determined by the role you are applying for. Whilst it is unlikely you will be assessed on all of them , you will be assessed on these identified as key to role.

Qualifications Requirements
Minimum of 2 National 5 (or equivalent) qualifications,including English and Mathematics, or relevant experience gained in a similar role and/ or enviornment. ESSENTIAL
Experience Requirements

Competent and experienced in all aspects of administration ESSENTIAL



Knowledge Skills Requirements

Competent in Microsoft Office Packages including Excel, Word, Outlook etc.


Excellent communication skills both written and verbal. To communicate confidently and effectively.


Excellent numerical skills and ability to interpret and compare a range of information. ESSENTIAL

Ability to work individually and as part of a team.



This opportunity is closed to applications.