The post holder will be responsible for the effective management and development of those in our care within the context of vocational training and employment. They will support those in our care in gaining nationally recognised qualifications aimed at improving their employment prospects on release.
Deliver required certified training to meet targets set for the establishment in accordance with the Performance Contract.
Effectively train and instruct prisoners in the theory and practice required to achieve the standards set by the relevant examining body or training organisation.
Maintain security and discipline in the workplace by monitoring of tool issue, rub down searches and searches of the workplace meeting security standards set by National Policy.
Ensure effective maintenance of machinery and equipment is carried out in accordance with regulations.
Ensure effective use of resources: budget, prisoner numbers, wages, time, materials, tooling and equipment within functional area.
Maintenance of a safe and healthy compliant working environment through regular and effective Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment.
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.
Served a recognised Carpentry/Joinery apprenticeship and achieved accredited qualification (City & Guilds or SVQ equivalent). ESSENTIAL
Achieved A1 (D32) Assessor Award or willing to work towards. ESSENTIAL
Experience of inspection and maintenance of industrial machinery in a workshop/training environment. ESSENTIAL
Experience of delivering training in an industrial environment. DESIRABLE
Knowledge Skills Requirements
Knowledge of current certification provided by SQA. In particular, National Progression Awards pertinent to Carpentry and Joinery. ESSENTIAL
Sound knowledge of Health & Safety legislation, particularly in relation to Risk Assessments, Safe Systems of Work and Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSSH) regulations. ESSENTIAL
Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to lead and motivate others to achieve positive results. ESSENTIAL
Self-motivated with the ability to plan, prioritise and assess candidate skill levels through observation. ESSENTIAL