The post holder will be responsible for the effective management and development of prisoners within the context of National Performance framework and Polmont’s Learning Environment. They will support prisoners in gaining appropriate 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 use of resources: budget, prisoner numbers, wages, time, materials, tooling and equipment within functional area.
Ensure effective maintenance of machinery and equipment is carried out in accordance with regulations.
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 Painting & Decorating apprenticeship and achieved an accredited qualification in painting and Decorating (City & Guilds or SVQ equivalent. ESSENTIAL
Achieved the A1 (D32) Assessor Award or willing to work towards. 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 Painting and Decorating. ESSENTIAL
Knowledge of Health & Safety at Work Fire regulations and COSHH (Including Risk Assessments and SSOW). ESSENTIAL
Effective communicator across a range of media, with the ability assess prisoner skill levels through observation, instruction and discussion. ESSENTIAL
Build and maintain relationships with the ability to work as part of a team or on your own whilst being able to prioritise and manage workload to meet strict deadlines. ESSENTIAL