Safer Custody Administrator

Sodexo

Safer Custody Administrator

£22308

Sodexo, Addiewell, West Lothian

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 2 weeks ago, 30 Jun | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: de1287f7703f4686bf8c5c4d7a644d35

Full Job Description

As a Safer Custody Administrator, you'll play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth operation of our facility, contributing to the safe and effective administration of our prison environment.

We know that candidates may be apprehensive about the thought of working in a prison environment. However, at HMP Addiewell we foster an environment of rehabilitation and development whilst ensuring a secure and safe environment to work in. You will be fully supported by our staff, who will always ensure that you feel comfortable and safe to confidently fulfil your duties.

Whilst the role is varied and you can be expected to carry out a variety of tasks, some of the key areas you will likely be involved in are:

  • To assist in the management and implementation of ongoing Safer Custody strategies such as, Talk to Me, Violence Reduction and Addiction & Recovery.

  • To manage administrative work and filing, including drafting responses to written communication.

  • To assist with audits in relation to Safer Custody, Violence Reduction, and Addictions Recovery.

  • Minute taking at Safer Custody and other meetings where appropriate.

  • Supporting the Safer Custody Manager and the Addictions and Recovery Manager compile monthly statistics for the Director and Senior Leadership Teams.

    This role is a great opportunity for someone looking for their first administration role or wanting to continue developing their administration competencies in a new environment.


  • Whilst some administration experience would be advantageous, we would still encourage you to apply if you meet the following criteria:
  • Some experience in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

  • Sound written and verbal communication skills.

  • Awareness of GDPR principles.

  • Proactive, innovative, and eager to learn and develop.

  • Demonstration of excellent organisational skills, even under pressure.

  • Meticulous attention to detail.

  • Reliable, integrous, and professional.

  • Ability to meet deadlines in a target-driven environment.

  • Thrives both independently and collaboratively within a team.

    At Sodexo, our purpose is to create a better every day for everyone to build a better life for all.


  • Sodexo's vision for HMP Addiewell is to develop a safe, stable, and progressive environment with modern facilities dedicated to reducing re-offending and enabling individuals to fulfil their potential. Every aspect of the prison is designed to help prisoners make meaningful progress in their sentence and personal development goals within a surrounding culture of rehabilitation.

    An opportunity too good to miss

    As the global leader in services that improve the Quality of Life, we operate in 55 countries, serving over 100 million consumers each day.

    Working with Sodexo is more than a job; it's a chance to be part of something greater. You'll belong in a company and team that values you for you; you'll act with purpose and have an impact through your everyday actions. And for that you'll receive an excellent benefits package including access to gym facilities on site and a Blue Light card.

    We're all about building a workplace for the future, we believe in equal opportunities, and we celebrate diversity. We're an inclusive workplace, where everyone is welcome and can be the best versions of themselves. We recognise that we're on a journey with regards to diversity and inclusion and would therefore welcome applications from candidates from under-represented backgrounds.