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Waste Management - Guildford, Surrey, United Kingdom,

A fantastic opportunity working within a unique environment within the Waste Management team at HMP Send

Your new company

The National Offender Management Services are there to ensure people serve the sentences and orders handed out by courts, both in prisons and in the community. Within England and Wales, NOMS is responsible for the running of prison and probation services, are dedicated to the rehabilitation services for prisoners leaving prison, making sure support is available to stop people offending again and contract managing private sector prisons and services such as the Prisoner Escort Service and electronic tagging.

Your new role

The job holder will be responsible for the day to day activities within the Waste Management unit. The job holder will be required to carry out the following responsibilities, activities and duties:

  • Collect, process and dispose of waste materials from all areas of the establishment in the most appropriate and effective way, with regard to legislative compliance and environmental issues
  • Liaise with contractors when ordering services, including skip collection
  • Provide general advice and guidance to staff on how to manage waste more effectively and actively promote recycling within the establishment
  • Carry out insect control measures within work area
  • Actively contribute to recycling / waste efficiency meetings and Sustainable Development Committee Meetings
  • Supervise prisoner parties and undertake quality control over their work

Undertake other Waste tasks including:

  • Log materials used and assist with stocktaking of tools, equipment and materials
  • Undertake activities in such a way to ensure that waste is reduced and that areas of work are safe, clean and tidy whilst work is in progress
  • Inform manager to ensure sufficient levels of stock are maintained
  • Ensure allocated Planned Maintenance and small repairs are carried out, undertaking service requests raised via the computer aided facilities management system
  • Carry out project work when required
  • Advise on sufficient levels of stock and request procurement of goods and services and ensure all materials used are logged and are fit for purpose
  • Escort technical contractors when required, working with and supervising them in accordance with Local Security Strategy (LSS)
  • Maintain regular communications via radio net in accordance with(LSS)
  • Undertake the role of banksman directing the operation of some plant equipment or machinery
  • Be responsible for tools and plant machinery, carrying out checks at regular intervals and completing relevant documentation in accordance with Local Security Strategy (LSS) and National Security Framework (NSF)


What you'll need to succeed

No formal qualifications are required, but the successful candidate must have basic knowledge within this field. You should be enthusiastic, energetic, and willing to undertake specific training and courses in these work areas. Will comply with the relevant Health & Safety policies and regulations such as COSHH. You must also be reliable and be well presented. Full UK driving license is desirable. Applicants will be required to demonstrate that they have basic skills in numeracy and literacy.

What you need to do now

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