Sentence Calculation and Prison Offender Manager

Job Req ID:  294656
Posting Start Date:  9 Jul 2024

Leicester, Leicestershire, GB, LE18 4TN

Contract Type:  Full Time
Job Advertisement: 


Serco - HMP Fosse Way

Permanent, Full Time

£40,000 per annum + Excellent Corporate Company Benefits


Do you want to play a key role in reducing re-offending rates? Do you have experience in sentence calculation and prison offender management? Are you looking for a new opportunity and your next step up?


We are looking for a Sentence Calculation and Prison Offender Manager to join our fantastic team at HMP Fosse Way, a brand new Category C resettlement prison in Leicester with the capacity to house around 1,700 prisoners.


This is a pivotal role, within a busy team, that plays an important part in ensuring the safety of our communities. You’ll be the driving force behind pre-release planning. Working with external agencies, you’ll gather crucial information and share any risks, to ensure offender transitions run smoothly.


This is your chance to expand your leadership skills and shape prison management practices. Reporting directly to the Head of Offender Management Services you will manage a team of Co-ordinators whilst overseeing the Sentence Calculation establishment. You must have experience of sentence calculations and a sound understanding of safeguarding procedures.


If you’re already an Offender Management or Sentence Calculation Administrator, or a Hub Manager, this is a great opportunity to take your career to the next leve, we'd love to hear from you!


What you’ll need to do the role


You must have sound knowledge of sentence calculation and a good understanding of safeguarding procedures. You’ll need relevant experience and you must be Advanced Calculation trained. 


You will be confident managing demanding workloads whilst maintaining professional boundaries.


Why Serco


A place you can make an impact - We look after around 5,000 prisoners in our prisons and been in the business for 25 years, employ 2,000 colleagues in our 6 custodial contracts so you can guarantee you’ll be delivering an essential service that touch people’s lives. 


A place you can count on - Our diverse UK-wide operations offer unrivalled opportunities to learn and develop. You’ll be able to broaden your experience and apply your skills in new ways.


A place for you - We are a motivated team who will encourage you and help you to succeed within a supportive and safe culture.


What we offer


  • Pension – up to 6%
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Chance to contribute to innovation in the Justice sector
  • A company passionate about diversity and inclusion
  • A Serco benefits portal offering a wide range of discounts for major high street brands in Retail, Leisure & Hospitality
  • A safe and supportive culture


About Serco

At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.  We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.

By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks – SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging. 


Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment. 

At Serco, we see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool. We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working. We operate a hybrid work structure in many of our business areas. We are proudly Disability Confident Leader employers and holder of the Gold Inclusive Employer Standard. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview.  For help with your application please contact 0345 010 4000.

At Serco we support fair access to employment for those with unspent criminal convictions through the ‘Ban the Box’ pledge (some may be exempt due to the nature of the role and the security clearance required). Please contact our recruitment team directly on 0345 010 4000 to discuss.