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Safety Coordinator & Analyst

Job Req ID:  267982
Posting Start Date:  29-Jul-2022

Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, GB, ST14 8XR

Contract Type:  Full Time
Job Advertisement: 

Job title: Safety Coordinator & Analyst

Location:  HMP Dovegate, Uttoxeter

Salary:  £26,530 per annum, plus Serco benefits

Working hours: Full-Time, 40 hours per week


Here at HMP Dovegate we’re looking for Safety Coordinator & Analyst to assist to analyse any trends and ensure strategies and procedures are put in place to solve any issues and ultimately support in keeping prisoners and staff safe.




As the Safety Coordinator & Analyst your key accountabilities will include:

  • Analyse and evaluate information from a wide range of sources to support and inform the decision making in the identification, reduction and prevention of Safer Custody issues and the management of related incidents.  Where required, undertake further analysis on IRS and Mercury systems that require it when concerns are raised in relation to Safer Custody topics.
  • Produce a monthly Safer Custody Intelligence Report, collating feedback, before it is presented at the monthly Governance meeting and within the weekly Safety Intervention Meeting (SIM).  The report will cover all strands of Safer Custody to include Self-Harm, Violence, Self-Isolation, ACCT Management, plus risk and harm identification.
  • Regularly update line management regarding local, regional and national safer custody issues and any intelligence received which affect current delivery and prisoner support mechanisms.
  • Ensure all relevant intelligence and recording systems are updated, maintained, used appropriately and that staff involved in recording information are trained in its use as required.
  • Liaise with other establishments, Law Enforcement groups and external agencies and to circulate intelligence information linked to Safer Custody issues in line with local and national policies including PPO, regional leads and solicitors.
  • Attend any meetings in Safer Custody as required
  • Ensure all mandatory training is completed



What you need to do the job

You should have standard GSCE education in English and Maths. You should have the ability to work on own initiative, being fully aware of the Safety strategy and help to achieve the strategic objectives.


IT literacy is one of the most important aspects of your role.  Advanced levels in Word for Windows and Microsoft PowerPoint with at least an intermediate level knowledge of Microsoft Excel will be required to enable you to complete your role competently



Why Serco?

Meaningful and vital work: As part of a highly collaborative team, you’ll be able to strongly influence hiring managers efforts that help us deliver vital services.

A world of opportunity: Working for a globally operating business delivering essential services across 5 vital sectors, your next opportunity and challenge won’t be hard to find.

Great people: You’ll find yourself working with a variety of highly motivated, supportive and experienced colleagues, where no two days are the same.


What we offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme
  • An autonomous and supportive culture
  • The chance to make a positive difference to public sector services


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 Silver 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. 

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.

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