Specialist Production Instructor Printing Finishing and Binding

Blackstone Point Limited
02 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
City/Town: Woking, Surrey
Establishment: HM Prison Coldingley
Contract:  Permanent, Full Time (37 hours)
Role Type: Education, Vocational Training
Salary:  £22,640 - £25,225
Closing Date: 23rd January 2017 at 23:55 hours.

Do you want to work in an environment where you can make a real difference?

NOMS have a fantastic opportunity to work as a Specialist Production Instructor at HMP Coldingley.

Working in the National Offender Management Service offers a unique opportunity to work in an environment where you can make a real difference to someone’s life, whilst receiving continuous support with training, development and opportunities for career progression.

About the role

The job holder will be responsible for providing supervision, knowledge and skills to prisoners in a specialist workshop so they can improve their employment prospects on release with a view to reducing reoffending.

The jobholder will be able to teach prisoners towards achieving nationally recognised qualifications and may be supported by external organisations such as local colleges.

This is a non-operational job in an establishment with no line management responsibilities.

Key Responsibilities (but not limited to)

The job holder will be required to carry out the following responsibilities, activities and duties

- May participate in the selection process of prisoners for the workshop/area of work
- Induct prisoners to the workshop/area of work and train them in aspects such as health and safety, Control of Substance Hazardous to health (COSHH), machinery and tools usage
- Provide support for prisoners where required; tailor learning and training requirements to individual needs
- Set work schedules and manage targets/quality standards, maintaining delivery of contractual arrangements
- Assess and evaluate skills of prisoners up to national qualification standards
- Supervise and maintain discipline of prisoners within workshop/area of work, responsible for performance, motivation, discipline, appraisal and development of prisoners

The above list is just some of the key requirements in this role. For a list of all duties/responsibilities, please contact HMPJobs now for the full job description.

The duties/responsibilities listed in the job description describe the post as it is at present and is not intended to be exhaustive. The Job holder is expected to accept reasonable alterations and additional tasks of a similar level that may be necessary.

Essential Skills

- Staff will either have or work towards a level 3 Qualification in their specialism or have the equivalent experience.
- May be a qualified NVQ assessor.


- Generous annual leave, starting at 25 days per year
- Bank, Public and Privilege Holidays
- Pension
- Season Ticket Advance
- Training
- And much more…

Please contact HMPJobs to be provided with a copy of the full job description.


- All candidates are subject to security and identity checks prior to taking up post
- All external candidates are subject to 6 months probation. Internal candidates are subject to probation if they have not already served a probationary period within NOMS
- All staff are required to declare whether they are a member of a group or organisation which the Prison Service considers to be racist

Upon applying for the role, you will be emailed a link directing you to the NOMS Careers Portal to proceed with your application.