Secure Care Officer

Posted 24 November 2022
Salary £33000 per year
LocationMilton Keynes
Job type Permanent
Discipline Permanent Recruitment
Contact NameRachel Guthrie Smith

Job description

We are proud to be working in partnership with one of our clients to recruit for Secure Care Officers for their secure site in Milton Keynes.  


This exciting role is for one of the world's largest security companies and it has operations in more than 85 countries with over 533,000 employees.  The Secure Care Officers role is permanent and full time.  With a salary after probation period reaching £33,000.  The company works towards a family friendly model and can accommodate a number of part time positions for the right candidates.


More importantly, our client is looking for candidates that show empathy and have resilience, with responsibilities including:

  • Motivating, supporting and caring for 12-18 year olds
  • Providing a stable and secure educational and residential environment which promotes anti-offending  behaviour to develop life skills
  • Establish mutual trust and respect to ensure a positive approach to resettlement and rehabilitation goals
  • Setting their structures and boundaries by actively showing positive behaviours to demonstrate clear expectations for the young individuals in their care
  • Manage and monitor behaviours


Purpose of Role

The purpose of this role is to care for, support and provide stability for the young offenders.  They have been sentenced and detained for various crimes and need that mentor figure to address their offending behaviours.  You must treat them with respect and fairly, whilst promoting anti offending behaviour and the safeguarding of their welfare in line with legislation, contractual and company requirements.

This role requires the ability to deal with vulnerable and difficult detainees whilst maintaining high standards of care, security and service deliver.  Strong communication and interpersonal skills are vital.  A strong, working understanding of Inclusion, Diversity and Safeguarding is also essential to this role.  After probation, you will become a Key Worker and work alongside designated young persons and join them on their journey, becoming a key part of their rehabilitation.



What you will get in return

A starting salary of £27,527 rising to £33,000 after successful probation period

Extensive training and personal development

Company pension and free on site parking


Free meals on long shifts


The site is a Young Offender Unit/Secure Training Centre, caring, educating and building bonds with adolescents who have been detained and will be working towards being resettled and rehabilitated.  The daily routine consists of helping to create a safe, secure environment for these young people.  Not only that, but you will also be helping create an atmosphere of trust for these adolescents so that you are seen as someone they go to in need of emotional support.  This can be a challenging place to work, but can also be the most rewarding place to work.

If you are interested to hear more about this vacancy, in the first instance, please contact Rachel on 01908 062362 or send your CV to