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Transport Officer

Company: G4S    Location: Wakefield
Main Responsibilities
Transport Officer


£8.63 per hour

Full Time - 40 hours per week

As the worlds leading security solutions group with operations in over 120 countries and more than 625,000 employees worldwide, G4S is a truly unique company. Were bigger, more diverse and involved in more fascinating, cutting-edge projects than many people would imagine.

The Home Offices COMPASS (Commercial and Operational Managers Procuring Asylum Support Services) contracts provide accommodation and transport services to eligible asylum applicants in the UK. G4S manages contracts for these services in the Midlands and East of England and the North East, Yorkshire & Humberside. Services are delivered through a combination of direct delivery and a network of experienced partners from the private, public and voluntary sectors.

We now have an opportunity for Transport Officers to join our team.

Job Outline:
To undertake the safe and secure transportation of Asylum Seekers, their dependent children and luggage to and from initial accommodation, and any other point of claim or journey as directed. Complete and return documentation relating to transportation journeys. Support the Technical Services Repair and Maintenance functions

Maintain the welfare and care of the service users and their dependent children to a consistently high standard, ensuring their moral and legal rights are observed and the constant care of their property is undertaken.
Escort the service users and their dependent children in full compliance with the instructions, regulations and guidelines produced by G4S and agreed by UKBA
Drive company vehicles as required complying with statutory regulations and company policies and procedures to ensure safe practice
Report fit for duty properly attired, in possession of the full equipment and personal documentation needed to carry out the task.
Complete spot check audits of premises as directed and in accordance with company and contractual guidelines and procedures
Complete and dispatch relevant paperwork in relation to driving and auditing responsibilities, providing exception reporting as necessary to rectify any identified issues
Provide and deliver inventory for all properties
Build, repair and replace inventory as required by the Inventory Officer
Support with any other potential Tech Services and Customer Services needs as required

The Ideal Candidate

Essential Skills:
Full UK Driving Licence
Excellent interpersonal skills

Desirable Skills:
UK PCV Licence
Understanding of UK Geography
Understanding of UK asylum process

Company pension scheme with employer contributions
Child care vouchers
Eye care vouchers - Free eye-tests/discounts for VDU users
Internal union free membership
Discounts from major providers of services like: O2 Mobile phone packages, Dell laptops, Budget car hire, British Gas, Super Camps (Ofsted registered school holiday childcare)
Corporate perks - discounts on high street shops and brands Access to Hospital Saturday Fund (HSF)
Health Plan
Recommend a Friend Scheme
Employee Care Scheme
G4S Excellence Awards
Talent Management Programme