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Detention Custody Officer - Immigration Services - France

77% Flex
Full Remote
Full time

  • Remote from:United Kingdom

Detention Custody Officer - Immigration Services - France

77% Flex
Remote:Full Remote
Contract:Full time
Work from:United Kingdom

Offer summary

Qualifications: Must be a UK citizen, citizen of the Commonwealth with indefinite leave to remain., Must have continuously resided in the UK for the previous 3 years with no extended overseas stay..

Key responsabilities:

  • Ensuring safety and security of residents in custody in a holding room setting.
  • Completing a 7-week training course to prepare for the role.
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Detention Custody Officer (DCO) – Immigration Services - France (juxtaposed sites - Coquelles, Calais, Dunkerque)

Salary : £28,065.24 per annum (opportunity to earn an extra £2,500 during your first 2 years' service with our Stand Out Bonus Scheme)

Hours: 42 hours per week – 4 on 4 off rotating shift pattern

You must have a UK valid in-date passport or settled status in UK (indefinite leave to remain is not classed as settled status) and must have held a UK manual car driver's licence for 1 year.

We're looking for respectful, caring people to join our teams.

If you're the right one for us, your strong communication & interpersonal skills, non-judgemental approach, excellent problem solving skills and ability to keep calm under pressure will be the foundations to develop your Care & Custody career.

Your new role as DCO will require you to work in a holding room where you will ensure the safety and security of the residents in your custody.

No specific role experience or qualifications are required to be a DCO as full training and supported development are given. Experience of dealing sensitively with a wide variety of people who have been agitated, confused or angry would be an advantage.

You'll begin your Care & Custody career completing a 7 week initial training course. Please note that this course may be in a separate location to the role. This will develop the skills needed to professionally deliver this rewarding, sometimes challenging role with integrity and respect.


Essential Criteria

  • UK citizen, Citizen of the Commonwealth with your own indefinite leave to remain (not through marriage) or EEA citizen.
  • Valid and in-date passport, with no restrictions on your stay in the UK
  • Continuously resided in the UK for the previous 3 years with no more than 3 months spent overseas at any one time.
  • Specific driving compliance is attached to this role.
  • Full UK manual driving licence with at least 12 months post qualifying experience.
  • Fewer than 7 points on your UK Driving Licence.
  • Have not been subject to a driving ban within the last 5 years (from date of ban ending)
  • Not currently bankrupt
  • The position is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act; Successful candidates will be required to undergo Enhanced DBS and vetting to a level of Counter Terrorist Checked (CTC).

Additional Information

The training course will last 7 weeks and details will be provided on interview. Attendance is compulsory during the 7 weeks.

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  • Strong communication skills, non-judgemental approach, good problem-solving ability, and ability to stay calm under pressure.

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