Careers

Careers

Night Supervisor

8 hours (minimum guaranteed) Friday and/or Saturday nights, plus occasional Thurs/Sun evening

National minimum wage (age appropriate)

Shepton Mallet Prison are looking for an enthusiastic person to join our team as Night Supervisor. This is a great opportunity for a confident, capable person to join an established, friendly team in a unique setting. The role of Night Supervisor involves working Friday and/or Saturday nights, typically 8-9 hour shifts, whilst an external Paranormal Group is running an event within the prison. The role also includes working during our 12-hour Night Behind Bars events, and occasional Thursday and Sunday evenings.

Key responsibilities include:

· To ensure all health and safety guidelines are followed throughout the evening

· To act in emergency as necessary

· Being responsible for the security of the site during Paranormal shifts and Night Behind Bars

· Unlocking and locking the site as necessary, and performing regular checks of the site during the course of the event

· Working with the organisers/hosts of the event, to ensure they are familiar with the site, and aware of relevant health and safety

· Serving in the café/gift shop during the event

· Offering excellent customer service

· Completing various tasks as set by the line manger throughout the night

Personal requirements:

· Confident

· Flexible

· Comfortable with lone working

· Hardworking

· Not easily spooked

· Reliable

· Great customer service skills

Desired Experience:

· Customer service

· Some events experience would be an advantage

About us:

Shepton Mallet Prison is a heritage led tourist attraction. Built in 1625, it is the oldest prison in the UK and one of the oldest in the world. Opening in 2017, Shepton Mallet Prison began its journey of developing into a heritage attraction. It is now considered as a renowned heritage site, Somerset’s number 1 tourist destination, and the worlds most haunted prison. Shepton Mallet Prison provides visitors an authentic prison experience, led by ex-prison officers with a wealth of experience and time ‘served’. There are a wide range of tours, activities and events happening at the prison, as well as education visits, team building, private hire, and production usage.

What we offer

Our employees’ experience and development is imperative to us, and we are proud to be an inclusive, flexible, and employee-led employer.

As standard, our employees receive:

· Employee discount

· 24 hour Employee Assistance Programme access

· On-site parking

· Access to a library of online training courses

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an established team in an action-packed, engaging role, in a unique and fascinating environment.

Please complete the application form:  Job Application Form
Complete and return to [email protected] with the job title in the subject box.

Please note that unfortunately we cannot process any applications without an application form.

We look forward to hearing from you!

 

2x Events & Activities Assistant

24 & 16 Hours Per Week

National minimum wage (age appropriate)

This exciting role of Activities Assistant is to support the Duty Manager with the growing range of activities & events on offer at Shepton Mallet Prison. From welcoming guests through our gates for our overnight events, to running our adrenaline-packed Angel and Axe Throwing sessions, you’ll be heavily involved in all the various events and activities that Shepton Mallet Prison has to offer. The roles are for 24 and 16 hours per week, to include weekend and evening working, as well as weekday daytime shifts. Immediate start is available and full training will be given. The pay rate for this role is national minimum wage. This role requires first class delivery, great customer service and the ability to pick up new skills!

Key responsibilities include:

· Having knowledge of all products, tours and activities available at Shepton Mallet Prison

· Supporting large events, such as Night Behind Bars

· Behind the scenes preparation for seasonal activities and events

· Ensuring all activities are carried out in a safe and secure manner

· Ensuring activities are conducted at a high standard

· Working as part of a team and maintaining communication with fellow colleagues during events

Personal requirements:

· Hard working

· Responsible

· Flexible

· Enthusiastic

· Passionate

· Able to work well under pressure

· Great customer service skills

· Engaging

· Sociable

Desired Experience:

· Customer service

· Some events experience would be an advantage

About us:

Shepton Mallet Prison is a heritage led tourist attraction. Built in 1625, it is the oldest prison in the UK and one of the oldest in the world. Opening in 2017, Shepton Mallet Prison began its journey of developing into a heritage attraction. It is now considered as a renowned heritage site, Somerset’s number 1 tourist destination, and the worlds most haunted prison. Shepton Mallet Prison provides visitors an authentic prison experience, led by ex-prison officers with a wealth of experience and time ‘served’. There are a wide range of tours, activities and events happening at the prison, as well as education visits, team building, private hire, and production usage.

What we offer

Our employees’ experience and development is imperative to us, and we are proud to be an inclusive, flexible, and employee-led employer.

As standard, our employees receive:

· Employee discount

· 24 hour Employee Assistance Programme access

· On-site parking

· Access to a library of online training courses

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an established team in an action-packed, engaging role, in a unique and fascinating environment.

Please complete the application form:  Job Application Form
Complete and return to [email protected] with the job title in the subject box.

Please note that unfortunately we cannot process any applications without an application form.

We look forward to hearing from you!

 

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