Who would be eligible?

  • Inmates with at least 5 months left on their sentences.
  • Inmates who have satisfactorily completed 2 ROTL’s with parole approval reports.
  • Inmates who have successfully completed all CARAT / SMS requirements on their sentence plans.
  • Inmates will need to have passed at least Entry level 1 in English and Math’s at any HMP’s and any other course objectives set on their sentence plans. This is a mandatory Health and Safety requirement for building sites.
  • Inmates must not have any pending or current adjudications.
  • Inmates must have completed community payback work or the community bus work.

All applicants:

  • Will need a full CV completed and submitted to OMU
  • Be available for an interview
  • Will need all relevant documentation available, if requested, current driving license, CSCS card (if already available) and the completed signed off Education print out.
  • Will need to sign a commitment compact; this will include employment and Health and safety conditions and strict criteria to abide by for security purposes.
  • Can submit any other relevant awards or certificates that they feel will be appropriate.

Personal Requirements from the applicant:

  • To be a good time keeper and reliable
  • To be a hard worker
  • To be respectful and trustworthy
  • To be clean, tidy and physically fit and healthy
  • To be a good communicator and to be able to take instruction
  • To be able to work in a team and be personally organized and self reliant
  • Have a CSCS card (energy2work will pay for this for each successful candidate)
  • Have all PPE (energy2work will pay for this for each successful candidate)
  • Have a successfully completed the necessary Health and Safety at work course (energy2work will pay for this for each successful candidate)

What work will be available for the successful candidate?

Candidates will need to consider their chosen areas and will need to give good reasons for their choice of work within the interview process.

  • Drivers – for the transport of other successful candidates, plant and materials to sites.
  • General labouring and on site duties
  • Loft insulating and loft top up labourers
  • Site managers and coordinators
  • Plumbers’ mates
  • Scaffolding labourers
  • uPVC window installers, labourers and trainees
  • External wall insulation installers and labourers
  • Hard to treat cavity installer trainees
  • Ground workers
  • Plasterers, plasterer’s labourers and trainees