A day in the life of a Contractor Escort
Sharon Moriarty – Contractor Escort
What did you do before working at the prison?
I was a recruitment advisor
What attracted you to the role of Contractor Escort at a prison?
The challenge and not sitting at a desk for 9 hours a day
What is it like working for the Carillion team, and how have they helped you?
It's been very good, everyone is very enthusiastic and encouraging.
What is an average day like at the prison, and what duties do you perform throughout the day?
I am responsible for escorting contractors into the prison, being as helpful as possible for ad-hoc duties that arise throughout the day.
What is working in a prison really like?
It has been an eye opener for me but I do thoroughly enjoy it, I have to ensure I have my guard up at all times and have your wits about me, but I am a people person and thrive in this environment.
What is your favourite part of the role?
Joining the Carillion team and being active, along with meeting new people every day.
What is the biggest the challenge of the job?
Ensuring that security is paramount at all times. A small mistake can be very damaging so it is imperative I am focussed and deliver as required.
Would you recommend working as a Contractor Escort?
Yes I would defiantly recommend it to the right person as I don’t think it’s for everybody, but if you want to try something new, then get in touch and join us.