Anyone who is employed to become a prison officer in England will soon work towards a Level 3 Custody and Detention Apprenticeship qualification to develop specialist skills that will assist them in their role.
Residential Worker Cynthia shares what it’s like to work in an Approved Premises, helping offenders make changes in their behaviour and transition back into the community.
From 23 November 2020, we’re launching a new virtual format of our Assessment and Recruitment Centre (ARC). Find out more about the change in this blog post.
Jenny talks about the skills she’s learning as a new Probation Officer during the coronavirus pandemic.
Youth Justice Worker Alex, from Feltham Young Offender Institution, shares how he and his team are supporting those in their care during the coronavirus pandemic.
At the end of March 2020, Sally responded to the Covid-19 staff call up and moved from a professional services team based at HMPPS HQ to return to a Male Category C establishment where she had previously worked ten years ago.
Being a prison officer involves a great deal of skill, specialist training and professionalism. In 2021, anyone successfully applying to become a prison officer in England will work towards a level 3 Custody and Detention Professional Apprenticeship qualification as they train.
What's it like being openly LGBTI+ in the prison service? Nic tells us about being out at work, and celebrating pride with colleagues.
All prison officer job applications from 1 July 2019 onwards will include a new game-based online test. Find out everything you need to know right here
The key worker scheme is being rolled out across the entire closed male estate, with prison officers managing around 5-6 offenders on a one-to-one basis. Find out from Prison Officer Leeming how the scheme allows prison officers more time and flexibility to provide offenders with the best chance of engaging in rehabilitation.