Prison officer John Matthews appeared on Channel 4's documentary ‘Prison’. In this blog post he writes about his behind-the-scenes experiences of filming and what it’s really like being a prison officer.
Ways of working
This week, HMPPS are holding their annual awards that celebrate the exceptional work prison and probation staff do every day. We’ve spoken to the 2017 Prison Officer of the Year and the Probation Champion of the Year to find out what advice they’d give to people starting out in their careers.
This post provides an introduction to the Prison Officer Entry Level Training (POELT), which prepares new prison officers with the skills and knowledge needed for their career in the prison service.