Have you applied to become a prison officer, but aren't sure what happens next? From transferring your ARC accreditation to when you get your uniform - we answer the top 10 common questions asked by you about the prison officer recruitment process.
HMPPS vetting can take around 12 weeks to complete. We know that’s not short, and many applicants have a lot of questions about what happens in the meantime. So, we’ve written this post to answer as many of those questions as possible.
If you're Black, Asian or from a minority ethnic (BAME) background and interested in working in the prison service, read Officer Diwan's personal experiences of what it's like working as an Asian Muslim prison officer.
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.
If you've been invited to attend a prison officer recruitment assessment day (RAD), this post by HMPPS Recruitment Adviser, Philippa Hart, provides tips and advice on how to prepare for a RAD and what to expect.
Michael Spurr, CEO of HM Prison and Probation, provides welcoming words for the readers of this new blog: Working in the Prison Service.