Joining the trainee probation officer programme (PQiP) can be the beginning of a rewarding career in the Probation Service. You will receive support at every step of the way. But, as with most courses, there are always a few things …
Harvey Clarke, a probation officer based in Coventry, spoke to us about his experience on the probation officer trainee programme (PQiP), the best bits of his role and what it’s been like working during the pandemic. What was your route …
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.
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
Being a prison officer can be a challenging yet rewarding career - but what is it really like? We’ve created a tool that can help you find out if working in the prison service is right for you. Try it yourself.
If you've applied to become a prison officer and have been invited to attend an Assessment & Recruitment Centre (ARC), this post provides tips and advice on how to prepare for an ARC and what to expect.
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 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.