Probation gave Alison the support she needed to break the cycle of reoffending. She now works in the Probation Service, helping offenders turn their life around. Read her inspiring, personal story.
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.
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.
Rehabilitating prisoners is one of our priorities. We’re introducing a key worker scheme for all prison officers so that they can provide one-to-one support to 5-6 prisoners each week. Find out more about the new scheme.
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.