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.
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.
Catering managers work to not only make a difference to people in custody but also to the wider community. They’re fully qualified, professional chefs who pass on their expertise to serving prisoners in the kitchen teaching them valuable skills. Find out more from Andy, a catering manager at HMP Feltham.
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.
It’s National Apprenticeship Week 2019 and to celebrate we’ve spoken to Officer Dyble who has just completed a Level 3 Custody and Detention apprenticeship offered by HMPPS - read about her prison officer journey.
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.
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.