Author Topic: Prison Officers at HM Prison Service  (Read 1626 times)


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Prison Officers at HM Prison Service
« on: 17:06:44, 16/07/14 »
Office worker. Truck driver. Graduate. It doesn’t matter what background you come from: there’s a great future ahead of you if you have the right qualities to become a Prison Officer.[/size]We need confident, resilient people with excellent communication and listening skills, flexibility and common sense. Your high standards of personal integrity and commitment will win the respect and trust of both prisoners and colleagues. You’ll be capable of using your empathy and common sense to handle difficult situations. And your positive attitude will mean you can keep your sense of humour even under pressure. If you’ve never even considered HM Prison Service as a career move before, you may have preconceptions about the job. It isn’t about keeping people under lock and key [although security is obviously an important aspect of the role]. It’s more about understanding challenging behaviour, acting as a role model and providing encouragement and support so prisoners can break free from crime. So you’ll not only get enormous satisfaction from helping to turn lives around – you’ll also play your part in make society safer.You may also be pleasantly surprised by the benefits on offer. Not only do we provide a comprehensive eight-week training programme – there will also be opportunities for further professional development and the chance to gain NVQ qualifications. Career progression will be limited only by your ability and ambitions and there are valuable public sector benefits. Starting salary is from (£19,049 - £24,981) for 37 to 41 hours per week, plus an additional £2,000 premium, with 25 days’ annual leave and a civil service pension scheme.Find out more about opportunities to join the friendly, supportive teams at HM Prison Service, today.

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