Careers in a prison

Prison custody officer (PCO) on wing

Prison Custody Officer

As a prison custody officer (PCO) you will be trained for all kinds of situations, from keeping the prison safe to helping offenders learn new skills. It is challenging, but you’ll have the support of a strong team and excellent training.

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Nurse helping patient

Healthcare roles in a prison, including nursing

Working in a dynamic environment, we offer wide range of healthcare responsibilities which are all central to the continued successful and safe operation of the prison. This includes nursing duties, first response emergency care, palliative care and health promotion.

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Tutor sat at table with residents

Careers in education in a prison

Education is really important in helping people develop skills and gain qualifications to support their rehabilitation for when they return to their community. We aim to provide the basic qualifications needed for most jobs – including functional English and Maths.

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Person operating machinery

Facilities management roles in a prison

There’s much more to running a prison than might first meet the eye. The Facilities Management team, which includes electricians, plumbers, technicians and other maintenance professionals, all work together to help keep the prison operating smoothly and safely.

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Prison Custody Officer on wing
Working in a prison, you will have the opportunity to grow, develop and meet challenges, while making a real difference to people’s lives.