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HM Prison and Probation Service run prisons and probation services across England and Wales.

gov.uk/government/organisations/hm-prison-service

Pay ranges

  1. Β£21.5k–32.6k per year

Featured HM Prison and Probation Service job reviews

  • Best thing

    Colleagues are a mixed bunch so you usually have someone you get along with on most shifts, the pension is still pretty good also

    Worst thing

    The threats of violence and sometimes the acts of violence, not the most pleasant environment

    5.2

    Officer, August 2020

    • Manages people
    • Β£28,000 per year, working a 39 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Managing a great team, seeing staff go off duty safe, happy and on time

    Worst thing

    Seeing staff assaulted and hurt, having to request an ambulance to take them to hospital for treatment

    7.0

    Custodial manager, July 2020

    • Manages people
    • Β£37,000 per year, working a 39 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Challenging but great team

    Worst thing

    Dealing with potential violence on a daily basis and challenging behaviours

    5.8

    Prison officer, December 2020

    • Β£22,500 per year, working a 39 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

HM Prison and Probation Service ranks joint 61st to work for in public sector

  1. 59= Dundee City Council
    6.2
  2. 61= HM Prison and Probation Service
    6.1
  3. 61= Leicestershire County Council
    6.1