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HM Prison and Probation Service

75 job reviews

6.1/10
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Overview of HM Prison and Probation Service

HM Prison and Probation Service is part of the UK Government's Ministry of Justice. It runs prisons and probation services across England and Wales, employing more than 40,000 people.

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

Pay

HM Prison and Probation Service pays £10.00–12.98 per hour

Featured job reviews

  • 7.4/10

    Best thing

    The people I have in my team and the team ethos.

    Worst thing

    Not being recognised for promotion

    Custodial manager, September 2020
  • 7.6/10

    Best thing

    Good pay, shifts are varied, good amount of annual leave, opportunity to progress

    Worst thing

    Bitchy staff including management, lack of support from the service.

    Prison officer, September 2020

HM Prison and Probation Service shifts and hours

  • This employer mostly uses part time and full time contracts

  • People don’t worry about getting enough hours

    Excellent
  • People get 4 weeks notice of when they’re working

    Excellent
  • Managers don’t change people’s shifts at short notice

    Excellent
  • People don't get enough choice over which shifts they work

    Bad
  • Most people find it hard to change shifts

    Not great

HM Prison and Probation Service benefits

  • People get proper breaks

    Excellent
  • People find it easy to take sick leave

    Excellent
  • Most people find it easy to book holidays

    Good

HM Prison and Probation Service teams and managers

  • Most people feel stressed here

    Not great
  • People recommend working with their team

    Excellent
  • Most people feel treated with respect by their managers

    Good
  • Most people say this is a bad place to work if you care for a child or other relative

    Not great
  • People get enough training when they start

    Excellent
  • Most people think their workplace is unsafe

    Not great
  • Only some people are given support to progress here

    Not great
  • Most people feel well informed about how the company is doing

    Good
  • People think head office doesn’t understand what’s happening where they work

    Bad

HM Prison and Probation Service ranks joint 16th to work for in public sector employers

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    HM Prison and Probation Service

    6.1/10
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