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Prison Officer in Redditch
on 16 November 2020
Prison service
If your face doesn't fit you won't get along, no support from governors or line management, slow progression. Staff cliquey and will stab you in the back for their own gain. Unfair pay, old staff on different contracts same job but 10k more a year than new staff, money is not worth the stress and threat level you have to face every day.
Operational Support Grade in Kingston upon Hull
on 9 March 2021
If your face fits
If your a yes person and your face fits then the management are ok with you. If you say No then they try to get rid of you making up stories. Stay well away you have been warned.
Prison Officer in Leeds, West Yorkshire
on 8 January 2021
i worked here for 22 years, when i first started i thought it the best job, i had ever had. we were treated as and worked hard to be professional and make a difference. However as time went by, the government started to make cuts cuts and more cuts. It all became about money and saving it, first cutting resource's, then staff .By the time I retired, it had become a very dangerous place to work. Providing nothing to the inmates and staff are treated only as units, to be moved or dropped , as the government see fit. no longer treated as human.
Instructional Officer in Sheerness
on 7 July 2020
Not bad to work in
loved working there ..Staff were great to work with. Hard to progress. Work is varied with different departments. Pay not to bad but has been reduced by the gov
Prison Officer in Wakefield
on 23 June 2020
Overall good
I had an overall good experience. It is what you make it here and although you will have bad days the pay is great and you can literally make your own salary if you want to put the hours in
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