7 things you’ll learn on the Unlocked Graduates prison officer scheme
25th January 2018
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What might you learn as a graduate prison officer, working on the frontline of the UK justice system – just a couple of months out of university? The answer is, a lot. Unlocked Graduates places recent grads within prisons, helping inmates with their day to day lives and creating a positive contribution to the justice system. Described as a Teach First for prison officers, the programme has many of the same benefits – it teaches resilience, organisation and social awareness, amongst many other things. Unlocked Graduates get paid generously and can study for a masters at the same time, too. If Unlocked Graduates sounds right for you make sure you get your application in by 5pm on Friday 26th January >>> APPLY HERE Here are some of the things you’ll learn as a member of the Unlocked Graduates programme... 1. About the importance of job roles you’d never considered “I knew I wanted to do something that was making a difference, and was helping people – but a prison officer was never actually something that crossed my mind.” – Jack, Unlocked Graduates 2017 cohort “It’s about creating social change, about reducing reoffending – those are the two things that I feel quite strongly about.” – Reanne, Unlocked Graduates 2017 cohort 2. The value of what the criminal justice system can achieve
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