The Irish Prison Service has launched a campaign to hire 288 new Recruit Prison Officers.
Applications are open until 3pm on the 22nd of February with 50 recruits expected to start training in autumn.
Prison Officers are the frontline staff who interact most with prisoners on a daily basis and as a result, have the potential to positively influence prisoners to engage in training, education, psychology and community in-reach services within the prison system.
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In order to be eligible for selection as a Recruit Prison Officer, applicants must be at least 18 years of age on or before 22nd February 2018.
Applicants must have achieved:
(i) in the Established Leaving Certificate a minimum of grade D3 (O6 for 2017) at Ordinary level, or C3 (F5 for 2017) at Foundation Level, in at least 5 subjects*;
(ii) a Merit in the Leaving Certificate Applied programme; or a minimum of a Level 5 Major award on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ); or a recognised relevant qualification (minimum Level 5 on the NFQ), which in the opinion of the Public Appointments Service is acceptable in terms of standard, level and volume of learning.
Full details on entry requirements here (Page 6)
|Apply online at www.publicjobs.ie|
The chart below outlines the selection process that applicants can expect to participate in:
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