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Welcome to the Prison Service website

On this site you can find out about the work carried out in prisons throughout England and Wales.


Whether you're looking for job opportunities, have a friend or family member in prison or simply want to find out more about the Service, this site has been designed to provide the information you need.


Prison Service staff eligible for CJS Justice Awards – 03 Jun 08

The Justice Awards 2008, established to recognise and celebrate achievement among staff and volunteers working in the Criminal Justice System, are now open for nominations.

Prose and Cons: A collection of short plays – 02 Jun 08
The Union Theatre, in association with the Koestler Trust, is staging a collection of new plays written by serving prisoners and ex-offenders.

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Find out more about the variety of challenging and rewarding careers the Prison Service offers.

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