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Work as a prison officer at Long Lartin Prison

You need to be a confident communicator and team player to work in a prison. Sound like you?

Apply to Long Lartin Prison

About HMP Long Lartin

Six miles outside the market town of Evesham in Worcestershire, HMP Long Lartin is a high-security prison.

With a capacity of up to 609, it accommodates men who have been sentenced and those who are on remand awaiting trial.

Why work as a prison officer at HMP Long Lartin?

Inside HMP Long Lartin

With a focus on supporting men to make positive changes to lead law-abiding lives in custody and after their release, HMP Long Lartin provides a range of educational, vocational training and work opportunities.

The education department offers a wide range of learning opportunities, from basic skills to Open University courses.

Two prison officers walking along a bright corridor inside the prison with white walls and turquoise pillars and gates.

With the aim of enhancing prisoners’ chances of employment upon release from custody, accredited vocational training is available in woodcraft, bricklaying, barbering, industrial cleaning, laundry and painting and decorating.

Contract work for commercial companies is also available in onsite plumbing and recycling industrial workshops.

Staff benefits

As an employee of HMP Long Lartin, you’ll have access to a range of facilities and employee benefits including:

This is in addition to the great benefits you get from being a part of HM Prison and Probation Service.

How to get to HMP Long Lartin

HMP Long Lartin is easily accessible from the M5, M40 and M6. With plenty of onsite parking for staff, it’s a 45-minute drive from Cheltenham, Coventry and Worcester.

A regular train service runs into Evesham which is 6 miles from the prison, and a bus runs directly to the prison from outside the station.

Find HMP Long Lartin on a map (opens in a new tab).

A word from the Governor at HMP Long Lartin

I’m extremely proud of all our staff and the incredible work they do to support our prisoners. Working as a prison officer can be challenging, but it’s also rewarding. We have a great team here at HMP Long Lartin, with everyone working together and supporting each other to making a positive difference in the lives of the men they work with.
Steve Cross, Governor at HMP Long Lartin

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