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 both men who have been sentenced and those who are on remand awaiting trial.
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.
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.
As an employee of HMP Long Lartin, you’ll have access to a range of facilities and employee benefits, including:
• free, onsite parking
• use of a free, onsite gym
• excellent training and career progression pathways.
“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.”
Governor, HMP Long Lartin
Working as a prison officer comes with a range of attractive benefits, including:
• 25 days’ annual holiday (rising to 30 days after 10 years’ service)
• one of the best pension schemes in the country
• generous maternity leave cover
• cycle to work scheme and travel loans
• tenancy loan agreements
• access to keyworker housing schemes
• employee assistance programmes.
HMP Long Lartin is easily accessible from the M5, M40 and M6. With plenty of on-site 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.
Take your next step to a rewarding career and start your prison officer application today.