Dating prison officer
We appreciate your patience as we process your application and can assure you that we are doing so as quickly as possible.The recruitment process consists of four assessments (psychometric testing, application assessment, competency based interview and fitness test), and is designed to assess you against the following essential requirements: The recruitment process begins with an online application form which gathers important information about you, including your motivation to become a Prison Officer and the skills and experience you will bring to the job.
The recruitment process for Prison Officers is a robust and thorough process designed to deliver Prison Officers who demonstrate the key skills and behaviours required to be effective members of our professional team; the process may therefore take a number of months to complete.
You can get practice in both verbal comprehension and numerical reasoning tests here.
The awareness session does not form part of the assessment process and instead is designed to give you an insight into the structure and objectives of the SPS, provide you with more information on what the role of the Prison Officer involves and what it is like to work in one of our establishments.
At Belfast Crown Court on Friday Mr Justice Colton asked why no trial date had yet been set in the case.
Defence barrister Desmond Hutton told the the judge that Mc Laughlin - who didn't appear for Friday's brief proceedings - had been "abroad'' .