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The PECS PCO recruitment journey

If you would like to pursue a career as a PECS Prisoner Custody Officer you will go through the following recruitment and training journey.


Stage 1 - Telephone Briefing Call

Your application will be reviewed by one of our Talent Specialists. If you meet the criteria as set out in the advert one of our team will give you a call to discuss the role in more detail and go through eligibility criteria.

Stage 2 - Assessment

The assessment day will usually take about 3 - 4 hours. During this time, you will get a chance to meet the management team from the establishment and find out more about the prison and the role of a Prison Custody Officer. The assessments will include an interview, observation test, group exercise and more.

There will also be time for you to complete your security and vetting forms which will be used to obtain your clearance.