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Prison and probation staffing pressures ease slightly

Given the latest target headcount of 6,158 there is an overall national shortfall of 1,745 probation officers against the required staffing level, a vacancy rate of 29%.

Prison and probation staffing pressures ease slightly

Date - 18th May 2023
By - Russell Webster - Work with Offenders
Today’s HMPPS quarterly workforce figures for March 2023 made for less dismal reading than usual with small increases in the number of frontline prison and probation staff. There are actually more trainee probation officers (PQiPs) than (the...
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