Today @PracticePlusGrp @socialprescribing patients @HMPSwinfenHall have taken part in their 1st @foodbehindbars healthy living session. We had some who previously loved to cook & others who had no idea where to start in the kitchen. The session was full of creativity & team work!

OSGs do some really important work that helps to keep us all safe and keep our daily regime running. #changinglivestogether https://twitter.com/hmpps/status/1595749123172421633

OSGs do some really important work that helps to keep us all safe and keep our daily regime running.  #changinglivestogether https://t.co/i3Xi5M6lSO
HMPPS @hmpps

Our Operational Support Grade (OSG) team love the variety their role brings.

Whether you’re just beginning your career or looking for a new start, join a team that will support you every step of the way.

Find out more and apply ➡️ https://jobs.justice.gov.uk/role/prison-support-roles/

The latest resources for criminal justice professionals
The newest additions to @ButlerTrust Knowledge Exchange site for prison, probation and youth justice practitioners.
https://www.russellwebster.com/the-latest-resources-for-criminal-justice-professionals/
@SimonJShepherd

One of our Psychological Services Team organised a collection of over 40 books and gifts for children. They will be taken to The Young Ones project in Burton who collect Christmas gifts for children and young people who have nothing or very little. #SercoandProud

🗣️Hear Gemma talk about how HMPPS Wales helps offenders get into employment.
🗣️Gwrandewch ar Gemma yn siarad am sut mae HMPPS yng Nghymru yn helpu troseddwyr i ddod o hyd i waith.

Had the privilege of attending an open day yesterday @HMPRisley for their Veteran specific 'Discovery Wing'
This wing gives Veterans the opportunity to embark on a journey which will give them skills and resources ready for when they are released. #Veterans #Rehabilitation

The Neurodiversity Hub is now open in Cardiff offering bespoke learning for people with neurodiverse needs. This will allow men to learn essential skills in an environment adapted to their needs.

This year’s Ruth Mann and Kathy Biggar Trophies for notable practice in custodial and community settings go to Brixton prison for “Creating Green Spaces” and Bradford YJS for their “Weapons Awareness Violence Reduction” programme http://www.butlertrust.org.uk/practice-trophies

Here is a link to the Families & Significant Others Strategy for HMP Dartmoor (via the NICCO website:
https://www.nicco.org.uk/directory-of-services/hmp-dartmoor-families-and-significant-others-strategy

Officer Molloy, from HMP Low Moss, was recently selected to represent the SPS in London on Remembrance Day. A former member of our Armed Forces, he said: “It was an amazing experience and I felt very humbled to be included in it.”

It never ceases to amaze how fantastic people are across @hmpps . Sure, things are tough, but we remain proud and stand with all those who try and make a difference. @HMPPS_DandI @HMPPS_DAWN @HMPPS_PiPP

This year’s Ruth Mann and Kathy Biggar Trophies for notable practice in custodial and community settings go to Brixton prison for “Creating Green Spaces” and Bradford YJS for their “Weapons Awareness Violence Reduction” programme

http://www.butlertrust.org.uk/practice-trophies

Thank you for your service. I am very proud of you all https://twitter.com/hmpps/status/1592934277259436032

Thank you for your service. I am very proud of you all https://t.co/udtc7wRHQs
HMPPS @hmpps

What does service mean to @hmpps?

26 prison officers marched in the National Service of Remembrance at the Cenotaph on Sunday.

Find out about their experience and what service to their country and community means to them ⬇️ 🎥

#RemembranceDay #LestWeForget

We have received our self soothe boxes for all the staff to use at the AP. These will be kept in our staff well-being room 🧘🏽💆🏽‍♀️💆🏽 thanks to our well being officer @YasminMorton93 and our amazing HoPP @Catherineentwi4 #Mindfulness #Wellbeing #selfsoothe

HMP Liverpool - promising progress in prison with challenging history.

Read our inspection report - https://www.justiceinspectorates.gov.uk/hmiprisons/inspections/hmp-liverpool-4/

And our media release -
https://www.justiceinspectorates.gov.uk/hmiprisons/media/press-releases/2022/11/hmp-liverpool-promising-progress-in-prison-with-challenging-history/

And see the healthy prison scores -

Meet Hector! @HMPBuckleyHall now has 'Autism friendly' visits, helped on arrival by 'Hector', the friendly yellow guide to soothe & soften the impact of prison visiting for all children. Follow him from our @POPSFamilies centre all the way to the visit's hall.

@SteNWPS @ButlerTrust I fully agree @SteNWPS …it’s been the highlight of my career too. Met some amazing people like @SarahKa76102061…we need that catch up soon! I’m heading to Liverpool late November and early December!

My journey with @ButlerTrust has been the absolute highlight of my career. Being awarded my commendation by Anne, the Princess Royal to being able to network with other Butler Trust winners and now receiving my qualification in Developing Good Practice in Correctional Settings 👍🏻

Thanks to our PE team, prisoners and staff have been raising money for the @PoppyLegion by keeping the treadmills going all day as part of our own #RBLITommy10k

Governor Mark @HMPSwinfenHall has developed a rehabilitative culture where prisoners are supported to resolve conflict in a non-violent way.

Hear more from Mark ⬇️ 📹

Find out about roles at @HMPSwinfenHall ⬇️

https://prisonandprobationjobs.gov.uk/prison-officer/about-hmp-swinfen-hall/

Monday morning and another day in the life of an AP Manager. Talking revised footpath layout to summer house and living roof to the signing off new smoking shelter with contractors all before lunch #aplife @NPS_NAPT

Thank you to the team at @HMP Askham Grange for giving me real insight into all the work they’re doing to reduce reoffending and support women into work. If you’re nearby do stop by their café, open to the public.

Love the new care team and well being logos I've had made, they've turned out brilliantly 🧡🐝 thanks to a very talented colleague 🧡 @HMPHewellGov @HMPHewell

Earlier this year we ran an internal fundraiser for those impacted by the war in Ukraine. We are pleased to share that those in our care and staff donated £3,124.53, This, alongside £536.59 raised by @spaceartscot will be shared with the Ukranian Church in Scotland and @decappeal

Over the summer, our 15-member Sifting Panel reviewed all 423 nominations for this year’s Butler Trust Awards; over the next four days, our Judging Panel is meeting the 38 nominees they shortlisted, before making final recommendations to our Trustees

Though our general inspection findings on OMiC were disappointing, we did find some examples of effective practice where the model was working better - at HMP Lancaster Farms and HMP/YOI Low Newton in particular. You can hear more from them in this guide.
https://www.justiceinspectorates.gov.uk/hmiprobation/wp-content/uploads/sites/5/2022/11/v1.0-OMiC-EP-guide.pdf

Today marks the 10th anniversary of the murder of our colleague David Black. The thoughts of everyone in the Prison Service are with Yvonne, Kyle and Kyra today.

We would also urge anyone with information to contact the PSNI. https://twitter.com/BBCNewsNI/status/1587345700513267712

BBC News NI @BBCNewsNI

Widow of murdered prison officer David Black makes fresh appeal for information on the 10th anniversary of his death https://bbc.in/3FyIoXB

HMP Grampian recently hosted a recruitment event to promote Prison Officer career opportunities locally in the Peterhead community. The event was well attended, and some even signed up for a tour of the prison to get a realistic feel for what could be their future workplace.

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