What does it take to be a prison officer?

What does it take to be a prison officer?

The Irish Prison Service is looking for new recruits.

It’s a job that requires a particular type of person – with good communication skills, situational awareness – but we spoke to the man who drills in the vital skills that are needed to work in a prison environment.

Declan McBrearty works in the Irish Prison Service training college, and spoke to us about what’s expected from candidates and also about his own experience working in Mountjoy Prison http://jrnl.ie/3848207f

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