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five years ago Benchmarking came in which said prisons could run with a lot less staff, VEDS was born and thousands of highly experienced prison officers were paid off handsomely to leave early.
This gave HMP the prisons with a lot less staff that they wanted and since then? Well since then we have RECORD NUMBERS of brand new prison officers with 0 experience whatever. Far better than the hugely experienced prison officers who were paid handsomely to leave.
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Post by TangoVictor » Sun Dec 10, 2017 8:12 am

Thanks to all replies. This has been sorted. Wages are different as per SWM says; dependant on your supplements. I’m a a hard to recruit prison si my supplements are different and so is my wage. Thanks though to all.
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Post by ShakyBakey » Tue Dec 12, 2017 10:18 pm

Hi tango - is that the recruitment and retention supplement you're talking about?
Not the high cost of living london one.. so you get paid that all the way through?
My nick gets it, but would rather not miss out on three months of it.



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Post by TheCat » Tue Dec 12, 2017 10:29 pm

People are wrong to be telling you what you should be taking home. Every jail pays different amounts for the same job. When I was at college at the beginning of the spring some were on 21k while others were on 28k, it's a huge difference, some taking home 1300 a month and others 1700.

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