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Guest Blog: Top 5 Reasons Why You Should See An Application Adviser, by Carolina Are

Carolina, one of our Application Advisers, has written this fantastic post on why you should come and see one of the team!

Top 5 Reasons Why You Should See An Application Adviser – by Carolina Are

As a former City University BA Journalism student, I was aware of the existence of the Careers Service but never really used it. For two years, I became one of those people who sent the same CV and the same cover letter to every company and then wondered why I wasn’t getting a job. Luckily things changed once I joined a society and started working part-time in recruitment, but I could have used my time here way better and fixed my CV much earlier, and for free. How? By going to see an Application Adviser. Here are five reasons why you should too. Continue Reading

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Correct email address to book a place on the National Probation Service Open Day/Briefing Event in London on Thursday 9 November 2017

 

If any of you have been trying to book a place for the National Probation Service Open Day coming up in London this Thursday 9 November 2017, this is because I was sent the wrong email address. Here is the correct email address:  In the subject box put PQiP Open Day. There are still places available for the event. It is a full day event and will include question time and advice about the application process. Even if you are just considering if this is the right thing for you – go along – it will help you to decide!

 

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National Probation Service Open Day for students in London. Thursday 9 November 2017, 10am

 

 

National Probation Service Briefing Event: Train to become a Probation Officer and Take the Professional Qualification In Probation (PQiP)

Graduates of any discipline can train to become a Probation Officer and you earn as you learn. So, you get paid to study and work at the same time! If you would like to train as  a Probation Officer in London after you graduate next year, be aware that applications for the next intake of PQiP Learners will go live on 13th November 2018 , with successful candidates appointed to commence in May 2018. PQiP =professional Qualification in Probation. All that is required to apply is:

  • Experience of working with people exhibiting challenging behaviour •  Any Honours or Foundation Degree or other level 5 qualification

The National Probation Service Divisional Training Team will be hosting an Open Day on Thursday 9th November at 10.00am at Mitre House, 223- 227 Borough High St, London, SE1 1JD (just by Borough tube station). This event will provide potential applicants with an opportunity to find out more about Community Justice Learning, including the pathways to becoming a probation officer, and to help gain an understanding of the application process for PQiP Learner and Probation Service Officer roles. If you would like to attend this Open Day, please email: LondonLearning&Development/LondonNPS/NPS, with PQiP Open Day in the subject box.

For further information please visit the Train to be a Probation Officer website http://www.traintobeaprobationofficer.com/ 

This is a great website where you can read about cases, make your own decision about what the sentence should be and then read about the actual decision!