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Prison Officer (Rehabilitation Officer)

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A UNIFORM CAREER WITH SPS - ARE YOU THE ONE WE ARE LOOKING FOR?

As Captains of Lives, we are akin to the first drop of water that touches the pond and creating a ripple effect. Our work goes beyond being a guard; we aspire to create a positive impact in the lives of offenders, and inspire everyone at every chance towards a society without re-offending.

Prison Officer (Rehabilitation Officer)
Inspire and motivate a team in achieving a society without re-offending.

Eligibility Requirements

 

Male

Female

PES Status

PES B1 and above

Exempted

Vision

Normal Colour Vision

Salary

Educational Qualification

Entry Rank

*Starting Salary Range

Pass Degree in any discipline

Rehabilitation Officer

$3,890 - $4,949

* with effect from 1 June 2020

Indicative starting salary for fresh graduates with the completion of full-time National Service (for males only). Additional increments may be granted for relevant work experience.

Benefits

1. Annual Leave 18 – 21 days (Rehabilitation Officer)
2. Annual medical leave of 14 days or 60 days with hospitalisation
3. Annual study leave of 12 days (subject to approval)
4. Subsidised medical and dental care
5. Professional learning and development benefits
6. Marriage/Child birth benefits

INVEST Retirement Benefits

As a uniformed officer, you will also be eligible for retirement benefits under the INVEST scheme. A contribution equivalent to 13.25% of your gross salary will be credited monthly into your retirement account, starting from your fifth year in service and will cease when you reach 55 years old. The monies are invested to earn investment returns. Upon retirement, you can withdraw the full sum in your account.

Strategic Payment Scheme

New officers can look forward to cash payouts of 3 months (ASP and below) quantum upon reaching their 3rd, 6th, 9th, 12th, 15th, 20th, and 25th year in service.

Training

New Entrant Captains of Lives are required to undergo a 35-week Basic Officer Course (Rehabilitation Officer) at the Home Team Academy.

The Prison Officer Course (RO) comprise physical training, tactical readiness and academic components to prepare new Captains of Lives with the mindset, skillsets and toolsets for work in SPS.

All new Captains of Lives are required to serve a 2-year bond after they graduate from the course.

Postings
Captains of Lives can look forward to a wide range of career choices and opportunities

(A) Foundation Posting

(B) Developmental Posting

Housing Unit Officer or Personal Supervisor (upon graduation from the Prison Officer Course)

Captains of Lives are given diverse career and advancement opportunities to grow and develop

  • Strategic Planning Division (SPD)
  • Intelligence Division
  • Operations Division
  • Provost Division
  • Rehabilitation/Reintegration Division (RRD)
  • Staff Development Division (SDD)
  • Inspectorate and Review Division (IRD)
  • Community Corrections Command (COMC)
  • Operations and Security Command (OSC)

 

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