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Links and Sources

Skills for Justice reports and publications

Useful websites

Skills for Justice is the sector skills council for the sector and brings together, and works with, the community justice National Training Organisation, the custodial care National Training Organisation and the Police Skills and Standards Organisation. The website includes current news on the sector together with skill foresight reports and workforce development plans.

Prospects: UK graduate careers website

The section of the Prospects website entitled Law enforcement and protection lists key roles and occupations and further contacts for the sector, plus a section on the Police.

Careers in the Criminal Justice System – Careers information area of the Criminal Justice System website.

The University of Edinburgh – Careers Service: Career Choices with Law – where else can I use my law degree without qualifying as a lawyer?

Prison Officers' Association (POA) – This website has information on news and events relevant to prison officers.

The Probation Service – This website contains information on the service and the various occupations available within probation. For more information on opportunities in Northern Ireand go to the Probation Board for Northern Ireland website.

Police-jobs aims to provide an easy to use jobsite for serving and former police officers, civilian police staff and criminal justice sector practitioners. More information on police recruitment is available from the Home Office and the Police Recruitment Service - Could You? websites.

For careers in forensic sciences the following useful information on different careers and opportunities: British Academy of Forensic Sciences (BAFS); and The forensic science Society.

For more information on careers and opportunities in the prosecution service the following provide a range of information: Crown Prosecution Service; Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service; and Public Prosecution Service Northern Ireland.