The Routledge Guide to Working in Criminal Justice: Employability skills and careers in the Criminal Justice sector

1st Edition

Ester Ragonese, Anne Rees, Jo Ives, Terry Dray

Published September 16, 2014
Textbook - 318 Pages - 2 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780415810715 - CAT# Y145326

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Every year thousands of people compete for employment in the UK. Employability and the ability to demonstrate the skills, attributes and behaviours required in a full-time job have become integral to securing employment and developing a career. This book aims to offer a one-stop guide to becoming employable and to careers in the Criminal Justice Sector and beyond, exploring the key organizations and employers in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, explaining how they operate and detailing how they are changing.

Written in an engaging and accessible style by four experts on employability and the Criminal Justice Sector, this book combines useful hints on becoming employable with helpful insights from those working in specific sectors. The book covers careers in:

  • probation,
  • the police,
  • prisons,
  • the courts, prosecution services and advocacy,
  • youth justice.

Packed with hints and tips, advice from current students, useful web links and lists of recommended reading, this book provides a clear guide to the career decision-making and transition processes and covers the essential elements required to making the first step towards securing a job in the above sectors. It will be essential reading for those who want to forge a successful career in any area of the Criminal Justice Sector.


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