The Routledge Guide to Working in Criminal Justice
Employability Skills and Careers in the Criminal Justice Sector
Routledge – 2014 – 208 pages
Every year over 300,000 students graduate in the UK and compete for employment. Graduate employability and the skills required have become integral to university education, with universities adopting employability related programmes and support. This book aims to offer a one-stop guide to careers in the criminal justice sector, exploring the key organizations and employers, how they operate and how they are changing.
Written in an engaging and accessible style by experts on employment in 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:
Packed with case studies and interviews, this book covers all of the values and skills required to make the first step towards a career in the criminal justice sector. A companion website provides more information on various routes in, including an annotated list of useful websites, examples of perfect interview answers and a CV workshop.
1. Introduction: How this Guide will help you 2. Understanding the Criminal Justice Sector 3. Routes into Criminal Justice 4. Becoming Employable 5. Working in the Probation Service 6. Working in the Police 7. Working in Prisons 8. Working in the Court Services 9. Working in Youth Justice 10. Working in the Voluntary Sector 11. Working in Drugs Services 12. Now getting out into the real world.