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Ghana Prison Service Recruitment 2022/2023

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Ghana Prison Service Recruitment –This is to notify the public that the Ghana Prison Services is currently recruiting so interested applicant are advised to check the Application Requirements and Guidelines for application, selection is purely on merit for more information on recruitment application form, requirements, enlistment, qualifications, and guidelines read more.

GHANA PRISONS SERVICE RECRUITMENT CRITERIA

JUNIOR OFFICERS CATEGORY

General Eligibility For Ghana Prison Service Recruitment

An applicant must for Ghana Prison Service Recruitment:

Be a Ghanaian

Be of good character and without any criminal

Be physically and medically fit by Prisons Service

Be between 21 and 30 years by 31st December, 2021.

Be between 21 and 35 years by 31st December, 2021 (for artisans and professionals only).

Minimum academic qualification of BECE with at least five/5 passes.

Not have been dismissed from any public service or any other employment

Be of minimum height of 68 m (5’6”) for males and 1.57m (5’2”) for females

Be able to write and speak English fluently

Have active e-mail account and/or mobile phone number

Be ready to undergo basic Prisons training and other forms of training

Not be bonded

Be registered with the appropriate professional body and hold a valid PIN (for medical category)

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CATEGORIES & THEIR REQUIREMENTS for Ghana Prison Service Recruitment

1. GENERAL DUTIES for Ghana Prison Service Recruitment

In addition to the general eligibility Applicants must possess SSCE/WASSCE with at least five/5 passes. Candidates with a pass in Maths or English will be an advantage.

2. MEDICAL CATEGORYIn addition to the General Eligibility, all applicants in this category must possess the specific qualification as specified below.

(i) GENERAL NURSESAt least a Diploma in Nursing (Registered General Nursing/Registered Mental Nursing/Registered Community Nursing/Emergency Nursing) and must have completed the mandatory rotation and registered with the Nursing & Midwifery Council.

(ii) PHARMACY TECHNICIANSHND in Dispensing Technology and must be a registered member of the Pharmacy Council

(iii) MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNICIANS/ASSISTANTSMust possess at least a HND in Medical Laboratory Technology, completed their rotation and be registered with the Allied Professions Council.

(v) NURSE ANESTHETIST Must possess at least a Diploma in Anaesthetic Nursing, completed their rotation and be registered with the Nursing & Midwifery Council.

(vi) OPHTHALMIC NURSES Must possess at least a Diploma in Ophthalmic Nursing, completed their rotation and be registered with the Nursing & Midwifery Council.

(vii) ORTHOPAEDIC NURSES Must possess at least a Diploma in Orthopaedic Nursing. completed their rotation and be registered with the Nursing & Midwifery Council.

(viii) NURSE ASSISTANT Must possess certificate in Nurse Assistant clinical or Nurse Assistant Preventive, be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

3. AGRICULTURE CATEGORY1. AGRICULTURAL TECHNICAL OFFICERS for Ghana Prison Service Recruitment

In addition to the General Eligibility applicants must possess at least a Diploma in Agriculture.

(ii) TRACTOR OPERATORS/MECHANICSIn addition to the General Eligibility, an applicant must possess at least one of the following certificates and should be able to repair tractors.

Ghana Education Service (GES) Intermediate Certificate in one of the

Ghana Education Service (GES) or COTVET Certificate II in one of the

(iii) AGRICULTURE TECHNICIANSIn addition to the General Eligibility, applicants must have one/1 year practical working experience, and must possess at least a technician certificate in the field of Agriculture.

4. ARTISANS CATEGORIESThe Artisans’ category are as follows:

ELECTRICIANS for Ghana Prison Service Recruitment

PLUMBERS & MASONS

WOOD CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY/CARPENTRY

WELDING & FABRICATION

METAL SMITH AND WEAPON FITTERS

REFRIGERATION AND AIR-CONDITIONING TECHNOLOGY

In addition to the General Eligibility, all applicants in this category must possess

specific qualification as specified below.Must possess at least any of the following.

Ghana Education Service (GES) Intermediate Certificate in the relevant

Ghana Education Service (GES) or COTVET Certificate II in the relevant

City and Guilds (Intermediate) Certificate in the relevant

NVTI 1 &11 or Trade Test Certificate II in the relevant field.

5. DRIVER MECHANICS/AUTO ELECTRICIANSMust possess a Professional Driver’s Licence Class C or above which should not be less than one/1 year and at least any of the following qualifications.

Ghana Education Service (GES) Intermediate Certificate in Motor Vehicle Engineering/ Electrician

Ghana Education Service (GES) or COTVET Certificate II in Motor Vehicle Engineering/

City and Guilds (Intermediate) Certificate (Internal Combustion Engines and Motor Vehicles/ Electrician).

City and Guilds (Intermediate) Certificate in Motor Vehicle Engineering/ Electrician.

NVTI 1&11 or Trade Test Certificate II in Motor Vehicle Engineering/

6. TAILORS, TEXTILES & DESIGN AND COBBLERS/LEATHER WORKMust possess at least any of the following in the areas specified:

Ghana Education Service (GES) Intermediate Certificate in Tailoring, Textiles & Design or Cobblers/Leather Work

Ghana Education Service (GES) or COTVET Certificate II in Tailoring, Textiles & Design or Cobblers/Leather Work

NVTI I &11 or Trade Test Certificate II in Tailoring, Textiles & Design or Cobblers/Leather Work

City and Guilds (Intermediate) in Tailoring, Textiles & Design or Cobblers/Leather Work

7. OFFICE & INDUSTRIAL MACHINE MECHANICS for Ghana Prison Service Recruitment

GES Intermediate Certificate/COTVET Certificate II in Office Machines or Industrial Mechanics

City and Guilds Certificate in Electronics

8. STENOGRAPHERS/TYPISTIn addition to the General Eligibility, applicants must possess at least a Stenographer Certificate (COTVET/NVTI)/Stenographer I & II Certificates.

9. BANDSMENIn addition to the General Eligibility applicants must possess at least Ghana Education Service (GES) Intermediate Certificate/ COTVET Certificate II/ NVTI Grade I or Trade Test Certificate II/ City and Guilds (Intermediate)/ or Proficiency in Basic Music (ABRSM) grade 4 and the following:

Ability to sight-read musical

Ability to play Wood Wind or Brass Instruments and any other dance band Instrument.

10. CATERERS / COOKS In addition to the General Eligibility, applicants must possess at least any of the following.

NVTI Grade I or Trade Test Certificate II in Hospitality and Catering Management

Ghana Education Service (GES) Intermediate Certificate or COTVET Certificate II in Hospitality and Catering

City and Guilds (Intermediate)

11. COMMUNICATION CATEGORY In addition to the General Eligibility, all applicants in this category must possess specific qualification as specified below.

i. RADIO TECHNICIANS for Ghana Prison Service Recruitment

Applicants must possess at least any of the following

NVTI 1&11/City and Guilds Certificate in Electronics

NVTI 1&/City and Guilds Certificate in Telecommunication

ii. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (IT)a. Network Administration

Applicants must possess at least N+ Certificate from a recognised Institution including knowledge in LINUX/Windows Server 2003, 2008 and above

b. Database Administration Applicants must possess at least Certificate in My SOL, SOL and Oracle from a recognised Institution.

c. Web Designing Applicants must possess at least Certificate in HTML, PHP, CSS, CMS, Adobe and Photoshop from a recognised Institution.

12. SPORTSMEN/WOMEN The sporting disciplines are as follows for Ghana Prison Service Recruitment

Taekwondo

Boxing

Athletics

Football

Basketball

Volleyball

Hockey

Handball

Table Tennis

Judo

In addition to the General Eligibility applicants in the above disciplines must be of a minimum age of 18 and not more than 25 years by 31st December, 2021

NOTE

For the Junior officer’s category, it must be noted that apart from applicants with Diploma/HND in Agriculture and Health related programmes as indicated in serial 2 & 3 that will be placed on the rank of Sergeant, all other applicants shall start from Second Class Officer Rank after completion of training

Artisans, bandsmen/women and sportsmen/women who are selected will assemble at the Prison Officers Training School in Accra for a practical test. The date and time for the test will be communicated to them in the course of the recruitment process.

SENIOR OFFICERS CATEGORY

QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPETENCIES All candidates are to meet the following requirements:

GENERAL ELIGIBILITY/REQUIREMENT for Ghana Prison Service Recruitment

Must be a Ghanaian citizen by birth with no criminal record

Must have completed his/her National Service

Must be computer literate

Must be of a minimum age of 21 and not more than 35 years by 31st December, 2021.

Must be physically and medically fit by the Prisons Service standard.

Must not be bonded

Must have a minimum height of 67metres (5ft 6inches) for Males and 1.57 metres (5ft 2inches) for Female.

Must have an active e-mail account and /or mobile phone

Be ready to undergo paramilitary Training and other physical training

Medical professionals must have completed one year post housemanship with a registered hospital or clinic.

1. GENERAL DUTIES In addition to the general eligibility, applicants must have a minimum of first degree in any of the following areas. Any additional qualification will be an added advantage.

Humanities

Social Sciences

2. AGRICULTURE In addition to the general eligibility, applicants must have at least first degree in the following area and a minimum of one/1 year post qualification working experience.

Animal Science

Crop Science

Soil Science

General Agriculture

Agriculture Biotechnology

Agriculture Engineering

Agriculture Economist

3. EDUCATION In addition to the general eligibility, applicants must have at least first degree in any of the following areas

Basic Education

Early Childhood Education

Guidance and Counselling

4. LEGAL OFFICERS In addition to the general eligibility, applicants must have a minimum of LLB/BL, and must have been called to the Bar with at least one/1 year post qualification working experience.

5. MEDICAL CATEGORY for Ghana Prison Service Recruitment

(a)  MEDICAL DOCTORS In addition to the general eligibility, applicants must at least possess Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) or Medical Doctor (MD), and must be permanently registered with the Medical and Dental Council and with one/1 year post qualification experience.

(b) DENTAL SURGEONS In addition to the general eligibility, applicants must at least possess Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) and a permanent registered member of the Medical and Dental Council and with one/1 year post qualification experience.

(c) PHARMACISTS In addition to the general eligibility, applicants must at least possess BSc Pharmacy (B. Pharm), be registered with the Ghana Pharmacy Council and with one/1 year post qualification experience.

(d) PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS In addition to the general eligibility, applicants must at least possess B.Sc. Physician Assistant or B.Sc. Medical Assistant, be a registered member of the Medical and Dental Council and with one/1 year post qualification experience.

(e) MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGIST In addition to the general eligibility, applicants must at least possess B.Sc. Medical Laboratory Technology, be a registered member of the Allied Health Professions Council and with one/1 year post qualification experience.

(f)  NURSING OFFICERS In addition to the general eligibility, applicants must have at least BSc Nursing, be registered with the Nursing and Midwives Council of Ghana and with one/1 year post qualification experience.

7. PROCUREMENT/SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT In addition to the general eligibility, applicants must have at least first degree in Procurement/Supply chain management.

8. PUBLIC AFFAIRS In addition to the general eligibility, applicants must have at least:

First degree in any of the following: Communication Studies, Public Relations or Journalism.

A first degree in any discipline plus a Diploma in Communication Studies/Public Relations/ Journalism

Previous working experience will be an added advantage.

9. STATISTICIANS In addition to the general eligibility, applicants must have at least first degree in Statistics or Mathematics.

10. TECHNICAL OFFICERS In addition to the general eligibility, applicants must have at least first degree or equivalent in the following areas:

BSc Land Economy

Building Technology

Quantity Surveying and Construction Technology

Construction Technology and Management

BSc Civil Engineering

BSc Mechanical Engineering

BSc Electrical Engineering

Previous working experience will be an added advantage.

11. RELIGIOUS AFFAIRS In addition to the general eligibility, applicants must be:

(a) ORDAINED MINISTER OR CHAPLAIN Have at least a first degree in Theology. Be of good standing in a Christian denomination approved by any of the following bodies; the Ghana Catholic Secretariat, the Christian Council of Ghana, the Pentecostal Council of Ghana or other recognized Christian Bodies.

(b) IMAM

Have at least a first degree in Islamic Studies with an excellent Knowledge in Arabic.

Be of good standing in a Muslim denomination approved by any of the following bodies the   Office of the National/ Regional Chief Imam, the office   of the Ameer of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission or other similar nationally recognized Muslim bodies.

NOTE:

For the Senior officer’s category apart from Medical Doctors, Dental Surgeon, Pharmacist with (Pharm D) and Legal officers as indicated in serial 5 & 6 that will be placed on the rank of Deputy Superintendent of Prisons (DSP), all other graduates shall start from Assistant Superintendent of Prisons (ASP) after completion of training.

How to Apply for Ghana Prisons Service Recruitment

All recruitment and enlistment applications must be done online only. The application process is as follows:

Purchase an e-voucher at the cost of a hundred Ghana Cedis (GH100.00) only through the following medium:

At any GCB Bank Limited branch across the country or using the shortcode (USSD) *422*471# on your mobile

At any Consolidated Bank Ghana (CBG) branch across the country, the shortcode (USSD) *924*200# is on your mobile phone.

Use your Serial Number (SN) and Pin Code [PIN] to access the application form online at the website address: https://www.applyghprisons.com Or CLICK HERE

All applicants must have a passport-size picture of dimensions 200×200 pixels of JPEG / JPG/ PNG with a size not exceeding 2.0M8 ready to be uploaded.

Carefully read ALL INSTRUCTIONS before you apply for Ghana Prison Service Recruitment.

The online application form is accessible only by the SN and PIN.

Keep your UNIQUE NUMBER on the summary report for all the stages of the recruitment and selection process.

All correspondence with applicants will be done through e-mail, text messages and the e-recruitment portal only.

Only Shortlisted Applicants will be invited for further stages of the recruitment and the enlistment exercise.

RECRUITMENT AND ENLISTMENT PROCESS for Ghana Prison Service Recruitment

Applicants who meet the initial requirements wit be short-listed and invited to centers they selected during the online application.

Short-listed applicants will be limited for the following:

Physical and Body screening

Inspection and verification of all necessary documents

Aptitude Test for Ghana Prison Service Recruitment

Artisans, sportsmen/women, and bandsmen who are successful in item 2 above will go through a competency-based assessment in Accra.

Applicants who are short-listed after items 2 and 3 above w II undergo a medical examination at a medical facility selected by the Service.

Results submitted during the application process shall be verified at WAEC and other appropriate examination bodies hence

Applicants who present false documents would be arrested arid prosecuted.

Applicants who are successful in item 4 above will go through a thorough criminal background check.

Applicants who are cleared of criminal records will be invited to commence training.

IMPORTANT NOTES for Ghana Prison Service Recruitment:

Sales of e-voucher commence on 25th August 2021 and end on 15th September 2021.

Online registration starts on 25th August 2021 and ends on 20th September 2021.

The Ghana Prisons Service wishes to inform the general public against dealing with middlemen. Do not pay money to anyone except for the purchase of an e-voucher at the designated banks.

For further information, please log onto the Ghana Prisons Service e-recruitment portal: Website: https://www.applyghprisons.com or CLICK HERE

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