Membership is open to any person employed in any penal or secure establishment or Special Hospital in England Wales, Northern Ireland, the Isle of Man and Scotland as one of the following:
Staff wishing to apply for membership should complete the appropriate online application form below. Upon completion of your application, you will receive a registration email to confirm we have received your application, and at the point of you receiving your welcome email, you will be a full member of the Prison Officers Association.
Serve and Protect CU is a free employee benefit which is there for you to save, but also there if you need to borrow throughout your career – with repayments straight from your salary.
The POA is delighted to recommend Serve and Protect CU as a provider of competitive savings and loan facilities to POA members, retired members and employees.
Representing over 30,000 Prison, Correctional and Secure Psychiatric Workers, the POA is the largest UK Union in this sector, able to trace its roots back more than 100 years.