The Uganda Prisons Service has received support from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to provide comprehensive HIV/AIDS, STI and TB services to prisoners and its staff. The project that spans the period 1st April, 2015 to 31st March, 2020 is being implemented by the Uganda Prisons Health Services Department.
The Uganda Prisons Service sccoped awards at the 2019 Annual JLOS Review held on the 12th November,2019 at the Mestil Hotel.
UPS was the recipient of the of two JLOS Recognition Awards for 2019 which are:
i. JLOS Milestone Achievement Award (2019)
This is to invite all applicants who were shortlisted for various posts of Cadet Assistants Superintendent of Prisons (CASPs) for an aptitude test on Saturday November 2, 2019 at Makerere University College of Computing and Information Sciences, block B as per the time table below:
1. CASPs – General Duties (Surnames starting with A - B) - 7.30 a.m.
2. CASPs – General Duties (Surnames starting with C – L) - 9.00 a.m.
3. CASPs – General Duties (Surnames starting with M – N) - 11.00 a.m.
15th October, 2019
The Secretary, Prisons Authority informs candidates whose names are listed below that they have been shortlisted for the posts indicated against their names.
The candidates will be subjected to an aptitude test on 02nd November 2019.
The venue of the aptitude test will be Makerere University, College of Computing and Information Sciences (COCIS).
Block B. Arrival Time: 7:30am.
NOTE: CANDIDATES FOR THE POSTS OF MEDICAL OFFICERS & VETERINARY OFFICERS ARE EXEMPTED FROM APTITUDE.
SERVICE ORDERS PART II
Promotions of Junior Officers.
Under Minute No. 60 of 2019 of the 25th Prisons Council Meeting, sitting in Kampala on Thursday 3rd October 2019, approved promotions of Junior Officers to various ranks as attached.
The Officers in Charge of stations, District Prisons Commanders and Regional Prisons Commanders should ensure that the promoted officers access the appropriate pips, badges and chevrons.
Every station, District and Region will then arrange for piping and Chevron ing ceremony.
All Regional Prisons Commanders
All Resident District Commanders
All Chief Administrative Officers
All District Chairpersons
All District Prisons Commanders
All Officers in charge.
RECRUITMENT OF WARDERS AND WARDRESSES INTO THE UGANDA PRISONS SERVICE, 2019.
Following the advertisement that ran in the media in June 2019 and interviews which were conducted at the Prisons Regional headquarters on the 24th July to 26th July, the following candidates have been Selected to join the Uganda Prisons service as recruit warders / wardresses.
SERVICE ORDERS PART II
1. Mr. John Bosco Tumwebaze, CP, Regional Prisons Commander Kampala Extra Region is transferred to Prisons Headquarters and appointed CP, Prisons Health Services.
2. Ms. Juliet Nantale, ACP, Regional Prisons Commander Central Region is transferred to Prisons Headquarters as ACP Welfare and Rehabilitation. She takes over from Mr. Rogers Nsubuga, ACWR who is retired from the Service.
3. Mr. Guster Kizza, SSP, Regional Prisons Commander East Central Region is transferred to Central Region as Regional Prisons Commander.
Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill vacant posts of Cadet Assistant Superintendents of Prisons existing in the Uganda Prisons Service (UPS).
Applications should be filled in triplicate on Public Service Form No. 3 (2008) and submitted to the Secretary, Prisons Authority, P. O. Box 7191, Kampala, Social Security House 4th Floor, Plot 4, Jinja Road, not later than 30th July 2019. Hand written applications are also acceptable.
The Commissioner general of Prisons informs the general public that recruitment of Recruit Warders / Wardresses into the Uganda Prisons Service shall take place throughout the country from 24th July, 2019 to 26th July, 2019 at all Fifteen Regional Prisons headquarters at Kabale, Mbarara, Masaka, Kampala, Mukono, Jinja, Mbale, Soroti, Moroto, Lira, Gulu, Arua, Masindi, Fort portal and Mubende.
All Applicants must be: -
1. Uganda Citizens aged 18 – 30 years.