Additional information on the operation of the National Probation Service.
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Full time equivalent staff in post for the National Probation Service (NPS) the end of each financial year. (Workforce data for private sector Community Rehabilitation Companies is not published).
For further context and commentary, please see the HMPPS Workforce Statistics Bulletin
|Year||Staff in post (National Probation Service)|
March 2019 9,879
At 30 Jun 2019 there were 9,750 FTE staff in post.
Sickness absence (average working days lost per FTE staff) for all National Probation Service staff. (Workforce data for private sector Community Rehabilitation Companies is not published).
|Year||Staff sickness (National Probation Service)|
Apr 2018 to Mar 2019 10.4
For the 12 months to 30 Jun 2019 there were an average of 10.6 working days lost to sickness for NPS staff.