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Corrections Officers, Case Managers, Probation Officers - what’s the difference?

One of the questions that we get asked from applicants is around the differences between some of our key roles - in particular, Case Managers, Probation Officers, and Corrections Officers.

Reflections from our new recruits

Kyrah, Paige, Owen and Will are all recently graduated recruits. They share what they have learnt about the Corrections Officer role since they started - both through training and their time on the floor.


What's involved with a community work project?

There is a lot more that goes into a community work project than meets the eye. Our Community Work team shares what’s involved and what makes a project a success. 

Where can your career go as a Corrections Officer?

For many people, becoming a Corrections Officer is just the start of their journey at Ara Poutama Aotearoa.

What makes a great probation officer? Insights from a Service Manager and District Manager

With the majority in the corrections system being managed in the community, probation officers play an important role at Corrections, motivating change, ensuring compliance and helping people to access support…