Soft sell: inside info that prison job advert doesn’t mention

Jamestown prison: whitewashed building with blue balcony over barred door

The advertisement for the job of running St Helena’s prison makes it sound almost attractive. The “chance of a lifetime” job is described as “a challenging role in an outstanding setting” – apparently not a reference to conditions in the prison itself. There is no mention of the fact that the building has been declared unsuitable and […]