Corrections Officers, also known as Prison Officers, are responsible for the monitoring and containment of prisoners in penal or rehabilitative institutions. Corrections Officers may also guard prisoners when in transit. This role involves recording information about prisoner activities, searching prisoners, vehicles, and cells, and conducting head counts.Corrections Officers must be capable of learning new skills and information quickly and must also be confident directing others and taking responsibility for others. Corrections Officers should work well in team situations, be organised, and be detail focused. It is essential that they follow rules and guidelines carefully, and that they cope well with pressure and change.