How do I get a job with the CPS?
Steps to Becoming a Child Protective Services Worker
- Step 1: Earn a Bachelor’s Degree. A bachelor’s degree is a common requirement to become a CPS worker.
- Step 2: Gain Employment in a Child Protective Services Agency.
- Step 3: Consider an Advanced Degree.
- Step 4: Complete Continuing Education and Leadership Training.
How much do CPS earn UK?
Salaries for CPS crown prosecutors start from £27,393 (in London, £29,296 plus a £3,000 allowance). Senior crown prosecutors earn £42,224 (in London, £43,807 plus a £3,000 allowance).
What is the job of the CPS?
Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) lawyers are responsible for examining police evidence, deciding whether to take criminal proceedings through to court prosecution stage, preparing cases for court and conducting prosecutions. They are known as crown prosecutors and are employed by the CPS, which is a government agency.
Do all cases go to CPS?
All cases will have their first hearing in the magistrates’ court, and the more serious cases will then move to the Crown Court. The CPS considers all cases in accordance with the Code for Crown Prosecutors, which sets out the principles the CPS will apply when making decisions about whether or not to prosecute.