I haven’t written a blog post, or anything really, in quite a while and so have decided a new instalment of my career taster days is well overdue. Previously I have written about working as a Curse Breaker, an Auror and a Healer at St. Mungos. This time I have decided to explore what it would be like to work as a Prison Guard in Azkaban.
Guarding the Wizarding Prison
Most people you know can just apparate into work; they don’t have to go through rigorous security checks or be probed with Secrecy Sensors before getting shunted onto a small self-propelled row boat in the middle of the North Sea. Your trip to the island is always bitterly cold but nothing compared to the chill that awaits you on the Island. Nothing compared to the ice of the Dementors. The monstrous stronghold that is Azkaban Prison looms on the horizon, razor rocks jutting cruelly from the base of the fortress. Just looking at it brings that creeping feeling of dread; it crawls up from your toes, spreads like ice water through your body. Knowing that you will have to endure this chill and dread for a week is the worst thing. You work one week on, two weeks off and the pay is more than adequate; yet you feel stuck, trapped in your job. Read more