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Prison jobs

Prison officer

Create a safe environment where adult offenders can focus on rehabilitation.

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Prison operational support

Play a crucial role in keeping prisons safe and running smoothly.

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Forensic psychologist

Assess risk and treat behaviour to support the rehabilitation of offenders.

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Prison catering

Use your catering qualifications and skills to feed an entire prison.

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Prison instructors

Run an on-site engineering workshop and teach offenders valuable skills.

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Youth justice worker

Help 12 to 18 year olds in custody to learn skills for a crime-free life.

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Probation jobs

Probation officer

Supervise and support offenders on parole or adapting to life after leaving prison.

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Probation services officer

Settle lower risk offenders into the community as a first step to being a probation officer.

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Careers with a difference

Prison and probation jobs are tough and rewarding.

Play your part in helping to turn lives around. Receive great training, benefits and career opportunities in return.

Civil Service benefits

  • 25 days annual holiday
pension schemes of up to 20% of your salary
  • childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme, travel loans and other benefits

Training and support

Probation and prison service jobs offer you support and training at every step of your career.

From initial training to on-going specialist courses, you will be able to advance and develop.

Welcoming and diverse

We welcome your applications and make every effort to include all people and embrace difference – whatever your background and whoever you are.

It’s vital that our justice system is as diverse as the society we serve. Diversity plays an important part in our organisation and that’s why we actively encourage applications from diverse groups.