Prison Officer

£17,521 rising to £22,245
15 Sep 2016
13 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Careers – Scottish Prison Service

Prison Officer

We are currently recruiting Prison Officers across Scotland, including locations in the north: Inverness and Aberdeen, the South: Dumfries and Central Scotland, including Edinburgh, Perth and Falkirk areas.

As a Prison Officer, you will be in a unique position of being able to make a real difference to the community that you live in and be at the very heart of delivering the SPS vision by ‘Helping to build a safer Scotland by unlocking potential and transforming lives’. Your role will be challenging and immensely rewarding, with responsibility for maintaining the custody and order of individuals whilst facilitating opportunities for those you are responsible for to maintain contact with their families, access education and training and ultimately assist them on their journey to be contributory citizens within our communities.

Contributing towards the prevention and management of challenging behaviour; you will provide safe and secure custodial services that empower offenders to take responsibility and transform their lives.

The Person:

  • Integrity
  • Honesty
  • Caring
  • Confident
  • Humility
  • Resilient
  • Excellent Communicator
  • Empathetic
  • Team Player
  • Enthusiastic
  • Open Minded
  • Listening Skills

The Job:

  • Job Security
  • Rewarding
  • Work Life Balance
  • Transforming Lives
  • Challenging Behaviours
  • Unlocking Peoples Potential
  • Career Progression
  • Management Opportunities
  • Excellent Working Conditions

The Rewards:

  • Starting salary £17,521 rising to £22,245.
  • Civil Service Pension Scheme.
  • Occupational Sick Pay.
  • Annual Leave – 34 rising to 42 days.
  • Free Parking.
  • Free Staff Gymnasium.

For further information on the Scottish Prison Service and to apply, please visit our website by the “Apply” button on this page.

SPS will not tolerate any form of discrimination. If you cannot promote and demonstrate dignity, respect and equality, please don’t apply.

The Scottish Prison Service is fully committed to Equal Opportunities and Diversity