Scottish Prison Service
3.2 out of 5 stars.
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Scottish Prison Service Careers and Employment

About the company

  • CEO
    Colin McConnell
  • Founded
  • Company size
    1001 to 5,000
  • Revenue
    £5m to £25m
  • Industry
    Government & Public Administration
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Prisoner Services Assistant

Kirk of Shotts

4 days ago

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6 days ago

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Administrator (Estates Department)


13 days ago

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Head of Improvement


12 days ago

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Maintenance Contracts Manager


11 days ago

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Installation & Maintenance

Maintenance Person
£28,868 per year
Maintenance Engineer
£23,203 per year
Maintenance Mechanic
£26,149 per year
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Rating overview

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Prison Chaplain in HMP & YOI Polmont, HMP Low Moss
on 5 June 2020
A team atmosphere.
The Scottish Prison Service offers a stable job, with a strong pension and opportunities for rapid career progression. It is a caring environment, working with vulnerable people.
Chaplain in Greenock, Inverclyde
on 19 January 2021
Great organisation
Rewarding work in a team situation where there are great challenges but wonderful rewards in your dealings with colleagues and prisoners. Clear setting of goals and objectives.
Residential Officer in SPSC
on 30 July 2020
The SPS College is nothing but so called senior management trying to project power. Big fish in a little pond, sent to the college to get them out of sight and out of mind of where the SPS require real management, which is within the jails. You will be fed lies and stories, and if your face doesn't fit they will use their 'power' to get you out. Steer well clear.
Residential Prison Officer in Glasgow, Glasgow
on 28 July 2020
The prison college is complete corruption if your face doesn’t fit, avoid like the plaque. Had to involve lawyers and MPs about how myself and fellow recruits have been treated.
Mechanical Maintenance Engineer in HMP Glenochil and HMP Polmont
on 14 July 2020
The management are bullies, the work is very simple for the qualifications required and therefore a lot of overqualified people working becoming bored and lazy.
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