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HMPPS careers

Prison jobs, including prison officer, operational support and instructor roles in HM Prison Service.



Working for HM Prison Service can make a difference. By getting here you have already decided you have the right blend of qualities to join us.

Day to day, you’ll help to create a safe, secure environment where the people in our care can be rehabilitated. In return, you’ll receive a secure job and rewarding career, as well as great training, excellent benefits and the chance to change lives for the better.

Find out more at the prison and probation jobs website and in the attached documents.

Operational support

We employ operational support grades for a wide variety of duties.

To find out more about this role and to apply, visit

Published 14 July 2015
Last updated 8 January 2019 + show all updates
  1. Operational Support ink on Prison Officer HTML updated to new website.

  2. Added new link and Operational Support information.

  3. Operations Assistant page updated

  4. First published.