Operational Unit Manager

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As an Operational Unit Manager, you'll be based at one of our 13 prison establishments across Scotland. As well as having establishments 

across the central belt, we also have prison locations in Dumfries, Inverness and Grampian (Aberdeenshire). 

You’ll play a key role in supporting our organisation to achieve its vision of Unlocking Potential and Transforming Lives and in helping us to

 deliver our corporate plan. You’ll be a values based leader with accountability for a residential area or function within an establishment. This

 will involve ensuring the highest levels of safety and well-being for both your team and the people in our care, as well as creating an

 environment that fosters growth and development. This role offers a real opportunity to make a difference. 

We are not currently recruiting for Operational Unit Managers, however, you can set up a job alert by creating an account on our careers site here. When creating your job alert, select ‘Operational Manager (Pay Band F)’ in the job families section, and you will receive an email notification when any future vacancies are advertised.

Within SPS our mission is to provide services that help to transform the lives of the people in our care so that they can fulfil their 

potential and become responsible citizens. We deliver this through: 

  Custody             Managing safe and secure custodial environments;

  Order                   Providing stability and order that helps offenders to transform their lives

  Care                     Supporting well-being and treating with respect and humility all in our care; and  

  Opportunity     Providing opportunities which develop the potential of our staff; our partnerships and the people
   in our care  

This is underpinned by our organisational values:


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