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Procurement Administrator (P/T 18.5 hours) - HMP & YOI Grampian

HMP & YOI Grampian

Closing Date:10 Mar 2024 23:55 GMT
RC Chaplain

HMP Perth

Closing Date:6 Mar 2024 23:55 GMT
Links Centre Admin - Part Time

HMP Inverness

Closing Date:7 Mar 2024 23:55 GMT
Prison Officer - Residential - HMP Edinburgh and HMP Perth

HMP Edinburgh,HMP Perth

Closing Date:11 Mar 2024 10:00 GMT
Operations Officer - HMP Kilmarnock

HMP Kilmarnock

Closing Date:8 Mar 2024 16:00 GMT
Operations Officer - Glasgow and Surrounding Area

CCU - Lilias (Glasgow),HMP Barlinnie,HMP Greenock,HMP Low Moss,HMP Shotts

Closing Date:8 Mar 2024 23:55 GMT
Electricians - Various Locations Across Scotland

HMP Barlinnie,HMP Edinburgh,HMP Glenochil,HMP Greenock,HMP Inverness,HMP Low Moss,HMP Perth,HMP Shotts,HMYOI Polmont,Various locations across Scotland

Closing Date:25 Feb 2024 23:55 GMT
Joiners - Various Locations Across Scotland

HMP Barlinnie,HMP Castle Huntly,HMP Inverness,Various locations across Scotland

Closing Date:25 Feb 2024 23:55 GMT
Plumber - Various Locations Across Scotland

HMP & YOI Stirling,HMP Barlinnie,HMP Perth,HMP Shotts,Various locations across Scotland

Closing Date:25 Feb 2024 23:55 GMT
Electricians - HMP Edinburgh

HMP Edinburgh

Closing Date:25 Feb 2024 23:55 GMT
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