HR & Recruitment Careers

We offer HR careers in both generalist and specialist roles, with excellent development and progression opportunities. Within each prison a team of HR professionals provide HR advice, guidance and support across a range of HR policies and practices. Supporting management colleagues, your role will include effective case management, delivery of internal and external recruitment, maintenance and management of HR systems and effective management of workforce planning requirements.


Our prison based HR teams are complimented and supported by a team of HR professionals at our Headquarters and College, responsible for a number of areas including policy development, complex case management advice, resourcing, pay and pensions, equality and diversity and HR systems development.

Regardless of which HR career you embark upon, you will find the nature of our work varied and interesting as well as extremely rewarding. Your personal and professional development will be encouraged and supported as you help us to unlock the potential and transform the lives of those in our care, making Scotland a safer place for us to live and work.

To find out if we are currently recruiting for HR professionals and to apply, please visit our Current Vacancies page.