Part of the package

As well as a competitive salary, you’ll receive two weeks of paid  training, a Civil Service pension, five weeks annual leave per year, and many other benefits, as well as access to a paid Level 2 Apprenticeship in Customer Service.

Earn while you learn

All of our training is paid, so you can start earning straight away. Your starting salary will depend on where you will be working.


The salary figures quoted are for a 37 hour working week inclusive of a 17% unsocial hours working allowance and any additional market supplement payment that will only be paid at certain locations.

Please click below to find our more about the classifications of our prisons.

Aylesbury, Bedford, Bullingdon, Coldingley, Cookham Wood, Elmley, Grendon, Highpoint, Huntercombe, Send, Standford Hill, Swaleside, The Mount

All other locations outside of London

Downview, Feltham, High Down

Belmarsh, Isis

Brixton, Pentonville, Wandsworth, Wormword Scubs

Career Progression

As part of our Operational Support team, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to progress your career within the prison workforce. You’ll be able to transition into back office support roles, or perhaps consider applying to be a prison officer and beyond.

As part of the national Prison and Probation service, you’ll have opportunities across the service.

Progression opportunities as an OSG