Recruitment


Generally, the Irish Prison Service works with the Public Appointments Service to recruit staff to the Service. Employment opportunities will be advertised on this website and on the Public Appointments Service website: www.publicjobs.ie

 

Current Recruitment

OPEN COMPETITION FOR ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL OFFICER IN THE IRISH PRISON SERVICE – HEALTH AND SAFETY OFFICER 

The Irish Prison Service is an executive agency of the Department of Justice and Equality and is responsible for the provision of safe, secure and humane custody for those people committed to prison by the Courts.

The Irish Prison Service is now recruiting for the following role: ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL OFFICER IN THE IRISH PRISON SERVICE – HEALTH AND SAFETY OFFICER.

For further information please see the Information Booklet and Application Form which are below.  Please direct any queries regarding this competition to: ipsrecruitment@irishprisons.ie

The closing time and date for applications is 3pm, Thursday 27th June 2019.  Applications submitted after this time and date will not be accepted.

Assistant Principal Officer Health Safety Booklet

Assistant Principal Officer Health Safety Application form

 

OPEN COMPETITION FOR ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL OFFICER IN THE IRISH PRISON SERVICE – EMPLOYMENT LAW SPECIALIST 

The Irish Prison Service is an executive agency of the Department of Justice and Equality and is responsible for the provision of safe, secure and humane custody for those people committed to prison by the Courts.

The Irish Prison Service is now recruiting for the following role: ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL OFFICER IN THE IRISH PRISON SERVICE – EMPLOYMENT LAW SPECIALIST

For further information please see the Information Booklet and Application Form which are below.  Please direct any queries regarding this competition to: ipsrecruitment@irishprisons.ie

The closing time and date for applications is 3pm, Thursday 27th June 2019.  Applications submitted after this time and date will not be accepted

AP Employment Law Specialist Booklet AP Employment Law Application form

AP Employment Law Application form

 

LOCUM STAFF GRADE CLINICAL and COUNSELLING PSYCHOLOGISTS (OPEN) 

The IPS is seeking to engage a number of locum Staff Grade Psychologists for placements across the prison estate commencing immediately and over the coming months.*

We are interested in speaking with qualified Counselling and Clinical Psychologists as well those due to graduate in 2019.

It is anticipated that the IPS will advertise to recruit permanent Staff Grade Psychologists over the life of the next IPS Psychology Service Strategy (2019 – 2021). For further information, please contact Mr Brian Murray at CPL Recruitment on 00353 (0)1 482 5352 / 00353 (0)87 2226752 or brian.murray@cplhealthcare.com

*Please note that for positions in particular locations, consideration may be given to working arrangements.

Recruitment of Psychiatric, General and Dual Qualified Nurses

In partnership with the Irish Prison Service, CPL Healthcare are currently recruiting experienced Psychiatric, General and Dual Qualified Nurses for permanent full time and part time positions within the Irish Prison Service.

PRISON LOCATIONS: We are currently seeking Nurses for Prisons in all of the below areas:

  • Mountjoy Prison and The Dóchas Centre – North Dublin
  • Cloverhill and Wheatfield Prisons -West Dublin
  • Midlands Prison – Portlaoise

To apply please contact CPL Healthcare

EMAIL: IPS@CPLHEALTHCARE.COM OR CONTACT AOIFE ON PH: +353 1 482 5423

For further information please click here

– General recruitment –

The Irish Prison Service offers career opportunities that are challenging and demanding yet rewarding. The following information is provided to assist you in determining if the role of a Recruit Prison Officer is suitable for you. Thank you for taking the time to read it.

Information about Recruit Prison Officer role

Information about the Physical Competency Test

 

Previous Recruitment Competitions (Competitions Closed).

Open Competition for Director of Corporate Services in the Irish Prison Service HQ, Longford.

Assistant Principal OfficerEmployment Law, Finance, Health & Safety, ICT

Principal Officer
Information & Communication Technologies

Assistant Psychologist posts (12 month fixed contract) in the Irish Prison Service
Open Competition for Senior Psychologist Grade I in the Irish Prison Service
Open Competition for Staff Grade Psychologist (Grade II) in the Irish Prison Service
Open Competition for Staff Grade Psychologist (Grade II) in the National Violence Reduction Unit of the Irish Prison Service
Principal Psychologist Manager to the Psychology Service. (closing date 15 June 2018)
Grade II Psychologist in Midlands Prison (closing date 26th April 2018 )
Recruit Prison Officer (closing date 22 February 2018)
Executive Clinical Lead in the Irish Prison Service (closing date 23 February 2018)
Director of Finance, Estates and Central Procurement Unit and Director of Human Resources in the Irish Prison Service (closing date 15 September 2017)
Temporary Prison Officer in the Irish Prison Service (open to retired prison staff) closing date 20 July 2017

Senior Psychologist Grade 1 in the Irish Prison Service (competition closed 20 April 2017)

Assistant Psychologist in the Irish Prison Service (competition closed 24 March 2017)

Open Competition for Psychologist Grade II in the Irish Prison Service (Competition closed 15 December 2016)
Open Competition for Recruit Prison Officer (Competition closed 28 July 2016)
Open Competition for Prison Nurse in the Irish Prison Service (Competition closed 23 July 2015)
Open Competition for Prison Chaplain in the Irish Prison Service (Competition closed 11 June 2015)
Open Competition for Psychologist Grade II in the Irish Prison Service (Competition closed 25th September 2014)
Campus Governor Mountjoy Campus
Open Cometition for the position of Head of Irish Prison Service College (Governor III) – (Competition Closed 28 November 2013)
Prison Administrative and Support Officer (PASO) Grade 1
Prison Administrative and Support Officer (PASO) Grade 2
Prison Administration and Support Officer Grade 3 (PASO3)
Employee and Industrial Relations Officer
Head of Psychology at the Irish Prison Service