With such a broad remit we bring together skills and experience from a range of backgrounds as well as HR.

We have opportunities across our grades, wherever you are on your career journey we might have the right role for you – roles include People Support (EO), Project Support (HEO), Project Managers (SEO) and Team Leaders (G7).

We’re currently looking for people to join us in the following teams.

Change Delivery

As a team of HR, Project and Change Management professionals, Change Delivery works across all areas of the MoJ. Supporting, advising and challenging the business, we work with senior leaders to shape the delivery of organisational change and improve capability to plan and implement people and cultural change.

Leading and championing people-focused change, our vision is to enable the business to realise the benefits from its organisational change objectives.

Work with us, to shape the future of change delivery. 

We’re looking for people who can bring skills and experience from different backgrounds and help us develop innovative approaches to change delivery.

Join us and you’ll have opportunities to share and grow your expertise across different high-profile projects. We offer a range of permanent and fixed-term roles. And, as a national team spread across England and Wales, we fully embrace smarter working.

Examples of our work:

3rd Generation Shared Services Programme

The 3rd Generation Shared Services Programme has been set up to reinvent the way our HR and Finance Services work, putting user need at the heart of what we do. A dedicated Programme team has been established in the MoJ to progress planning and design for these new arrangements and to assess how best to implement Government Shared Service Strategy in the MoJ.

Modernising the Prison Estate

Leading people projects that contribute to change programmes increasing capacity and modernising the Prison Estate. We also provide change support to HR interventions and initiatives that improve capability, productivity and ways of working across the Prison estate, including advising on the development of workforce strategy through Prison Reforms and the Race Action Programme.

Probation Reform Programme


We supported the transfer of 7,320 staff into the new unified Probation Service from over 70 separate organisations

Prison Officer Apprenticeship


We influenced leaders in 37 prisons to agree and accept 380 candidates recruited directly
into a new prison officer apprenticeship enabling the Prison service to meet its strategic objective to professionalise our staff and improve our frontline services.

Workplace Adjustments


We designed and set up a new inhouse service to support staff and managers to make the right
workplace adjustment decisions. Enabling and engaging our staff to experience and enjoy a better workplace.

Offender Management in Custody


We enhanced offender engagement by training over 24,000 staff in mentoring prisoners with key work allowing prison officers to support, care and guide people to live better lives on release.

Diversity, Inclusion & Wellbeing Team

Diversity, Inclusion and Wellbeing is at the heart of everything we do, helping MoJ to be a great place to work where everyone can thrive by embedding best practice for our people. We ensure that  we have the right tools in place to be legally compliant and make change happen, empowering everyone to be the best of themselves at work.

Putting belonging at the heart of the MoJ means working alongside senior leaders, Champions, Networks and allies to change culture and practice so that MoJ reflects modern Britain and delivers the right policy and services first time.

Our roles enable talented colleagues to build deep expertise across our agenda especially race and LGBT+.

Join our passionate and talented team dedicated to ensuring that MoJ has Diversity, Inclusion and Wellbeing in its DNA – embedded, ensured and with empowered people that thrive.

HMPPS HR Business Partnering and Learning

The HMPPS HR team focuses on supporting senior leaders to improve performance delivery through effective people engagement, management, leadership and training. The team supports national, regional and local change programmes and priorities whilst delivering high quality customer service and professional HR advice within the business. The team help drive capability, development, talent and to build proficiency in workforce planning.

Join our national team enabling reform across our prison and probation services, creating meaningful change and improved employee experience; professionalising the workforce force and providing continued development for our prison officers. Improving the health of our workforce and championing the drive for change in how we deliver our services.

The other teams in our talented community are:

  • Workforce Planning, Insight & Research
  • Recruitment & Resourcing
  • Rewarding Work
  • Service Improvement & Assurance
  • Shared Services Commercial
  • Shared Services Strategy
  • Business Partnering
  • Business groups in MoJ Head Quarters
  • Talent & Capability
  • Organisational Effectiveness
  • People Services Policy and Reward
  • Diversity, Inclusion & Wellbeing
  • Civil Service Human Resources Casework
  • HMPPS Business Partnering