Unlocked Graduates
graduate scheme

Graduates Leadership Development Programme

Job description

Applications for the Unlocked Graduates Leadership Development Programme are now open! Apply now to secure your position.

Did you know that reoffending costs around £18bn a year? With the data showing that nearly half of adult prisoners reoffend within one year of release.

The Unlocked Graduates award-winning two-year Leadership Development Programme is for ambitious graduates of all subjects who are driven to help lead reform on the frontline as prison officers. With support from Unlocked, many of our graduates start up projects aimed at rehabilitation and reforming prison policy.

Networking opportunities have seen graduates speak at the House of Lords, attend international conferences, share best practice with prisons in the USA and Norway and win awards like the Prime Ministers award.

As a Times Top 100 graduate employer, we offer a range of benefits:

  • Avstarting salary of up to £38K.
  • A fully-funded bespoke master’s degree.
  • Work placement opportunities with our leading corporate partners – including Clifford Chance, PwC and the Ministry of Justice.
  • Group support and 1-1 mentoring on offer.
  • Ongoing networking and development opportunities throughout and following our two-year programme.

This is your chance to join the graduate Leadership Development Programme that see’s participants launch award-winning innovation acceleration projects and make real changes to prisoners lives through phenomenal rehabilitative work.

This is two years to become a leader. One opportunity to change society. Is it for you?

What we are looking for

Accepted degree subjects


Additional job details

UK wide
£30,000 - £38,000

Contract, dates and working times


How to apply

Early application is advised. As we recruit as applications come in.

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 31 January 2024

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Closing date:  31 January 2024

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