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Human resources

Human resources Civil servants who work in prisons are the driving force behind the modernisation and humanisation of the prison system; they are committed, dedicated, hardworking professionals.

In a prison system whose objective is social reintegration, it is essential to have teams of qualified, highly involved professionals. Success or failure in the task is largely in their hands. That is why it is necessary to make prison an attractive place in which to work.

The work of prison personnel is aimed at carrying out the tasks that the Prison System has been assigned; these are, the detainment and custody of persons detained, imprisoned and sentenced, in addition to the re-education and social reintegration of those sentenced to prison terms and security measures entailing the deprivation of liberty, as well as providing social assistance for inmates, ex-prisoners and their relatives.

Both civil servants and in-house staff currently work in prisons; they are employed in both the different prisons and in central services.

To january 1, 2017, the General Secretariat of Penitentiary Institutions developed its functions with 24.754 employees between the different bodies of civil servants and the workforce.

To these professionals there would be that to add the 412 employees that lend their service in the Agency for Prison Work and Training for Employement.

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Puestos de trabajo

La labor del personal que trabaja al servicio de la Institución Penitenciara está encaminada a la consecución de los fines que tiene...

Procesos selectivos

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Las necesidades de personal de toda la Administración General del Estado se recoge, anualmente, en la Oferta de Empleo Público, que se aprueba por el Gobierno en el primer trimestre de cada año.

Formación y promoción

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El proceso de modernización y la creación de nuevos establecimientos penitenciarios en la Administración Penitenciaria han conllevado un incremento considerable de sus recursos humanos, y también la necesidad de formar adecuadamente al personal que trabaja...

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  • El personal laboral que presta sus servicios para la Administración General del Estado son las personas incorporadas a la misma...

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