Our Departments

The Civil Service is divided into departments, which deal with areas such as education, health and defence. Most departments have their own agencies dealing with specialist subjects.

Whatever your passion – from the environment to international development, there’s a department or agency to match.

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I founded the Public Sector Neurodiversity Network to connect people with neurodivergent conditions, raise awareness and offer support. Staff networks help make the Civil Service a great place to work.

Tia ShafeeDisability Inclusion Policy Manager, Civil Service HR

Our Professions

Every Civil Service job is also part of a profession – everything from front line work to human resources.

Your profession offers networking opportunities, training and development programmes – plus the chance to work on major cross-government projects.

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Chances are there's a Civil Service opportunity near you

You’ll find opportunities across the UK – in fact, over 80% of our jobs are based outside London. Our locations include Belfast, Blackpool, East Kilbride and Swansea. We want the Civil Service to be a brilliant place to work, wherever you're based.

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Ministry of Defence: Commercial Graduate Programme

As a member of the Ministry of Defence Commercial team you will play a key part in helping to equip and support the armed forces for everything from disaster relief and reconstruction to peacekeeping and humanitarian aid. We will train and support you throughout our graduate programme which provides a succession of challenging placements, tailored to giving you the widest possible experience across the Defence Commercial Function.

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