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.

Discover our departments

Cecilia Da Forno Community Award Charity 2018

After experiencing long-lasting depression, I am now a Mental Health Champion, supporting colleagues and Fast Streamers across government and spearheading new resilience and wellbeing initiatives. I love my job and the opportunity to make a real difference every day.

Cecilia Da FornoFast Stream Cohort Leader

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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EU Exit Policy Adviser Roles - we're making history and you could be part of it!

In DExEU, we attract the most capable minds needed to make history; by delivering Brexit and building a deep and special relationship with the EU. We're looking for Policy Advisers, and we'd love to hear from you if you are an analytically minded team player with good communication skills. All the better if you have relevant experience in EU regulations, management consultancy or working in, or with, national or local government.

Find out more here.