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East Midlands

Champion the East Midlands close to home

This is your opportunity to do nationally important, society-enhancing work right here in the East Midlands. These influential UK Civil Service jobs, traditionally located in London, are now being based all across the region.

Join us and you won’t just be doing work for your region, but on behalf of the whole country.

A queue of Typhoon FGR4 jets, based at RAF Coningsby in the East Midlands

West Midlands talent – Career opportunities closer to home

The Civil Service influences everything from employment to social care, education to energy, and industry to inclusion. You won’t need to focus on one area either.

The great benefit of a career with us is that you can move around – as well as up – experiencing a wide variety of career challenges and experiences found almost nowhere else.

The Civil Service career offer

When you begin your career in the Civil Service you will join an inclusive team, with exciting opportunities to help shape what happens within society.

In recent years, civil servants have worked on areas that have had a big impact on citizens, including the COVID-19 response, EU exit and international trade, cyber security, and the economy, to name a few.

The UK Civil Service offers many different avenues for potential applicants to join our organisation, including the Civil Service Fast Stream and Civil Service Apprenticeships.

Have a look, and see if any of them are right for you.

Portrait of Rowena Limb, Interim Director, Cities and Local Growth Unit

“Relocating roles, at all levels, in the East Midlands, is a great way to attract regional talent and open up opportunities to people from all areas of the East Midlands, to work in Derby, Leicester, Lincoln, Northampton and Nottingham. Consider joining us and making a difference to people’s lives.”

Rowena Limb

Interim Director, Cities and Local Growth Unit

Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities

These are roles of real influence. As well as having a national significance, you’ll join a group of people acting as the collective voice of the East Midlands, ensuring that Whitehall and Westminster understand the needs and goals of diverse communities from Nottingham to Leicester, Loughborough to Lincoln, and everywhere in between.

The Civil Service is an exciting environment to work in, we support the government of the day to deliver policies that affect local communities, support the economy and benefit society.

Where could you work?

  • HM Revenue and Customs
  • HM Courts and Tribunals Service
  • Ministry of Defence
  • The Insolvency Service
  • Natural England
  • Office for National Statistics
  • Department for Education
  • Government Property Agency

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