Working for the Civil Service
Discover a universe of possibilities in the Civil Service. We support the government of the day to implement its policies effectively on behalf of every community across the UK. This means we have a truly astonishing range of career paths from you can choose.
The Civil Service - How it Works
Want to hear more about what it’s like to work in the Civil Service? Take a look at these videos!
Whatever your passion – from the environment to promoting the UK's interests overseas, welfare & the economy to keeping our country safe, there’s a department or agency to match.
Once you join the Civil Service you'll become part of a profession. Your profession offers networking opportunities, career routes, training and development programmes - and a real sense of belonging. There's also scope to work in other professions. So whatever your passion, to specialise or try something new, there's a path for you.
The Civil Service has locations right across the UK. Wherever you live, you can find opportunities close to home.
I wasn’t given much encouragement at school. Just the opposite really. Now I’m on the Fast track scheme, managing a contract for over 6,000 apprentices. To prove people wrong has been a big driver.
How to Apply
These pages are full of information and guidance to help you make the best application you can. Hear top-tips from recruitment experts and read how to write a great CV.
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Return to the National Careers Week Hub to find more information about joining the Civil Service.
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Have you seen our vlogs?
Here you can find our hub of vlogs from apprentices to experienced civil servants explaining why they think the Civil Service is a great place to work.
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