What are the benefits of working in the Civil Service?
A career in the civil service is not what you think it might be. It doesn’t have to be in London. Over three-quarters of our country’s civil servants work outside of London - in roles across all regions of the UK. And the jobs are wide-reaching and offer great training programmes. The Civil Service is committed to being confident, thoughtful and fair employer. Jobs in the Civil Service can be highly rewarding.
The government is one of the largest employers in the UK and it’s estimated that around one in five people in the UK making their living in this sector. There are quite literally hundreds of different jobs in different parts of government administration. That could be working in admin, accounting, promotions, diplomatic positions, procurement, social care and much more. There is also a lot of different ways to enter the sector - from apprenticeships to graduate schemes to fast-track processes for the senior managers. Search for civil service jobs here.
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The important point for many about working in the government sector is that you have impact directly on people’s lives. And the environment you work in is forward-thinking and open. Employee surveys show that government departments constantly outperform large organisations in regard to diversity targets.
There are more women in senior positions, strong BAME representation at all levels and disabled staff getting fair opportunity. Stonewall’s recently named the Ministry of Defence as one of the top employers for LGBT staff. This is why we’re proud to be work to find the right candidates for government jobs. Search available vacancies here.
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