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Civil Service Jobs are frequently referred to as Government jobs with employees known as Civil Servants.  As of March 2017, according to the ONS (Office of National Statistics), 419,399 people were employed as civil servants (an increase of 1056 over March 2016). Around 98,000 of these job roles are currently filled by part-time members of staff.  The various jobs in government can be in central or local government. The largest government departments include the Home Office, Cabinet Office, HMRC and DWP.

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Civil Service jobs and responsibilities vary considerably on the day-to-day services that run public life to the very top of Government assisting the Prime Minister and the Cabinet to make decisions affecting the UK on an national and International level.

Some of the responsibilities of the Civil Service include:

  •      paying benefits and pensions
  •      running employment services
  •      running prisons
  •      issuing driving licences

There are job opportunities to work on policy development and implementation, including analysts, project managers, digital/IT specialists, lawyers and economists.

Many government departments and their agencies accommodate flexible working, job sharing, flexi-time and have a generous annual leave package.

Civil Service Job Market

Government departments are working to increase the diversity across the civil service. As of March 2017, of those who declared their ethnicity, 11.6% were from an ethnic minority, while 9.9% of the workforce declared themselves as disabled.

There is focus across the Civil Service to attract and recruit digital and IT specialists, with DWP and HMRC going through large-scale digitisation programmes.

Civil Service Salary Information

According to ONS, the median gross annual earnings (excluding overtime or one-off bonuses) for Civil Service employees were £25,900, an increase of £550 (2.2%) on 31 March 2016.

Buxton

11 days ago

Electrical Engineer
Health and Safety Executive

Salary: £29,840 - £34,191

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is the independent regulator for work-related health and safety. We act in the public interest to reduce work-related illness, death and serious injury across Great Britain’s workplaces. This exciting opportunity will be based in the Science Division of the HSE at our stat...

Health and Safety Executive

premium

Bedford

17 hours ago

London

17 hours ago

London

17 hours ago

Hounslow

17 hours ago

Luton

17 hours ago

Field Interviewer Luton/Milton Keynes
ONS (Office for National Statistics)

Salary: Actual salary paid for pro-rata hours is £10,357 - Plus mileage allowance of up to 45 pence per mile.

ONS (Office for National Statistics)

London

17 hours ago

Senior Buyer
Public Health England

Salary: £25,886 - £31,193 per annum

Public Health England

North East

17 hours ago

London

17 hours ago

Stoke-on-Trent

17 hours ago

Market Harborough

17 hours ago

Manchester

17 hours ago

North West England

17 hours ago

Bristol

17 hours ago