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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.

Carmarthen

14 days ago

Administration Apprentice
HSE Health and Safety Executive

Salary: £19,340

Job Description: HSE’s mission is to prevent people being killed, injured or made ill by work activities. To prevent death and injury, we help businesses and people understand how the laws to keep people safe at work affect them and provide guidance on what to do. To help us achieve this we employ the largest c...

HSE Health and Safety Executive

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London

16 hours ago

London

16 hours ago

London

16 hours ago

London

16 hours ago

Deputy Chief Scientific Adviser
Home Office

Salary: £68,000k (Cabinet Office rules apply to existing Civil Servants) - £90,000k

Home Office

Birmingham

16 hours ago

Milton Keynes

16 hours ago

Aberdeen

18 hours ago