What are Civil Service jobs?

The civil service sector comprises jobs that enforce local and national laws and help implement government policies.  These include police and fire services, DVLA, tax and immigration control. 

A job within the civil service allows you to help make a difference in people’s lives.

When considering a role in the civil service, you need to research all the different departments, specialisms and agencies that make up the different sectors, which includes roles right at the heart of government.  There are roles available within business, sport, education, energy and health and social care to name just a few.  It does depend on what interests you. 

The Civil Service offers a graduate scheme called The Fast Stream and is for those looking for a graduate entry-level position.  These positions are designed to build leadership skills whilst offering the candidate a permanent position.