Our People

Asim and Michelle talk about their career journeys and development within the Civil Service.

Our Departments

The Civil Service is divided into departments, which deal with areas such as education, health and defence. Most departments have their own agencies dealing with specialist subjects.

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.

Discover our departments

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In 2020 I rejoined the Civil Service working on a part-time basis at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport. I began my Level 5 Apprenticeship (Foundation Degree) a few months from starting in post. I knew I'd come back when I left the Civil Service 3 years ago and I'm so glad I did.

Cylina AddaiResourcing Business Partner, DCMS

Our Professions

Every Civil Service job is also part of a profession – everything from front line work to human resources.

Your profession offers career development pathways & frameworks, training and development programmes and networking opportunities – plus the chance to work on major cross-government projects.

Discover our professions

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Our interactive map shows live Civil Service job vacancies near you!

You’ll find job vacancies across the UK – in fact, over 80% of our jobs are based outside London. The job opportunities displayed represent the vacancies available in the majority of our ministerial departments and larger agencies. We want the Civil Service to be a brilliant place to work, wherever you're based.

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Civil Service Apprenticeships

Our new Civil Service Apprenticeships page showcases the benefits of becoming an Apprentice in the Civil Service. The 'Find a Civil Service Apprenticeship' button on the new page provides direct access to apprenticeship vacancies in the Civil Service Jobs portal. Opportunities available include Higher & Degree Apprenticeships. You can access our new page via the 'Ways to Join' page where it is listed with other ways to join the Civil Service.

To discover the new Civil Service Apprenticeships page click here