What we do

The Civil Service helps the government of the day develop and implement its policies as effectively as possible.

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Work for us

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Jobs website

The Civil Service helps the government of the day develop and deliver its policies as effectively as possible. Becoming a civil servant could be as simple as applying for one of the many jobs advertised on our jobs website.

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Join the Fast Stream

The Fast Stream is ranked among the top five of The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers. Whichever way you lead, when you take up a place you’ll begin to build the kind of career that will have a real impact on the way the country is run.

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Join the Fast Track Apprenticeship Scheme

Apprenticeships are at the heart of the Government’s drive to equip people of all ages with the skills employers need to compete in a global market.

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Join the conversation

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If you went to one of our Civil Service Live learning events, want to know what happened, or want to discuss some of the sessions join our Yammer! group and keep the conversation going. Only accessible to civil servants.


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Civil Service

The Civil Service blog publishes news and features about Civil Service reform. It also showcases the work and highlights examples of good practice by civil servants across government.

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Civil Service Quarterly

CSQ publishes articles by civil servants about the work they do.

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Civil Service Local

Civil Service Local trials new ways of working together, and offers regional learning opportunities and local community projects.

Civil Service Reform

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We want to make the Civil Service more skilled, digital and unified. Many aspects of the Civil Service are already world class. However there are lots of areas where it needs to modernise and change in order to provide better services for the public and better value for money to taxpayer

Civil Service Learning

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Civil Service Learning provides courses and resources for developing skills common to all UK civil servants in all Civil Service roles.

Civil Service Pensions

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This is for current and prospective members of the Civil Service pension arrangements. It also contains links to information for past members who are not yet receiving their pension.

There are also links for pensioners who are already receiving their Civil Service pension.

Contact the Civil Service

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General enquiries

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