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Civil Service Careers

If you are interested in a career in the Civil Service or you are an existing civil servant, these Cabinet Office services are designed to help you develop your career.

Civil Service Recruitment Gateway
Details of how to find vacancies in the Civil Service, including opportunities for existing civil servants.

Civil Service Recruitment Gateway ­ internal vacancies
Existing civil servants can log in to the Recruitment Gateway for access to internal Civil Service vacancies.

Opportunities for public sector and private sector workers to gain and share experience in new areas through secondments, mentoring, discussion groups and other schemes, including opportunities in Europe.

EU Careers Gateway
Opportunities to work in European Union institutions on a temporary or permanent basis.

Fast Stream
The route to senior Civil Service careers for graduates.

Civil Service Fast Stream Diversity Programme
The Diversity Programme encourages and supports graduates from all backgrounds to join the Civil Service Fast Stream, regardless of age, gender, race, disability or sexual orientation.

European Fast Stream
The European Fast Stream offers experience in the UK Civil Service, working on European issues and in contact with EU institutions. Your postings may also include positions in the European Commission. The European Fast Stream can lead to a career as an EU civil servant.

Government Communication Network
The Government Communication Network is a network of communication specialists working in government departments and agencies across the UK. Government Communication Network staff can gain expertise in a wide range of communications disciplines by moving within the network.

Public Appointments vacancies
Access to vacancies for public appointments on the boards of national and regional public bodies.