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Jobs at Directgov

Directgov is one of the most popular government websites with over 20 million visitors a month. It’s a growing organisation and puts time and money into finding new ways of delivering public services using digital media. Find a job at Directgov and read how working at Directgov gives you flexible working and plenty of career support.

Current vacancies

Current job vacancies at Directgov are listed below.

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Why work for Directgov?

Working at Directgov gives you the chance to work on the UK’s official website. You’ll be making a real difference to your fellow citizens by helping provide a digital service that’s helpful and easy to use.

Your working hours

Working at Directgov allows you to work flexibly to balance your work and personal life. You’ll benefit from:

  • up to 30 days annual leave plus public holidays and 2.5 extra days a year
  • family friendly policies including part time and part year contracts, generous maternity, paternity and adoption leave and a childcare vouchers scheme
  • flexible working hours whenever possible, varying your start and finish times
  • 24 hour access to confidential advice, counselling and legal services
  • tax free donations to charity through your pay packet
  • gym and canteen facilities

Your career

Working at Directgov will give you career support with:

  • a formal induction
  • clear work objectives and development plans
  • a chance to develop your talent through a formal ‘talent framework programme’
  • training and development programmes for managers and leaders

Your rewards

Directgov is part of the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). Your salary is reviewed each year through negotiations with trade unions and pay is measured against other government departments and the private sector. Working at Directgov allows to to join one of two pension schemes with a significant employer contribution.

As well as your salary, working at Directgov gives you the chance to:

  • earn a performance bonus
  • get an interest-free salary loan, eg for a season ticket
  • get other benefits and discounts if you subscribe to organisations DWP has agreements with, eg Civil Service Motoring Association

Directgov’s retirement policy lets you choose how long you want to remain in work after reaching the minimum pension age.

Other job vacancies

You can search for vacancies in government departments, executive agencies and certain non-departmental public bodies on the Civil Service website. You can also find out more about working in the Civil Service.

See ‘public sector careers’ if you’re interested in a job in:

  • a local council
  • teaching
  • the NHS
  • the emergency services
  • the armed forces

For other jobs, Jobcentre Plus has one of Britain’s largest databases of vacancies. For advice on looking for work and applying for a job, see the jobseekers section.

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