Entry into the Civil Service

Becoming a Civil Servant could be as simple as applying for one of the many jobs advertised on this website.

We also offer a variety of fast track routes for promising graduates and experienced professionals.

Last updated - 17th November 2009

Our Fast Stream programme is an exciting way for graduates to join the Civil Service and try different roles to gain experience quickly. The Fast Stream has won the Times Employer of Choice for the Public Sector award 3 years running! Click here for futher information on the award.

The professional entry routes encourage people with skills developed in the private sector to transfer into the Civil Service at the right level. You can then apply those skills to make a real difference to our everyday lives. There are 22 different professions covered, and a number of different ways to apply.