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Closing date 11 September 2014

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Closing date 31 August 2014

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CPS Casework Quality Standards

Whether you're considering applying for a legal professional role or a non legal position we recommend you take some time and read over our Casework Quality Standards.  These are central to what we do, how we make decisions and the level of service we provide to the public we serve.

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Positive about disabled peopleWhen you join the Crown Prosecution Service you don't just get a challenging and rewarding career, you also get the bonus of an excellent benefits package.

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As a Crown Prosecutor you'll help deliver justice through firm, fair and efficient prosecutions. If you can bring both legal expertise and the power to generate confidence in our communities, please click here for more information about being a Crown Prosecutor.

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CPS awards

CPS Gender Benchmarking Award 2012

Gender and race campaigns Opportunity Now and Race for Opportunity have published lists of the top ten best performing organisations on ethnicity and gender following the UKs biggest race and gender benchmarking survey.


CPS Equal Opportunities Benchmarking Award 2012

A total of 67 public and private sector organisations took part in the survey, which focused on 30 key areas including career progression, recruitment, supplier diversity, and senior management and board representation. The CPS placed in the top ten public sector organisations for both ethnicity and gender.

Stonewall 'Top 100 Employers' award 2013

Now in its tenth year, the index from campaigning group Stonewall tracks the impact of workplace culture on gay, lesbian and bisexual employees and is a key barometer of diversity practices. The 2014 index, which also included a survey of more than 9,700 gay and lesbian employees, had 369 entries across many sectors, and the CPS appears at number 35.

Stonewall Star Performer Award 2013

The CPS LGBT Network was also awarded Star Performer Network, indicating that Network makes an invaluable contribution to the experience of LGB staff in the organisation and beyond.

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