In part three of our UK Civil Service jobs guide, we covered a wide range of different Civil Service departments and job roles in the UK. Now, in the fourth and final instalment of this blog, we’ll finish looking over the list of UK Civil Service jobs, and what each department does.
Office for National Statistics
The Office for National Statistics is responsible for monitoring and logging statistics and data in regards to the UK public, including essential statistics on migration, employment, and homelessness. Every ten years, the Office for National Statistics conducts a census of every home in England Wales, and this information is then stored and used to improve government policies and initiatives.
Serious Fraud Office
The Serious Fraud Office is the leading body in counteracting corruption and fraud in the United Kingdom. The SFO works throughout the criminal justice sector and with law enforcement to ensure compensation for victims of fraud, and that justice is delivered to those who commit such acts. The SFO deals with the biggest cases; their aim is ultimately to ensure that the UK’s reputation as a world-leading financial hub is safe and secure, and to protect the financial wellbeing of the citizens of the UK.
Valuation Office Agency
The Valuation Office Agency deal with a wide range of issues relating to valuation and housing: primarily however they deal with property taxes and providing UK citizens with financial guidance and support. The agency values every type of property in the UK, from homes to airports to public venues and entertainment premises. The work that the Valuation Office Agency do is vital in securing public funding for essential services, such as hospitals and roads.
Vehicle Certification Agency
The Vehicle Certification Agency provide testing and certification to automotive makers within the UK – including global car brands and other manufacturers. With automotive technology developing at a rate like never before, there’s never been a better time to apply for a job which puts you at the forefront of that development. Furthermore, the Vehicle Certification Agency plays an enormous role in the fight against climate change, and in making the vehicles of today more carbon friendly.
Attorney General’s Office
The role of the Attorney General’s Office (AGO) is to provide legal guidance to the Attorney General of the UK, who in turn offers legal guidance to the government. The AGO works in the public interest, offering support to Law Officers, and also reviewing judicial sentences when necessary.
Office of the Leader of the House of Commons
The Office of the Leader of the House of Commons (OLHC) is focused upon providing support, planning and assistance to the currently serving Leader of the House of Commons. With this in mind, the OLHC has a significant impact upon governmental policy and the way the UK is governed.
Office of the Secretary of State for Wales
The Office of the Secretary of State of Wales primary responsibility is to offer guidance and support to the Welsh Secretary, thereby ensuring that the bests interest of Wales are represented when making governmental decisions in the United Kingdom.
Finding Your Perfect UK Civil Service Job
We hope you’ve enjoyed our series on UK Civil Service Jobs. With the information from this 4 part series, you should be more than equipped to go out and start applying for governmental departments, and making a real difference to the UK. Check out the information below for more tips!