Civil Service Care Leaver Internship Scheme Now Open for Applications

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22 September 2020
If you are a care leaver, aged between 18 and 30, the Civil Service’s internship scheme is now open for you!

What is the Civil Service?

The Civil Service delivers public services and supports the government to develop and implement its policies. The work civil servants do has an impact on all aspects of life in the UK, from education and the environment, to transport and defence. Civil servants ensure the effective running of government and provide the best possible services to the public. You can find out more about the Civil Service and its role in the UK, by visiting the Civil Service website.


Why work for the Civil Service?

Working for the Civil service can provide you with a huge amount of benefits, including skill development, a supportive team structure and a variety of career paths. You will play a part in the lives of people throughout the UK while also receiving comprehensive benefits and working flexible hours. There is more information about working for the Civil Service on their website.


What is the Civil Service Care Leaver Scheme?

This particular Internship scheme is open to application for those who:

  • Are aged between 18 and 30 (as of 31st December 2020)
  • Qualified for a leaving care support package when you left care.
  • Have few or no qualifications- this post does not require qualifications


There are two roles available, with 100 positions for each across the UK. You can find out more about the role of Administrative Officer and about the role of Executive Officer on the OXME opportunities site.

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