The Civil Services is a group of government departments that support the delivery of government policies. The Civil service is politically impartial and will work alongside whichever party is in power. As a branch of government, the Civil Services impacts every aspect of daily life from transport to defence, environment to education. The role of the organisation is in delivering policy change across every aspect of life, meaning that there’s endless opportunity for varying roles within the Civil Service. As well as working in front line roles such as veterinary services, web developer, marine biologist or customer service advisor, your role may also include advising ministers and developing future policy based on research and experience.
“Offering access to roles in just about every government department, the Fast Stream opens up a huge range of opportunities for you to explore. And because we look at your talent, not your background, age or degree subject, there’s nothing to stand in your way.”
Keep your eye out for the Fast Track scheme opening during your graduate year and check out this video for more information about working for the Civil Service.
The EBP (Education and Business Partnership) work in training and education in order to provide skills building for young people. Working in partnership with businesses, the EBP is an award-winning social enterprise that strives to enable young people and adult learners to meet their potential. With a mission to develop the skills of young people in the East Midlands and beyond, the EBP draws a similar focus for their employees. The organisation offers support for qualifications, secondment opportunities, and regular training & development sessions from experts and external consultants. Furthermore, the EBP pushes a strong work/life balance, offers performance related pay schemes in selected roles, and a variety of health & wellbeing schemes.
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North Lindsey College is a training and education provider in Scunthorpe. For over 60 years, the institution has offered a range of educational programmes to students across the region. The college is part of the DN colleges group, which employs 1200 staff and deliver dynamic and inspirational teaching to 13,000 students across the north of the county and surrounding areas. The college’s size means there are a variety of roles on offer to ensure the delivery of a high-quality curriculum and improve the day-to-date running of the organisation. If you’re interested in working for North Lindsey College, you could find yourself in roles from Lecturing to Recruitment. Staff have access to a range of economic and wellbeing benefits, such as pension schemes, gym access and cycle to work programmes, along with a sense of pride in supporting people in education.
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As one of the largest employers in the area, Boston College has been providing high-quality further education for over 50 years, building a reputation for excellence throughout that time. The college now offers over 250 courses to around 4,500 students across the area. Boston College understands the importance of sustainability and has made a series of positive strides towards tackling climate change, including improved use of sustainable materials and rainwater collection initiatives. The college also has strong links with local employers, utilising their Employer Training Team to help local and national businesses grow from within. A career with Boston College encourages professional development through individual performance reviews and funding support towards additional qualifications. Staff can also take advantage of wellbeing support benefits, financial benefits, and a variety of discount schemes. FACT: Unique to Boston College is Lime, the College’s commercial training restaurant – offering high-quality food at exceptionally reasonable prices.
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Children’s Links is a national charity providing support for children, young people, and their communities by delivering high-quality childcare, training & consultancy, and a range of other services. Founded in Lincolnshire and based in Horncastle, Children’s Links have a multitude of roles available for anyone with a passion for bettering the lives of young people in areas including education, business development or human resources. The organisation ensures that everyone has an equal opportunity to reach their full potential by delivering a host of training sessions and support workshops. Children’s Links also offer a series of voluntary roles that can give you the experience of working with a charity and the opportunity to develop your skills. Children’s Links make a real, positive difference to the lives of young people – and you could be a vital part of it.
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Offering business and training consultancy services within the law, education and commercial sectors, Zakon Training is an educational organisation based in Lincoln. Operating from Bishop’s Grosseteste University, Zakon has an aim to educate people in skills and techniques that have been acquired through decades of work in relevant industries. Zakon regularly provides work experience programmes as part of their firm belief in giving back to the local community of Lincolnshire. They have also partnered with the Office for Students funded Workday programme which demonstrates Zakon Training’s dedication to improving themselves and the wider community. A career at Zakon would see you joining a friendly and experienced team that aims to provide excellent educational services to the county.
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Scholar Pack is a digital education and school management service that works to provide admin assistance and support to staff members. Scholar Pack’s plan is to streamline the school administration process by providing ready-made reports and data processing tools. Their work is based on an information management system developed through years of feedback from over 1,600 primary schools to ensure optimal results. As a dynamic place to work, with a focus on meeting the unique needs of customers, Scholar Pack has a lot to offer its employees. As an organisation that draws focus upon the importance of a healthy work/life balance, Scholar Pack offers flexible working arrangements as well as a buying and selling holiday scheme. On top of this, staff can benefit from a range of health benefits and a company-wide passion for professional development.
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Complete Careers provide bespoke training and career packages to engage young people in career planning ensuring that learners have the skills and To do this, Complete Careers develop innovative careers programmes for schools in the UK and Abu Dhabi, delivering accredited training programmes for careers advisers and teaching staff. The organisation are strong believers in collaboration and have developed a careers community network with annual conferences and quarterly meetings to ensure each team provides the best possible service. A role with Complete Careers allows you to build relationships with a variety of professionals with the aim to develop the personal and professional profiles of young people, empowering them to reach their full potential.
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Established as a teacher training college in the mid-1800s, Bishop Grosseteste has developed and grown into a university that offers a wide selection of degree-level qualifications. The university now delivers courses in disciplines ranging from education and creative arts to cultural studies and humanities. Located in uphill Lincoln, BGU benefits from being just a short walk away from the historic Lincoln cathedral and castle. The university’s smaller size gives employees at the institution the feeling that they can make a difference and have a real, individual impact on the university, which is often missed in large-scale institutions. Bishop Grosseteste University can offer a career in higher education whilst maintaining that close-knit, personal feel of a smaller organisation. This allows you to see your impact on the university from day one, whether that’s as a member of the academic team or as part of the professional services. The university ensures that as the institution grows, its employees grow too. To support this, they offer a host of benefits to support staff with their professional development and wellbeing.
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Located in the heart of the city, the University of Lincoln is home to over 17,000 staff and students and is a driver for academic innovation in the county. A career in higher education allows you to play a huge role in the development of students throughout their studies and into their working lives. The university’s size means it essentially functions as its own living community with thousands of jobs in department areas ranging from accommodation services and HR to independent research teams and IT, each playing a critical role in student life and development. On top of this, the University of Lincoln has become integrated into the county through partnerships with local organisations and the development of enterprise hubs to support new businesses. Roles at the University of Lincoln come with plenty of support and benefits too. This includes superb annual leave entitlement, fantastic staff development programmes and an enticing rewards & recognition scheme. With a variety of career paths to choose from and gold-standard support to help you get there, the University of Lincoln would be the perfect place to start your graduate career!
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