• Information for those in Care & Care leavers

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    • Civil Service 12-month Paid Internships

      Applications open on 27th August to apply for a 12-month paid internships in the Civil Service.

      No qualifications are required to apply for the internships, but applicants must be a care leaver aged between 18-30 years old. Successful applicants will be asked to confirm their care leaver status (e.g., through a letter from their local authority Personal Adviser, other officer from their local authority, or a named contact in their supporting organisation).

      The internships will be offered at two levels: Administrative Officer (typical salary £18,000per annum) or Executive Officer (typical salary £22,000 per annum). London salaries may be higher. Those who apply for the Executive Officer role may be considered for the Administrative Officer role if unsuccessful with their expression of interest application.

      An online application system will be used, which will open for applications on Friday 27 August 2021 and will close at 23:55 hours on Friday 24 September 2021.

      Those interested in the scheme can create an account on Civil Service Jobs and sign-up for Department for Education ‘job alert’ for Administrative Officer and Executive Officer jobs. They will then automatically receive an email when the scheme opens for applications on Friday 27 August 2021. (They will also see any other entry level opportunities that are being advertised in the meantime).