where will your ideas end up
Download
Skip this Video
Download Presentation
WHERE WILL YOUR IDEAS END UP?

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 27

WHERE WILL YOUR IDEAS END UP? - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 83 Views
  • Uploaded on

WHERE WILL YOUR IDEAS END UP?. Oliver A. Ferrari Home Office 12/03/09 Warwick University. WHY A CAREER IN THE CIVIL SERVICE. Challenging work that often makes a difference to people’s lives Experience a great variety of work Very early responsibility Excellent training and development

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about ' WHERE WILL YOUR IDEAS END UP?' - feng


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
where will your ideas end up
WHEREWILL YOUR IDEAS END UP?
  • Oliver A. Ferrari
  • Home Office
  • 12/03/09
  • Warwick University
why a career in the civil service
WHY A CAREER IN THE CIVIL SERVICE
  • Challenging work that often makes a difference to people’s lives
  • Experience a great variety of work
  • Very early responsibility
  • Excellent training and development
  • Work/life balance
affect lives work with government
AFFECT LIVESWORK WITH GOVERNMENT
  • The Fast Stream - a demanding graduate entry point into the Civil Service, part of our succession planning
  • Accelerated training and development
  • An opportunity to work directly with members of the public and government ministers
  • Could you make a difference to national life, turn policy into reality?
graduate faststream www faststream gov uk
GRADUATE FASTSTREAMwww.faststream.gov.uk

FIVE OPTIONS

  • Central Departments
  • Science & Engineering
  • Diplomatic Service
  • Houses of Parliament
other fast stream programmes
OTHER FAST STREAM PROGRAMMES
  • Economists
  • Statisticians
  • Technology in Business
seven jobs in one
SEVEN JOBS IN ONE
  • The Consultant
  • The Speech Writer
  • The Investigator
  • The Hub
  • The Project Manager
  • The Expert
  • The Nomad
what makes a fast streamer
WHAT MAKES A FAST STREAMER?
  • The ability to challenge and get things done
  • Decisiveness
  • Lucidity
  • Robustness
  • A collaborative attitude
  • An inquisitive, analytical mind
  • Adaptability
  • Impartiality
slide8
+

PRIDE

PACE

PASSION

PROFESSIONALISM

training and career development
TRAINING AND CAREER DEVELOPMENT
  • A personal training programme
  • One-day induction course to introduce you to the Civil Service and the role and responsibilities of a Fast Streamer
  • Mentoring and pairing
  • On-the-job training
  • Self study
  • National School of Government
benefits
BENEFITS
  • Starting salary from around £25000 - £27000
  • Choice of pension
  • 25 days holiday, plus 10.5 public holidays
  • Flexible working widely available
  • Opportunities to work in the regions/internationally
entry requirements
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
  • A 2:2 degree in any discipline
  • Most Fast Stream posts open to EAA and Commonwealth citizens
  • UK nationals only in FCO and small number of other posts
how the scheme works
HOW THE SCHEME WORKS
  • September and November annually
    • includes online verbal and numeric self-assessment with feedback provided
  • Online cognitive and non-cognitive tests
  • Invigilated ½ day e-Tray exercise
  • One-day Assessment Centre
assessment centre
ASSESSMENT CENTRE

If you are successful in the on-line tests you’ll be invited to our assessment centre in London for a day:

  • Group exercise
  • Briefing exercise
  • Policy Recommendation exercise
  • Interview

It will be a stimulating experience and feedback is provided!

what is being assessed
WHAT IS BEING ASSESSED

Our assessment process is wholly competency based and tests:

  • Drive for results
  • Learning and Improving
  • Decision-making
  • Constructive thinking
  • Building productive relationships
  • Communicating with impact
building a professional civil service
BUILDING A PROFESSIONAL CIVIL SERVICE

Your career will be developed within three broad professional areas:

  • Corporate Services
  • Operational Delivery
  • Policy Delivery
slide16
Corporate servicesdelivery – provides key services to departments that are fundamental to the successful conduct of their business, such as human resources, finance, IT and communications. 
  • Operational delivery – focuses on the provision of top quality services direct to the public, ensuring excellence in projects and processes, and has significant management responsibilities. 
  • Policydelivery – research, analysis and the development of government policy.
promotion on merit
PROMOTION ON MERIT

Whilst on the Fast Stream you are looking to develop skills in:

  • Analysis and use of evidence
  • Financial management
  • People management
  • Programme and project management
open to all
OPEN TO ALL
  • Fast Streamers are recruited and promoted solely on ability and performance.
  • Regardless of gender, ethnic origin, disability, sexuality, age or marital status, if you have what it takes to join the Fast Stream, we look forward to your application.
  • We want the Civil Service to represent the society it serves.
www faststream gov uk
www.faststream.gov.uk
  • Please visit our web site - we hope it will interest you
  • There are profiles of current Fast Streamers to read that will give you a flavour of the work we do
  • Remember, application is online - and it’s not a good idea to go to the wire on the closing date!
main stream recruitment
MAIN STREAM RECRUITMENT
  • There is a vast range of other career opportunities within the Civil Service in addition to the Fast Stream
  • Several departments and agencies run their own graduate recruitment schemes, see www.civilservice.gov.uk for more information.
what sort of work
What sort of work?

You could find yourself working

  • in a team responsible for millions of pounds of public spending
  • on something that has never been attempted before like creating a revolutionary computer system
  • on a project that could be crucial to saving lives like planning for a major disaster
  • providing a service directly helping the most vulnerable people in society.
main stream recruitment1
MAIN STREAM RECRUITMENT

Other graduate recruitment schemes:

  • Government Actuary’s Department
  • Government Economic Service
  • Government Communication Centre
  • Government Legal Service
  • Government Operational Research Service
  • Government Social Research
  • Government Statistical Service
  • HM Revenue & Customs
www civilservice gov uk
www.civilservice.gov.uk
  • Information on other graduate schemes are available on the web at this address
  • There\'s opportunity to apply to join the Fast Stream as an internal applicant via the In-Service Nomination Scheme; applicants are judged on their on-the-job ability in lieu of the qualifying tests
interested in science and engineering
INTERESTED IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING?
  • Central Science Laboratory
  • Fisheries Research Services
  • Forensic Science Service
  • HM Government Communication Centre
  • Maritime and Coastguard Agency
  • Medical Devices Agency
  • Medical Research Council
  • Medicine Control Agency
  • MOD
  • National Weights and Measures
  • Pesticides Safety Directorate
  • Scottish Agricultural Science Agency
  • Veterinary Laboratories Agency
  • Veterinary Medicines Directorate
www civilservice gov uk1
www.civilservice.gov.uk
  • Individual government departments and agencies recruit independently as and when vacancies arise
  • All Civil Service vacancies will appear on the Civil Service website and in the national, local and regional press and in specialist and professional journals
  • Vacancies are listed at this web address and there is a job notification service
try before you buy
“TRY BEFORE YOU BUY”!

Visit our website for details of

  • Sandwich placements
  • Work experience
    • contact HR offices in government departments or visit www.civilservice.gov.uk

Opportunities dependent on business need.

ad