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Public Sector: Sector Overview

Local government, hospital management, police, and other public bodies

Public Sector

Sector Overview

What jobs are available and how to get them


The Public Sector is made up of local government and government agencies

This guide differs from the Civil Service sector guide because civil servants are employees of the state, while this guide is for jobs in independent government organisations

There are a great number of jobs in this sector, and jobs can be very varied

Key Facts about Public Sector Careers

The Career Story of an Emergency Planning Officer

More information about how people get into this sector is on the Sector Overview page