Careers Advice Hub

Summary of sections:

  1. Careers advice and guidance from team Learn Hillingdon  to help you make informed decisions about your future
  2. Job Hub with useful information to support you with job search
  3. National Careers Service resources and support at HACL
  4. Apprenticeship (search for and become an apprentice)
  5. Traineeship search to get you ready for work or apprenticeship
  6. Volunteering opportunities in the borough and nationally
  7. Skills for Life campaign
  8. Barclays Life skills

2. Job Hub

2.4. Government Jobs and Careers

Civil service

Civil Service

Civil services employ 420,000 people across the country. Job opportunities ranges from delivering front line services to the public to advising ministers on policy. 

Use the following resources to discover jobs and careers in the Civil Services.

  • Find the perfect match for your passion in the Civil Services.
  • Find the right department for your job in the Civil Services.

There are many routes into the Civil Service, including the Fast Stream Graduate Programme. There are also direct entry opportunities, as well as graduate programmes and apprenticeships offered by departments. Click on the links below for further action:
Ways to Join
How to Apply


Government Graduate Schemes
For information on graduate opportunities available within government departments visit Government Graduate Schemes

Fast Stream

Fast Stream
The Civil Service Fast Stream is the Civil Service’s flagship leadership development programme, developing people from a wide range of backgrounds who have the potential to become our future senior leaders. 
To view all the schemes, visit Fast Stream.

NHS Graduate Training Scheme
NHS Graduate Scheme
There are more than 1.7million people employed by the NHS in hundreds of clinics, surgeries and hospitals. These fantastic people provide care to the Uk’s population of 63million. You can find a graduate scheme in HR, General Management, Finance or Health Informatics.
Visit NHS graduate schemes for more information.

Teach First Mission

Teach First 
Teach First places graduates in inner city schools in areas of need. Their role is to raise education standards and train graduates in leadership and teaching.  Their scheme is unique in that they focus on attracting graduates who would not normally have considered teaching. The programme provides training in management as well as providing extensive links to businesses.
For more information and to apply, visit Teach First.