Planit


Civil Service Administrator - Fast Stream

Job Profile Image

Civil Service administrators (Fast Stream) work for the government, preparing and carrying through government policies. They deal with some of the most important and complicated matters. Fast Stream entrants are all graduates. They gain rapid promotion to management posts.

The Work

You could be:

As a policy officer in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (see Diplomatic Service Operational Officer) you might be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

Starting salaries for qualified Civil Service administrators (Fast Stream) tend to range from £25,000 to £32,000 a year. On promotion, which currently takes on average around four to five years, you may earn £45,000 to £55,000 a year or more. There is a good pension scheme.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

LMI data powered by LMI for All

Getting In

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

LMI data powered by EMSI UK

Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

Unemployment

Percentage of workforce registered as unemployed (Scotland)

LMI data powered by EMSI UK

Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2018
22455
1.3 %
RISE
2023
22755
  United Kingdom
2018
175005
0.4 %
FALL
2023
174339

LMI data powered by EMSI UK

What Does it Take?

You should be:

You should have:

Training

Getting On

More Information

There are several Fast Stream routes:

Full details of the Fast Stream and all relevant contact details can be found on the Civil Service Fast Stream website. The Civil Service Fast Stream is ranked among the top five Times Top 100 Graduate Employers.

The Civil Service operates a Fast Stream Summer Diversity Internship Programme for candidates from diverse backgrounds; ethnic minorities, socially or economically disadvantaged, and those with a disability. Interns spend between six to nine weeks in a government department doing project related work. Interns usually start in June and are paid a weekly training allowance. You must have, or expect to get, at least a 2:2 degree in any discipline, and be in your final two years at university. You would normally apply in October - December of the year before you hope to start an internship.

Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Civil Service Fast Stream
Website: https://www.faststream.gov.uk
Twitter: @faststreamuk
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/faststream

GOV.UK
Website: http://www.gov.uk

This website gives information about all government services and departments.

Was this article useful?
Please help us improve Planit by rating this article.

Career Sectors

Administration and Management General

Economics

Human Resource Management

Public Services Administration