- Work/Life Balance
- Culture & Values
- Career Opportunities
- Comp & Benefits
- Senior Management
"I joined DWP four years ago, which was the best thing I could have done for my career progression. Prior to my move to the Civil Service, I worked for a couple of private firms where there was limited scope for development. Despite an initial decrease in salary, I was promoted nine months later thanks to the continuous support I received in achieving my goals. The DWP is a safe, secure and inclusive place to work where the possibilities are endless." Megan Renzulli UC Full Service Team Leader
Almost everyone in the UK will be our customer at some point in their lives, so it’s only right that our workforce represents the people we’re serving.
Diversity helps us thrive by bringing together the richest possible variety of perspectives, ideas and talents. We're looking for people who will take pride in delivering a service which changes people’s lives for the better.
We lead on the government’s policies for welfare, pensions and child support. We help people to find jobs and employers to fill vacancies. We make payments to jobseekers, pensioners, disabled people, parents and carers.
We work in an environment where everyone can realise their full potential and achieve their career goals.
We have developed internal development schemes which promote diversity and offer mentoring and coaching opportunities.
We support our local communities by encouraging voluntary work through our Community 10,000 scheme.
We offer a range of programmes which support achievement of professional qualifications and NVQs to support your career aspirations.
Diversity and Inclusion
DWP is committed to providing services which embrace diversity and which promote equality of opportunity.
As an employer we are committed to equality and valuing diversity within our workforce.
Our goal is to ensure that these commitments , reinforced by our Values, are embedded in our day to day working proctices with all our customers, collegues and partners.
In DWP we recognise that our people are our biggest asset and strive to build an inclusive enviroment. Join our team where you can make a difference to the lives of so many whilst still being valued for being you.
"I am passionate about making DWP an inclusive place to work where everyone feels they can be themselves.
I believe it is the responsibility of all of us as collegues, whatever our role and wherever we work, to help create an enviroment where everyone feels supported to be their best"
DWP Permanent Secretary
We provide :
There are many routes into DWP such as direct entry opportunities . graduate programmes and apprenticeships. We advertise all our jobs on the .civilservicejobs website .
These include :
I worked at Department for Work And Pensions full-time (More than 3 years)
Friendly people and good tech
None spring to mind at the moment
I applied online. I interviewed at Department for Work And Pensions (Nottingham, England) in December 2019.
Applied online with supporting statement.
Focus is on managing a quality service and working with pace.
Emailed for interview request.
Interview was with 2 people.
Interview questions based around managing a quality service, effective decisions and influencing.
Person who I reported to and people around the office seemed welcoming and friendly.
Advice for the interview make sure you have specific examples of the above.