Careers and Employability Service

What can I do with my degree in Public Services Management?

Public Services Management careers

The occupations listed below are a selection of those which may interest Public Services Management students

Armed Forces Careers/Ministry of Defence Careers

There are numerous roles in the Army, Royal Navy, Royal Air Force and Ministry of Defence.  
Careers in the Army
Careers in the Royal Navy
Careers in the Royal Air Force
Careers in the Ministry of Defence/Civil Service

Border Force Officer

Border force officers work border entry points checking customs and immigration laws are being upheld.  Job profile of a border force officer from the National Careers Service website

Civil Service Administrator

Civil Service administrators work in government departments or agencies, duties can include customer service, report writing and research. Job profile of a Civil Service administrator from the Prospects website

Civil Service Fast Streamer

The Civil Service Fast Stream is a leadership development programme for graduates who want to pursue leadership roles within the Civil Service.
Job profile of a Civil Service fast streamer from the Prospects website Civil Service Fast Stream webpage

Education Administrator

Education administrators work in universities, colleges and schools in a range of areas including admissions, examinations, finance, marketing and student services. 
Job profile of an Education Administrator from the Prospects website Job profile of an Education Administrator from the TARGETjobs website

Fire and Rescue Service

The Fire and Rescue Service advertise a variety of occupations including firefighters, fire and rescue control, community and business safety and service support. 
Job profile of a fire fighter from the TARGETjobs website Job profile of a fire fighter from the Prospects website

Health Service Manager

Health service managers have responsibility for various aspects of the running of a hospital or doctors surgery, including roles in finance, facilities management, project management and human resources. 
Job profile of a health service manager from the Prospects website
Job profile of a health service manager from the TARGETjobs website

Local Government Careers

Local government roles include generalist (manager, administrator etc.) and specialist (finance, education, human resources) positions.  Graduates are responsible for the development and implementation of the local authority’s policies and procedures, ensuring they are delivered effectively and offer value for money.
Job profile of a local government officer from the Prospects website
National Graduate Development Programme website
Kent County Council Graduate Programme website Medway Council careers website

Military Intelligence Careers

MI5 have job opportunities in a range of sectors, as well as three graduate programmes. 
MI5 intelligence careers
MI5 technology careers
MI5 languages careers
MI5 specialist careers
MI5 corporate careers
MI5 graduate programmes

NHS Leadership Academy

The NHS offers graduate management schemes in finance, general management, health analysis and informatics, human resources and policy and strategy NHS Leadership Academy website

Paramedic

Paramedics respond to emergency calls and provide initial treatment to patients.
Job profile of a paramedic from the TARGETjobs website Job profile of a paramedic from the Prospects website

Police Officer

Police officers work to maintain law and order in the community and combat crime, terrorism and antisocial behaviour. 
Job profile of a police officer from the Prospects website

Prison Officer

Prison officers supervise, train and rehabilitate inmates during their time in prison and young offenders’ institutions. 
Job profile of a prison officer from the Prospects website Job profile of a prison officer from the National Careers Service website

Probation Officer

Probation officers work with offenders and attempt to reduce the chances of the individuals reoffending. 
Job profile of a probation officer from the Prospects website Job profile of a probation officer from the National Careers Service website

Social Services

There are hundreds of job roles within social services including youth worker, community development worker, housing policy officer and learning mentor. Job profiles of various social services roles from the National Careers Service

 

Please note that some of these careers may require further study.

For further information on these careers, see also:

Thank you to Prospects for the content on these pages.

The degree programme pages also include career information

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Last Updated: 10/09/2019