Public Service roles rely on dedicated and selfless individuals that put the needs of the community at the forefront of their own careers. This includes Police Officers, Fire Service Workers, Town Planners, NHS staff and others that we greatly rely on to keep order and safety within our communities.
FACTS AND FIGURES:
- Demand for teaching skills went to number one in the most sought-after specialist skills list in Quarter 2 of 2020.
- Buckinghamshire Council was the second largest employer in the county in April to June 2020.
- In 2018, there were 317,000 visits to Buckinghamshire - an increase from 306,000 in 2017.
- There are over 3,500 people employed in general public administration roles in Buckinghamshire and a further 1,000 in public order and safety roles.
- Currently, around 300 people are employed within Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue.
Why not visit their websites and see if your skills and qualifications match the roles they are looking to hire for? If you are keen to get into this workforce and need to up-skill or study further, see below for what routes you can take into one of these careers.
ROUTES INTO THE PUBLIC SECTOR:
- Milton Keynes College offers Public Services courses in Levels 2-5 (GCSE to HND).
- Bucks College Group offers Level 2-3 courses in Police, Uniformed and Emergency Services.
- The University of Buckingham offers an Undergraduate course in Philosophy, Politics and Economics as well as MAs in Politics, Diplomatic Studies and Security and Intelligence Studies.
- Bucks New University offers Undergraduate courses in Early Childhood and Primary Education Studies.
- Thames Valley Police offers Undergraduate Degree holder programmes and Degree Apprenticeship programmes to gain employment into the police force.
- Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue offers an Apprenticeship scheme.