Buckinghamshire Council is the Public Sector’s biggest employer in Buckinghamshire, made up of a variety of job roles and careers responsible for the regulation of public activities such as education, welfare, healthcare, public order and safety activities and a great deal more.

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.

THE WORKFORCE:


Some of the key employers within the Public Sector are Buckinghamshire Council, RAF Halton, RAF High Wycombe, HM Aylesbury Prison, and 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:


Use the list below as a starting point for what you could study in order to work within the Public sector in Buckinghamshire. 

Information for those with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

Could this be the right sector for you?

If you would like to make a positive impact in your community, you might decide to get a job in the public sector.

Public sector workers often work selflessly for the benefit of the community.

There are a wide variety of roles including:

  • Administration

  • Ambulance drivers

  • Care workers

  • Environment professionals

  • Finance

  • Firefighters

  • Management within healthcare, education, and social care

  • Police

Skills required:

  • Organisational skills

  • Decision-making ability

  • Teamworking skills

  • The ability to work alone

  • Communication skills

Disability-confident employers in Buckinghamshire include

  • Chesham Town Council


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