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    I am psychology graduate working in the civil service but haven't yet found my ideal job role in civil service, has anyone got any advice about a suitable role or direction coming from a psychology background?
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    (Original post by Justfedup)
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    I am psychology graduate working in the civil service but haven't yet found my ideal job role in civil service, has anyone got any advice about a suitable role or direction coming from a psychology background?
    One of the key problems you'll have is most psychology civil service jobs at even HEO will require doctorate level qualifications. The salaries offered at that level are not competitive within the field.

    If your looking for non-psychology roles in the civil service then why not look at analyst or project delivery roles?
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    (Original post by Justfedup)
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    I am psychology graduate working in the civil service but haven't yet found my ideal job role in civil service, has anyone got any advice about a suitable role or direction coming from a psychology background?
    What sort of role are you in now?

    I graduated from psych last year and an now a higher statistical officer (HEO level) at Office for National Statistics....I love it waaay more than I thought I would - never thought I would want to be a statistician!
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    I work at Cab office as project support, poor pay, I did apply for stats officer but found the test really hard. I'm look for HEO or EO jobs but finding it tough.

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    What sort of role are you in now?

    I graduated from psych last year and an now a higher statistical officer (HEO level) at Office for National Statistics....I love it waaay more than I thought I would - never thought I would want to be a statistician!
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    (Original post by Justfedup)
    I work at Cab office as project support, poor pay, I did apply for stats officer but found the test really hard. I'm look for HEO or EO jobs but finding it tough.
    Make use of your 5 days CPD and do some shadowing, try networking and explore other departments.
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    (Original post by Killmark)
    One of the key problems you'll have is most psychology civil service jobs at even HEO will require doctorate level qualifications. The salaries offered at that level are not competitive within the field.

    If your looking for non-psychology roles in the civil service then why not look at analyst or project delivery roles?
    I tried to apply for stats officer role bu at interview didn't do well at the stats test, really confused about what other interesting role to go for..
 
 
 
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