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Working for us

Working for us

Working for the Supreme Court and Judicial Court of the Privy Council (JCPC) is an extremely rewarding experience. You will join a small supportive team, playing a significant part in the upholding of law in the UK and around the world.

We are a non-ministerial government department and therefore the majority of our roles are civil servants. Although we are a small team, we have a wide range of professions from education and IT to those legally trained.

We value staff that can be adaptable to differing priorities and show a positive and willing attitude to support the Court and the Justices.

Current roles

When we have vacant positions to be filled by external recruitment we advertise them on this page, in the national press and on the Civil Service Website.

Finance Manager

As a Senior Accountant you will be required to drive and add value to the Supreme Court. Your role will be to be responsible for the production of management accounts within the prescribed timetable, including Board reporting and reports for the Accounting Officer, as well as delivering tasks within the month end cycle.

For further details on the role and the full job description, visit the Civil Service Jobs website.

Applications are via CV and separate Supporting Statement to be sent to: sanjeet.bhumber@supremecourt.uk. The supporting statement should explain why you have the relevant skills and experience for the role linked to the essential criteria and behaviours required

The closing date for applications is midnight on Friday 6th August 2021

Records and Information Governance Officer

This is an exciting opportunity to work within the small records and information management-oriented teams who work within the Corporate Services division of the UKSC.The main part of the job is assisting the Departmental Records Officer (DRO) in ensuring the UKSC is compliant with all obligations of public bodies as set out in the Public Records Acts.

For further details on the role and the full job description, visit the Civil Service Jobs website.

The supporting statement should explain why you have the relevant skills and experience for the role linked to the essential criteria and behaviours required. Your Supporting Statement should address the criteria for the role and the behaviours required in the Success Profile and should have of maximum word limit of 1500 words.

The closing date for applications is midnight on Thursday 29th July 2021


Work experience and marshalling

The sensitivity and nature of our work means we cannot offer work experience or the opportunity to marshal a Justice. As a student, you can visit the court to sit in on cases and look round our educational exhibition.

Working in law

There are many sources that offer guidance on careers in law:

England and Wales

Her Majesty's Courts and Tribunals Service

Bar Council

In Scotland

Scottish Courts

Faculty of Advocates

In Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland Courts and Tribunal Service

Bar Council of Northern Ireland