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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.

Senior Business and Governance Manager

The UKSC is a small non-ministerial government department led by a Chief Executive who is also the Accounting Officer. The Court has now been in existence for over 10 years and the organisation continues to build on its reputation built on public access, transparency, and impartiality.

This new role will report directly to the Finance Director has been created to provide support for the Management Board, the Audit and Risk Committee and the Strategic Advisory Board as Board Secretary and be the lead in Governance and Risk for the Court. The role will also line manage the staff who provide administrative support to the 12 Supreme Court Justices and will be responsible for ensuring that all support is exceptional and meets the needs of the justices and the Court. For this aspect of the post, there will be matrix management in place with the Registrar.

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

Interested candidates should send their CV and covering letter explaining why they are suitable for the role with consideration to the desirable criteria to before midnight on Thursday 25 November 2021.

Interviews will be scheduled for early December in person at the Court.

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