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CPS Casework Quality Standards

Whether you're considering applying for a legal professional role or a non legal position we recommend you take some time and read over our Casework Quality Standards.  These are central to what we do, how we make decisions and the level of service we provide to the public we serve.

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Positive about disabled peopleWhen you join the Crown Prosecution Service you don't just get a challenging and rewarding career, you also get the bonus of an excellent benefits package.

Counter Terrorism Division - recruiting now!

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There's more information on this site and we're holding a special event.

To apply for Counter Terrorism roles

Find out more information on both the important work of this team and how to apply for these roles.

Crown Prosecutors

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As a Crown Prosecutor you'll help deliver justice through firm, fair and efficient prosecutions. If you can bring both legal expertise and the power to generate confidence in our communities, please click here for more information about being a Crown Prosecutor.

Positive About Disabled PeopleThe Crown Prosecution Service is an Equal Opportunities employer.

CPS awards

Gender Silver Benchmark Award 2015

The CPS has been awarded a Silver banding for both gender and race in the Business in the Community Diversity and Wellbeing Benchmark 2015, the UK's most comprehensive benchmark for workplace gender and race diversity.

Race Silver Benchmark Award 2015

97 organisations submitted workforce data on gender and race, and were assessed on a range of key areas, including career progression, recruitment, supplier diversity, and senior management and board representation of ethnic minorities and women.



Business Disability Forum Silver award

The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) scored 82% (72 out of 88) in the 2014-15 Disability Standard evaluation. This means that we entered the Business Disability Forum's 'Roll of Honour' as achieving Silver.

This report helps us to measure and report on our commitment and progress to key internal and external stakeholders, including regulators. It also helps to target resources to business need, and implement cost effective, practical improvements

Stonewall Top 100 Employers award 2014

Now in its tenth year, the index from campaigning group Stonewall tracks the impact of workplace culture on gay, lesbian and bisexual employees and is a key barometer of diversity practices. The 2014 index, which also included a survey of more than 9,700 gay and lesbian employees, had 369 entries across many sectors, and the CPS appears at number 35.

Stonewall Star Performer Award 2014

The CPS LGBT Network was also awarded Star Performer Network, indicating that Network makes an invaluable contribution to the experience of LGB staff in the organisation and beyond.