Working at Parliament
Parliament relies on the work of thousands of members of staff. There is a wide variety of job roles across the House of Commons, House of Lords, and Parliamentary Digital Service (PDS) that contribute to the running of Parliament.
The House of Commons and House of Lords are separate employers and PDS works as a joint department serving both Houses.
Parliament welcomes applications from all qualified candidates and champions a diverse and inclusive workplace.
House of Commons
The House of Commons makes laws, holds the Government to account, and debates topical issues. The Commons relies on teams with varied skillsets to carry out its business. Applicants from diverse experiences and backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
House of Lords
The House of Lords shares the task of making laws and debating bills before they become laws. There is a variety of job roles that help the Lords carry out its work, from policy specialists to pastry chefs, and qualified applicants from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Parliamentary Digital Service (PDS)
PDS works as a joint department and helps the Commons and Lords with technology and online tools. They are transforming Parliament to become digital first. To achieve this, PDS hires people from a range of backgrounds and skillsets.
Benefits include generous annual leave, interest free season ticket loan and bicycle loan, flexible working, access to training and development, in-house gym, onsite nursery, and a contributory pension scheme.