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Careers at the
Gambling Commission

We’re a diverse collection of people striving to ensure that the gambling industry in Great Britain is fair and safe.

We're constantly looking for people who can help us achieve our goals.

View our vacancies

What you'll get

Our people make our organisation, without you we cannot achieve our objectives.

Our aim is to reward and motivate all our employees with a range of flexible benefits. Not only to support you financially, but to benefit your lifestyle too.

Rewards and benefits

Work-life balance

  • Civil Service pension
  • 37 hour working week
  • annual pay reviews
  • season travel passes
  • flexible working
  • 26 days holiday increasing to 29 after 2 years
  • buy an extra 5 days holiday a year
  • all statutory holidays

Lifestyle benefits

  • cycle to work scheme
  • car leasing scheme
  • technology purchase scheme
  • discount voucher service to save money at high street shops, online stores and services

Health and wellbeing

  • employee assistance programme
  • employee wellbeing activities
  • employee health checks

Personal development

  • company-wide training programmes
  • internal and external career opportunities
  • employee engagement activities
  • an annual staff conference

Working environment

  • modern, open plan offices with excellent facilities
  • Birmingham office is based in the city centre, only a 2 minute walk from Grand Central and New Street train station
  • London office is based in Bloomsbury, only a 5 minute walk from Tottenham Court Road tube station
  • tea, coffee, squash and regular delivery of fresh fruit

Ways of working

We use ways of working when giving feedback, either about an individual, or our collective performance.

Find out more about our ways of working

Diversity and inclusion

Here at the Gambling Commission, our commitment to providing equal opportunities to all and creating a diverse and inclusive workforce is paramount in what we do.

This is demonstrated in our recruitment, training, promotion, internal and external opportunities, which are based on your abilities and potential. We do not consider:

  • your ethnicity
  • your gender
  • race
  • religion
  • whether or not you are pregnant
  • whether or not you are married or in a civil partnership
  • your beliefs
  • sexual orientation
  • whether you have a disability.

During your time with us, we want you to develop your fullest potential, and we guarantee that you will always be treated with dignity and respect. We understand that feeling valued and respected for who you are enables you to give your best.

This isn't just the right thing to do. It helps us build effective teams and helps us better understand the wide range of people involved in the gambling industry we regulate.

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Interview guidance

We use competency-based interviews that are structured around both our ways of working and competencies relevant to the role you have applied for.

We have put together some useful information to help you through the application and interview process.

Read our interview guidance

Recruitment agencies

When we have a vacancy that requires recruitment agency support, we will get in touch with our preferred partners.

We are not currently looking to add to our list of preferred recruitment partners list at this time.

We would appreciate it you did not contact us with speculative CVs or candidate introductions.

We have a plan in place to work with additional agencies, quickly and effectively, in the unexpected event that we need to.