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HSE Clerical Officer or Civil Service Clerical Officer

  • 26-11-2022 3:08pm
    Registered Users Posts: 2

    I am on the panel for both positions and was wondering if I could get some opinions on which would be best to take if I get to job offer stage. I'd like to know the pro's and con's of both or which would be a better organisation to work for.


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  • Moderators, Computer Games Moderators, Technology & Internet Moderators, Help & Feedback Category Moderators Posts: 25,041 CMod ✭✭✭✭Spear

    Moved to a forum that's related to the topic instead.

  • Registered Users Posts: 166 ✭✭Caoimhe2

    I like the hse in that you are on a panel the jobs are sent to you and if your interested you express an interest and you have a good chance if you are high enough up the panel where as the civil service campaign that I went for when they got close to your oom you were called for interview if you passed you are giving your position. As far as I know hse is 1 flexi day a month civil service is day and a half but hse working hours are 35 I choose hse..Best of luck to you

  • Registered Users Posts: 5,061 ✭✭✭Augme

    Never worked for the HSE so can't comment. On the Civil Service the following are what I would consider the positives. A bit of a generalisation as departments might be a bit different on certain things.

    - currently good promotion options in the Civil Service.

    - decent variety in work as departments can be very different.

    - ability to transfer to different departments and internally too.

    - depts generally very accommodating when it comes to paying for additional diplomas/degrees and other extra training courses

  • Registered Users Posts: 33,837 ✭✭✭✭Hotblack Desiato

    Civil service working hours are also 35 per week now.

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