Careers at the CPS
At the Crown Prosecution Service, we are responsible for delivering justice through the independent and effective prosecution of crime. As the principal prosecuting authority across England and Wales the nature and diversity of cases we advise on and prosecute means our work is often challenging and complex.
If you are interested in joining the CPS, there’s just one question we ask you to consider.
Can you deliver justice?
Our service employs almost 6,000 individuals who think objectively, act professionally, show the utmost respect for others and continually strive for excellence.
We offer you the opportunity to have a very real impact on society, the freedom to use your judgement and the chance to experience challenging and varied work.
All in a supportive environment that is invested in seeing you make the most of your life inside work and out.
The CPS is committed to attracting and retaining people from across the full range of backgrounds and enabling flexible ways of working. We offer maternity, adoption or shared parental leave of up to 26 weeks' full pay followed by 13 weeks of statutory pay and a further 13 weeks unpaid, and paternity leave of two weeks' full pay.