Careers at IPSA

It is a real challenge to regulate and support 650 MPs and more than 3,000 of their staff. 

To help us meet this challenge we need brilliant people with the right skills and mindset, who are resilient and driven to deliver excellent results.

IPSA is a diverse and high-performing organisation.

Our vibrant and inclusive culture provides the backdrop on which our people philosophy – to engage, enable, and empower our people every day – comes to life.

We recruit, retain, and develop people with a broad range of skills and experience from all backgrounds and all corners of the UK.

We’re a dedicated team working hard to enable MPs to focus on what really matters. If you share  our values, want to broaden your horizons, develop new skills and expertise and progress your career, we want to hear from you. 

As well as your basic salary we have a substantial package of core benefits, including: 

  • A competitive salary which is regularly benchmarked against industry.

  • Hybrid and flexible working, with occasional travel to our London office for team meetings.

  • Generous contributions to a Civil Service pension.

  • Twenty-five days holiday entitlement (plus bank holidays), increasing by one day each year up to 30 days.

  • Option to purchase additional holiday days each year.

  • Access to learning and development tailored to your role with coaching opportunities.

  • Working in a high-performing organisation which supports democracy with a great team ethic.

  • A culture encouraging equity, diversity, and inclusion.

  • Time in your work to time to participate in our inclusive workplace networks.

  • Mental Health First Aid network and access to our Employee Assistance Programme.

  • Enhanced family leave provisions.

  • Workplace awards programme for living IPSA’s values and innovative ideas.

  • Season ticket/rent deposit loans.

  • Cycle-to-work scheme.

  • Volunteering days and "you" time.

Our success depends on the quality of our people and we are committed to continuous learning and professional development.  

We’re committed to creating an inclusive, vibrant community and to making IPSA a brilliant place to be.

At the heart of our people philosophy is our promise to engage, enable, and empower every team member to deliver excellence, learn, and develop every day.

Ensuring equality of opportunity is central to this.

With diversity of backgrounds, experiences, and thinking IPSA will continue to operate as a high-performing organisation with a truly diverse and inclusive culture.

That’s why we encourage applications from all backgrounds and communities, such as returning parents or carers who are returning from a career break, people who are LGBTQIA+, from Black, Asian, and other ethnic backgrounds, with a disability, impairment, learning differences or long-term condition, with caring responsibilities, from different geographic regions and people from all socio-economic backgrounds, and any other under-represented groups in our workforce.

If you have a disability, please let us know if we can make any reasonable adjustments to enable you to apply for a role.

As well as our Inclusion Panel we have several workplace networks that promote and celebrate diversity, equity, inclusion, and sustainability.

Our values guide us and we demonstrate them in all our work. These are Staying Connected, Seeing the Bigger Picture, Being Open, and Doing the Right Thing. and Making a Difference. As a values-based organisation, you can expect them throughout the recruitment process and beyond.

IPSA has partnered with Be Applied to help us track and manage recruitment campaigns and ensure you have a great candidate experience.

All current vacancies are advertised on our recruitment site and the Civil Service Jobs website, where you can find information about the role, including how to apply.

If you have any questions or would like to talk about any specific requirements, please contact our People Team at

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