Civil Service Competency Based Application Service

Professional Writing & Editing Service for Civil Service Competency Applications – Prices from £37.50

We provide expert professional help with Civil Service Success Competency Based Job Applications. We can help with applications for any Civil Service department at all Grades / Levels including AA / AO / EO / HEO / HO / SEO / Level 1 / Level 2 / Level 3 / Level 4 / Level 5 and Level 6.

Our team is also highly experienced in producing Behaviour Statements of any length (e.g. 250 words) for all of the Core Civil Service Behaviours as well as specialist Competency Frameworks for specific work areas (such as Law or Military roles). We can help you prepare Behaviour Statements to apply for a specific job role, or a ‘bank’ of statements which you can use to apply for a range of jobs.

If your answer to any of these questions is ‘Yes’……..

  • Do you need help with the wording of your Civil Service Competency Based application?
  • Are you struggling to select the best examples to demonstrate your competencies?  
  • Do you find the Civil Service Competency Based Application process confusing?
  • Are you unsure about the Competency Framework and strict word limit?
  • Would it help to have an objective view of your overall application?

….We can help you today, call us on 0800 246 1857


See below for How the Service Works | Prices | Get a Quote| FAQ’s


Our team of expert Consultants have experience in working with all 10 Core Competencies in the 2012 – 2017 Civil Service Competency Framework

This includes all of the following Competencies: Seeing the Big Picture; Changing and Improving; Making Effective Decisions; Leading and Communicating; Collaborating and Partnering; Building Capability for All; Achieving Commercial Outcomes; Delivering Value for Money; Managing a Quality Service; Delivering at Pace

Please Note: The 2012-2017 Civil Service Competency Framework has now been replaced by the Civil Service Success Profiles Framework, which includes a different set of Behaviours / Competencies.

For help with Success Profiles Applications click here.

Need help with a Civil Service Application but not sure what is required?

Simply submit your details below and our experienced Consultants will assess the application requirements and provide a full personalised quote, usually within 1 working day.


Why Choose Use?

We have successfully provided expert professional help with Civil Service Competency Applications for a wide range of job types / roles. We can help with applications for all Grades / Levels including AA / AO / EO / HEO / HO / SEO / Level 1 / Level 2 / Level 3 / Level 4 / Level 5 and Level 6. Our team can write / edit Competency Statements of any length (e.g. 250 words) for all of the Core Civil Service Competencies across the 3 Strategic Clusters (Setting Direction, Engaging People and Delivering Results) as well as specialist Competency Frameworks for specific work areas (such as Law or Procurement). See FAQ’s about this service.

We have assisted clients applying to various Divisions of the Civil Service including: Ministry of Justice (MoJ), Department of Work & Pensions (DWP), Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC), Her Majesty’s Courts & Tribunals Service (HMCTS), Crown Prosecution Service (CPS), Ministry of Defence (MoD) and many more, we understand the need for confidentiality

100% Satisfaction Guarantee

We offer a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee with this service. This means we will make as many alterations to Competency Statements we have produced for you as are required until you are 100% happy with the finished result.



Submit an Enquiry or Get a Quote

You can use the form below to submit an enquiry or get a quote for our Civil Service Job Application Services.

Not sure what is required for your application? We know the Civil Service job application process can be a little confusing and that sometimes the application requirements can be difficult to interpret, particularly if you are not familiar with the Civil Service application process. Our friendly and experienced Consultants can help you work out what is required and provide help with Competency / Behaviour Statements as well as any other documents which form part of the application process (including Personal Statements, Expressions of Interest and CVs).

If you don’t have all the details required: You can simply provide us with a link to the job advert or copy and paste the job advert into the ‘Additional Details / Links to Target Roles’ section of the form.

All information submitted will be handled in the strictest of confidence and will never be shared with third parties.

Documents accepted in doc, docx and pdf formats

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Customer Reviews

“I looked over the competencies and they look great! Will submit some applications this week. I just want to say thank you so much. I really appreciate the great work you have put into them!” SU, Civil Servant

“I have just been invited to my 1st interview with ministry of defence!!!!!! Thrilled!!!!” WP, Civil Servant

“Once again your work has hit the mark! I will look over for anything that may need changing but to be honest it looks brilliant!! Thankyou so much again!” DA, Civil Servant


How the Civil Service Competency Based Application Writing / Editing Service works

Before we start: You will have the opportunity to send us any background / supporting information before we start work on your order. This can include details of job roles you are targeting as well as copies of your CV or previous applications you have written. You can also submit other information to help us learn about your experience and achievements, such as Performance Reviews. All information submitted is handled in the strictest of confidence and your data is stored in full accordance with GDPR / UKDPA 2018 regulations.

Consultation: The next stage of the process involves completing a full telephone / email consultation to gather all of the information required. As part of this process, we will assess any Behaviour examples you are thinking of using or help you pick out suitable examples which demonstrates the specific criteria required for each Behaviour as well as your ability to undertake the role / type of role you are applying for. Your experienced Consultant will then ‘interview’ you to draw out all of the detail required for us to produce your Behaviour Statements or other Application documents.

Drafting: As soon as your Consultant has all of the information required, they will start work on your Behaviour Statements. First drafts will be available within 5 working days as standard (we also offer a range of Express Turnaround options if required).

Checking & Alterations: Once completed, the first drafts will be sent to you in Microsoft Word format by email for checking. You will then have the opportunity to request as many alterations to the drafts as are required until you are 100% satisfied before we issue final copies.

Additional Support: We can also provide relevant advice and guidance on navigating the complex Civil Service job application process as well as a range of related / supporting services, including dedicated Civil Service Personal Statement Writing, CV Writing and Interview Coaching services.

Step-by-Step Guide to our Civil Service Competency Based Application Service

Civil Service Competency Based Application Service Process

We currently have an 85% Application Success Rate for this service


Civil Service Competency Based Application Service Prices

Prices for our Civil Service Competency Based Application Service are dependent on the Grade / Level you are applying for and the number of Competency Statements required. If you are not sure what you need, please or call our team on 0800 246 1857 to discuss your requirements or use the Quote Form above to submit your details for a quote.

Level 1 (AA/AO or Equivalent)

£37.50

Per 250 Word Statement with Standard (5 Working Day Turnaround)

Add more Behaviour Statements to your order:

  • 2X 250 Word Behaviour Statements = £75.00
  • 3X 250 Word Behaviour Statements = £112.50
  • 4X 250 Word Behaviour Statements = £150.00
  • 5X 250 Word Behaviour Statements = £187.50
  • 6X 250 Word Behaviour Statements = £225.00
  • 7X 250 Word Behaviour Statements = £262.50
  • 8X 250 Word Behaviour Statements = £300.00
  • 9X 250 Word Behaviour Statements = £337.50

Level 2 (EO or Equivalent)

£47.50

Per 250 Word Statement with Standard (5 Working Day Turnaround)

Add more Behaviour Statements to your order:

  • 2X 250 Word Behaviour Statements = £95.00
  • 3X 250 Word Behaviour Statements = £142.50
  • 4X 250 Word Behaviour Statements = £190.00
  • 5X 250 Word Behaviour Statements = £237.50
  • 6X 250 Word Behaviour Statements = £285.00
  • 7X 250 Word Behaviour Statements = £367.50
  • 8X 250 Word Behaviour Statements = £332.50
  • 9X 250 Word Behaviour Statements = £380.00

Level 3 (HEO / SEO or Equivalent)

£57.50

Per 250 Word Statement with Standard (5 Working Day Turnaround)

Add more Behaviour Statements to your order:

  • 2X 250 Word Behaviour Statements = £115.00
  • 3X 250 Word Behaviour Statements = £172.50
  • 4X 250 Word Behaviour Statements = £230.00
  • 5X 250 Word Behaviour Statements = £287.50
  • 6X 250 Word Behaviour Statements = £345.00
  • 7X 250 Word Behaviour Statements = £402.50
  • 8X 250 Word Behaviour Statements = £460.00
  • 9X 250 Word Behaviour Statements = £517.50

Level 4 (G6 / G7 or equivalent)

£67.50

Per 250 Word Statement with Standard (5 Working Day Turnaround)

Add more Behaviour Statements to your order:

  • 2X 250 Word Behaviour Statements = £135.00
  • 3X 250 Word Behaviour Statements = £202.50
  • 4X 250 Word Behaviour Statements = £270.00
  • 5X 250 Word Behaviour Statements = £337.50
  • 6X 250 Word Behaviour Statements = £405.00
  • 7X 250 Word Behaviour Statements = £472.50
  • 8X 250 Word Behaviour Statements = £540.00
  • 9X 250 Word Behaviour Statements = £607.50

Please contact us directly for details of pricing for Level 5 (DD or equivalent) & Level 6 (Director & Director General) roles

Get a Personalised Quote for your Success Profiles Application now


How to Order

Order Civil Service Competencies below. If you need more than one 250 word Competency Statement, add the required option for your grade / level to your cart, then increase the quantity to the number of statements you need. You can also place your order by telephone by calling us on 0800 246 1857 with your credit or debit card details. Once you have placed your order we will contact you to arrange your consultation.

Order early to avoid disappointment, call now for availability

Demand for this service can be very high at peak times, so please place your order early to ensure we can meet your deadline. We also offer a range of Express Turnaround options if you have an urgent deadline.

Turnaround Options

Standard turnaround time for this service is 5 Working Days from the date of your consultation. We also offer a range of Express Turnaround options to ensure you can always make your deadline:

Related Services

We can also help with Person Statements for Civil Service applications and provide Interview Coaching by Skype / Telephone to help prepare for Civil Service Interviews.

If you have any queries or would like to discuss your own situation before placing your order then please feel free to call our experienced and friendly team of Consultants on 0800 246 1857 / 0845 003 9557 (Monday to Friday 09:00am to 7:00pm)


FAQs About Our Civil Service Competency Writing / Editing Service:

Here are answers to the top 5 most frequently asked questions about our Civil Service Competency Writing Service:

1) Which Civil Service Competencies are you experienced in working with?

We have worked with all of the Competencies in the (2012 – 2017) Civil Service Competency Framework. This includes: 1) Seeing the Big Picture, 2) Changing and Improving, 3) Making Effective Decisions, 4) Leading and Communicating, 5) Collaborating and Partnering, 6) Building Capability for All, 7) Achieving Commercial Outcomes, 8) Delivering Value for Money, 9) Managing a Quality Service, 10) Delivering at Pace

We are also experienced in working with other frameworks used within certain parts of the Civil Service or for specialist business areas such as Law or Procurement. If you are not sure if we can help, please contact us.

2) I already have drafts for each Competency Statement, why does it cost the same to have these edited as it does to write them from scratch?

It can be helpful if you have draft Statements as it gives us a basis for our comprehensive consultation process but unfortunately we are not able to offer a discount under these circumstances as the quality and suitability and suitability of examples provided can vary greatly. It may be possible to use examples you have written as a base but in 99% of cases they need to be carefully re-written to ensure that each of the criteria for the Competency are covered at the appropriate Grade / Level within your answer. This can actually sometimes take longer than working from scratch!

3) I cannot think of any examples; can you make them up for me?

No – We will never make up / fabricate examples for you as this would be completely counter-productive. What we will do is to use our extensive experience and knowledge of what type of examples work best to help you select examples from your experience which best meet with the criteria required. We will then draft these for you in the best possible way to demonstrate your suitability. This will be more effective for your short term and long term employment prospects. 

4) Can you guarantee a score of 7 out of 7 for every Competency?

Regrettably, we cannot guarantee that you will achieve any particular score using Competency Statements we have produced for you. This is because there are so many factors involved in the selection process that it is simply not possible to accurately predict what grade you will achieve. The score is also based on the content of the example and how well that fits with the role you are applying for. We typically achieve scores of 4-6 for our clients in most cases and are able to improve scores by up to 2 grades in 90%+ of cases. 

5) I am applying for multiple roles at the same Grade / Level, can you provide one set of Competency Statements to cover all of them?

In most cases this is no problem as long as all of the roles you are planning to apply for use the same Competency Framework. We have helped many clients to build a ‘bank’ of Competency Statements which they have successfully used for a range of applications. You can also build you ‘bank’ of Competency Statements month by month or week by week, adding new ones as required for each application. We aim to be flexible to help you make a strong application.

Got another question on this service? Call us on 0800 246 1857 / 0845 003 9557 to speak to one of our experienced Consultants or submit an enquiry using the form below