Boris Johnson in recruitment drive for public sector

 Boris Johnson in recruitment drive for public sector

Government figures suggest the number of doctors and nurses rose last year but the Prime Minister said he wanted to go further in the coming year.

A Downing Street spokesman said that Mr Johnson is set to call on those looking for a job or a career change to consider frontline public sector roles in 2021.

More than one million jobs are thought to have been lost as a result of restrictions brought in to control the spread of coronavirus.

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As part of efforts to reach those affected by the jobs downturn, there is set to be a recruitment blitz in the coming months to encourage people to consider taking up frontline posts across the NHS, teaching and prisons.

There will also be a specific television advertising drive for police officers, due to start on Tuesday January 5, across England and Wales.

Mr Johnson said: “We have the very best public servants and I feel an enormous sense of admiration when I think about the care, fortitude and determination with which our doctors, nurses, teachers, police officers and prison workers have faced up to the challenges of the pandemic.

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