Job Type: Full time
About the Role
Base Location: Belfast
Salary: circa £12,000 + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.
Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time
What is the Role?
Thinking about life after school or perhaps a change in career??
Maybe you enjoy fixing things or prefer being outdoors and doing hands-on practical work? Perhaps you are looking for an opportunity to learn a new skill? Our Electrical Apprenticeship Programme offers you the chance to earn whilst you learn new skills. This is a 4 year programme combining academic study at your local Regional College along with work-based experience.
As an Electrical Apprentice, you will be supported throughout your programme by a wide number of colleagues including mentors, business operational colleagues and Learning and Talent support staff. You will be provided with on-the-job training and supported by our academic training partners. Most of our apprentices attend college on day release basis, and our business works closely with Regional Colleges to ensure your success.
By the end of your apprenticeship, you will have formal qualifications and accreditations (City & Guilds - NVQ Level 3) that will offer you the opportunity to build a rewarding and successful career in the energy sector. Sustainability underpins everything we do so we believe in making the most of our most valuable assets - our people - and supporting them to be their best.? With a carefully designed development programme, you will have everything you need to progress your SSE career as far as you want to go.
What do I need?
We're looking to recruit the best future talent for our sector – and we know that it’s not all about qualifications.?We're more interested in your innate strengths and the qualities you can bring to SSE.?You don't need any experience to apply, you just need to:
- Have an interest in the work we do at SSE
- Have an appreciation of our core values, particularly safety and the desire to do well
- Enjoy working as part of a team
- Be interested in how things work
- Enjoy working outside and with your hands
About our Business
SSE is a multinational energy company listed on the FTSE 100, with a vision “to be a leading energy company in a net zero world”. We’re investing in £24bn+ by the end of the decade to help deliver our Net Zero Acceleration Programme.
Part of SSE Plc, Energy Customer Solutions is the Customer facing division – providing energy and low carbon solutions to over 1.3million customers. We have a strong market position with great customer relationships and expert customer teams working in Belfast, Cardiff, Dublin, Perth, and Reading. ??Energy Customer Solutions is made up of 2 external brands; we operate under the brands SSE Airtricity (Ireland) & SSE Energy Solutions (GB).
SSE Airtricity is Ireland's second largest and fastest growing energy provider, supplying around 800,000 domestic and commercial gas, electricity and home energy services customers in the Republic and Northern Ireland. Around 40% of the electricity SSE Airtricity supplies to its customers on an island basis is generated from renewable sources - the greenest energy supply of any provider on the island and over three times the average on an all-island basis.
We have ambitious targets to help our customers on their journey to Net Zero by increasing the accessibility of green energy solutions through the provision of customer-driven propositions and we’re a partner to customers and stakeholders as they seek ways to respond to the climate crisis.
Help us power change.
What’s in it for you?
An excellent package with 34 days holiday entitlement (including public holidays), enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.
As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for ‘Inclusion & Diversity at SSE’ to find out more.
All applications should be submitted online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.
If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Before commencing employment with SSE, you’ll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check. Please note that SSE are unable to sponsor any candidates for our apprentice, trainee engineer and summer placement opportunities as these roles would not meet the Home Office eligibility criteria for sponsorship.