Graduate Programme Expression of Interest

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Graduate Programme Expression of Interest

At South West Water we believe that the strongest businesses are built on solid, stable foundations - with a vision and a culture that gives them the freedom to change, improve and innovate. We’re proud to be responsible for providing reliable, efficient and high-quality drinking water and wastewater services for the beautiful South West area. And we have huge ambitions. Not only are we committed to reaching net-zero by 2030, but we’ve also partnered with wildlife charities, National Parks and local partners to help ensure a better future for generations to come. So, if you want to be part of a diverse team where opportunities flow and fresh ideas are welcomed, #JustAddWater.

We are thrilled to announce our Graduate Programme Expression of Interest campaign, offering a platform to express your interest in potential opportunities in both head office and operations roles. As an industry leader, we are committed to innovation, sustainability, and nurturing the next generation of talent. 

Expression of Interest Process:

  • Submitting your CV to demonstrate your interest in joining our company means we can save your application on file and reach out to you once our Graduate Programme launches in January 2024.
  • Business Areas:

  • Drinking Water
  • Waste Water
  • Engineering
  • Customer Services
  • Sustainability
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Data Science
  • Project Management
  • What’s in it for you:

  • Hands-on Experience: Gain practical skills under the guidance of industry experts.
  • Professional Development:  Access ongoing training, mentorship, and development opportunities tailored to your career aspirations.
  • Diverse and Inclusive Culture: Be part of a team that values diversity, innovation, and collaboration.
  • Sustainability Focus: Contribute to our mission of providing sustainable water services and protecting the environment.

  • If you're looking to embark on a fulfilling career journey at South West Water, submit your CV now for our Expression of Interest recruitment campaign, and our Early Careers Talent Team will be in touch!

    Be yourself, we like it that way. Together, we will build a culture of belonging, where inclusion is instinctive. Diversity is our strength and a reflection of our communities. We care, we value everyone, we celebrate uniqueness.

    Our core values which are essential to our success are:

  • Trusted - We do the right thing for our customers and stakeholders.
  • Collaborative - We forge strong relationships working together to make a positive impact.
  • Responsible - We keep our promises to our customers, communities, and each other.
  • Progressive - We are always looking for new ways to improve and make life better.
  • What we're looking for?

  • We’re looking for open-minded, creative team players from all sorts of backgrounds to join our Graduate Operational Management Programme. Because we know that building a diverse, progressive workforce is key to our future success.
  • *This is not a job advert. This is an application to demonstrate your interest in joining our company so we can reach out to you once the job advert launches in January 2024.*

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    Can’t find what you’re looking for?

    We're always pleased to hear from talented people. So if you have any questions about the opportunities that we have available, or if there's anything else you'd like to know before you apply (or indeed during the application process), please don't hesitate to send your details to our Talent Acquisition Team.

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