Sellafield Ltd
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Safety Support Industrial Placement 2020

Job description

The breakthrough you’ve been looking for...

At Sellafield Ltd, we’re doing something that’s never been attempted before: using our world-renowned expertise to transform the environment, local society, the regional economy and the global nuclear industry. This calls for global-first achievements, pioneering tech, high-performance thinking and infusions of great new talent. And it all starts with our placement opportunities. Make your own breakthrough here.

We have opportunities for ambitious, curious, open-minded students to join us in our Safety Support profession on a year-long industrial placement. The ideal candidates for this opportunity will be currently studying a STEM based degree discipline.

Our Industrial Placement
Our 12-month industrial placement programme is ideal for students looking to complete a placement during their time at university. The placement is designed to provide you with a flavour of what it is like to work at Sellafield Ltd and although you are only with us for a year, we can assure you that you will still feel you have made a difference.

As part of the Industrial Placement programme you will get the chance to take part in activities that will allow you develop your skills in line with our Graduate Programme and also allow you to obtain valuable employability skills and experience.

Our placements
We are looking for students to join us in our Safety Support profession:

Safety Support
The Safety Support profession comprises 700 nuclear professionals. The profession is responsible for setting policy and standards, giving competent professional advice and undertaking monitoring and assurance activities of those standards, in all aspects of radiation protection, conventional safety and occupational hygiene.

The remit of the profession is to support the Sellafield Site to meet its objectives for high hazard reduction whilst supporting plants through all phases of their life cycle from design, through operations to decommissioning.

Social impact
We are transforming our organisation, seeking to accelerate the delivery of our mission while also making significant savings for the taxpayer. As part of this change, we are determined to deliver the maximum social impact from the £2bn of taxpayer money that we spend at Sellafield every year.

Through Social Impact activity from both Sellafield Ltd and our supply chain partners we aim to unlock additional value for the local area, directing our resources and assets to secure maximum impact to those with greatest need.

For further information on the benefits of working for Sellafield Ltd please refer to our careers website.

What we are looking for

Qualifications

You’ll need to be on track or expected to achieve at least a 2:1 in your degree discipline and ideally will be within your penultimate year of study.

Accepted degree subjects

Any

Additional job details

Location
Cumbria
Salary
£16,371 - £17,455

25.5 days’ holiday plus bank holidays

How to apply

Recruitment timeline
Apply at your earliest opportunity, applications may close for certain programmes if we experience high numbers.

Telephone Interview
Throughout October and November 2019.

Face-to-face Interviews
Throughout December 2019 and January 2020.

*Please note, if you are unable to attend an Interview during these months you will be unable to complete our application process.

Diversity and inclusion statement
In promoting equal opportunities, Sellafield Ltd welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We select people according to their abilities and our needs. As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.

Additional information
You are advised to regularly check your emails (including any junk mail/spam folders) for correspondence related to this post, including assessment or interview invitations and any other type of correspondence relating to your application. In the event of a high number of responses to any advert, Sellafield Ltd reserves the right to close the programme early.

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 28 October 2020

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Closing date:  Continuous recruitment

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