We’re powering change to build a better world of energy.  

A role with SSE – the leading developer and operator of low-carbon electricity in the UK and Ireland – is an opportunity to build a rewarding career, and a way to help build a world that’s cleaner, greener, and fairer for all.  

We’re investing over £12.5bn in the next 5 years on major projects like building the world’s largest windfarm, that will provide vital low-carbon electricity for millions of people. And building flexible networks to deliver the sustainable energy we all need to heat our homes and businesses, drive our cars, and power our lives. 

We’re a real Living Wage and Fair Tax Mark accredited company and currently employ 10,000 people across the UK and Ireland. We offer diverse career opportunities across the UK and Ireland, agile working and excellent benefits.


Whatever your role – from element-braving, asset-developing to customer-facing – you have the power to change your world. So join us on our journey to net zero.

Change starts here.

Applications now open for our 2023 Graduate Development Programmes

There are over 150 positions across the UK specialising in areas such as Engineering, Business, IT, Finance and Land & Consents.

Build a career that’s challenging, exciting and makes a real difference. Find your future with SSE today.


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Life at SSE

Whether you spend your day on top of a turbine at a wind farm, engaging directly with customers, supporting our power network infrastructure or in the hustle and bustle of one of our major offices; careers at SSE are challenging, motivating and make a direct impact on the UK’s journey to net zero. We take care of our people, our customers and the communities we serve. 

We take a strategic approach to creating an inclusive workforce. Our culture encourages everyone to be themselves – no matter what your background is.  And no matter what, safety is at the heart of everything we do - ‘if it’s not safe, we don’t do it’. 


Life At SSE



Early Careers

Whether you’re preparing to leave school, recently graduated or currently in the workplace and looking for a new direction, our schemes offer a solid grounding for excellent career progression. There are a variety of options, all designed to bring out the best in people.


Early Careers




Inclusion & Diversity

Innovative solutions to climate change require diverse perspectives, different experiences and new skills to help us reach net zero. That’s why our plans to increase diversity and create a workplace where the principles of equality, fairness, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of everything we do are so important.





News & Views

Find out what we've been up to, in and around SSE.

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The apprenticeship alternative for neurodiverse candidates

Henry Adu is a controls and instrumentation apprentice at SSE – he shares his story about how his new job helps him gain confidence and overcome a stammer. I was...

Published on Apr 14, 2022

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SSE to create thousands of jobs to deliver UK energy strategy

SSE is announcing it is creating 1,000 jobs a year to 2025 – as it supports the UK Government’s new energy strategy and steps up efforts to deliver £12.5bn of...

Published on Apr 7, 2022

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#ScotAppWeek22: Viking Wind Farm Gives Young Shetlanders Opportunity to Live and Work in Their Communities

Four young people from Shetland have been meeting with bosses from SSE Renewables and Vestas to mark Scottish Apprentice Week and to talk about how their apprenticeship scheme has given...

Published on Mar 7, 2022

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Awards, Accreditations & Partnerships

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Ongoing recruitment scam

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