We’re a real Living Wage and Fair Tax Mark accredited company and employ 12,000 people across the UK and Ireland.

We have ambitious plans for the future and need more talented and skilled people to join us on our mission to provide the energy needed today while building a better world of energy for tomorrow. We offer diverse career opportunities across the UK and Ireland, agile working and excellent benefits.

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Life at SSE

Life at SSE

From fantastic benefits to excellent progression opportunities. What are you waiting for?

Life at SSE

Early Careers

Early Careers

Apprenticeships, trainee engineering and graduate programmes. We have opportunities to suit everyone.

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We’re seeking different views and perspectives because a diverse workforce is important to us.



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We have a wide range of jobs and specialisms at SSE. Find out what your career could look like.

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Developing our people

Developing our People

We provide support, experience and opportunities to help our people build the career they want. Our employee progression stories are testament to this.

Developing our people

COP26 LogoWe're a Principal Partner for COP26

1-12 November 2021, Glasgow

SSE has been confirmed as a major partner for COP26 as it gears up for a year of climate action ahead of the flagship summit in Glasgow.

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

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Helping young people build a career with long term, sustainable prospects

SSE is proud to support the next generation of Scotland’s energy workers by committing to the Young Person’s Guarantee. Achieving net zero will take a skilled and diverse workforce and...

Published on Sep 24, 2021

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SSE Thermal recruits eight new apprentices at Peterhead

Eight young apprentices have been employed by SSE Thermal to launch their careers at Peterhead – a record intake for the north-east power station as it looks to a low-carbon...

Published on Sep 15, 2021

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Supporting the next generation of energy leaders

Tackling climate change will need a net zero army and engineers will play a huge roll in building the infrastructure of the future. SSE has joined fellow COP26 sponsors National...

Published on Aug 18, 2021

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Ongoing recruitment scam

SSE has been made aware of a scam whereby individuals are posing as SSE employees and inviting candidates to attend a job interview on Google Hangouts. SSE is aware of this scam and we can confirm we do not use Google Hangouts as a platform to conduct our recruitment. If you have any concerns about the authenticity of an interview invite or any correspondence pertaining to be from SSE please contact us via sse.resourcing.team@sse.com

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