Why work for us?

Sellafield Ltd has one of the most competitive graduate packages around. A competitive starting salary, attractive holiday entitlements and much more.

Our impressive graduate rewards

Our graduates start off with a 24-month fixed term contract, with an excellent starting salary of £33,294. This is reviewed every year to keep it competitive. Following successful completion of your graduate programme and subject to there being a suitable vacancy you will be retained on permanent basis.

Other rewards and benefits include:

Holiday – it’s not all work and no play at Sellafield Ltd. We aim to strike a good work/life balance by offering 25.5 days’ annual leave with statutory public holidays on top.

Pension – you’ll automatically become a member of the Combined Nuclear Pension Plan..

Relocation – if you’re relocating here from more than 30 miles away, we’ll support you with a relocation allowance and give you plenty of information on the best areas to live and how to find a place too.

Interest Free Loan –  moving on from university isn’t always easy. That’s why all our graduates can apply for an interest free loan of £2,000 which you pay back through your monthly salary.

Thriving at Work

Respected. Included. Performing at our best.

Our Commitment

Sellafield Ltd recognise that to be an inclusive employer, we have to treat our diverse workforce with respect and integrity, and we must all recognise and value the contribution that is made by everyone.

Inclusion is one of our four corporate values. We respect and include individuals and create an environment in which people grow, develop and perform at their best.

ED&I Strategy

The Sellafield Ltd ED&I Strategy, originally developed in 2016, is committed to ensuring that no one should feel that they are unable to aspire to serve in some of the most exciting and rewarding roles in the UK because of their ethnicity, life experience, background, gender or any other individual characteristics.

Our current strategy aims to:

  • Transform our business into a more diverse and inclusive place to work
  • Encourage diversity of experience and thought
  • Advance equality of opportunity.

We help people grow, develop and perform at their best.

Since the strategy was implemented numerous improvements and resources are now available to employees, these include:

  • EDI Awareness & Resources Hub  
  • EDI Awareness & Resources Hub

Sellafield Ltd employees and contractors have access to the Sellafield EDI Hub via the internal SharePoint page. Here employees have access to various resources and information relating to Wellbeing, disability, LGBT+, family support, neurodiversity, respect and inclusion, race & religion etc.

  • Employee Assistance Programme (CiC)  
  • Employee Assistance Programme (CiC)

Every Sellafield employee has access to legal advice, money guidance, confidential counselling, information and help sheets and many other services through our employee assistance programme; CiC.

  • Employee Groups & Support Networks  
  • Employee Groups & Support Networks

At Sellafield Ltd there are a number of existing and emerging employee networks and groups (such as the LGBT+ group, the Speech and Language (Stammering) group, the Autism Network, the Dyslexia Group, the Cancer Support group, the Families Network, etc); these groups help to ensure we raise visibility and knowledge of the support and resources available to our employees.

  • Mental Health Champions  
  • Mental Health Champions

Throughout the business we have a number of trained mental health champions. Mental Health Champions are employees who:

    • Understand the issues that relate to mental health.
    • Deploy a range of practical skills that can be used on a regular basis, including the ability to spot the signs and symptoms of mental health issues.
    • Interact effectively with people who may be experiencing mental health issues or emotional distress.
    • Guide (with confidence) those who may be suffering mental health issues towards sources of help and appropriate support.
    • Raise awareness and reduce the stigma associated with mental health and promote early intervention enabling more effective recovery and positive mental health.
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