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  • Welcome to
    Northern Gas Networks Careers
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  • Nurturing talent
    Apprentices, graduates and students
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  • Rewards and benefits
    Working at Northern Gas Networks
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  • Inspired to make a difference
    Inspire network
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People, pipes, passion

Careers & Culture

To keep the North of England cooking on gas, we employ a wide range of talented passionate people, from our operational colleagues to our corporate colleagues, each one has an important role to ensure we safely transport the gas to the homes and businesses across our network.

Our customers are at the heart of everything we do and we are always looking for people who share our passion and commitment for putting the customer first – whether you’re based in one of our several offices or out and about in the network.

We look after all of our colleagues providing a supportive and fun working environment where we embrace creativity and innovative thinking as well as offering a range of learning and development opportunities.  That’s because we know that without passionate, well trained colleagues, we simply can’t do our job.

You need to be motivated and full of enthusiasm to work for us, and we only recruit the best, but once you’re here, we’re sure you’ll enjoy it.

Our dream, purpose and values

Our vision is to become the UKs most loved, admired and respected business and to establish a new paradigm for doing business really well through a united and empowered team that is mind-blowingly great.

And it’s not just a pipe dream, we’re striving for this every day. That’s why we only employ people that have high levels of personal integrity and pride, who demonstrate passion and enthusiasm to deliver the best possible experience for colleagues and customers.

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Our values

  • Trailblazing
  • Empowered
  • Community Focused
  • Intellectually Curious
  • Heartfelt
  • Happy

Apprentices, students & graduates

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Nurturing talent

We are a major regional employer, we’re constantly searching for fresh new talent to improve our service to the public.  For us new blood is vitally important and we’re committed to investing in our year in industry, apprentice and graduate programmes so that there is always a new generation waiting in the wings as experienced colleagues retire.

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Apprentice programme

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Our apprentice programme provides comprehensive training for those from all walks of life and gives you the chance to get a formal qualification while you earn, through a combination of on the job training, exposure to the wider business, one to one mentoring and study.

We offer a diverse range of opportunities across our network, from engineering apprenticeships to office based roles.

Keep posted to our website to find out about our latest opportunities.

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Graduate programme

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For us new blood is vitally important. We have a popular graduate development programme and graduate intern placements offering a range of opportunities to develop your skills, build your career aspirations and gain a greater understanding of our company.

Keep checking our website to find out about our latest opportunities – we’ll always post when an opportunity is available.

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Year in industry

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Our Year in Industry scheme gives degree students the opportunity to gain valuable real-work experience in their gap year from University, our aim is always to support and nurture talent, and to provide you with real-life business skills that you can take with you.

If you are looking for a Year in Industry placement please contact our team on jobopportunities@northerngas.co.uk

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Summer Placements Work Experience

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We are proud to offer a range of opportunities designed to grow career aspirations, help develop essential skills and gain vital hands on work experience in a real life setting.

From summer placements to more formal development programmes including our graduate and apprentice schemes, there is something for everyone.

If you want to find out more contact our team at evolve@northerngas.co.uk

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Rewards & benefits

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We offer a competitive reward package which together with base pay includes paid holidays, company contributions towards a pension scheme, income protection and death in service arrangements, appropriate clothing (for those working in operational roles), a pleasant working environment. We also have a flexible benefits scheme that includes things like:- childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme, holiday purchase, gym discounts, health plans and discount vouchers for high street stores and restaurants.

We know that when you have a family juggling personal and work life isn’t always easy so we have family friendly policies which help provide flexible working solutions to meet everyone’s needs.

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Diversity and inclusion

If you work for us you can expect to find a whole suite of people related policies.  We will not tolerate behaviours of exclusion or harassment of any form.  We are an equal opportunities employer and will be delighted to hear from less represented groups.

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Learning & Development

We’re a people powered business and we value ideas and imaginative thinking – crucial if we are to deliver an affordable, reliable network for today and meet the energy challenges of the future.  

Our ultimate goal is to give everyone the opportunity to grow in their career, develop new skills and provide the support to help you be the best you can be.

We offer a range of learning opportunities to develop our talent and help us build a sustainable, happy workforce, from mentoring programmes to our buddy network, where colleagues share their skills and knowledge, from conflict resolution to engineering know how.

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Making a difference

In line with our Community Promises and our commitment to shape a sustainable future for our colleagues and local communities, we have a programme of engagement with schools which aims to:

  • Raise young people’s aspirations to work
  • Strengthen young people’s employability skills
  • Play our part in tackling the UK skills gap in STEM
  • (Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths) subjects
  • Develop a pipeline of talent & be an employer of
  • choice in our communities
  • Enrich our colleagues experience

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All our colleagues are invited to get involved in our schools programme, and colleagues tell us that by volunteering their time they have  

  • Developed confidence
  • Gained or improved their facilitation, leadership, teamwork and communication skills
  • Have an increased sense of wellbeing & job satisfaction

We also sponsor Hull Children’s University, their mission is to raise the aspirations of young people in Hull by building their confidence via unique learning experiences. Our colleagues all have the opportunity to help support this by joining the children on some of these learning experiences and being an extra pair of adult eyes to keep them safe and encourage them to participate and enjoy the experience.

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