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Working for Energy Saving Trust

At Energy Saving Trust our mission is to address the climate emergency.

We are a leading and trusted organisation, dedicated to promoting energy efficiency, low carbon transport and sustainable energy use. We work with governments, businesses and individuals to address the climate emergency and deliver the wider benefits of clean energy as the UK transitions to net zero.

Be part of a positive change

We are an exciting and diverse community, from different backgrounds and fields, united in our mission to address the climate emergency.

We are always looking for bright, committed people with a diverse set of skills and experience to help achieve our goal.

Read more about our values here.

Learning and development

You’ll start your Energy Saving Trust journey with an induction period to set you up for success in your new role – getting to know your new colleagues, understanding more about the organisation, our mission, and where you fit in.

You’ll have regular touch points with your manager, clear objectives and a personal development plan, all of which are managed through our bespoke learning platform. We want to understand and support you in your training and development needs and you’ll find access to courses and information covering professional and personal development, as well as wellbeing, on our in-house platform.

We’re currently working to embed a coaching culture in the organisation as we see this as an incredible way to empower our people and build innovation and collaboration into the way we work.

Your benefits

To recognise the great work our people do in addressing the climate emergency, we offer the following employee benefits:

  • 25 days holiday entitlement with service linked increases.
  • Outstanding pension scheme including employer contributions of up to 9%, 11% or 13% (age-linked).
  • Life assurance of 4x salary.
  • Health and wellbeing perks such as gym membership subsidy.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Eyecare vouchers.
  • A peer-led, values-based employee recognition scheme.
  • Professional subscriptions.
  • Private medical insurance.
  • Enhanced company sick pay.
  • Enhanced family friendly pay.
  • Season ticket loan (interest-free).

At Energy Saving Trust we value the health and wellbeing of all our employees. Everyday life and balancing the requirements of work and home can create pressures for all of us.

To assist you in achieving this balance, you’ll be able to access a 24/7 employee assistance helpline via our Employee Assistance Programme, provided by Health Assured, as well as their My Healthy Advantage app.

What else….

  • Employee blog platform to encourage team members to share ideas and personal highlights.
  • Staff committees.
  • Charity activities and opportunities to make a difference throughout the year.
  • Flexibility in our ways of working – we will support you to work from home, in an office or a mix of both, where appropriate for your role.

Diversity and inclusion

At Energy Saving Trust, we are committed to building a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace where everyone can be themselves and are supported to be their best.

We are an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to treating all current and prospective employees fairly and to ensuring that our workplace and employment practices are free from discrimination, harassment or victimisation on the grounds of race, gender, marital status, pregnancy and maternity, sexual orientation, trans status, disability, religion or belief and age.

We aspire to have a truly diverse and representative workplace and strongly encourage applicants from a wide range of backgrounds and with different identities and experiences to apply for roles with Energy Saving Trust.

We want to ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive of and accessible for everyone. If you are interested in applying for a role with us and think you may need some additional support or reasonable adjustments made to any part of the recruitment process, please get in touch with the People team. We will do our very best to support you.  Please see our recruitment FAQs for more information.

What we are doing to become more diverse and inclusive. At Energy Saving Trust, we want to do more than just talk about diversity and inclusion: we want to take real and meaningful action. For example, we have recently hired a diversity and inclusion (D&I) lead, who will help us to develop a new organisational D&I strategy. This is an exciting first step for us, but we know we can always do more.  It’s important to us that diversity and inclusion is not just owned by one person, or one strategy, but that it is embedded within everything we do as an organisation. All our colleagues have a role to play in helping Energy Saving Trust become more diverse and inclusive and we hope you will join us for this next stage in our journey.

We are working hard to address the climate emergency for everyone. You can read our diversity statement here.

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Last updated: June 18th, 2021