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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. You’ll get to know your new colleagues, understand more about the organisation, our mission, and where you fit in.

You’ll have regular touch points with your manager, as well as clear objectives and a personal development plan. To support your training and development needs, we offer access to courses and information covering professional and personal development, in addition to wellbeing, on our in-house platform.

We’re 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, 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. To help you achieve a healthy work / life 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

Energy Saving Trust is committed to developing equitable responses to address the climate emergency for everyone.

To achieve our ambitious mission, we need a diversity of people, experiences and ideas. We are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace where everyone can be themselves, with support to be their best.

You can find out more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion

We are an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to treating all current and prospective employees fairly. We are committed 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. We 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 think you may need 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.

We are working to become more diverse and inclusive. We want to do more than just talk about diversity and inclusion: we want to take real and meaningful action. We have recently hired a diversity and inclusion (D&I) lead, who has helped us to develop a new organisational D&I strategy. You can find out more about our new strategy and work in this important area. This is an exciting first step for us, but we know we can always do more. 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.

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Last updated: 18 May 2022