Interested in working at Hinkley Point C?
The construction and operation of Hinkley Point C will create thousands of employment and apprenticeship opportunities in a broad range of occupations and careers. For example, there will be jobs in construction, civil engineering, electrical installation, hospitality, catering, logistics, security, site services, support roles and others over the coming years. And it’s not just during construction. When complete, Hinkley Point C will have an expected workforce of 900 people to run the Power station throughout its 60-year operation.
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The Hinkley Jobs Service
Jobs at Hinkley Point C
To help ensure local people can access employment opportunities - during construction and operation - we've established a dedicated Hinkley Jobs service. A partnership between EDF Energy, Jobcentre Plus and other local support organisations and training providers, Hinkley Jobs:
- Matches people to available jobs at Hinkley Point C and other local opportunities
- Arranges and delivers programmes to help people into work
- Invests in and supports dedicated local training centres providing the skills and courses employers need
Almost 200 people have so far been placed in jobs on the project with employers in the local supply chain. The team has also been very successful in placing workers who have recently been made redundant from major local employers.
If you wish to register your interest in future opportunities, please register your interest online. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call a member of the team on 0800 029 4289.
How the Hinkley Job service works
Early work with our contract partners is helping identify and plan for the specific jobs that will be created at Hinkley Point C during construction. The Hinkley Jobs team uses this information to support local people in their planning and preparation – including training and pre-employment support where possible - for when the roles become available.
Local people have priority access to job opportunities. Hinkley Jobs receives all vacancies 48 hours before they are opened up to wider recruitment channels. The team aims to match local candidates from their database to jobs. It is only if potential candidates for roles cannot be identified locally that opportunities will be advertised more widely.
How to register your interest in jobs
Hinkley Point C is a nuclear construction project and will require all potential employees to exhibit the behaviours necessary to work within strict security and health and safety requirements. Before being put forward for any vacancy through Hinkley Jobs, you will need to complete an online application form.
Before you start work at Hinkley Point C you will need to evidence the following criteria:
- 5-year checkable work history. Any gaps in employment must be explained
- Copies of academic or workplace qualifications relevant to your work choice
- Work references
- A completed Data Protection Enrolment Declaration
- Photographic identification
- Proof of address
- Right to work in the UK
- Pass a drug and alcohol test
Hinkley Jobs will provide further advice on any other requirements depending on the role you are applying for. If you are at all unsure, please do contact the Hinkley Jobs team for guidance via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you wish to register your interest in future opportunities, please use our online application form. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call a member of the team on 0800 029 4289.
Monday 17 September 2018
4:30 - 7pm
HOST recruitment event
Sydenham Community Centre, Parkway, Bridgwater, TA6 4QZ
At Hinkley Point C, we’re not just building a power station. We’re making a vital contribution to securing the UK’s energy future. We’re proud of the opportunities and benefits the project will bring to the local community, the region and the nation. We think roles at Hinkley Point C are more than simply jobs, apprenticeships or training posts. And we hope you will too.
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Our aspiration is to create 1,000 apprenticeships during construction. The wide range of skills required to build Hinkley Point C means there really is an opportunity for everyone.
Apprenticeships are at the forefront of our workforce development and skills needs. We are dedicated to providing the best possible access and experience for all apprentices working and learning as part of the project.
The Hinkley Point Training Agency works with employers and Hinkley Jobs to help people gain the right qualifications for employment.
It brings together training providers from across the South West to deliver the skills needed for Hinkley Point C. Whether you’re looking for your first job or want to take a different career path, the team provides connections with tailored support to help you achieve it.
If you're interested in working directly for EDF Energy, find out what roles are available on the project through our careers pages.
The best way to contact us is by completing our online enquiry form.
Call us on 0800 096 9650 (24 hour free phone number).
Stop by our visitor centre in the Angel Place Shopping Centre, Bridgwater, TA6 3TQ. We are open from 9am-4pm Monday to Friday and 9am-1pm on Saturday.
Write to us at: Hinkley Point Visitor Centre, Angel Place Shopping Centre, Bridgwater, TA6 3TQ
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