We know that the support and commitment of our staff is key to our success. In return, we offer an excellent range of benefits.
Paid holiday leave
Our annual leave year begins 1 April each year and is calculated on length of service and job grade. You’ll receive a minimum of 23 days for a full year’s full time service plus the bank holidays, which is proportioned for part-time working.
Free Car Parking
We offer free car parking at the majority of our sites. Our head office in Exeter is close to several bus stops and a short walk from Digby Train Station. Bus and train services in Devon and Cornwall can be found here.
Investing in our Company
We offer employees the opportunity to buy shares in our Company at a discounted price of 20% through the Pennon Group Sharesave Scheme. If you choose to buy shares at the end of the 3, 5 or 7 year savings period, you’ll also have an opportunity to reinvest the dividends into our Share Incentive Plan.
Training and Development
We’re one of the largest companies in the South West and are proud to have been awarded Investors in People recognition.
We support and encourage all parts of our company by providing quality in-house training for each of our employee’s development and career opportunity.
We’re an equal opportunities employer committed to ensuring equal opportunity in employment.
Help with childcare
We work with Computershare Voucher Services to offer tax and National Insurance savings for childcare services.
As part of our employee benefits we offer the following health benefits:
Our employees, their spouses or partners are able to book a health assessment with the Nuffield Proactive Health at a special discounted rate.Nuffield Proactive Health is a leading expert in employee health, vitality and wellness. Their health assessments cover a comprehensive range of tests with a highly personal approach, and time to discuss your individual concerns in an unhurried way with experienced practitioners. They also cover contemporary lifestyle issues such as stress, postural problems and nutritional intake, as well as looking at the traditional health concerns. Their aim is to make a difference, to be a catalyst of change and to inspire you to improve your energy, vitality and resilience.
Private Health Insurance
As our employee, you can also get a discounted rate on Private Health Insurance with BUPA.
We provide a free eye test if you work at a computer screen through Specsavers Opticians. You’ll also receive a discount on a choice of frames and lenses.
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How can I contact you?
You'll find all of our contact information here, which includes our most frequently asked questions, arrange a free call back form and our telephone numbers.
How much does a new water connection cost?
We’ll provide you with a quote which will be specific to your connection requirements after we’ve completed a site survey. The quote will be made up of: Connection costs (all work, materials required for us to make connection) Traffic management (depending on the...
Why has the water cover been marked with paint?
We use blue paint to either mark a location of a stop tap or meter when we’re planning maintenance work or when we know there’s a fault that needs resolving. Other utilities also use a different colour paint to mark locations of their apparatus for the same reasons.
Do you have any job vacancies?
Please see our Careers page for current vacancies, student placements, graduate development programme and apprenticeships.
How do I know that my application has been received?
You will receive an automated response from the website, confirming that your application has been received.
What is the SWW interview / assessment process?
The assessment process varies depending on the role that you apply for. Typically interviews last between 40 minutes to one hour, and are normally conducted by two people. Occasionally second or third interviews are requested, and/or other assessment techniques such...
Can I apply for more than one role?
Yes there is no limit to the number of roles that you can apply for. We do however, encourage candidates to check the person specification carefully to ensure that they can meet the requirements for the role. as individuals that don’t meet the essential criteria will...
What rewards and benefits do you offer?
Pennon Group and the associated businesses, offer a generous reward and benefits package including discounted shares, Smart Pension Scheme and non-contractual bonus. For further details please click here.