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SSE Plc are a real Living Wage and Fair Tax Mark accredited company and employ 12,000 people across the UK and Ireland.

We believe that greater diversity brings broader debate, which leads to better decisions and ultimately better business delivery.

That’s why we actively seek different views and perspectives from a broad range of people across SSE. We’re serious about promoting inclusion and diversity and have a well-defined strategy to encourage difference coming into, staying on and progressing up within SSE.

We measure our progress against the Equal Approach Return on Inclusion tool and latest results show that we have reached Champion level, demonstrating the success of our strategy and the robustness of the underlying processes that we have put in place.

Our pledges and commitments:

  • We are signatories of Powerful Women and exceed the target set by the Hampton Alexander review which has set a 33% target for women on boards of FTSE 350 companies by 2020. As of 1st May 2020, SSE’s board is 36% female
  • We're a trailblazer organisation of the Scottish Government's Young Person's Guarantee which aims to secure the opportunity of a job, placement, training or volunteering for every 16-24 year old in Scotland.
  • The Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index is the world’s only comprehensive investment-quality data source on gender equality. We’ve featured in this listing since 2018.
  • We’re committed participants of the EU skills Inclusion and Diversity Forum working with Inclusion leads from a range of Energy and Utility companies to share best practice and drive increased diversity across the industry as well as forum members of the United Nations Global Compact Inclusion and Diversity Forum
  • We're also signatories of Equal by 30PWC TechSheCanSocial Mobility PledgeSTEM Code and Valuable 500.
  • We’re a proud partner to the Women’s Engineering Society for the past 5 years.
  • We’re a key sponsor and speaker at the Everywoman in Tech conference.
  • We’re proud partners with EqualEngineers, and have proudly co-sponsored their inaugural Engineering in Talent Awards for the past 2 years.
  • Bronze members of the Armed Forces Covenant and also partner with the CTP and Forces Families to help current and ex-forces members are their families secure employment with SSE.


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Our Values

We have ambitious plans for the future and need more talented and skilled people to join us on our mission to provide the energy needed today while building a better world of energy for tomorrow. We offer diverse career opportunities across the UK and Ireland, agile working and excellent benefits.

Whether you spend your day on a wind farm, engaging directly with customers, supporting our power network infrastructure or in the hustle and bustle of one of our major offices, we like to think life at SSE is pretty good. We take care of our people, our customers and the communities we serve.

We take a strategic approach to creating an inclusive workforce. Our culture encourages everyone to be themselves – no matter what their background is. And no matter what, safety is at the heart of everything we do, and we live by the mantra ‘if it’s not safe, we don’t do it’.


“We believe our employees at SSE have the power to make a change and build a better world of energy for future generations. A world where we believe innovative solutions to climate change requires diverse perspectives, different experiences and new skills to help us reach net zero. That’s why our plans to increase diversity and to create a workplace where the principles of equality, fairness, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of everything we do are so important.”

Rosie Macrae - Inclusion, Education & Employability Manager

Rosie Macrae - Inclusion, Education & Employability Manager 



Benefits at SSE

List of all the benefits that SSE are offering their employees. Benefits may vary depending on role, location and length of service.

  • Interest free loans for Technology, Home Working and EV Charging Point Installation
  • Matching Pension contributions of 6%, rising to up to 12% after 10 years service
  • Life Assurance
  • Discounted BUPA Health Assessments
  • £2,500 Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Flexible Working
  • Holiday Plus Scheme - Buy up to 10 days additional leave
  • Enhanced Maternity Leave
  • Free Eye Tests/Glasses
  • Public Transport Discount Scheme
  • Childcare Voucher Scheme
  • Give As You Earn
  • Sharesave
  • Subsidised Fitness Facilities
  • Discounts On Private Healthcare Insurance
  • Generous Holiday Allowance

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