United Kingdom – (10 June 2021): Castle Water, the UK’s leading independent water retailer, has started a major recruitment campaign to hire 30 Modern Apprentices for its 2021 Apprenticeship scheme.
Castle Water, headquartered in Blairgowrie, Perthshire, has opened applications to fill 30 Business Administration and Customer Service Apprenticeships.
Modern Apprenticeships are open to people aged 16–24 and last for 1 to 2 years. As one of the fastest-growing utility suppliers, Castle Water are looking for people with the enthusiasm, intelligence and passion to help deliver their goals and to meet customers’ expectations.
Castle Water launched its Apprenticeship Program in August 2018. The dynamic full-time Apprenticeships provide the successful applicants the opportunity to earn as they learn valuable transferrable skills and work towards achieving a nationally recognised SVQ. Castle Water take a collaborative approach to working, so Apprentices will likely have opportunity to rotate around departments to improve their business knowledge and skillset to widen their experience.
Claire Easy, HR Director for Castle Water said, “We are very excited to be offering 30 Modern Apprenticeships at Castle Water. In our experience, hiring Apprentices has been a valuable way of expanding and upskilling our workforce. Investing time, resources and training into our Apprenticeships is a productive and effective way of growing talent, and of developing a motivated, skilled and qualified workforce who have a thorough knowledge of the company and our internal processes.”
Impressively, 95% of Castle Water’s Apprentices remain in the business post-qualification. The latest cohort of Apprentices started in September 2020, 4 of whom have already completed their qualification and have been offered permanent contracts with Castle Water.
John Reynolds OBE, Castle Water CEO said, “The employment and the education of Apprentices, including school leavers, is an important focus at Castle Water. I’m always pleased to hear positive feedback from our Apprentices, who find their Castle Water Apprenticeship to be an enriching and valuable experience that kick-starts their career.”
Visit castlewater.co.uk/about/apprenticeships to apply.
About Castle Water
Castle Water is the UK’s leading independent water retailer, supplying hundreds of thousands of businesses, charities and public bodies throughout England and Scotland. Castle Water is licensed to provide water services in both Scotland and England and is regulated by the Water Industry Commission for Scotland and Ofwat. Headquartered in Perthshire, Scotland, Castle Water provides all its customers services from its UK based offices throughout Scotland and England. More information about Castle Water can be found at www.castlewater.co.uk.
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