Our commitment to the Armed Forces Covenant
Thames Water recognises the value serving personnel, reservists, veterans and military families bring to our business. We work closely with the Career Transition Partnership, British Forces Resettlement Services, The Officers Association and Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME), holding specific military events at our sites in order to establish a tailored employment pathway for Service Leavers including holding insight days. Thames Water attend numerous military focused careers events.
We hold quarterly events for our internal military network and maintain a specific Military group on our internal communications portal to share upcoming events and engage with new service leavers joining the business.
Our Reserve Policy offers up to ten days additional leave with pay (subject to six months service) for reservists to complete training and camp. We also endeavouring to offer a degree of flexibility in granting leave for Service spouses and partners before, during and after a partner’s deployment;
We offer up to five days to adult instructors of the cadet community and are committed to fund raise for BLESMA.
Thames Water is the UK’s largest water and wastewater company. We make a daily difference to millions of customers by supplying 2.7 billion litres of world-class water to around 10 million homes. We’re passionate about providing this essential service - world-class tap water, now and for the future.
We’re also turning waste into power, self-generating 20% of the energy we use and, in turn, doing our bit for the planet. We’re reducing plastic waste by celebrating our tap water and rolling out an ambitious water fountain project. We’re using our voice to lobby for change and partnering with WaterAid to provide clean water to the world’s poorest communities.
Thames Water is a unique, rewarding and diverse place to work. If you join our team, you’ll enjoy fast-tracked career opportunities, flexible working arrangements and unparalleled benefits. We’re also proud to be an equal opportunity employer, Stonewall Diversity Champion and Disability Confident Leader, welcoming individuals from all walks of life and leading the way with an award-winning mental health and well-being strategy.