“I have been blown away by the support, kindness and welcoming environment I am now working in. The support from the Talent and Development Team, my Regional Manager and Field Performance Manager has been fantastic!”
Caitlin Baldwin, Graduate Management Trainee


Water for Life is about the present and future of our most precious resource – so we think big, we look far ahead, and we identify, develop, and share our individual talents for the greater good.

We empower each other to grow in confidence, in experience, and in ability!

Our Graduate programmes are designed to provide the highest level of support as we embrace the quality tools, trusted techniques, and ongoing training we have, to give you a flying start to your career.

We have far more opportunities than you imagine, so there is no stipulation on course subject and with the opportunity to experience placements across multiple areas of our organisation, Graduates will be able to diversify their career at any point on their journey with us as they discover their passion.

We have a meaningful purpose and an important responsibility. We are proud that what we do matters to the communities we work closely with. We believe in Water for Life. We know that the work we do today will make for a better tomorrow, which is why we are so passionate about supporting early careers development.

This is a place to progress. So, dive right into a Graduate career with us. 

“The graduate programme at Southern Water has been a truly enjoyable and rewarding experience. I have been welcomed into the team to learn the complex and often reactive nature of the wastewater function, whilst also being supported and trusted to assist and lead challenging projects, providing me with the skills and exposure to progress and develop my knowledge and career within the company”
Jamie Joy, Graduate Management Trainee

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Who we are

We’re more than a utility company. Our work, ideas, passion and purpose, sustain and transform communities, society, the environment and Water for Life.

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Why work with us

Diverse career opportunities. Plenty of support to develop and grow. Amazing benefits. Plus, the chance to make a positive impact on the world.

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