FAQs

Here you will find a range of frequently asked questions that will help you throughout the Sellafield Ltd recruitment process.

What are the Resourcing team’s opening hours?

08:10 – 16:20 Monday to Friday

What are the Resourcing team’s contact details?

NSBS Resourcing
Chapel Bank
Curwen Road
Workington
Cumbria
CA14 2DD

Email: nsbs.resourcing@sellafieldsites.com
Telephone Number: 019467 81000 ext 1

Can I submit a speculative CV/General Application to Sellafield?

We are currently unable to accept speculative CV’s or General Applications at present. To view our current live vacancies please visit the Search & Apply page here.

I already have CRB/Disclsoure Scotland certificate do I need to apply again?

If you have Disclosure Scotland certificate dated within the last 6 months, this can be used. Please send us the original document. Please note: CRB checks cannot be used.

What do I wear for my pre-employment medical?

Please wear smart/casual clothing. Remember to bring photographic ID and the Declaration of Health form on the day.

When will I start with Sellafield Ltd?

Sellafield Ltd can only confirm a start date once we receive satisfactory medical and security clearance.

What is my holiday entitlement?

Basic annual leave entitlement is 25.5 days as standard. Up to 4 days can be pre-determined for the Christmas/New year period.

In addition to annual leave entitlements there are 8 public holidays per year observed as paid holidays within the company.

What would happen if I have pre-booked annual leave, would this have to be cancelled?

We endeavour to honour pre-booked leave where possible, however this is at the line manager’s discretion. Please liaise with your Resourcing team member and they will contact them on your behalf.

How long do medical results take to come back?

Results can take a minimum of 10 working days to be returned to the Resourcing team. We will contact you as soon as we receive your results.

Do Sellafield Ltd offer childcare vouchers?

Childcare vouchers are a key benefit offered to you by Sellafield Ltd, working in partnership with Edenred. The childcare scheme allows you to purchase childcare vouchers via a salary sacrifice scheme. For further information please refer to your employee benefits sheet given to you at your interview or visit: www.childcarevouchers.co.uk

What sort of pension provision is in place?

We offer an attractive defined contribution (money purchase) pension scheme. You will be automatically enrolled in the plan when you start here.

Is there a bonus scheme?

Yes, the company operates a Target Achievement Scheme (TAS) in which you will be eligible to participate. This is based on site-wide performance. Band 3 appointments, subject to satisfactory achievement of personal work targets may be eligible for further bonus payments which are equivalent to 5% of your salary.

How can I progress my career at Sellafield Ltd?

At Sellafield Ltd we pride ourselves on career progression. You will be invited to engage in a performance management agreement with your line manager and our onsite training department deliver fit-for-purpose courses across the site to expand your knowledge and enhance your learning.