STEM Returners ECITB

STEM Returners ECITB Cavendish Nuclear, the UK’s leading nuclear service company, is seeking assistant project managers who are looking to return after a career break.Page Content

From September 2021, Cavendish Nuclear will be running their second STEM Returners programme with placements based across the Cavendish Nuclear portfolio within the project management discipline.

The three-month placements give experienced professionals the confidence to step back into their careers after taking time off or to provide them with the opportunity to transfer into another field.

The Cavendish Nuclear placements will be delivered in collaboration with Government skills body the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB).

Rebecca Nicholls, Cavendish Nuclear’s Early Careers Manager said,

“Building upon the success of the first STEM Returners programme delivered by a nuclear engineering company back in 2019 we are proud to  be once again supporting this fantastic programme.”

Natalie Desty, Founder of STEM Returners said

“We are excited to be running a second programme in partnership with Cavendish Nuclear, building on the success of their inaugural programme.  Cavendish are leading the way in creating a diverse and inclusive nuclear sector, and have shown how much they value the skills and experience that career break engineers have to offer them”

Chris Claydon, Chief Executive of the ECITB said,

“We are proud to support the STEM Returners’ programme, which is a great initiative from Cavendish Nuclear to harness the talent we already have in this country.

“The ECITB is committed to help industry meet its current and future skills needs by supporting recruitment for some of the major infrastructure projects planned in the UK.This programme builds on the success of Cavendish Nuclear’ s parent company, Babcock International Group, who is delivering a STEM Returners programme in its Marine Sector.

Cavendish Nuclear and STEM Returners are committed to creating long term back to work opportunities.  All candidates will be assessed for a permanent position at the end of a placement and job offers will be made to those successfully fulfilling the programme requirements.