Future Talent

At Cadent, we are committed to building a bright future and investing in the next generation of talent. Our Future Talent Programmes offer three entry points: Future Field-Force, Future Engineers, and Future Professionals. These programmes provide clear pathways for development and growth.

As a Future Field-Force member, you will be trained to maintain and repair our gas network, ensuring our customers have a safe and reliable supply of energy. If you're interested in engineering, our Future Engineers programme will give you the opportunity to work on innovative projects and develop your skills alongside experienced professionals.

As a Future Professional, you will have the chance to join our support functions, such as HR, Finance, IT or Marketing, where you'll be able to work on exciting projects and make an impact in the business.

Our Future Talent Programmes are designed to provide you with a comprehensive learning experience, combining on-the-job training with formal qualifications, mentoring and support from experienced colleagues, as well as networking opportunities. We are committed to helping you achieve your potential and build a fulfilling career with us.

If you're ready to kick-start your career with Cadent, select the programme you’re most interested in to learn more, or search and apply for our Future Talent Programmes now!

How we hire

At Cadent, we value transparency in our hiring process. We want you to have a clear understanding of what to expect. Rest assured, we have outlined each stage of our hiring journey separately, providing you with all the necessary information. From submitting your application online to the final onboarding and induction process, we strive to make the experience as smooth and transparent as possible. We're here to support you throughout your application journey and ensure you have a positive experience with us.

Apply Online

Great news! You're interested in applying to join our Future Talent Program here at Cadent. We're thrilled about your interest and would love to learn more about you and your experiences. To apply, simply submit your application through our website or a job board. Make sure to highlight your personal details, work experience, and education to give us a comprehensive understanding of your background. We're excited to review your application and get to know you better. Good luck!


We're excited to review your application and get to know you better. If you meet the basic qualifications for the job, we'll be in touch to move forward with the next steps.

If not, we'll still get back to you and provide feedback on your application. We won't ghost you and want to make sure you have a positive experience throughout the process.

Saville assessment

Congratulations! You've passed the screening stage and now it's time for the Saville Aptitude Assessment. This assessment is designed to evaluate your natural abilities and does not require any pre-existing knowledge. Emphasise your problem-solving and analytical skills. Stay confident, focused, and show us your innate talents. We believe in your potential and can't wait to witness your abilities shine in this important stage of the hiring journey!

Assessment Centre

Congratulations! You've reached the assessment centre stage, an exciting milestone in our hiring journey. At this stage, we'll provide you with an immersive experience designed to evaluate your skills, competencies, and fit for the role. Be prepared for a range of activities such as group exercises, case studies, and individual assessments. Remember to showcase your abilities, collaborate with fellow candidates, and stay true to your unique strengths. This is your chance to shine, so stay confident, focused, and most importantly, be yourself. We're rooting for your success!


We're impressed by your performance during the assessment centre, and we're thrilled to extend a job offer to you! This offer will include details such as salary, benefits, start date, and any conditions or requirements that need to be met before you can start. We were truly impressed by your abilities and how well you demonstrated your skills throughout the assessment centre. We're excited to have you join our team and look forward to your contributions!  


Congratulations on accepting the offer! We can't wait to welcome you onboard and help you get started. You'll fill out some paperwork, get set up with our company systems and tools, and attend an induction program to learn more about the company, your role, and your team.

Visit our FAQ page

If you still have questions about our hiring process or any specific details, we encourage you to visit our FAQ page. We have compiled a list of frequently asked questions to provide further clarification and address common inquiries. You may find the answers you're looking for right there. If you don't see your question listed, feel free to reach out to our dedicated recruitment team who will be happy to assist you. We want to ensure that you have all the information you need to make an informed decision and feel confident throughout the application process.