Severn Trent Reviews

Updated Nov 28, 2021

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4.3
87%
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Severn Trent Chief Executive Liv Garfield
Liv Garfield
271 Ratings
Pros
  • "Flexible working hours around childcare(in 23 reviews)

  • "Fantastic understanding from the business of work life balance and mental health(in 21 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "You are selected for career progression or development depending on who you know(in 7 reviews)

  • "Long hours different shifts every week so difficult to get a work life balance(in 6 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      A great place to work

      Nov 28, 2021 - Anonymous Employee in Coventry, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Welcoming and friendly, open to new ideas, and making great strides towards saving the planet

      Cons

      It can take a while to progress

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      Severn Trent Response

      Thanks for a brilliant review!

    2. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      welcomed in and became valued member of the team

      Nov 24, 2021 - Technical Operator 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Part of a small friendly team on going training courses nice managers who do seem to care, and ask how its going good pay and pension

      Cons

      shift work can be hard going 7 shifts straight, with only a day and a half off before the next 7 shift rotation. need to hit the ground running and pick up new procedures pretty quickly

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      Severn Trent Response

      Thanks for a great review. It's great to hear you're part of a friendly team, and that you feel you're being supported too. This will really help others looking for a role at Severn Trent!

    3. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great place to work

      Nov 18, 2021 - Human Resources Business Partner in Coveney, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Our values are embedded and employees are committed to the service we deliver Great people Flexibility to support my work life balance Career and development opportunities through roles and projects

      Cons

      Nothing stands out for me

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      Severn Trent Response

      Thank you for such a brilliant review!

    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Great place to work

      Nov 17, 2021 - Learning And Development Consultant in Coventry, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Lovely colleagues Supportive environment Visible and approachable senior leaders Great benefits Supportive of career growth and development

      Cons

      None really its the best place I've ever worked

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      Severn Trent Response

      Thanks for your review, this will really help others looking for a role at Severn Trent.

    5. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Work in the Waste hub

      Nov 16, 2021 - Network Controller Days 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      I have worked at STW for 19 years and have progressed my way through a few departments, really enjoy the people I work with. I have learned so much through my work journey at Severn Trent.

      Cons

      Nothing really comes to mind that puts me off from working here.

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      Severn Trent Response

      Thank you for a brilliant review! Really great to see you've had a long rewarding career with us.

    6. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Good team morale and work life balance

      Nov 15, 2021 - Leakage Technician in Warwick, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Team and benefits Overtime Work life balance Pension

      Cons

      Cannot think of that many

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Amazing, inclusive, supportive company

      Nov 10, 2021 - Development Specialist in Coventry, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible friendly staff, working for at FTSE 100 company, inclusive to all, offer amazing training and development facilities and support

      Cons

      I have no concerns with the company

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      Severn Trent Response

      Thank you for a superb review, great to see you're enjoying all the development opportunities and support!

    8. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Operations Manager

      Nov 9, 2021 - Operations Manager in Coventry, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Caring employer, good working environment, Open and honest company

      Cons

      Busy environment, sometimes your work life balance is not in sync but that is down to your personal management

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      Severn Trent Response

      Thanks for a brilliant review!

    9. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Severn Trent

      Nov 18, 2021 - Technical Evaluation Technician 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Diverse and fair to all employees of different ethnic/religious backgrounds, social, etc. Opportunities to progress, good benefits e.g. shareshave scheme.

      Cons

      Most opportunities are in Coventry (head office) so travelling will be required.

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      Severn Trent Response

      Thanks for your review!

    10. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      A great place to work!

      Nov 18, 2021 - Water Resources Specialist 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Interesting work. - Satisfaction in the knowledge that your work is helping to provide one of life's essentials to our customers. - Great and supportive colleagues. - Flexible working arrangements. - Clear career progression pathways.

      Cons

      - Limited parking availability at Severn Trent Centre: substantial salary sacrifice required if you wish to park on-site.

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      Severn Trent Response

      Thanks for a great review!

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