Office for Nuclear Regulation

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All current vacancies

ONR is committed to being an inclusive employer and we welcome and encourage applications from all applicants. We will make reasonable adjustments and adaptations to ensure the recruitment process is inclusive and barrier-free. For example, providing job descriptions in alternative formats, and providing communication support and accessible venues. If you would like to discuss how we can support you, please contact ( or Steph Glen (07766380271) / Leigh Wightman (07786541468) / Jessica Normile (07786528275) / Michael (07786 557323) / Liz Gontsarova (07467339126) / Francesca Fay (07786554172)) who will be able to provide further information and discuss any reasonable adjustments you may need during the recruitment process. We will offer an interview to disabled people who meet the minimum criteria for the role.

All our roles are UK based and ONR do welcome applications from Non-UK Nationals. Some roles may be eligible for sponsorship (if individuals don't already have pre-settled or settled status). Sponsorship is subject to the role being on eligible occupations list published by UK and Immigration and the successful candidates obtaining a Skilled Worker Visa - Certificate of Sponsorship (CoS) in order for them to work in the UK. Further details on Skilled Worker Visa requirements can be found by visiting the following website Skilled Worker visa - GOV.UK ( Right to work checks will be considered once candidates are deemed successful.

ONR recognises it has a role to play in helping those leaving the Armed Forces (veterans) and have introduced a Guaranteed Interview Scheme for veterans. This is part of a Government initiative known as the 'Great Place to Work for veterans. Veterans are officially defined as anyone who has served in Her Majesty's Armed Forces (Regular or Reserve). All veterans who meet the minimum criteria for a role will be invited to interview and they have the choice to opt into this scheme when completing their application. To be eligible to apply for roles under the initiative, veterans must meet certain eligibility criteria below;

  • have served for at least one year in Her Majesty's Armed Forces (as a Regular or Reserve)
  • be in transition from, or ceased to be a member of, Her Majesty's Armed Forces; and
  • not already be employed by ONR

Equal opportunity

There will be no direct or indirect discrimination against any applicant on the grounds of gender, marital status, race, colour, ethnic or national origins, sexual orientation, age, religion/belief or disability, or for any other reason.


ONR wants to employ a workforce that reflects the diversity of society in which we seek to protect people from harm. We value the individual contributions that people with different backgrounds, skills and abilities bring to the organisation. We therefore seek and welcome applications from people irrespective of age, disability, gender, race, religion or belief, or sexual orientation.


Registering and applying for jobs

You only need to register once, after which you can apply for any vacancies by simply logging back in to the Candidate Area by using your email address and chosen password.

When you apply for additional opportunities your details will be automatically populated based on the information you have provided on your previous application/s. This will leave you to simply provide the vacancy specific information required for the individual role which you are applying for. You can also change your personal details, register for job alerts and, if successful following our screening process you will be able to book interviews and assessment centres via our candidate self-service pages.

Please find our current vacancies below

For more information on our jobs, please click on the job title where you will be directed to the vacancy page. Here you can find out more information and download a Job Document (when available). If you do not see a suitable vacancy you can register your interest with us and be notified of future vacancies.

Updated 2014-12-15