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Our Vision 2020

In May 2015 we launched our ‘Vision 2020’. We believe that our mission, values and vision statements are the fundamental ingredients that bind our business and keep us focused on delivering an excellent service to our clients.

Our Vision

In May 2015 we launched our ‘Vision 2020’. We believe that our mission, values and vision statements are the fundamental ingredients that bind our business and keep us focused on delivering an excellent service to our clients.

News Stories

Want to know the latest news at The Clancy Group? Read through our news stories to find out what we’ve been up to.

Our People

We are a people based business which values and invests in its staff. Our people are the most important asset we have, and our aim is to provide them with ongoing development for the long term benefit of the business – in keeping with every aspect of our Vision 2020.


Browse through, or search for, all of the jobs available at The Clancy Group – and find out what makes our workplace ‘a great place to work’.


Want to know the latest news at Clancy Docwra? Read through our news stories to find out what we’ve been up to.


‘Sustainability’ means meeting our present needs without compromising future resources – by creating a responsible and profitable business that contributes to a good society. Our company’s principles, and our commitments to being a sustainable business, have been embedded in our corporate Vision, Mission, Policies and Values.

Our Services

We provide a broad range of expertise and serve multiple sectors ranging from the water sector where we have recently secured a £700M order book, to complex civil engineering projects and large frameworks.

Furthermore, we are a leading provider of multi utility services, rail services, energy and more recently renewables, where we are leading two ground-breaking district heating projects that are shaping the way we recycle and distribute energy.

Our Company

The Clancy Group Plc is one of the largest privately owned construction firms in the UK. With almost sixty years’ experience and a workforce of over 2500, we have worked hard to develop a reputation as a well run business that you can trust to deliver value for money, essential services that help keep the UK running.


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Water Industry Apprenticeships 

One family, one future, one great opportunity

Clancy Docwra are a national contractor responsible for providing water to over 35 million UK customers each year. This apprenticeship will train you to lay and connect new services and repair and maintain faulty pipes. You will be working outside, with our operative teams, keep a vital network running.

When it comes to finding a great place to work and a start to developing a career there are plenty of things to look for: inspirational colleagues, freedom in your job to make a real difference and shared values you can truly believe in. This year The Clancy Group have an amazing opportunity for 10 new apprentices to join our apprentice scheme and start a career in the Water industry. As an apprentice you can be assured we are completely committed to investing in you and your future.

Our level two Apprenticeship in the Water Industry is achieved through work-based learning in a fast paced commercial business. It is designed to train young people to install, maintain and repair a range of services in the water sector through a combination of practical work, whilst at the same time, obtaining nationally recognised, industry relevant qualifications at college.

Two week block release training at Bridgwater College in Somerset will also provide the opportunity for obtaining qualifications.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • To support the team leader in carrying out all necessary designated works by the supervisor
  • Ensure compliance with all Clancy Docwra controlled documents including Clancy procedures

We Offer You:

A kick start to your career with a 2 Year programme, where you will gain various qualifications through residential training. This will involve 3 x two week blocks in the first year at Bridgwater College in Somerset, including:

  • CABWI L2 Diploma in Network Construction Operations (Water)
  • CABWI L2 Diploma in Water Engineering (Network Construction Operations)

Working on site you’ll gain valuable “hands-on” experience of real life challenges in the Utilities sector, providing a rewarding opportunity for individuals who are looking to take their first step as employees in this industry. Hours can vary from day to day, depending on work load. Trainees are not asked to carry out tasks that they are not qualified to perform, or confident in taking on.

Locations available are:

Thames Water

  • Brixton, South London
  • Kidlington, Oxfordshire
  • Datchet, Berkshire
  • Highworth, Wiltshire

Southern Water

  • Chatham, Kent
  • Horsham, Sussex
  • Otterbourne, Hants

South East Water

  • Tonbridge, Kent
  • Aldershot, Surrey

Sutton and East Surrey

  • Redhill, Surrey

Your profile:

We are looking for a motivated, organised and proactive individual to join our scheme. It is preferred that you have GCSE’s in Maths and English grade D or above, although this isn’t compulsory. You will complete an initial assessment at the college to determine your current aptitude. Applicants should be an excellent communicator with an eye for detail whilst carrying out your role. If you successfully complete the apprenticeship and demonstrate a positive working attitude, you will have the opportunity to become a full-time member of the workforce, you could be working at different sites, driving is preferred, but not essential.

Additional Information:

Our 2020 Vision of being ‘the most trusted supplier of essential services’ is based upon key values and we recognise that having a solid, skilled, happy workforce is our greatest asset in achieving that. We know that bringing fresh, young talent into our business family is vital for success, growth and development, moving towards the next decade.

Who are we looking for?

You will be a hardworking, enthusiastic, team player with a mature attitude who is passionate about providing good service. Customer service is a key aspect of your role and you will be expected to deliver this to a high standard along with wanting to make a difference in all that you do.

In return we will reward you with a competitive salary, support you at all levels to help you achieve your qualifications and provide opportunities for continual development in a stable and successful industry.

Pay and Conditions


Our apprenticeships are open to any candidate aged 16 and above.

We welcome applications from mature individuals, however all apprentices must have the unrestricted right to work in the UK.


You will be paid £5.50 per hour for the first year of your apprenticeship. This will be reviewed in your second year and will increase, subject to satisfactory performance and the successful completion of your first year qualifications.

Hours of work

Maximum 40 hours per week Monday to Friday for apprentices aged 16-18.

Additional hours are for site-based older apprentices, subject to mutual agreement. This industry needs you to be willing to work outside in all weathers for operational roles, often starting very early.


Our programme is two years long.


Our apprenticeship programme reflects the diversity of our business and is a combination of knowledge based training though recognized providers and site based competencies, following national qualifications. Apprentices will be required to attend college on a block release basis.

Attributes and Competencies

  • Contribute to team success
  • Be proactive
  • Attention to detail
  • Good hand-eye co-ordination
  • Confident communication skills

Key Dates


Keep watching this page for Key Date Updates

Please fill out the form below if you would like to apply for the 2018 apprenticeship scheme, send it to: Apprenticeship@theclancygroup.co.uk .

Any other queries, please email: Recruitment@theclancygroup.co.uk


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