Rentokil Initial Graduate Program

Our Graduate Programme

At Rentokil Initial we operate a number of graduate programmes across all of our businesses. Are you interested in a role where every day is different and you are always meeting new people? If this appeals to you then you should consider applying for one of our programmes. There are plenty of opportunities to test, challenge and reward you and the progression opportunities are there for the taking. All you have to do is prove yourself.

Our graduate programmes can last up to 3 years and you can join us either as an operational or a sales graduate. You will work initially as a front line colleague, learning the business and receiving industry standard training and completing ad hoc project work before moving into a team leader or management position.

Our programmes offer a lot of flexibility and whatever path you chose you will be guaranteed the support an guidance needed to grow your careers.

At a Glance

To Protect People and Enhance Lives.
Service, Relationships and Teamwork have been identified by our colleagues across the group as the core values for the Company. By living our values we are better placed to offer outstanding and consistent customer service.
‘The RIght people, doing the RIght things in the RIght way’. Finding people with a can-do attitude and helping them realise their potential, training and supporting them encourages them to do their best and deliver outstanding service to our customers.
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We believe in our people. With a firm commitment to providing training and development opportunities we are committed to growing our own talent and promoting our colleagues from within the business. We aim to build outstanding teams, equipped with expert knowledge and excellent opportunities for long term career progression.

The learning does not end their though. We also run monthly training sessions and quarterly events with your fellow graduates where you have the chance to network, build relationships and participate in “hot housing” events.Best of all working with us means that you’ll always be surrounded by a great team of people who can teach you new things and really want you to succeed in whatever role you do.

If you’re flexible, hard working and committed to making the most of your talents, there’s no telling what you could achieve working within one of our businesses at Rentokil Initial.

PDR’s – To support your development you will receive an annual Performance Development Review and quarterly assessment with their line manager.

Training Academies – Our dedicated, in-house Training Academies provide job specific training and support delivering our own tailor made training materials. They also work on developing new technologies and systems for delivering training, making it easier than ever to access and develop the skills you need to become an expert in your field.

Aspiring Managers – After completing 12 months within the Graduate Programme you will have the opportunity to attend our aspiring managers training course where you will receive training and development in managing people, financial skills and managing the customer experience. This training is designed to help you become a brilliant and inspiring leader and will equip you with essential skills for when you move into your first managerial position.

According to our employees, RI’s loyalty to colleagues is one of our best qualities. Well the feeling is mutual, and to thank our colleagues we offer fantastic rewards for being part for the RI family. We have an established long service scheme which recognises service from 5 years to 40 years with special recognition which can include a personal letter from the Managing Director, additional holidays or gift vouchers to spend on a treat for yourself.

Our success depends on the talents and dedication of our people. To reward their efforts, we offer excellent employment packages which certainly tick all of the right boxes. A competitive remuneration package, regular team incentives, industry standard training and continuous development opportunities are just the start. Our employees also benefit from Rentokil Initial Rewards which gives them access to an array of benefits and exclusive discounts including:

  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Discounted holidays
  • Reduced dental care
  • Discounted home and car insurance
  • Mobile phone offers
  • A range of discounts or cashback offers from most major retailers

logoRentokil Initial plc has been accredited as one of the UK’s ‘top employers’ by the Top Employers Institute – one of just 67 companies to receive the award in 2015.

The award recognises leading employers who provide excellent employee conditions, nurture and develop talent throughout all levels of the organisation, and which strive to continuously optimise employment practices.

In 2013, Rentokil Initial delivered nearly 31,000 hours of training through its U+ in-house training programme and over 11,000 courses were completed. Colleague engagement and colleague enablement were measured independently across the company and showed that levels were ahead of the global service industry standards and, in some parts of the group, were amongst the very best in the world.

To learn more about the Top Employers Institute and the Top Employers certification visit

Meet our Graduates

There is no better endorsement for our graduate programmes than from the graduates themselves.

Click below to hear from some of our graduates on their experience, growth and progression through Rentokil Initial. Find out why they chose us, where they came from and more importantly, where they are going!

Our Graduates

Looking for more than just a job?

If you’re looking for a challenging role in an exciting business then Rentokil Initial is the company for you. A truly global company with a passion for delivering outstanding service to our customers, Rentokil Initial has been leading the way in the Pest, Specialist Hygiene and Property Care Business for over 80 years. We are always looking for the right people to join us to make sure we continue to lead the way into the future.

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