SPARK Energy have announced their biggest recruitment drive in three years, with up to 100 new roles set to be created at their Selkirk base.

The energy company already employs nearly 400 people at its Ettrick Riverside headquarters.

The new roles will span all levels, from entry-level to more experienced, including both customer-facing and administrative roles.

Spark’s Chief Operating Officer, Hamish Osborn said: “At Spark we're always looking for new ways to improve our customers’ experience.

“This recruitment drive will see us significantly add to our energetic and dynamic teams here in Selkirk.

“The new team members will play a pivotal role in welcoming and onboarding customers and managing their in-life experience.”

Spark’s Director of People of Culture, John Hawkins said: “We’re looking for great people to join us in the next stage of our growth, whether they’re experienced or just starting out.”

“This planned expansion will make an invaluable contribution to the job market in the local area, with up to 100 new vacancies available and the planned delivery of hundreds of hours of skills development work via our award-winning training centre - The Academy”

“The Academy is a vital part of our onboarding process – it’s the incubator where each new recruit spends time to learn about us, our customers and culture and of course about their role.”

“New recruits will join their new teams up-skilled and developed with the completion of a five-week training program; including over 115 hours of direct training and development and a further 75 hours of one-to-one support within their new teams.

“This programme ensures that participants can confidently complete their new role and boosts their future career progression.”