Grow our own

Developing our workforce of the future

We will be promoting a range of trainee opportunities that will provide you with a unique chance to play a part in making a difference whilst gaining invaluable work experience. Working in our sector is a great career choice whether you are thinking about your first job, returning to work or have recently finished a qualification.

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Why choose Wales & West Housing?

Making a difference
The work we do has a direct impact on the individuals who live within our properties. This is embodied by our vision: to achieve strong, sustainable growth to make a difference to people’s lives, homes and communities.
Every day is different
Working in housing offers huge variety in each role. We are constantly improving and innovating new ways to deliver our services to get the best results for our customers.
Wide range of careers
As a housing association we’re responsible for building, maintaining and managing properties, as well as supporting the individuals that live within them. With over 12,000 properties, that’s a lot of work! That’s why we have over 13 departments with over 150 different roles to help us deliver these services.
Flexible working arrangements

A huge range of flexible working options to help you achieve the best work-life balance possible.

Excellent pay & benefits

As a trainee, you’ll get paid a full time wage as well as earning valuable experience working in a full time role. You’ll also be able to claim some of our excellent benefits including a health plan and generous annual leave allowance.

Committed to investing in your career

As well as the ‘on the job’ experience you’ll gain, you’ll receive specialist training in your chosen field to help get you qualified for your future. You’ll also be attending our in house induction training to get you perfectly settled into your role and the organisation.

Upcoming graduate opportunity

We will soon be advertising a fantastic opportunity for someone who has recently graduated to join our Property Services team. If you are the type of person that is looking for a future career in Housing but unsure exactly which field you want to work within, then this opportunity is perfect for you.

This unique graduate opportunity allows you to ‘dip your toe’ into a number of departments of a Housing Association. You’ll gain valuable first-hand experience of what it’s like to work in each of these departments and attend training courses to help your professional development: all whilst earning a full time wage.

If you’re hooked and want to find out more then sign up for job alerts so you can be the first to know when this job goes live.

What departments will I get to work in?

Property Services

How we maintain and improve our properties and what Health & Safety works we carry out

Compliance

This team is responsible for making sure our properties remain safe for people to live in

Development

An opportunity to be involved with the planning, design and actual build process onsite

Technical Services

Looking at the renewable technologies we are installing across Wales and how we will achieve zero carbon for our houses

Maintenance contractor / regional based teams

This part of the business works to understand who and how we survey our properties

Sign up for job alerts

Upcoming opportunity: Property Services

We will soon be advertising a fantastic opportunity for someone to join our Property Services team. If you are the type of person that is looking for a future career in Housing but unsure exactly which field you want to work within, then this opportunity is perfect for you.

This unique opportunity allows you to ‘dip your toe’ into a number of departments of a Housing Association. You’ll gain valuable first-hand experience of what it’s like to work in each of these departments and attend training courses to help your professional development: all whilst earning a full time wage.

If you’re hooked and want to find out more then sign up for job alerts so you can be the first to know when this job goes live.

What departments will I get to work in?

Property Services

How we maintain and improve our properties and what Health & Safety works we carry out

Compliance

This team is responsible for making sure our properties remain safe for people to live in

Development

An opportunity to be involved with the planning, design and actual build process onsite

Technical Services

Looking at the renewable technologies we are installing across Wales and how we will achieve zero carbon for our houses

Maintenance contractor / regional based teams

This part of the business works to understand who and how we survey our properties

Sign up for job alerts

Our trainee jobs ensure your experience of a workplace is a great one and we believe this is something we can offer given our unique culture. Our Grow our own programme ensures our trainees not only have the right technical training but the chance to develop the right knowledge, attitude and practical skills needed to succeed for future careers. For some trainees this will also include full support to achieve a relevant professional qualification.

Find out more about how our programme works from those who are currently employed with us.

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