Careers

Weston Homes is, and always has been, proud of our expertise and excellent customer service.

As well as looking after our clients, we also make sure we look after our staff. We aim to provide them with a great working environment, as well as support, training and career progression that that means they are happy, and are fully equipped to ensure our customers have everything they need.

The company provides a range of technical, vocational and skills based training for its staff. It also provides service NVQs to boost skills, review procedures and improve effectiveness of support staff.

We are very proud of the training and management schemes we implement for our staff, and it is this commitment that has led us to be awarded the Investors in People Accreditation, as well as qualifying for the Sunday Times Best 100 Companies to work for (in the small business category, less than 250 employees).

We are very proud of our investment in our greatest asset – our staff, and will continue to support their training and development, which means our customers will continue to benefit from the best expertise and customer service in the business.

Architectural Technicians

Weston Homes Plc are looking to recruit Architectural Technicians to join our Technical team at our Head Office in Takeley, Essex (Near Stansted Airport).

Ideally we are looking for people with previous residential experience, although we will consider candidates with other experience provided they can demonstrate the ability to detail, are familiar with using Auto-cad, hold a HND Building Studies or equivalent and have knowledge of building regulations.

You will have a proven track record in the production of working drawings and detailing, be well organised and an effective team player. You will be working in a modern office environment in teams, providing specifications, full working drawings and technical support on a range of innovative, new build bespoke schemes, conversions and some mixed use developments.

If you would like to enjoy the extensive range of benefits we offer, including a fully expensed company car, pension, life insurance, healthcare and free gym, please forward your CV and a covering letter stating your salary expectation to our HR team.

Contact Name: Human Resources

Contact Email: personnel@weston-homes.com

Expiry Date: 24/04/2015

Relief Driver/Slinger Signaller

Relief Driver/Slinger Signaller required for our Stratford site. Applicants must hold a CPCS Luffing Jib and/or Trolley Jib Card and have previous Slinger Signaller experience.

Duties to include: acting as a relief driver for luffing & saddleback tower cranes as and when necessary, slinger banksman activities and loading, unloading and distribution of materials.

Applicants must be trustworthy, reliable, literate and show good time keeping. Benefits include: pension and healthcare. To apply phone Michael on 01279 873382.

Contact Name: Human Resources

Contact Email: personnel@weston-homes.com

Expiry Date: 24/04/2015

Forklift Driver/General Labourer

Forklift Driver/General Labourer required for our Bishops Stortford site. Applicants must hold a Telescopic Forklift certificate and have experience of rough terrain. Full UK driving license and own transport are essential.

Duties to include: Loading, unloading and distribution of materials, general labouring and site welfare duties. CSCS cardholders only.

Applicants must be trustworthy, reliable, literate and show good time keeping. Benefits include: pension and healthcare. To apply phone Michael on 01279 873382.

Contact Name: Human Resources

Contact Email: personnel@weston-homes.com

Expiry Date: 24/04/2015

Customer Service Manager

Weston Homes Plc is one of the most successful property developers in the South East of England, who focus on delivering a first class quality product and service to our customers.

We are recruiting for an office based Customer Service Manager to join our busy Customer Service team at our head office in Takeley (Near Stansted Airport).

Reporting directly to the Head of Quality Assurance & Customer Service, you will manage the daily operation and function of the team of 5 Coordinators and one of your main duties will be to deal with escalated customer issues. You will also run monthly reports as required for inclusion in board reports.

The ideal applicant will have previous experience as a Customer Service Manager, excellent customer service skills and have worked within the construction industry. They will have excellent communication skills and be a team player who is passionate about customer service and quality.

If you can meet our requirements and would like to enjoy the extensive range of benefits we offer, including a fully expensed company car, pension, life insurance, private healthcare and free gym, please forward your CV and a covering letter stating your salary expectation to our HR team.

Contact Name: Human Resources

Contact Email: personnel@weston-homes.com

Expiry Date: 24/04/2015

Assistant Site Manager

Weston Homes Plc are looking to recruit an Assistant Site Manager to join our busy Construction Team based at our development in Buckingham.

The successful applicant will have previous experience as an Assistant Site Manager, have excellent time management, organisational and multi-tasking skills and excellent written and verbal communication skills. Previous residential experience, knowledge of the construction industry and a full driving licence are essential.

As an Assistant Site Manager you will assist with day to day running and control of a specific development or sections there of and assist with adequate, competent supervision of projects. You will also assist with the management of specific sites and ensure that the target date, achievements are met as agreed, ensure Quality Assurance is met and assist with health, safety & environmental implementation and control.

If you would like to enjoy the extensive range of benefits we offer, please forward your CV with a covering letter stating your salary expectation to our HR Team.

Contact Name: Human Resources

Contact Email: personnel@weston-homes.com

Expiry Date: 24/04/2015

Senior Site Manager

Weston Homes Plc are looking to recruit a Senior Site Manager to join our busy Construction Team based at our development in Cambridge.

The successful candidate will have previous experience in fast-track quality residential developments of new build apartments and housing projects. You will need excellent knowledge of the construction industry, be sales focused and possess the ability to motivate and effectively manage to produce results. Excellent communication skills are essential and you must hold a full driving licence.

If you would like to enjoy the extensive range of benefits we offer, please forward your CV with a covering letter stating your salary expectation to our HR Team.

Contact Name: Human Resources

Contact Email: personnel@weston-homes.com

Expiry Date: 24/04/2015

Accounts Administrator

Weston Homes Plc is looking to recruit an Accounts Administrator to join our busy Finance Team based at our offices in Takeley, Essex.

The role consists of general day to day office administration duties such as: data inputting on accounts software, filing, photocopying and shredding, purchase ledger, invoice matching and taking telephone queries.

The successful candidate will hold a GCSE in Maths grade C or above and must be computer literate in Microsoft Excel. Previous office experience and knowledge of Purchase Ledger are desired but not essential. However, excellent attention to detail and a good telephone manner are a must.

If you would like to enjoy the extensive range of benefits we offer please email your CV together with a covering letter detailing your salary expectation to our HR Team.

Contact Name: Human Resources

Contact Email: personnel@weston-homes.com

Expiry Date: 24/04/2015

Apprentice Cabinet Maker/Labourer

Weston Homes Plc is looking to recruit an Apprentice Cabinet Maker/Labourer to assist in our new workshop based in Takeley, Essex.

The apprentice will assist in the design and creation of bespoke furniture for sales suites and show homes.

The role will include some labouring duties so a good level of fitness is required and may also include day release on a suitable carpentry/joinery college course, dependant on the successful applicant’s experience.

If you would like to enjoy the extensive range of benefits we offer including, Life Insurance, Private Healthcare and Company Pension Scheme, please phone Michael on 01279 873382 to apply.

Contact Name: Human Resources

Contact Email: personnel@weston-homes.com

Expiry Date: 24/04/2015

Senior Site Manager

Weston Homes Plc are looking to recruit a Senior Site Manager to join our busy Construction Team based at our development in Buckingham.

The successful candidate will have previous experience in fast-track quality residential developments of new build apartments and housing projects. You will need excellent knowledge of the construction industry, be sales focused and possess the ability to motivate and effectively manage to produce results. Excellent communication skills are essential and you must hold a full driving licence.

If you would like to enjoy the extensive range of benefits we offer, please forward your CV with a covering letter stating your salary expectation to our HR Team.

Contact Name: Human Resources

Contact Email: personnel@weston-homes.com

Expiry Date: 24/04/2015

Quantity Surveyor

Weston Homes Plc are looking to recruit a Quantity Surveyor to join our busy Commercial Team based at our offices in Takeley, Essex.

The role consists of many duties such as: reviewing drawings to identify scope of works for each trade, sending out enquiry packages and analysis of tenders received and produce recommendation forms, raising subcontract orders and proformas for each trade, raising appropriate paperwork for Addenda and Requisitions, entering and analysing monthly costs on CostCo/MatCos and attending pre-start meetings to assess subcontractors ability to complete the work and overcome issues on construction.

The successful candidate will hold a HNC in Construction or similar and must be computer literate in Microsoft Excel. Previous residential experience is essential along with good communication skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines and as part of a team.

If you would like to enjoy the extensive range of benefits we offer please email your CV together with a covering letter detailing your salary expectation to our HR Team.

Contact Name: Human Resources

Contact Email: personnel@weston-homes.com

Expiry Date: 24/04/2015

Career Start & Management Trainee

Are you leaving school and unsure of your future career path? 

Or older and looking for a career change or practical experience after university?

Construction offers a diverse range of professional opportunities and we are recruiting now for both our training schemes.

Our ‘CareerSTART’ scheme offers career training in a variety of job roles including; Estimating, Quantity Surveying, Buying, Site Management, Quality Assurance and Architectural/Engineering. The scheme consists of on the job training with one day per week studying at college to achieve initially a BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Construction (2 yrs) followed by a Higher National Diploma in Construction (2 further yrs).

Applicants for Site Management and Quality Assurance must be 18+, hold a full driving licence, be willing to travel and have transport available to them. Applicants for all other positions must be 16+ and you must have achieved for be expected to achieve 5 GCSE’s (grade C or above) including Maths and English.

Our Management Trainee Scheme offers the opportunity to study to Degree level in a chosen field. The initial year of the scheme is spent gaining experience in each area of our business, gaining an understanding of the complete construction process and support functions. After the first year we offer the chance to select a chosen career path and to study on a day release basis to Degree level.

For Management Trainee, applicants must have strong communication skills, determination to succeed, the ability to lead and have either achieved or be expected to achieve two A-Levels (grade C or above). A full driving licence and transport are essential.

All positions benefit from an excellent remuneration package including, pension, health and life cover together with access to a free in-house gym.

Interested? Why not come to our open day on Saturday 25th April 2015. To register your interest and receive more information please email openday@weston-homes.com.

Contact Name: Human Resources

Contact Email: openday@weston-homes.com

Expiry Date: 25/04/2015

Talent Manager

Weston Homes Plc is looking to recruit a Talent Manager to join our busy Human Resources Team based at our offices in Takeley, Essex.

As a Talent Manager, your main duties will be:

  • Working with the business to identify current and future skills
  • Enhancing our talent pipeline through the management of existing dedicated schemes
  • Managing multiple training projects/initiatives while providing a range of learning solutions through direct and indirect resource
  • Developing and implementing a robust learning & development delivery plan that increases capability and skills to enable the achievement of our business outcomes
  • Supporting all of the learning & development aspects of the people strategy for the business
  • Building the capability of managers through coaching to maximise potential and consistently raising the bar on performance of themselves and their employees
  • Providing the best practice advice while coaching, supporting and influencing senior managers on selecting talent, developing skills, competence, knowledge and development opportunities

The successful candidate will ideally be CIPD or equivalent and will also have a proven track record of leading within training, learning and development or talent management function. You will also be able to evidence your experience in creating talent/learning and development strategies and plans that deliver significant and sustained business impact. The ability to influence at a senior management level as well as the credibility to influence and coach colleagues across the organisation is a must. Ideally we would like a forward thinker that has their own ideas on the best practice in learning and development and someone with a flair for highlighting branding opportunities. A passion for and experience of designing and delivering learning and development with a high focus on management skills development/occupational competence is highly desirable.

If you would like to enjoy the extensive range of benefits we offer please email your CV together with a covering letter detailing your salary expectation to our HR Team.

Contact Name: Human Resources

Contact Email: personnel@weston-homes.com

Expiry Date: 24/04/2015

Buyer

Weston Homes Plc are looking to recruit a Buyer to join our busy Commercial Team based at our offices in Takeley, Essex.

As a Buyer, your main duties will be to send out price enquiries for required materials based on material schedules, drawings and specifications, analyse and negotiate rates to establish the best price/service for the required products or services & liaise with site and suppliers in order to establish the most commercially viable and suitable supply of materials to site.

The successful candidate must have a solid number of years experience in residential developments of various forms, with a minimum discipline of a HNC/HND in Construction or similar. A residential materials buying background is essential along with the ability to maintain good cost control and to work to tight deadlines. You must have excellent communication skills, the ability to work as part of a team or independently, be highly motivated and ambitious.

If you would like to enjoy the extensive range of benefits we offer, including a fully expensed company car, pension, life insurance, healthcare and free gym, please forward your CV and a covering letter stating your salary expectation to our HR team.

Contact Name: Human Resources

Contact Email: personnel@weston-homes.com

Expiry Date: 24/04/2015

Contact Details

Human Resources Weston Group Business Centre Parsonage Road Takeley Essex CM22 6PU
T: 01279 873377 F: 01279 873378

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