March 5, 2024

A Milton Keynes-based housebuilder is leading the way in supporting the careers of young people in the area – and developing the next generation of employees in the construction industry.

More than 12 per cent of the 154-strong workforce employed by Bellway Northern Home Counties – which has its divisional headquarters in Caldecotte and is building new homes across the region – are aged between 18 and 30.

What’s more, 6.5 per cent of employees are in apprenticeships or training positions which are helping them to develop their skills and to rise through the ranks.

There are many different career paths to embark on at Bellway, from bricklayers building new homes to sales advisors selling them, and young people are employed within teams across the division, including technical, sales, construction and management.

Paul Smits, Managing Director for Bellway Northern Home Counties, said: “It is great to see so many young people progressing within Bellway and starting their careers in construction as part of our company.

“We have a fantastic team of enthusiastic individuals within the division who are keen to learn and work and produce the best new-build properties for our customers.

“As a company, we are committed to helping support employment opportunities in the areas in which we build, as well as nurturing the housebuilders of the future by ensuring skills are passed down to the new generation coming through the ranks.

“I look forward to seeing our young employees building their careers in construction and continuing the high standard of work that our customers expect from Bellway as a housebuilder.”

Bellway Northern Home Counties is building new homes across Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire, Oxfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire.

The housebuilder is also proud to be part of the 5% Club, which comprises companies aiming to have five per cent of their workforce in ‘earn and learn’ positions.

For more information on starting a career with Bellway, visit bellwaycareers.co.uk.

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