Trainee Development Officer
BHP is a strategic partnership between housing associations and Bristol City Council (BCC), committed to working with each other and with key partners to make Bristol an even better place to live. The Partnership's ambition is to reduce homelessness, support people to live independent and fulfilling lives, improve local communities and build the homes the people of Bristol need.
Currently, there are 14 housing associations within the BHP: Alliance Homes, Aster Group, Bromford, Brunelcare, Curo, Elim Housing, The Guinness Partnership, Habinteg, LiveWest, Solon, Sovereign, Stonewater, United Communities, Yarlington Housing Group.
The BHP Academy
The BHP Academy is a pilot training and employment initiative developed by the members of the Partnership and BCC. It's aimed at university and sixth form college graduates and offers a great opportunity to learn new skills that are in high demand, while earning an attractive salary.
The Academy's purpose is to recruit capable individuals into the housing sector at entry level and provide a high-quality intensive training and development programme. The programme is aimed at upskilling individuals to address the skills shortage within the industry and will incorporate a combination of classroom training in conjunction with 'on the job' work experience within the group of housing associations.
Want to gain new skills and join a vibrant, growing sector? Apply today to become a Trainee Development Officer with LiveWest
- Based in our Weston office, with regular travel to be expected
- GBP23,000 pa
- 6-month specialist training programme and on the job learning, including one full day of training per week (Bath)
- 6-month post training support and on the job learning, including individual and group monthly coaching sessions
- 12-month on the job work experience and learning, working alongside an established Affordable Housing Development Team
To be considered for the role of Trainee Development Officer, you will: - have a degree level qualification, professional qualification or experience at working of similar level - be a competent IT user, particularly the MS Office Suite - be able to work on own initiative, be organised and methodical - be able to manage your time effectively and be able to prioritise a varied workload - hold a full driving licence with access to transport In return, we provide a generous entitlement to paid holiday increasing with length of service, a choice of pension schemes, a healthcare cash back plan, and great opportunities and support to develop your career. There will be an assessment day held for this opportunity on Friday 30 August 2019 in Bath. A further interview will be held W/C: 2 September 2019 - date to be confirmed.