31/10/2018

Investment in people key to success for Bloor Homes

Bloor Homes continues to commit to it investment in its apprentices and trainees, celebrating its approach to growing and nurturing talent.

On National Mentoring Day (27 October), Bloor Homes continues to commit to it investment in its apprentices and trainees, celebrating its approach to growing and nurturing talent.

The national housebuilder places great importance on training and development, offering employees a genuine career path which sees them draw on the experience and knowledge of more senior staff for support.

With a total of 183 trainees and apprentices currently in post across the seven regions in which it operates, the company offers the opportunity to receive practical training and support in all areas of their profession.  

Senior HR Business partner Jane Gadsby comments, “All of the people who work at Bloor Homes, from those building the houses on our developments to the office-based teams in Sales, Planning, Design, are at the heart of our company.  “We are committed to ensuring each team member has a clear path for progression and feels valued, so that we can retain both them and their expertise within the business.”

In contrast to other housebuilders Bloor Homes also employs 18 Apprentice Masters who are recruited to teach and mentor the apprentices, to give them the necessary skills to become craftsmen on its construction sites. 

With the help and guidance, they have received from their Apprentice Masters, the apprentices not only gain a trade skill, but invaluable life skills.