The Persimmon Group can offer you the ideal opportunity to put the skills and experience you will have picked up during your military service to good use as you develop your civilian career. Whether you already have skills that they can use, or if you are looking for the opportunity to retrain, they are confident that they will have an opening for you.
The Company has signed the Armed Forces Corporate Covenant which demonstrates its support and commitment to the Armed Forces family. They are an MOD approved employer and work in partnership with the Career Transition Partnership (CTP), Regular Forces Employment Association (RFEA) and Support for Britain’s Reservists.
Direct Employment Opportunities.
Whatever the length of your military career and whatever your role, they are interested in talking to you. They have many opportunities on site and in their offices for Ex Armed Forces personnel with immediate transferable skills.
Recent recruits who have joined Persimmon from the Forces have included Trainee Site Managers, Trainee Sales Advisors, Health & Safety Advisors, Trainee Quantity Surveyors, Bricklayers, Joiners and Telescopic Handler Operators.
“Combat to Construction” Traineeship
The Combat to Construction Traineeship is a Persimmon Homes initiative which enables service leavers to re-train into a rewarding second career within the house building industry. They will train and employ you, commit to pay you a living wage during your training, which will lead to a recognised qualification and above all, a fulfilling and rewarding career with the Company.
Through Combat to Construction, an NVQ Level 2 trade training programme supports you to make the transition from the military into house building. The skills and experience of many service leavers are highly comparable with those required to work within construction. The Combat to Construction Traineeship builds on those skills to help you start a rewarding new career with Persimmon.
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