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One scheme. Many opportunities.

Join an innovative and responsible developer as a graduate, and launch a career in housebuilding. Our highly successful graduate programme trains the best people for our business – giving you a broad range of experience, and a chance to try out many aspects of what we do.

After your training, we hope you’ll stay with us for the long-term. You’ll be mentored throughout the programme – and there’ll be opportunities for you to continue your career with us. 

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As a graduate trainee, you’ll take on a series of three-to-six month placements over a two year period to get as much experience of the business as possible. You’ll see the whole housebuilding process from start to finish – and then find a role that suits you. 


We encourage you to study for formal qualifications – for example, as an FRICS surveyor. With any luck, you’ll see the projects you work on as a trainee come to full fruition as an employee.

What’s good about our graduate programme?  Just ask Emma Hewitt:

The application window for our graduate programme, commencing October 2017, is unfortunately now closed. If you would like to be considered for future schemes, you may register your interest and we will contact you when our next Application process begins. You can also follow us on Linkedin, Facebook and Twitter for regular updates on our Graduate scheme.

For further information on the house building industry visit the Housebuilding Careers website


Exciting new Apprenticeship opportunities with one of the UK’s leading Home Builders

Recently we have launched a new Trainee Management Scheme that will commence in January 2017 to support the development of our specialist workforce for the future.  This will be the first group of young people who want to develop their future career with us.

The Trainee Management Scheme

We have recruited apprentices to work in a Trainee Assistant Manager capacity on specific projects and provide day-to-day co-ordination and programme support to Managers and Directors.

The apprenticeship will give them the opportunity to develop a range of specialist skills to become a Manager in either Construction Management, Surveying or Technical Project Management leading to a progression path in management which will take them as far as they want to progress to.

With a starting salary of £18,000 they will have the opportunity to progress their career with us upon the successful completion of the apprenticeship.
Qualifications Required:

Ideally A*-C in Maths and English however if you don’t have these we are offering support to achieve them on the programme. We would always prefer to employ the right person and then train them on the job.
Full valid UK driving licence desirable or a willingness to work towards this.

Personal Skills and Qualities:

• Passionate and enthusiastic to learn
• Looking for opportunities to progress a career in the construction business
• Good communication skills
• Will support Countryside to be the best it can be
• Takes ownership for their work
• Works at pace whilst maintaining high standards
• Copes and thrives under pressure
• Professional behaviour at all times
• Customer focused

Applications for the 2017 Programme are now closed, however applications for the 2018 Programme will open in Spring/ Summer 2017.

For more information about careers in Construction visit the GoConstruct website