Development Apprentice

At Catalyst we believe in investing in the right people to join our award winning Apprenticeship Programme and to growing our own talent.

Role: Development Apprentice
Salary: £15,675 per annum
Contract: 15 months Fixed Term
Hours: 35
Location: Ealing

As a Development Apprentice, your main focus will be applied learning and hands on experience in the development lifecycle of delivering Catalyst homes.

About us

We’re one of the UK’s leading housing associations, a member of the G15 group of London’s largest housing associations, with 34,000 homes and 1,200 employees in London and the Home Counties.
We are inspired by the benefits of a diverse workforce. We encourage diversity and inclusion at all levels of our organisation and are fully committed to equality of opportunity. We have been voted a Sunday Times top 100 Best Company to Work for, investing care, time and resources in our people.

Our purpose

Our purpose at Catalyst is to provide ‘homes people love’. That means everything from creating and maintaining great homes, to delivering excellent service to customers every day. We offer a wide range of housing solutions and opportunities for our diverse range of customer needs and requirements including, rent, part ownership or purchase. By doing so, we build more than homes – we build communities.

What we’re looking for:

  • Do you have good communication and basic IT skills?
  • Do you have an interest in understanding the full Development cycle of building new homes?
  • Would you like to achieve a Business Administration Level 3 qualification?

If so, this is the perfect role for you!

Do you have what it takes?

To succeed in your role as a Development Apprentice you will:

  • Support the delivery and wider team with ad-hoc tasks to develop key skills in communication, problem solving, active listening and critical thinking
  • Assist and shadow others to understand how land is acquired, and how preconstruction, planning and design are developed
  • Visit sites with Quality Managers to assist in report writing and shadowing
  • Assist Sales & Marketing in requirements for a project leading up to product launch and final handover to our customers
  • Undertake in-house e-learning and diversity training.

 The UK has a housing problem which affects every one of us, because housing is the foundation of the society we live in. Catalyst is part of the solution and you could be too!

Additional Documents

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The benefits

We’re committed to making Catalyst a great place to work. As well as offering a positive culture we offer a competitive pay and benefits package.

To find out more, take a look at our benefits page .