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We’ve got big ambitions. And we’re always on the lookout for new recruits.

Kickstart a career with us and make a visible difference to people’s lives.

From building new homes, to helping customers manage their finances, we’re passionate about what we do. And the people we work with.

If you share our values of collaboration, passion, innovation, and dedication, we’d love to hear from you. Plus, we offer great training, employee benefits, and the opportunity to learn and grow.

Interested? Apply for one of the vacancies below.


Bristol Housing Partnership (BHP)

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.

Apply now

Want to gain new skills and join a vibrant, growing sector? Apply today to become a Trainee Development Officer with Yarlington.

  • Based in Yeovil
  • £23,000 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

Shortlisted candidates must be available for an Assessment Day on Friday 30 August in Bath (details TBC).

Follow BHP on Twitter: @Bristol_Housing


We currently do not have any apprenticeship opportunities however please check back regularly as opportunities will be advertised here.

If you’re looking for other work, training or employment opportunities please contact Inspired to Achieve who can help.

Inspired to Achieve

The Yarlington Academy

Working at Yarlington

Yarlington offers a defined contribution pension scheme. All qualifying employees will be automatically enrolled into this scheme with the opportunity to opt out should they wish. Non-qualifying employees may also apply to join this scheme. Full details of our pension are available through HR Services.
Our annual leave entitlement is 26 days paid holiday, not including bank holidays. This is pro-rata for temporary staff, according to the length of their contract. And for part-time staff according to their working pattern, and the number of days they work per week. Operational heads receive 30 days. Continuous service for statutory employment rights, and holiday entitlement, start from the date your employment begins.
If you’re offered a job we will ask you to complete a health declaration which may, in certain circumstances mean we will require a medical assessment.
In accordance with Sections 15-25 of the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006, all employers are obliged to ensure their staff are permitted to work in the UK, by providing ID documents as specified by the Home Office, such as a valid passport or long birth certificate (with the parents name on), complete with proof of National Insurance. HR will let you know what to bring if you’re asked for an interview.
If you have declared a criminal conviction, and the interview panel believe this to have a bearing on the requirements of the post, they’ll discuss it in your interview. If appropriate to the vacancy, successful applicants will have their background checked with the Disclosure and Barring Service. Further information is available from HR Services.
All new employees will be subject to a 6-month probationary period.
Yarlington provide a variety of benefits for staff: • the Corporate Health Cash Plan (a voluntary health scheme) • Be Supported (an employee assistance programme offering counselling and support) • wellbeing initiatives which may include health screening and flu vaccinations • a salary sacrifice car purchase scheme • buying / selling of annual leave • discounted gym membership • a cycle to work scheme
All employees and job applicants will be afforded equal opportunities for employment and advancement with the company, based on their ability, qualifications, and suitability for work. And irrespective of their nationality, ethnic origin, any disabilities they may have, gender, marital status, age, sexual orientation, religion, or trade union activity.
Yarlington is committed to supporting our residents into employment. Yarlington Resident Positive guarantees interviews to at least two candidates who are also Yarlington customers, as long as they meet the essential criteria of the job specification. Disability Positive guarantees an interview to people with disabilities, as long as they meet the required criteria.
References are sought after an interview, and only for successful candidates. There may be occasions when we ask to see references before an interview. But only with an applicant’s consent. It’s always a good idea to contact your referees before you name them on your application.
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