Role Overview:

In a Nutshell…

We have an exciting opportunity for a Construction Trainee to join our team at Vistry Cornwall South West, supporting sites across the region. As our Construction Trainee you will be responsible for assisting with and gaining experience of the successful delivery of the project in terms of health, safety and environmental standards, programme, budget, time, quality, design, technical and customer service. To effectively help to control and learn about all site-based activities in line with specific development requirements, company policies and procedures. 


Let’s cut to the chase, what’s in it for you…

  • Competitive basic salary and annual bonus
  • Completion of Construction Site Supervisor Apprenticeship Level 4
  • Agile working possible (dependent on role)
  • Up to 33 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Private Healthcare 
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Competitive contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance – 4 x your annual salary
  • Share incentive schemes
  • Employee rewards portal with many more benefits…

In return, what we would like from you…

  • Behave in line with our company values – Integrity, Caring and Quality
  • 4 GCSEs A-C/4-9. Two of these should be Maths and English.  
  • A minimum of a Level 3/BTEC Diploma/2 A Levels 
  • A genuine interest in developing your career within Construction 
  • Well organised and IT Literate 
  • Professional communication style with the ability to work within a team of varying seniority within the business 
  • Full UK driving licence 

More about the Construction Trainee role…

  • Monitor health and safety standards on construction projects 
  • Record, oversee and report progress on construction projects 
  • Supervise specialist contractors. 
  • Manage the quality of works 
  • Support commercial staff to monitor construction costs 
  • Minimise the environmental impact of construction projects. 

Finally, let’s tell you a bit more about us…

We’re Vistry Group, the UK’s leading provider of affordable mixed-tenure homes. Our core values of integrity, caring, and quality shape all we do; our partnership-led approach helps us build sustainable communities where they’re needed most.

You’re probably familiar with our unmatched portfolio of brands: Linden Homes, Bovis Homes and Countryside Homes. We also have Vistry Works, our timber frame manufacturing operation, and Vistry Services, our support functions. Together, we build more than homes, so there’s nowhere better to build your career. We’re proud that our culture sees everyone treated fairly and respectfully, with diversity and inclusion a top priority and reasonable adjustments provided during the application process. Join us in making Vistry.


Job Type: Permanent – Full Time
Location Detail: Camberwell House,Grenadier Road, Exeter Business Park, Exeter, EX1 3QF

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