Degree Apprenticeship – Housing Policy and Practice

Reference: FHG1777
Application closing date: 20 June 2021

Looking for a new challenge? Want to earn while you learn? Our Bright Futures Programme could be for you. If you’re looking to work for an exciting and innovative company and be part of the future of providing homes for people in need, our management training programme will give you the skills, confidence and qualifications to be part of our talented team. The Bright Futures Programme offers hands on experience, a degree, a salary and a permanent job with us once you have finished the apprenticeship.


The Programme brings together the next generation of housing employees with leaders and mentors from the industry. You will work across multiple services areas such as asset management, development, housing, legal and human resources, with placement in your first area from day one, working across multiple locations in Norfolk and Suffolk. Alongside a dedicated apprenticeship manager, you will have a dedicated Flagship mentor who will review your progress, agree objectives and provide general support.  


You will balance your time between the workplace and study with the training provider, both of which will commence in September 2021. Most of your study will be online with some face to face sessions provided throughout your course. The programme is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Housing.


In exchange you will receive a starting salary of £10,000 per annum, with an incremental salary scale to £22,000. Additional benefits include 25 days annual leave with opportunity to buy and sell annual leave (up to 5 days), eligibility for our pension scheme and multiple wellbeing initiatives.


To be eligible for the role you must:

  • Be 18 years or above
  • Have GCSE Grade C / 4 or above in English and Mathematics
  • Have A levels (or equivalent) or existing relevant Level 3 qualifications
  • Be competent on Office 365 Software e.g. Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Possess the ability to drive or commitment to drive within the first year of employment, at own cost is also required.

Other relevant or prior experience may also be considered as an alternative.


How to apply

To apply for this role, please submit a CV and Cover Letter detailing why you are applying for the position, and what skills you hold which will benefit you in this role. The cover letter should be no longer than one side of A4.


As well as this please include answers to the following questions as either a 500 word statement OR a 3 minute video clip OR a 3 minute voice clip:


  • What is your understanding of the role and why are you interested in it?
  • What qualities do you have that make you stand out as a candidate?
  • Tell us about your biggest personal, or professional, achievement.


Please email the application documents, or video or voice clips that you feel support your application to