The Bellway p.l.c. group of companies employs approximately 2,000 people throughout the UK on a direct basis and many more on a sub-contracted basis. The Group has long had a reputation as a good employer, taking a personal interest in its workforce. As a result, many employees have spent a large proportion of their working lives with the Group, as evidenced each year at the annual long service awards where service of 20 and 30 years is not uncommon.
The Group is an equal opportunities employer. It is the Group’s policy to develop and apply, throughout the Group, procedures and practices which are designed to ensure that equal opportunities are provided to employees of the Group, or those who seek employment with the Group, irrespective of their age, colour, disability, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, nationality, parental status, race, religion, belief or sexual orientation.
All employees, whether part time, full time or temporary, are treated fairly and equally. Selection for employment, promotion, training or other matters affecting their employment is on the basis of aptitude and ability. All employees are assisted and encouraged to develop their full potential and the talents and resources of the workforce are fully utilised to maximise the efficiency of the organisation.
It is Group policy to give full and fair consideration to the employment needs of disabled persons (and persons who become disabled whilst employed by the Group) and to comply with any current legislation with regard to disabled persons. Training at each division is planned and monitored through an annual training plan.
The importance of good communications with employees is recognised by the directors. Each division maintains employee relations using a variety of means appropriate to its own particular needs, with guidance when necessary from Head Office.
The Company offers pension and life assurance benefits, private medical scheme, childcare vouchers and a Savings Related Share Option Scheme. A company car or cash allowance alternative is provided to eligible employees.
Details of vacancies and how to apply for jobs with Bellway are shown on the Vacancies page.