Persimmon Plc


Persimmon House Fulford York, North Yorkshire YO19 4FE

Phone: 01904 642199

Persimmon Homes Limited provides Trade Apprenticeships in Bricklaying and Carpentry/Joinery across the Country. These offer the ideal opportunity for school leavers to earn whilst they learn and receive professional training in the skills of their particular trade that will remain with them for life. For further details visit our recruitment website at

Persimmon Homes Limited has a proven commitment to bringing new talent into the housebuilding industry and has an established track record of recruiting school leavers, graduates, or those people wanting a career change, into a wide range of Trainee roles. People with a flair for sales or previous customer-facing experience are enjoying tremendous success as Trainee Sales Advisors, where there is a real opportunity to take early responsibility for your own development.

Those with a more technical flair can choose from a wide range of trainee Commercial roles from Planners and Quantity Surveyors, to Architectural Technicians, Buyers and Engineers. All roles offer excellent career prospects, excellent practical experience coupled with the chance to study for recognized qualifications.

People with practical skills may want to become a Trainee Site Manager and one day have the responsibility for running their own site and coordinating all the build activity throughout the construction cycle of the development.

For further details of our Trainee opportunities, visit our recruitment website at

Persimmon Homes Limited is at the forefront of providing training and employment for ex-military personnel. Through our “Combat to Construction” initiative we are re-training ex-service personnel in Bricklaying and Joinery/Carpentry. This is a fast-track scheme aimed at employing people from day-1 and getting them to a stage where they are professionally trained and actively contributing to our business.

We also recognise that ex-service personnel have existing transferrable skills and have successfully recruited many people into our business, straight from their military career, into roles such as Site Manager, Quantity Surveyor, Sales Advisor, FLT Driver, Bricklayer, Groundworker and many more. For further details visit our recruitment website at

About Persimmon

Persimmon is one of the largest housebuilders in the UK, operating from 24 Regional Offices covering the whole of the UK. The Group’s main brands are Persimmon Homes and Charles Church, together with Hilreed in the South East and Westbury Partnerships, which is our social housing arm.

The Group employs close to 4,000 people, who together with a vast array of sub contractors and other specialists, enable us to build over 12,000 new homes each year on nearly 400 developments nationwide.

The Group builds everything from starter homes and apartments to semi and detached properties, and from 1-bedroom studios to executive homes.

The spread of our business means that you will never be far from the potential employment opportunities on offer at a Persimmon office or development.