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The UK Self Build and Renovation market is growing each year. There are currently over 15,000 new self build homes built each year, with thousands more people planning and researching their dream home, carrying out home improvements, or bringing and older property back to life.

With a bespoke offering of products and services designed to help the nation's self builders and renovators, BuildStore is well established within this sector, leading the market for the last decade. The current climate means that we expect many more people to build their own homes, and BuildStore has exciting plans for further growth and expansion.

How will we do this?

Offering the best products, providing the best service, and employing the best staff - and that's where you come in. We aim to ensure that all our staff are of the highest caliber. This means they are fully committed to achieving BuildStore's mission and objectives and demonstrating our values in the way that they work whatever their role is.

What's it like to work at BuildStore?

Here, our staff tell you about what its like working at BuildStore……


Sarah DaglishSarah Daglish - National Self Build & Renovation Centre Adviser

Best thing about working at Buildstore?

Meeting all our clients, finding out about all the exciting projects they are planning, and helping them understand the process.

What's your personal highlight since you've started working here?

After starting my BuildStore career in Reception, I had the opportunity to develop my career with BuildStore as an adviser in the Centre, and I'm really enjoying my new role.

What piece of advice would you offer to anyone joining the company?

BuildStore is a fast-growing company, which is developing more and more each day. You have to work hard to satisfy the needs of our clients, to ensure that excellent customer service is provided at all times. BuildStore is an excellent place to work, where you are rewarded for hard work and dedication to the jobs.

Why should they join Buildstore?

BuildStore provides an excellent working environment, where employees are valued and there are always opportunities for you to develop existing skills and learn new ones.


Robin Batchelder - Swindon Project Manager

Robin BatchelderBest things about working at Buildstore

''The best thing about working for Buildstore is the constant challenges that are set for us & the personal goals that we all set ourselves in taking the company from what it was when I joined some five years ago to where it is now,and playing my part in taking the business to the next level. Being in at the launch of the Trade Account & helping to make it one of the biggest and most active Merchant accounts in the country. Now being at the heart of developing a truly unique Visitor Centre, which is already generating massive interest & genuine excitement from not only clients, but also our industry partners. ''

What is your personal highlight since you started working here?

'Managing the build programme at Swindon, the only place in the country where you can get all the information you need as a self builder. Four principle contractors, ten significant subcontractors. Incredibly detailed series of exhibits, all as technically correct as we can make them, and bringing in some 'theatre' as well - challenging, but awesome!“

What piece of advice would you offer to anyone joining the Company?

"Be honest with your colleagues & clients, get your head down & just work your heart out. The rewards & personal satisfaction will come."

Why should they join Buildstore?

"What other company apart from Buildstore really offers the complete package to self builders? If it's an industry you are interested in then there is a future for you here. Five years ago there were about twenty employees working out of a very small office in Livingston it was hard work & great fun. Now there are around a hundred & twenty employees & it feels like the company has grown up. With what we are all working towards now; in another five years... who knows, but for those who put the effort in, we will all be part of something very special"


Mark Reidy - Financial Services Sales Manager

Best things about working at Buildstore

Undoubtedly, the unique standing in the self build market and the unrivalled proposition offered to clients.

What piece of advice would you offer to anyone joining the Company?

You will make a difference - building a home can be a challenging and stressful experience, and with the expertise and products delivered by our experienced staff, the whole process flow smoother and stay cash positive. Our clients often say that they couldn't have built their home without us.

Why should they join Buildstore?

Varied role dealing with many different building projects which require finance.
Many bespoke mortgage products only available through Buildstore.
Induction training to build on existing financial services knowledge and become and expert in self build funding.
It's a growing market with top down government support.


Benefits

Much like building your own home, working at BuildStore is challenging but ultimately rewarding. We expect a really high level of commitment and effort from our staff, however in return we aim to ensure that every person is fairly rewarded. As we grow as a company we are committed to enhancing the benefits and opportunities offered to our employees.

• A competitive basic salary
• An individual bonus scheme
• 22 days holiday, with additional days for long service (plus 8 public holidays)
• A pension scheme where you contribute 3% of salary and we will match that contribution
• SAYE (so that you can benefit in the long term success of BuildStore. Currently over 40% of our staff are saving to become BuildStore shareholders through this scheme)
• Study support scheme (to help you become qualified or simply to develop yourself)
• 'Fee Free' BuildStore products

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How To Apply

If you would like to join the BuildStore team, then please forward your CV, together with a covering letter to jobs@buildstore.co.uk.
Alternatively you can write to us at:

          H. R. Department
          BuildStore Mortgage Services Ltd
          8 Houstoun Interchange Business Park,
          Livingston,
          EH54 5DW

BuildStore Limited, 8 Houstoun Interchange Business Park, Livingston, EH54 5DW T: 0345 223 4888 F: 0345 223 4666

BuildStore Limited Registered Office: The National Self Build & Renovation Centre, Lydiard Fields, Great Western Way, Swindon, SN5 8UB.
Registered in England Number: 08412572

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