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Graduate Programme

The start of your working career is an exhilarating time, learning new skills, meeting new people, and generally getting to grips with your role. Finding the right company to work for can make all the difference.

At Crest Nicholson we aim to offer all employees a stimulating and rewarding environment with a real focus on team spirit. These are just a few of the features which we believe help make our Graduate programme really stand out from the rest.

If you are a graduate who is passionate about making a difference and you have an ambition to progress your career into senior management then our Graduate programme could be for you.

  • What does the programme consist of?
  • Why Crest Nicholson?
  • Benefits

This highly regarded programme is focused on creating an environment for our graduates so they can really make a difference to our business. From the very outset your contribution to your team and department will add value to the company’s objectives.

You’ll undertake a 9 to 12 month rotation through every discipline of our business, from Land Acquisition, Planning, Design and Development through to Production and Sales and Marketing. The result of the rotation will mean you’ll have an understanding of all areas of our business and how they are interconnected. With your new found knowledge you’ll be tasked to analyse your experience and recommend areas of improvement.

Our senior team, from Managing Directors to members of the Executive Management team, are dedicated to the progression of all our Graduates and you’ll have a dedicated mentor to assist you through the programme as well as regular dialogue with a Board level Executive who will impart their knowledge and expertise to help you go further.

Crest Nicholson has offices across the southern half of the UK so there are plenty of locations to choose from:

  • Surrey (Head office and 2 divisional offices)
  • St Albans
  • Brentwood
  • Bristol
  • Tamworth
We've been building award winning homes for over 50 years and we are firmly established as a leading developer in the UK with a passion for not just building homes, but creating vibrant sustainable communities. High quality design, customer service and sustainable solutions are at the forefront of our company mission. Ultimately we have a genuine passion for improving the quality of life for individuals and communities, both now and in the future.
As the business continues on its path for growth we want to ensure we bring the brightest and most dynamic talent on the journey with us. We are dedicated to developing and nurturing our staff. With an extensive training and development programme you can be sure to continue to develop your skills in this rapidly evolving environment. To find out more click here
  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Option to buy and sell annual leave
  • Permanent position from the start of the programme
  • Private Health cover
  • Company car
  • Bonus scheme
  • Access to the Sharesave Scheme
  • Ongoing training and development


Meet some of our graduates

Our graduates share their experiences on the programme

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