With flexible working hours and 26 days paid holiday (plus bank holidays), an apprenticeship with Karbon offers you the chance to study whilst gaining valuable experience and contributing to the success of a fast-paced, organisation that is constantly growing and changing.
An apprenticeship is more than just a job. It’s an opportunity
Whether you’re starting out in work, you’re looking to get back in to work, or you’re looking to re-train and pursue a new career, whether you’re 25 or 55, we want to hear from you!
The starting salary will vary depending on age, and we have made the decision to pay well above the apprentice minimum wage to ensure our residents won’t be negatively impacted financially by becoming an apprentice.
Age 16 - 18 - £12,500 per annum
Age 19 - 24 - £15,015 per annum
Age 25+ - £16,010 per annum
As apprentices move through their qualification there will be opportunities for salary increase with progression.
On completion of year one, the below salaries for all apprentices will be
To us, an apprenticeship is more than just a job. It’s an opportunity. This is why these positions are exclusively for Karbon customers and their households.
As an organisation that strives to provide people with the strong foundations they need to fulfil their potential, it felt only right that these opportunities should be given to the people we’re constantly striving to support, those in Karbon households.
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Abbey is a Retirement Living Housing Assistant at Karbon Homes and secured her position with Karbon after completing a business administration apprenticeship.
“To anyone thinking about taking the apprenticeship route, I would definitely recommend it. There’s nothing to lose but so much to gain. As well as getting a qualification you are earning, and by surrounding yourself with really experienced people who you can learn a lot from, you are building your skills and confidence massively.
“Working within the housing sector for a housing association like Karbon is great. Every day brings a new challenge, and I love that about this role, no two days are ever the same.
“In the future I would like to explore the Housing Officer route within Karbon, but the beauty of working within a large organisation means that there are so many avenues I can explore as my career goes on.
“What I’ve loved the most about taking the apprenticeship route is that it has opened so many doors for me, and by working for an organisation like Karbon, that offers so much encouragement and support whilst you’re training, you’re really setting yourself up for a great career.”