Construction  2023-03-31 10:51:13


£12 – £12.60/hour

Westcott, Buckinghamshire

Green Retreats are the largest manufacturer and supplier of luxury garden rooms in the UK. We employ over 200 staff based at Westcott Venture Park near Aylesbury.

Due to our continued expansion, we are looking for trainee fitters to join our install teams.

Working in a team you will be required to contribute to the construction of our manufactured garden rooms for various clientele at their site.

Responsibilities and Duties

This is a fantastic opportunity if you are looking to gain entry into the construction industry. We are looking to recruit trainee installers with the right work ethic, attitude and eagerness to learn new skills.

Suitable candidates will have previous experience in labouring, DIY, landscaping, fencing, working as a hod carrier, handyman or general construction operative.

Candidates should demonstrate some of the following skills, experience and/or qualifications:

– Experience using hand tools


– College diploma in carpentry, bricklaying or similar

– Painting and decorating

Pay and conditions:

A starting rate of £12.00 per hour and minimum 40hrs per week

Overtime paid at time and quarter, with an average of 5 hours overtime per week

Additional starting monthly performance bonus (estimated £1,200 per annum)

Required skills

– Past experience in Carpentry, Installations, General Maintenance, DIY, Construction

– previous experience working with hand tools

– Able to lift reasonably heavy loads

– Reliable and conscientious

– Team player

– Holds a current UK driving license – full manual license essential

– The work is varied with early starts


– Full time position – Monday – Friday (no weekend work!)

– Overtime paid at time and a quarter (over 40 hours per week)

– Paid daily rest breaks

– 20 days holiday plus all bank holidays

– Tools and safety equipment provided

– Full fleet of company vehicles – no need to have a van

– Company contribution Pension Scheme

– Staff reward and recognition schemes

– Enhanced Maternity/ Paternity Pay

– Company wellbeing programme

– EAP – Company wellness programme that includes confidential counselling and mental health support

– Employee Healthcare cashback scheme (provided by Health Shield) Benefits include: 24/7 Counselling and Support Helpline, Virtual GP Surgery and Cashback on a range of medical costs and an Employee Assistance Programme

– My PERKS scheme – includes offers, discounts and cashback on shopping, travel, entertainment

– £1,000 new starter retention bonus (you will receive £250 on completion of your first three month probation, followed by £250 after 6 months and then a further £500 on completion of your first year)

– £1,000 Referral scheme for employees that recommend the role to family or friends

Green Retreats offers stable, full time employment with great benefits and excellent career progression potential for the right candidates.

We are based between Aylesbury and Bicester on Westcott Venture Park, just off the A41.

All candidates must have a drivers license and access to their own vehicle to travel to our factory base each morning

If you are interested in applying for this position, please respond with your CV and a contact telephone number


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