Housing group recruits GEMs

Bradford-based Incommunities are looking to recruit two talented housing leaders of the future.

The award winning Graduate Employment Mentoring (GEM) programme – run by the housing group’s Centre for Partnership Team – aims to fast track graduates who show leadership potential and strong social values into exciting careers in housing.

The programme was launched in Bradford in 2009 and has since gone from strength to strength.

Now Incommunities is recruiting two paid traineeships to start in October 2016 – an Economic Analyst in the group’s Incomes Team and an ICT Systems Support Officer.

The new recruits would join an intensive blended learning programme which now includes partners in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland who offer traineeships. Three graduates from Canada are also joining the latest programme.

The GEM programme is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) with students studying for a Level 4 qualification.

Recruits would be joining a programme that gets results. Over 95% of GEMs completing the programme secure jobs. Nearly one-third of GEMs now working in housing are from BME backgrounds and two-thirds are female.

Incommunities Group Chief Executive, Geraldine Howley, said: “The GEM programme offers a wonderful opportunity for talented and hardworking graduates to really make a name for themselves and develop their careers in a challenging and dynamic sector.

“If you think you have the passion and drive to be a successful GEM with Incommunities, then contact the Centre for Partnership now.”

For more information on these opportunities and other GEM vacancies around the UK and how to apply online click www.centreforpartnership.co.uk/the-gems/ or ring 01274 254701.

Written on 11th August 2016Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members News, News