Clarion Housing Group Graduate Rotational Programme

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Clarion Housing Group are looking for ambitious, passionate and dedicated Graduates to embark on a journey with our new Graduate Programme within our Customer and Property Departments.

The Role

You will take part in a two-year development programme providing a number of rotations across our teams covering all housing, customer and property-related activities. You’ll be working with a range of teams from frontline housing management and repairs, to asset management, strategy and our Community Foundation, Clarion Futures. The rotations will give you hands-on experience of working in social housing and helping to tackle the housing crisis.

The programme is designed to help provide you with the relevant training and work experience to allow you to grow into a competent and professional manager at Clarion. The diversity of the programme means that opportunities will arise across a number of different disciplines depending on your skillset and interest, ranging from property-specific technical posts to working directly with our customers.

Upon successfully demonstrating a fully competent performance you will have the opportunity to progress into a well-paid permanent position in your chosen field. We will provide and agree a tailored programme based on existing experience, degree and career aspirations which can include professional accreditations and or qualification such as APC for full RICS accreditation where deemed relevant.


You’ll take part in four six-month rotations across a range of teams. The rotations will be agreed prior to the commencement of the programme, an example below:

Example property-related rotation

You’ll work with the Asset Management team on understanding the sustainability requirements of our homes and helping to set the strategy for our approach to zero carbon as well as work on live retrofitting projects on our homes.

Example customer-related rotation

You’ll work with our Communities team, part of Clarion Futures, to learn about community engagement, community assets as well as helping to deliver our Age-friendly strategy and encouraging social action in our communities.

Example Building Safety rotation

You’ll support the development of our fire safety programme, visit site and work with Delivery Managers to oversee the fire safety remediation programme. You’ll learn about contracts, specialist surveying, building safety and project management in a national organisation.

Regeneration and Strategic Asset Management rotation

You’ll be working up masterplans for estate regeneration projects, participating in design sessions and understanding how to make the business case for regeneration. You’ll also be working on live regeneration projects with the team to help deliver consultation events, move people into their new homes and understanding household needs.

The Company

Being a graduate at Clarion gives you so much more than just a job. You will be part of the largest housing provider in the country. We provide a place that 360,000 people call home and we want to do more by building and creating homes and communities that people want to live. You have the opportunity to be part of this and to make a real difference to so many.

Clarion is a company where every individual is able to succeed and is encouraged to reach their full potential within a culture that promotes diversity, inclusion and mutual respect. The Clarion Way puts our customers and people at the heart of all we do through clear leadership, a meaningful shared purpose and high levels of personal responsibility.

What are we looking for?

  • We’re looking for talented and self-motivated individuals with a proven track record of successfully applying themselves both academically and through relevant work experience.
  • You must have achieved or be predicted a minimum of a 2.2 in your degree in the past 3 years. Ideally this would be related to community development, property or housing, however we are also keen to hear from those with other qualifications that bring relevant experience to a social housing setting.
  • You will be a self motivated, ambitious team player who can use their initiative to ensure personal and business success.
  • A demonstrable interest in social housing
  • Excellent organising, planning and time-management skills with experience of working to deadlines across a variety of projects
  • A proven track record of successfully applying yourself both academically and through relevant work experience

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