Ignite Graduate
Glasgow, Edinburgh and Dumfries & Galloway

Location: Glasgow, Edinburgh and Dumfries & Galloway

Closing date: 01/08/2022

Salary: £27,000 per annum

Employment type: Fixed Term

Location: Placement in Glasgow, Edinburgh or Dumfries & Galloway

Closing date: 01/08/2022

Salary: £27,000 per annum

Employment type: Fixed Term 2 Years

Are you a recent graduate who is passionate about making a real difference to people’s lives? If so, apply today for Wheatley Group’s graduate programme.

Wheatley is looking for an outstanding graduate to join our Ignite graduate programme in housing.   Successful applicant will provisionally start in September 2022.

Graduate role will be placed in a housing team in Glasgow, Edinburgh or Dumfries and Galloway. You will primarily work from home with regular travel when required to customers in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dumfries and Galloway and surrounding areas.

Our two-year programme offers our graduate the opportunity to build on their academic achievements and develop a career they can be proud of. 

Working in housing can be challenging, but the rewards are endless. Work can range from helping someone find and move into their first home, organising money and fuel advice through to managing multi-million-pound investment projects in a community. 

At Wheatley we are always looking to improve diversity within our teams, we want to create an inclusive environment where everyone can contribute their best work and develop to their full potential. We celebrate our differences and recognise the importance of our teams reflecting the communities we serve. So, we would welcome applications from any underrepresented groups.

You’ll have the satisfaction of knowing what you do really matters because everyone needs somewhere safe, warm and affordable to live.

Right from the start you’ll be working in a frontline role, delivering services that make a positive impact to our customer’s lives. You'll be part of a fast-paced working environment where you'll be trusted - and valued for your contributions. 

You’ll benefit from a bespoke training plan, including an accredited housing qualification, designed to accelerate your learning. You will gain a solid foundation of working in housing so you're ready to become a housing officer within the first six months of joining the programme.

To be successful you must:

·       have graduated within the last two years with a 2:1 honours degree or higher;

·       be a self-starter who is confident using technology and embraces change. Graduates will lead the way in our digital journey as we continue to work remotely. You will relish the challenge of working on your own initiative;

·       place people at the heart of your decisions;

·       pay attention to detail, but also see the bigger picture by considering the wider environment we work in and the impact of what we do; and

·       meet the role requirements within the specific job profiles.

  • be based or will to relocate to Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dumfries and Galloway or surrounding areas.

Interested? Go to www.wheatley-group.com/graduateprogramme  to learn more about the opportunities, see answers to frequently asked questions and discover why our current graduates love being part of Wheatley Group.

Salary and benefits

Wheatley Group rewards our people with an exceptional package of benefits. 

Successful graduate will earn a starting salary of £27,000 (with the potential to move up to £28,000 after 18 months). 

In addition, our graduate will also get:

  • an accredited housing qualification (minimum Chartered Institute of Housing Level 4);
  • 28 days of annual leave - with an additional 13 days of public holidays;
  • a contributory pension scheme;
  • special discounts, including cashback and discounts with 1000s of high-street retailers;
  • help to cover the costs of driving lessons, and other great benefits.
  • Working from home allowance


Graduate role will primarily be based from home with regular travel when required to offices and customers in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dumfries and Galloway and surrounding areas.

Duration of the post

Two years.

Applications Deadline

Applications must be submitted by 12pm on Monday 01 August 2022

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