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Placement Opportunities in a Construction Consultancy Company

Summary: Ridge is committed to providing 12 work placements per year, for each individual offices across England.

Further Details:

Ridge is a multi disciplinary property and construction consultancy that works in the public and private sector undertaking  new development, regeneration and refurbishment: projects.

Ridge commits to providing 12 work placements per year, one in each of Ridge’s offices see link to full list of office locations

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Each of the placements will last a minimum of 2 weeks. We can offer up to a year placement this would be relevant for those in university with year in industry requirements and this will be discussed and confirmed on a case-by-case basis.  In addition payment for placements will also be subject to discussion with the department supporting the placement.

Care leavers undertaking work placements will also receive 6 hours of mentoring online from DBS-checked mentors.

Where care leavers are interested in a career opportunity at Ridge we will also guarantee interviews for care leavers seeking graduate or early careers roles where applicants meet the minimum criteria for the role and confirm they are care leavers during the application process.

Ridge will also donate a minimum of 6000 GBP per year to help Looked After Teams or charities and community groups across the UK.

See relevant offices below:

Ridge Disciplines by Office 2023


Next Steps

Interested? Get in touch:

To apply for a placement, Care Leavers should be aged 16+ and need to contact talent@ridge.co.uk. They should provide details of the type of placement they are interested in, the location and any other requirements they may have e.g. duration or hours.

Please allow at least 4 weeks for the Talent team to process the request, which they will do this in tandem with the relevant office and team based on the location of the request and any specific area of interest identified in the request.

Please note that all placements will depend on the department/location having availability and budget to support. This will be considered and confirmed on a case-by-case basis.

Also any payments for a placement will decided on a case-by-case basis as the budget to cover this comes from the department supporting the placement. All details will be agreed with the HR Team.

Once in a placement, Care Leavers can contact the Community Investment Programme Manager at Ridge to arrange mentoring.

If a care leaver is seeking employment with Ridge in a graduate or early career role they should seek this via our Careers page on our website: https://ridge.co.uk/careers/ and be sure to confirm that they are a care leaver in their application to be guaranteed an interview.

For further information about Ridge, the offer and opportunities care leavers or their supporters should contact.

Care leavers or supporters interested to find out more should contact;

For donations to Looked After teams and charities should be sought through the Community Investment Programme Manager.

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