First Home Improvements provides a professional local service for high quality products and installations of windows, doors, conservatories, porches guttering and garage doors.
We’re all working together: that’s the secret.
As one of the longest established double-glazing companies, with our roots going back to the early 1970s emanating from Norwich (we are based near the Dinosaur Park in Lenwade). First Home Improvements offer a first-class service to help customers select the best double glazing and related products to meet their needs and requirements.
We offer exclusive and innovative products that are made to the highest possible standards using traditional hand-crafted methods. “We are big enough to cope and small enough to care”. All our uPVC units are sourced from quality assured suppliers.
Careers at First Home Improvements are centred on a busy, collaborative and agile environment, where you work with like-minded people every day. It’s an environment where you’ll need to make decisions, not pass the buck, but operate with supportive team members around you. We need people who wish to take the opportunity to develop themselves, where you take responsibility for your work and its successful delivery.
We invest in our people. As your career develops, we’re committed to supporting the aspirations for those that wish to become recognised by the Professional Body / Chartered organisation of your choice. We’ll reward you with competitive pay, reviewed on an annual basis and the opportunity to develop and grow within the Company. On top of that you can expect additional benefits, such as, a pension, free life cover and free parking.
A big part of life at First Home Improvements is driven by our culture. Friends and family are important to us, and we like to build on that ethos with our staff led by our active Sports, Social & Charities group, with crazy golf, social evenings, pizza days, quiz nights, Christmas parties, dress down days and (the very popular) cake sales being just a few examples of what we like to get up to.
Apprentices & Trainees
We have worked with a range of local providers to support our apprentices and trainees in their first work opportunities. Apprenticeships in Business Administration, Customer Services, Human Resources at levels 2 and 3 being some examples.
Apprenticeship roles are generally in an office environment here at First, and these will be typically 12-24 month schemes focused on growing and developing you within our industry and environment. We consider taking apprentices on at various times of the year.
From time to time we also have trainee posts for those young people over 18, where these opportunities are supported by our own internal training programme (or apprenticeships if appropriate) to give young people a foothold into the industry at various levels.
We are currently recruiting for the below positions:
- Customer Service Apprentice
- Digital Marketing Apprentice
- Business Administration Apprentice
If you would like to find out more details on the schemes or opportunities available, then please contact us via email@example.com or visit our website at www.firsthomeimprovements.co.uk/careers-jobs/
When you look past your apprenticeship or trainee role, we at First Home Improvements we are committed to continuing your future development and actively support accredited training schemes with The Institute of Leadership & Management, The Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development, and some other non-accredited schemes to help individuals develop their potential, both in work and personal life.
Apprenticeship & Trainee Case Studies
Leo: Our Stationery Co-Ordinator who joined us in 2021 via our apprenticeship scheme
Ricardo: An established Service Support Supervisor, who joined us as a trainee.
“I joined the team at First Home Improvements just over 4 years ago as I hadn’t really settled into a role I enjoyed at that stage. I immediately found a connection with the team here and found great support from my manager in the Customer Contact Centre which was quite small at the time. Since then, we’ve grown a lot. Hard work is recognised by the company as I’ve been developed and promoted several times whilst at First and likewise my peers have also been through the same journey as me, I’ve just been promoted and I’m now the Service Support Supervisor, so I now have a team of my own to grow and develop! I’m also receiving our own internal management training and an external “Leadership & Management L3 Certificate” through the ILM. I enjoy my life at work and the company values align with my own, work is challenging, fun and you work with good people which is very important to me."