House-building firm on the hunt for apprentices

One of the region’s leading housebuilders is taking part in a national recruitment drive to find 225 young people to join the business.

Persimmon Homes North East is searching for up to five new apprentices in brick-laying and joinery, two new trainee sales advisors and two graduate / trainee technical staff.

Managing director John Eynon says he wants to hear from young people across the region, looking for their first job in the construction industry.

“This is a fantastic opportunity for young people to join a thriving business,” said John.

“We work hard on our training programmes and enjoy sharing our knowledge with young people and progressing them through the business.

Young people interested in taking part in the apprenticeship programme with persimmon can find out more by visiting