Crest Nicholson is firmly established as an award winning FTSE250 listed developer with a passion for not just building homes, but creating vibrant sustainable communities in the southern half of the UK. The Company’s track record and heritage, built up over 50 years, shows a demonstrable commitment to delivering innovative, design led, residential developments and large scale, mixed use, urban regeneration solutions.

Working for Crest Nicholson not only means you can enjoy a dynamic and rewarding career, but it also provides you with an opportunity to make a genuine contribution to the quality of life for future generations. Britain urgently needs thousands of new homes and healthy, prosperous communities, and by working with us, you’ll be helping to address this need.

Crest Nicholson was one of the biggest recruiters of property graduates in 2015.

Crest Nicholson's 5 Top Tips for Graduates:

  • Above all be passionate about the House Building Industry & your discipline.
  • Be flexible and adaptable – “Roll your sleeves up attitude.”
  • Take ownership not to be good, but to be great in everything you do.
  • Ask questions and ask again, how can you improve everything that you do?
  • Be open to honest but also offer constructive feedback – it’s the only way you will grow as a person and a professional.

The graduate programme was launched in 2014 with 14 candidates, followed by a further 11 in 2015. All graduates from both intakes have stayed with the Group and progressed well in their roles. One so much so, that they bought their first piece of land whilst still on the graduate programme. 

Graduate opportunities 

Graduate Trainees with the disciplines of Land, Planning, Build, Technical, Commercial Site Management (Trainee) through our Site Management Academy as well as direct entry, Sales, Quantity Surveying, Finance, Land & Planning, Quality, Health, Safety & Environment, Sustainability and Head Office Support.

Employers constantly tell us that there is nothing that impresses them more than a graduate who has properly researched the company and really knows why they want to work there - so make sure that you tell them in your application that you have read-up all about them on TheJobCrowd and so you really know what makes that company great and why they are right for you. It will help your application, we promise!

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Bristol, Tamworth (Staffordshire), St Albans (Hertfordshire), Holborn (London), Chertsey (Surrey) and Brentwood (Essex)


Anthony Wilkinson
01932 580555
Crest Nicholson Operations Ltd, Crest House, Pyrcroft Road, Chertsey, Surrey. KT16 9GN