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Yorkshire Choice Homes is a Growing construction and real estate development company with a strong commitment to excellence, quality, and innovation. We specialise in new build housing projects, delivering high-quality homes to meet the growing demands of our community.

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Document Manager

Yorkshire Choice Homes are an award winning, family-run House Builder whose dedication to excellence is not only displayed through our homes that we build, but in our people too.

We value each individuals’ ambition, flair and contribution and offer a rewarding package whilst providing an autonomous working environment with opportunities for growth & personal development.

As we thrive and grow from strength to strength, it is crucial that our business processes are efficient, and that we manage documentation meticulously, in order to achieve project success. Our desire to become ISO accredited shows our commitment to excel in this area too and we recognise that we need dedicated resource to support us in our achievement of this.

That is why we are seeking a talented and accomplished Document Controller / Manager, who has actively worked within the Construction Industry, to be the guardian of our project documentation, be a driving force behind our continued growth and support us in our journey to write & design a Management system and become ISO accredited!

The Role:

● Take ownership of the Document Management System and ensure that all documentation is stored, controlled and maintained appropriately and in accordance with ISO 9001, ISO 14001 & ISO 45001 standards, including version control measures, retention periods & document archive & disposal methods

● Working with the Directors and other members of the team, providing your expertise advice, guidance and suggestions on the Management System strategy and its full implementation, in order to meet the needs and growth of the business

● Maintain the Company Document Naming Convention, ensuring all documents, such as construction files, drawings & imagery are stored and saved correctly ● Design & control templates for documents, file types & databases

● Complete Audits of the Document Management System, providing feedback, raising awareness and delivering training where appropriate

● Supporting the wider teams/departments with the collation and maintenance of records i.e. LOLER

● Actively contribute to our dynamic team ethic by answering calls, dealing with enquiries and other administrative tasks

About you:

● You will have a proven track record as a Document Controller / Document Manager within the Construction industry, with a good understanding of construction documentation and processes.

● You will have experience with document management software and familiarity with industry standards

● You will be detail-Oriented ensuring that every document is flawlessly managed and accounted for.

● You will be able to work as a team and collaboratively whilst also having the ability to excel independently.

● You will be an effective communicator and natural leader in style

If you're an accomplished Document Controller who is keen to be integral to the implementation and roll-out of a Document Control strategy, then this could be the perfect role for you!

16th May 2024
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Accounts Administrator

Yorkshire Choice Homes are an award winning, family-run House Builder whose dedication to excellence is not only displayed through our homes that we build, but in our people too.

Offering a friendly & dynamic environment, where collaborative teamwork and professional camaraderie thrives, it is easy to feel at home and part of the Yorkshire Choice Homes ‘family’.

Due to expansive growth, we are looking for someone with a natural flair for proactive organisation & communication whilst having a working knowledge of Accounts & Accounting software, to join us on our journey.

As our Accounts Administrator you'll be the backbone of our operations, ensuring that we are efficient, accurate & transparent with our financial and administrative processes.

The Role:

● Effectively liaise between Sites, Procurement teams & Group Accounts department based in Manchester to ensure that Purchase Orders are receipted with an Invoice raised in a timely manner

● Reconciling Supplier statements with Invoices whilst proactively & positively resolving any disputed invoices or payments

● Using the accounting software (currently Xero) to pull and format reports such as Month End payment runs and those as requested by our Commercial Manager

● Review Credit Limits in place with Suppliers and act accordingly to increase/decrease where applicable in order to support the operation of the business ● Pull Monthly data together for HMRC reporting purposes, such as Timesheets & Mileage trackers

● Supporting the wider team and business with administrative tasks, including answering the phone and handling queries efficiently

About you:

This role is ideal for someone who is content in their expertise, values stability & consistency and takes pride in their role as a key organiser within a dynamic team.

You will need/have/be:

● Working Accounting knowledge and understand the Accounts process

● Proficient in Microsoft Excel and creating Pivot Tables

● Excellent communication and the ability to pull people and pieces of documentation together effectively

● Adaptable to change and different working practices

● Organised with good attention to detail

● Responsive to the needs of your role and the business

At Yorkshire Choice Homes, we value the contributions of every team member and offer a supportive and collaborative work environment. In addition to competitive package, you will have the opportunity to be a key player in a company that is shaping the future of the home building industry.

If you are passionate about organization, detail-oriented, and looking for a fulfilling role in a growing company, we encourage you to apply and become a vital part of our team!


16th May 2024
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Civils Manager

Role Overview: As a Civils Manager at Yorkshire Choice Homes, you will play a crucial role in overseeing multiple construction sites, managing teams, and ensuring projects are delivered on time and within budget. You will be responsible for sourcing skilled teams, maintaining high standards of workmanship, and liaising with site managers to ensure seamless project execution.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage up to 5 construction sites simultaneously, overseeing groundworks and civil engineering activities.
  • Coordinate with subcontractors and suppliers to ensure timely delivery of materials and services.
  • Source and manage up to 15 gangs across various sites, ensuring productivity and adherence to quality standards.
  • Work closely with site managers to monitor progress, resolve issues, and maintain project schedules.
  • Maintain strict budgetary control and cost management across all projects.
  • Manage a small fleet of 32-ton tippers, ensuring optimal utilization and maintenance.
  • Implement and enforce health and safety protocols to maintain a safe working environment.
  • Provide regular progress reports to senior management and stakeholders.


  • Proven experience in a similar role within the construction industry, preferably in new build projects.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire teams to achieve goals.
  • Excellent organizational and multitasking abilities, capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Sound knowledge of construction processes, materials, and techniques.
  • Proficiency in budget management and cost control.
  • Effective communication skills, with the ability to liaise with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Relevant qualifications in civil engineering or construction management preferred.
  • Full driving license required.

How to Apply: If you are a dynamic individual with a passion for construction and a proven track record of managing teams to deliver exceptional results, we want to hear from you! Please send your CV and cover letter to recruitment@ychc.co.uk.

Employment Type: Full-time

7th April 2024
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Apprentice Estimator

THE POSITION:  Apprentice Estimator
REPORTING TO:  Pre-Construction Manager
HOURS OF WORK:  8.30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. Monday to Friday


  • To give support to more senior members of the Estimating team.  
  • To achieve personal development to role of Assistant Estimator.


  • Take offs for use in estimates.
  • Enquiries – Subcontract, Materials and Services
  • General support to Estimating team


  1. Measure quantities (Take off) from construction drawings.
  2. Abstract take off into Bills of Quantities (Using excel spreadsheets).
  3. Abstract take off into Feasibility Cost Document (Using excel spreadsheets).
  4. Price BoQ’s / FCD / Payment Matrix.
  5. Cost database maintenance.
  6. Liaise with other departments regarding; specifications, engineering & design, statutory services, fees, contract programmes.
  7. Liaise with commercial team (Quantity Surveyors & Buyers) regarding; material and subcontract rates and supply chain.
  8. Liaise with Contracts managers regarding; site specific preliminaries issues.
  9. Send out (and follow up) Subcontract and materials enquiries. Including updating and maintaining comparison spreadsheets.
  10. Send out (and follow up) Service enquiries for proposed and existing services. Including updating and maintaining service tracker as required.
  11. Attend internal cost handover meetings.
  12. Attend ground modelling meetings.
  13. Visit sites.
  14. Proposed to carry out site appraisals
  15. Current to see on site works
  16. Comp check and proof read other team members work.
  17.  Maintenance of Subcontractor database
  18.  Become familiar with and input to Company and departmental business plans.


Together with intensive on-the-job training Yorkshire Choice Homes Ltd will support your professional career by financing and releasing you from work to attend college one day per week, to gain a highly recognised qualification in construction – the BTEC Level 3 National Diploma Building Studies.

Depending on which college is attended and the current qualifications of the course participant, the total studies are, three to four years. Usually this means a full day release from work.

Further to this, there is also an option of higher education available, with sponsorship through day-release in either a Construction related degree or to become a member of the Chartered Institute of Building or Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors


  1. Self motivated – ability to work on own initiative.
  2. Flexible – may be asked to work over past 5pm or start early, depending on deadlines. Will be asked to “drop everything” and change priorities at very short notice.
  3. Must be able to plan and organise own workload & meet deadlines – will be expected to prioritise their own diaries (to some extent, depending on age & experience of technician).
  4. Good problem solver – there will be a certain amount of lateral thinking – in understanding fairly complex construction issues and solving mathematical problems. An estimator needs to be able to think logically and laterally, have excellent attention to detail, and be able to work methodically.
  5. Be IT literate – at least basic knowledge of word processing and a good working knowledge of Excel spread sheet programmes.
  6. Good communicator  - and interpersonal skills, including listening, following instructions & asking questions  - in a fairly short period of time technicians will be required to talk on the phone or in person to a diversity of people including;
    • Customers
    • Clients representatives
    • Planning authorities
    • Design professionals
    • Statutory services
    • Subcontractors
    • Suppliers
    • Management & other construction professionals
    • Site personnel
  7. 7.    Good numeracy – estimating includes dealing with numbers, all day every day, including prices and quantities, measuring & pricing. Having a good head for numbers is essential.


You will need to have 4 GCSEs at grades A*-C (grade 9-4) including English, mathematics and science. This is the minimum course requirements for the BTEC.

Ready to take your career to the next level with a company that's building the future? Apply today by sending your resume and a brief cover letter outlining your relevant experience to recruitment@ychc.co.uk

13th November 2023
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Apprentice Architectural Technician

Position Overview

We are seeking an Apprentice Architectural Technician to join our dynamic team. As an Apprentice Architectural Technician, you will have the opportunity to work with experienced professionals, learn the ins and outs of architectural design and development, and contribute to the creation of exceptional living spaces. This role is perfect for individuals who have a passion for architecture and are eager to embark on a rewarding career in the housing development industry.

Key Responsibilities

Assist in the development and production of architectural drawings and plans.

Collaborate with senior architectural technicians and architects to ensure designs meet regulatory requirements.

Utilize CAD software to create and edit architectural drawings.

Support in site surveys and measurements to aid in the design process.

Participate in project meetings and communicate effectively with team members.

Learn and apply industry best practices and stay updated on relevant regulations and standards.


Enthusiasm for architecture and housing development.

A strong desire to learn and develop a career in architectural technology.

Strong attention to detail and a keen eye for design.

Excellent communication and team collaboration skills.

Proficiency in computer-aided design (CAD) software is a plus.

Minimum Educational Requirements

A minimum of 4 or more GCSEs at grades A-C (9-4).

A minimum of 2 A Levels or BTEC equivalent.

What We Offer

A supportive and inclusive work environment.

On-the-job training and mentorship from experienced professionals.

The opportunity to work on exciting housing development projects.

Competitive compensation and potential for career growth within the company.

How to Apply

If you meet the minimum educational requirements and are passionate about architecture, eager to learn, and excited about the prospect of contributing to the development of beautiful communities in Yorkshire, we encourage you to apply. Please send your resume and a cover letter detailing your interest and relevant skills to recruitment@ychc.co.uk with the subject line "Apprentice Architectural Technician Application."

Join Yorkshire Choice Homes and be part of a team dedicated to creating homes that make a difference in the lives of those who call Yorkshire their home. Your career in architectural technology begins here.

9th November 2023
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Construction Administrator

Job Description

We are seeking an experienced and detail-oriented Administrator to join our dynamic team, contributing to the success of our new build housing projects. The ideal candidate will have prior experience in administrative roles within the construction and real estate industry, particularly in new build housing.


  • Provide comprehensive administrative support to project managers and construction teams.
  • Maintain and organise project documentation, including permits, plans, and project files.
  • Assist with the preparation and distribution of project reports, proposals, and correspondence.
  • Coordinate communication between various stakeholders, including contractors, clients, and team members.
  • Assist in scheduling meetings, appointments, and site visits as necessary.
  • Monitor and maintain office supplies and equipment, ensuring a smooth workflow.
  • Support project managers in budget tracking, expense reporting, and financial documentation.
  • Handle ad-hoc administrative tasks as requested by the team.


  • Proven experience in an administrative role, preferably in the new build housing, construction, or real estate sector.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, with advanced knowledge of Excel and Word.
  • Excellent organisational skills and a keen eye for detail.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritise effectively.
  • Familiarity with construction and housing terminology is a plus.
  • Positive attitude, strong work ethic, and a commitment to teamwork.


  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Opportunities for career development and growth within the company.
  • A dynamic and collaborative work environment.
  • Involvement in exciting and innovative new build housing projects.
  • Supportive and inclusive company culture.
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Salary: £20,000.00-£25,000.00 per year
  • Company pension


Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate

Pontefract: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Ready to take your career to the next level with a company that's building the future? Apply today by sending your resume and a brief cover letter outlining your relevant experience to recruitment@ychc.co.uk

9th November 2023