Saffron Building Society is a major employer in the region. With an operations centre, branches and our administration offices in close proximity to Saffron Walden (as well as other branches through Essex, Suffolk and Hertfordshire) we offer a variety of exciting job opportunities.
Our vision is for Saffron to earn the right to be the UK's most recommended Building Society.
To help us achieve this dream we know we need staff who can provide a personal service and create an amazing rapport with people.
If this describes you then read on!
Whilst some of our roles require specialist financial services experience we do also offer trainee opportunities in some parts of the business.
The Core Competencies are:
- Living the vision and values
- Leading by example
- Seeing it from the customer perspective
- Working together
- Delivering results
- Connecting with people
- Changing and evolving
- Growing personally
We provide a full induction programme, ongoing training and development, the opportunity to influence decisions in a professional and open environment and the chance to be part of an established fast developing organisation. We match salaries, working patterns and benefit packages to your needs, skills and experience.
Our staff are engaged in the business through participation in our Staff Engagement Survey, Staff Voice board, an annual Staff Conference and Society wide training events. Our Chief Executive also holds regular staff feedback forums and participation in Society wide projects is actively encouraged.
The roots of the Society and its 'community' feel are something to be proud of. Our staff forge links with the local communities and get involved in charity fundraising activities. We have been staunch supporters of the annual Children in Need and Macmillan coffee mornings across all our locations and we have a Community Fund which is focused on supporting local charities and regional good causes.
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Our Current Vacancies
You will find our current vacancies listed below:
- Customer Consultant – Little Chesterford
- Head of Credit Risk - Essex
- Financial Accounting Assistant - Saffron Walden
We look forward to hearing from you.
Our Apprentice Scheme
Saffron is proud to support 16-24 year olds from the local community in its apprentice scheme, which is part of the Government's national apprenticeships programme.
Young people who have chosen not to follow a degree route are encouraged to apply for positions which are for an initial period of 1 year. The Society will provide the apprentice with essential training and development whilst in the role, arming them with the skills needed to develop a career in the financial services sector.
Potential apprentices can apply for a position on the scheme by contacting Human Resources, at Saffron Building Society. More information on the national apprenticeship scheme can be found here: www.apprenticeships.org.uk.