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Site Manager/Assistant

Are you looking to grow your career?

Woofenden Construction is a well-established, family run team of experienced Builders and Craftsmen, dedicated to providing a skilled, sensitive and sustainable approach to all work undertaken.

We work alongside our clients, providing them with the best service possible to ensure continuing long-term relations.

Our core values can be summed up in three words: “Skilled, Sensitive and Sustainable”. Throughout all of our projects, we endeavour to pursue these values from beginning to end. We always aim to deliver outstanding customer service and are very proud of our talented, dedicated team that enable us to provide this service.

If you want to work for a business where your decisions can make a difference, this is the role for you…

We are looking for someone to join our team as Site Manager, with a key focus on one of our new social housing projects. This is an exciting new development, which provides room for future growth and personal career development.

This would suit someone who is looking to progress their career from Assistant to Site Manager. Working alongside an experienced, hardworking team, this role would suit an enthusiastic, positive person looking to make their mark.

Experience working to tight deadlines and assisting with the running of a busy construction site preferred.

Responsibilities for this Site Manager role are:

    • Manage and supervise trade operatives
    • Managing efficient cost-effective operations for all maintenance and repairs
    • Assist in implementation of processes
    • Utilise schedule of rates and narrative descriptions to prepare of job orders
    • Undertake onsite quality checks on work in progress and completed works
    • Ensuring that all Health & Safety is maintained on site and all staff/visitors are adhering to the site rules
    • Experience of working to deadlines and completing works on time
    • Liaise with the Contracts Manager and Area Housing Teams on performance of repairs and completion dates.

Have we got your attention?

Working at Woofenden Construction means working for a family run business that values its staff and believes work should be a place to develop and prosper. Woofenden Construction develop, grow and progress their staff.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity and want to find out more, call 01884 266 055 for an informal, confidential chat.

Insurance Surveyor / Scheduler

Woofenden Construction are absolutely delighted to have been accredited with another major Loss Adjusting company. Due to the growth of the business and full order books we are currently looking to expand the insurance department and are now recruiting for an Insurance Surveyor / Scheduler.

Good construction knowledge is essential; experience in the insurance sector is preferred although not essential as full training will be given.  This is a unique position and has the opportunity for the right person to help develop and grow the insurance department even further.  This is a customer facing role, so excellent communication skills will be essential along with an empathetic nature and understanding that insurance claims can often be quite distressing for policyholders.

Great organisation skills will be required together with multi-tasking and prioritising workloads.  Woofenden Construction are a family run business, our team are a key focus. We grow our own and will work with you to obtain professional qualifications, if not already obtained, i.e.: MCIOB; RICS etc.

If you are interested in this role, please feel to email your CV to

General Builders / Masons

Due to our continued growth plan, we now have vacancies for general builders/masons.

Based in mid-Devon, we cover much of the south west, working on a range of exciting projects from small extensions to larger-scale developments. You’ll be joining a friendly, family-run company. We always aim to deliver outstanding customer service and are very proud of our talented, dedicated team. The success of our business relies on the quality of our team. Therefore, we invest in our staff, offer competitive salaries and encourage both professional and personal development within the company.

For all vacancies, please email your CV detailing your skills and experience to, or send by post to Woofenden Construction Ltd., Glimsters Farm, Kentisbeare EX15 2AD. Call 01884 266055 for details.