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In order that we deliver our promises, it is essential that we have the right key staff engaged who share the same values and beliefs in order to add value to our clients.

We are firm believers in team work and that all of our staff have that ‘can do’ attitude which results in fantastic team work and a sense of belonging.  We are all as important as each other to get the job carried out to time, to budget and to delight our clients with the finished project.

Apprentice Accounts Assistant

We have an amazing opportunity right now for an Apprentice Accounts Assistant at our busy, friendly office in mid-Devon. Our business is growing, so we're recruiting an apprentice to support our Finance Manager in the day-to-day running of our accounts. This is no ordinary accounts department however; the lucky candidate will also learn a lot about how a medium-sized business operates.
If you have attention to detail, great IT skills, a sense of humour and are team-focused, then you'll fit right in! 
We're looking for someone who's enthusiastic to learn. You don't need financial experience, but you do need to be numerate and have 5 GCSEs at Grade A-C or 9-4. 
You'll gain knowledge of how to use accountancy software and we'll support you through your accountancy qualifications, but the working environment is really varied so you'll pick up loads of other useful skills too. 
As you develop and take on more responsibility, this will be reflected in your pay. So don't delay, apply today! Email your CV and a covering letter to Julia Crabb, HR Administrator, or call 01884 266055 for more information.


We're busier than ever and looking to hire people skilled in wet trades. If you have experience and you're interested in working for our friendly, family-run team, then get in touch. We offer career progression, good rates of pay and you'd be working on a wide range of varied projects.

Qualified Tradespeople

We are looking for a range of qualified tradespeople to work with us on upcoming projects. Please get in touch if you would be interested in joining our friendly team.

Quantity Surveyor

We are looking to take on a Quantity Surveyor to join their busy & expanding company.  The company works within both the private and insurance sectors and will include multiple projects to include refurbishments, extensions, new builds & developments works.  The position will involve all QS duties from initial contact through to final account and will involve some estimating work.

This role would suit an individual looking to join an expanding construction firm but still have the benefits of being part of a friendly family run company with great opportunities for growth & career progression.

The indicative roles would include: 

  • To provide tender and quotation documentation.
  • Seek funding sources and submit bids as necessary
  • Carry out feasibility studies.
  • Prepare plans, contracts, budgets, bills of quantities and other documentation.
  • Perform risk analysis evaluations.
  • Cost control
  • Write reports
  • Provide advice and forecasts about costs.
  • Prepare and develop methods of planning and monitoring procedures on various contracts, ensuring that the data collected can be used as a monitoring tool.
  • Prepare material schedules and liaise with site teams accordingly.

Salary & benefits negotiable dependent on experience & suitability.

If you are interested in applying in any of our vacancies, please feel free to contact us.

Please email applications to, or send by post to Woofenden Construction Ltd., Glimsters Farm, Kentisbeare EX15 2AD. Call 01884 266055 for details.