St Leger Homes of Doncaster



Our 2022 apprenticeships are now closed and we would like to thank everyone who submitted an application. Come back to view next year’s apprenticeship opportunities during National Apprenticeship Week 2023. 

We are committed to #equality, #diversity and #inclusion for everyone, every day.

Be inspired by some of our current and former apprentices taking their careers to the next level:


An apprenticeship means doing a real job with quality training whilst gaining a qualification in the workplace. You'll earn a salary while you learn and be given allocated study time.

The features of an apprenticeship are:

  1. You'll be studying a nationally recognised qualification;
  2. You will receive a minimum of 12 months training, dependent on the qualification. This could be up to four years for a higher level qualification;
  3. You will be working typically at least 30 hours per week;
  4. There will be a mix of on the job training and classroom learning, dependent on the qualification; and
  5. Around 20 per cent of your working hours will be spent on study towards your qualification.

Our diverse and vast range of services bring great opportunities in different fields. There are also clear career pathways available and we are committed to supporting the personal development of our staff.

We would love you to be part of our future workforce and would do our best to make the apprenticeship journey the very best experience it can be for you.

Working at St Leger Homes can be extremely rewarding and provides a real opportunity to serve our residents and communities. Our staff need to be motivated, passionate and share our core values:

  • Fairness – act fairly, demonstrating our respect for all people and the things we do, creating a truly collaborative culture where everyone can thrive, be safe and learn from each other.

  • Excellence – strive for excellence in our work, delivering customer focussed services that consistently meet the needs of Doncaster communities and are ambitious for the future.

  • Empowerment – create a positive and can-do culture in which everyone is empowered to be the best they can be, is open and honest in their interactions and where constructive challenge is the norm.

  • Local – work with our colleague, tenants and partners to achieve more, being ambitious for Doncaster and taking pride in making a difference for our communities.

To help you make that decision, here are some of the benefits you will experience:

  • • Gaining valuable skills, experience and knowledge;
  • • Enhancing your employability, future job prospects and career opportunities;
  • • Receiving a salary whilst learning, avoiding significant debts which come from the traditional university route;
  • • Enhancing your social skills and confidence through working with others; and
  • • Potentially using an apprenticeship as an alternative route to gaining qualifications needed as entry requirements to higher-level qualifications.

St Leger Homes of Doncaster offers a variety of apprenticeships in roles across the business each year. These include construction-based roles in our Property Services teams eg. Gas & Plumbing, Electrical, Joinery, Bricklaying etc. and across the business, more office-based roles eg. Human Resources, ICT, Customer Services and Business Administration.   

Please visit our St Leger Homes jobs page for our current vacancies.

The following levels of qualifications are available through an apprenticeship:

Intermediate - level two

An intermediate apprenticeship is equivalent to five good GCSE passes. Apprentices work towards work-based learning qualifications such as an NVQ level two.

Advanced - level three

An advanced apprenticeship is equivalent to two A-level passes. Advanced apprentices work towards work-based learning qualifications such as an NVQ level three.

Higher - levels four to seven

Higher apprenticeships offer a work-based learning programme and lead to a nationally recognised qualification at one of the following:

Levels four and five are equivalent to a higher education certificate, higher education diploma or a foundation degree.

Level six is equivalent to a degree.

Level seven is equivalent to a master’s degree.

The level of apprenticeship pay may vary from role to role and will be made clear as part of the advert for a particular position.

One of the great benefits of an apprenticeship is the qualification is paid for by us, rather than you having to pay for it.

Working for St Leger Homes can offer fantastic career opportunities, benefits and rewards to anyone who works for us:

  • • One on One and team mentorship/support
  • • On the job training 
  • • Relevant external training and development
  • • Challenging and meaningful work to give you the opportunity to put your learning into practice


Please visit here for a more detailed breakdown of all our Pay and Benefits

Vacancies will be advertised on our jobs website and we recommend you keep an eye on it for new opportunities. You can also set up job alerts which will send you an email when a vacancy arises that matches the criteria you have set.

St Leger Homes jobs page

2022 apprenticeships are now closed, come back to view next years opportunities during National Apprenticeships Week 2023.

More information

For more general information about apprenticeships, please visit:

GOV.UK - Apprenticeships

GOV.UK - National Careers Service

If you require further information about apprenticeships at St Leger Homes, please contact the HR & Organisational Development team, email or telephone 01302 734714

Public Sector Apprenticeship Target

For the year April 2021 to March 2022, St Leger Homes was targeted by Central Government to have at least 2.3% of apprenticeship starts (both new hires and existing employees who started an apprenticeship) between 1 April 2021 to 31 March 2022 as a proportion of total headcount on 31 March 2021.

We are pleased to report this target was achieved with a percentage of 2.48%

Full details of our Public Sector Apprenticeship target results are available on request.

The Redundancy Support Service for Apprentices

If you are an Apprentice who has been made redundant without completing your apprenticeship or if you are at risk of redundancy before completion then the Department for Education have launched the Redundancy Support Service for Apprentices.

The service provides clear, accessible advice and guidance to individuals on the impact of redundancy, their options and next steps. There will also be opportunities to help redundant apprentices to identify new apprenticeship and employment opportunities, and, where they are eligible, complete their current apprenticeship.

You can use the service to get free advice, access local and national support, and find new opportunities. For more information visit Facing redundancy during your apprenticeship or call 0800 015 0400 to speak to an adviser.

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