Our aim is to be the best timber and builders' merchant in the
eyes of our customers, and people are at the heart of our business.
We're committed to keeping them safe and healthy, making sure they
feel valued, and providing them with the personal development and
career opportunities they need.
It starts with recruiting the right people - from different
walks of life with different experiences, outlooks and talents to
share. This helps us relate better to our customers, so we can meet
their needs. We work hard to attract the widest candidate pool, and
we simply hire the best person for the job - and if flexible
working is required, we might hire the best two people for the
Having a diverse workforce is about generating great ideas and
reflecting our diverse customer base. It makes us better at what we
do and makes us a better place to work. We've not only seen the
number of female employees rise but more women now hold senior
positions in the company; we're welcoming talent from both ends of
the age spectrum and people from a variety of different origins and
cultures who bring a wealth of experience. We've made a good start,
but we're still working on making our culture as diverse as
It's important that we look after every single person. Health
and safety is our number one priority - the basic duty of care we
owe everyone is that they go home safe and sound, happy and healthy
every day. We have robust health and safety processes in place,
targets to work to and a friendly ear ready if anybody needs
support or advice.
We check how we're doing as an employer through company-wide
employee surveys, customer questionnaires and other feedback
forums. We listen to what our people have to say and we act on the
results. Jewson is the place it is today because of the people who
work here and what they have to say on the place of work they want
it to be.
We're open to people who want to drive change. If this sounds
like you, come on in and make a difference.