Gentoo hires apprentices following innovative pre-employment programme

Following an innovative recruitment process which gave aspiring employees the opportunity to attend a pre-employment programme, 27 people have been employed by social housing business Gentoo as apprentices in a variety of roles.

Director of Gentoo Living, Caroline Gitsham said: “Through our apprenticeship programmes, people of all ages have been given the opportunity to realise their aspirations, improve their prospects and see exactly what exciting careers are available to them. 

 “This is not only a great opportunity for the apprentices but for Gentoo as a business. We aim to provide a talented new workforce which will continue to contribute to the local economy for years to come.”