England 15/07/2013 – Roles in a well-know building society are now available across the UK.
Working for a building society is a sound career choice for anyone with an interest in both customer service and banking. People from a wide range of backgrounds are encouraged to apply for positions within a building society, as there is a wide scope of jobs to suit every skill. Securing a role in such a workplace is beneficial both in terms of career progression and job satisfaction. In the current climate, it is reassuring to know that there is work available in the banking sector.
Building societies are financial institutions which offer to customers a wide range of services. These include mortgage lending, banking services, savings accounts and personal financial services. Building societies differ to banks in that customers are members of the societies. As such, they have a vote in deciding how the business operates and how it is managed.
There are many different types of roles available within a building society. Employees are required to work in customer-facing roles, helping customers with day-to-day transactions. Contact centre representatives are required to assist customers with telephone enquiries. At the same time, specialist workers are required to work ‘behind the scenes’ to ensure the continued security and stability of the building society. As with any institution, business, product and commercial experts work to create innovative new products and marketing strategies. Graduates may be required to enter into training programmes which later lead to positions of importance. At the same time, there are also non-permanent roles available for those wishing for a temporary position.
Nationwide is one such building society currently recruiting new employees. A well-established building society, it is able to offer to staff many benefits, including good career progression opportunities and continued training and support. As a large institution, there is scope for variety in a role and Nationwide promises to give back however much its workers put into a role. In addition, an applicant does not need to have a financial background, as Nationwide will consider applications from people with different employment experiences.