Jobs drive at charitable housing association

Charitable housing association BCHA is launching a recruitment drive to fill a variety of roles within the organisation. The charity, based at St Swithuns House in Bournemouth and employing more than 300 people, has a range of vacancies in a number of departments right across the south west. The jobs drive is being led by BCHA’s in-house human resources and recruitment … Read More

Igniting the future

An initiative aimed at giving people the self-belief and skills to get back to work has now supported more than two thousand people. Ignite, part of charitable housing association BCHA, has run free courses based at the organisation’s HQ at St Swithuns House in Bournemouth since 2010. The six-week programme, focusing on self-development and well-being, is available to anyone over … Read More

New Directions graduates find work

Charitable housing association BCHA is celebrating the success of its second cohort of 23 graduates following the completion of the 12-week New Directions programme designed to identify routes into employment or further education. A graduation ceremony, also attended by employers and trainers, was held at The Factory, BCHA’s premises in Alder Hills, Poole, where the course was predominantly delivered. Already, … Read More

Affordable homes plan for Weymouth

Much-needed new affordable homes are set to be built in Weymouth. Charitable housing association BCHA is intending to develop a mix of 31 houses and flats off Radipole Lane at Southill. A planning application for the £4.5 million scheme was being submitted to Weymouth and Portland Borough Council this week. The site is currently occupied by the 25-unit Marchesi House … Read More