Treveth recruits first apprentice as expansion continues
Cornish developer Treveth continues its expansion with the appointment of the company’s first apprentice.
Ruby Bache-Williams has been welcomed as an Apprentice Business Administrator by the innovative developer that puts Cornish people first, operating under a ‘Profit with Purpose’ ethos.
The housebuilder and commercial property developer has accomplished rapid growth over the last four years and has significantly grown its staff numbers as well as its property portfolio since it was established in 2019. Treveth now employs 39 staff and new apprentice Ruby will join the team who are building high-quality new homes, sustainable communities and commercial developments in partnership with Cornwall Council to benefit people who live and work in Cornwall.
Ruby will undertake a two-year business administration training programme, working across all areas of the business. She will be mentored through her apprenticeship by Treveth and Truro College.
It is Treveth’s commitment to Cornwall that first attracted Ruby to her new role. Having grown up in Cornwall, Ruby knows first-hand how difficult it is for young residents to get a foot on the property ladder, so Treveth’s ‘Profit with Purpose’ ethos to improve the quality and availability of homes across the rental, affordable rent, shared ownership and open market sectors for local people, really resonated with her when first researching the company.
Ruby commented, “I am really honoured to be Treveth’s first apprentice. They are a forward-thinking developer who put Cornwall and its people first. Whether that’s prioritising local people by delivering new homes, local businesses by providing affordable commercial workspaces or using local businesses in the delivery of their schemes. Coming from Cornwall, I really admire Treveth’s commitment to people like me. Treveth wants to, and is helping, the local economy by building local communities and I feel privileged to now be part of it.
Ruby continues, “My role is so varied, and every day is different. I have a customer facing reception duty, and behind the scenes I support various departments with their administration, including maintaining employee records and stock management. In addition, as an Apprentice I attend college once every fortnight, where I undertake more formal classroom training to obtain the Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship standard qualification. Treveth have been so supportive with this learning”.
Apprenticeships have long been a cornerstone of the UK’s education and employment strategy, offering a dynamic pathway for individuals to acquire valuable skills, earn while they learn, and gain access to exciting career opportunities. As a pioneering organisation, Treveth recognises the value of investing in team learning and development and now apprenticeships, to secure their future work force.
“Offering apprenticeship is something we’ve considered for some time, so we’re thrilled to have been able to appoint Ruby as our first full-time apprentice” said Tim Mulholland, Managing Director at Treveth.
“Investing in learning and development is one of the cornerstones of our ambitious growth strategy including upskilling and training our current team as well as welcoming new talented employees keen to build a new career like Ruby.”
“Ruby is already proving herself as a great asset – eager to learn and inquisitive – and we look forward to supporting Ruby develop her career at Treveth.” Tim added.