Gentoo Homes


At Gentoo Homes we provide high-quality homes across the North East. We understand that where you live is more than just a house, it’s about creating somewhere customers can make lifetime memories.

We’re always on the lookout for talented individuals to join our team – could you be next?

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About Us

Gentoo Homes is a proud North East based house builder that has built over 3000 new homes since 2001.

We are a responsible builder that understands housing development isn’t just about constructing modern homes with great specification in desirable locations but creating sustainable homes and establishing new communities.

As part of the Gentoo Group, Gentoo Homes re-invests all profits into supporting the wider Group initiatives. For more information, visit Gentoo Group's website.

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Gentoo Homes is also a proud supporter of local community projects surrounding our developments.

Why Work For Us

We are a housing developer providing a range of high-quality two bedroom bungalows to five bedroom luxury homes throughout the region. We provide around 200 homes per year and all of our house styles are thoughtfully designed and based in carefully selected locations. We take pride in every aspect of our work and endeavour to offer all of our customers a home that exceeds their expectations and provides them with the lifestyle they desire.

We know our success is down to our people. Therefore, we offer competitive salaries and an extensive benefits package to ensure that we attract, reward and retain our talented people. This includes a fantastic pension scheme, generous annual leave entitlement and a range of flexible working arrangements. We also like to reward long service and recognise the continued staff contribution through an online employee discount and recognition platform.


Benefits include:

  • 30 days holiday
  • Life assurance
  • Extra days birthday leave
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • Cash healthcare plan
  • Access to an online portal of retail discounts
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Enhanced family friendly leave

Rewards and Recognition

Full reward and recognition programme

We value the contributions of our colleagues in both driving our success and helping us to achieve our long-term ambitions and understand that their role is central to ensuring we deliver an exceptional service.

We believe the hard work of our colleagues should be recognised and we will continue to deliver an empowering working environment that supports innovative thinking and encourages professional development.

By making this strong commitment to our people, it allows us to attract and retain the best talent.

  • Team Events
  • ‘You are Gentoo’ awards
  • Our Christmas party
  • Long service awards
  • Investment in your professional development

Apprenticeships & Work Experience

We understand the importance of gaining practical experience in the workplace whether that be through an apprenticeship programme or works experience.

We have created 276 apprenticeship opportunities to date, with 90% of our recruits going onto secure a full time, permanent job with us. You will benefit from a combination of hands-on working opportunities and off-site training while studying toward a formal qualification in your chosen career.

Our exciting roles also come with a generous 29 days holiday, excellent terms and conditions and a company pension scheme. Apprenticeship recruitment is reviewed annually, and opportunities will normally be advertised at the beginning of each calendar year.

We also offer work experience where we can assist you in gaining knowledge for your course or qualification. We appreciate and value all applications, however, due to the high demand we are not able to offer everyone a placement, but we do encourage you to keep applying.

Work experience provides many benefits, giving you skills and experience that will allow you to stand out to potential employers as well as helping you choose the right sector to work in.

If you have any questions, or require any further information please email work.experience@

Current Vacancies

View all the available jobs at Gentoo and Gentoo Homes here.