How we reward our people

Total strive to attract, develop and promote the best people in order to provide a high-quality service to our customers. We are able to offer an integrated approach to our customer training needs from the development of training strategies and infrastructure to the delivery of training courses. Our training centres are specified to meet the particular requirements of the project and of the local population.

TOTAL strive to recruit, train and retain the very best to give our clients the very best service

We aim to supply a working environment that makes people feel they want to stay and give us their absolute best. Our staff turnover figures are lower than the industry norm. 

We are delighted to say that over 17% of employees have been employed with Total for over 10 years; with 28% employed over 5 years. This is a testament to the levels of engagement and commitment from our workforce.  

Our benefits package include; 

  • Competitive salary levels within our sector, ensuring we are attracting and retaining the best candidates. 
  • No one is employed at National Minimum Wage levels; our Board of Directors strongly feel Total should not be a NWM employer and have set a companywide minimum wage above this. 
  • Membership into the pension scheme with employer contributions increasing with length of service 
  • Free life assurance to all employees increasing with length of service 
  • A health help programme in place for all employees which provides financial help when employees need support with meeting the costs of things such as dental, optician and physiotherapy as well as more serious health problems where the cost of referrals to specialist and scans can be met 
  • Cycle to work scheme 
How we reward our people - TOTAL Group

At Total Group, we believe in recognising and rewarding the hard work and dedication of our staff. We understand that a motivated and engaged workforce is crucial for the success of our organization. Therefore, we have implemented a comprehensive rewards and career development program to support our employees in their professional growth.

We value the contributions of our staff and aim to create a positive work environment where their efforts are acknowledged and appreciated. Our rewards and recognition program is designed to motivate and inspire our employees to excel in their roles.

Some of the ways we reward our staff include:

  • Performance-based bonuses: We offer competitive performance-based bonuses to recognize exceptional achievements and outstanding contributions.
  • Employee of the month: Each month, we select an employee who has demonstrated exceptional performance and dedication. This individual is recognized and rewarded for their hard work.
  • Long-service awards: We believe in honoring the loyalty and commitment of our long-serving employees. We present them with special awards and tokens of appreciation to celebrate their dedication.
  • Team recognition: We understand the importance of teamwork and collaboration. We regularly acknowledge and reward teams that have achieved remarkable results or successfully completed significant projects.

In addition to these rewards, we also provide our employees with opportunities for professional development and growth.

We are committed to supporting the career aspirations of our staff and providing them with the tools and resources they need to succeed. Our career development program is designed to help employees enhance their skills, expand their knowledge, and advance in their careers.

Here are some of the ways we foster career development:

  • Training and workshops: We offer a range of training programs and workshops to help employees develop new skills and enhance their existing ones. These sessions are conducted by industry experts and cover various topics relevant to our employees’ roles and career goals.
  • Mentorship programs: We believe in the power of mentorship. We pair employees with experienced mentors who provide guidance, support, and advice to help them navigate their career paths.
  • Internal job postings: We encourage our employees to explore new opportunities within the organization. We regularly post job openings internally, giving our staff the chance to apply for positions that align with their interests and career goals.
  • Continuing education support: We understand the importance of lifelong learning. We provide financial assistance and flexible scheduling options for employees who wish to pursue further education or professional certifications.
  • Performance feedback and goal setting: We believe in regular performance feedback and goal setting to help employees track their progress and identify areas for improvement. Our managers provide constructive feedback and work closely with employees to set achievable goals.

By investing in the development and growth of our staff, we aim to create a culture of continuous learning and improvement. We want our employees to feel empowered to take charge of their careers and reach their full potential.

In conclusion, our company recognizes the importance of rewarding our staff for their hard work and fostering their career development. Through our comprehensive rewards and career development program, we aim to create a supportive and motivating work environment where our employees can thrive.

HOW WE DEVELOP OUR PEOPLE

As a valued member of the team you will have the ability to progress your career through personal development opportunities and have access to professional and technical training.

HOW WE REWARD OUR PEOPLE

We aim to provide a working environment that makes people feel they are want to stay and give us their very best. Our staff turnover figures are lower than the industry norm.

APPRENTICESHIPS, TRAINEES WORK EXPERIENCE

Offering work experience placements is just one way of putting back into communities and over the years we have arranged numerous site-based and office-based opportunities.

HOW WE RECRUIT

There’s no one type of person we are looking for. We look for people who can bring new perspectives, skills and life experiences to our teams. We value challenge, curiosity and passion.

APPRENTICESHIPS

Total apprenticeships give solid foundations for a rewarding career in construction. You get paid while you learn, ‘hands on’ work experience, opportunities to gain industry-recognised qualifications

INTERNSHIPS

Get the experience you need so that you don’t have to go to university for the job you want. We all know about the soar in tuition fees. Now, more than ever is probably the best time for you to get involved in an internship. 

CURRENT VACANCIES

If you’re interested in joining the Total Group, search our latest vacancies for a role that suits your skills. As a rapidly growing company, new roles are being advertised on our social media channels, so if you 

DIVERSITY POLICY

We expect our employees to achieve the highest standards of professionalism in all they do and we undertake to treat them fairly and with the courtesy and respect they deserve. The policy of the Group is that all  

TRAINING ACADEMY

The Total Training Academy is one of the UK’s largest and most experienced private provider of construction training. For over 20 years we have been helping young people turn their talent into a trade.

REWARDS & BENEFITS

Whether we’re constructing a landmark building, financing a new motorway or keeping a hospital clean, our business is all about improving lives. Our standards are high as well – as shown by our awards in everything 

WHY JOIN US

We employ around 500 people and contractors, with well established businesses in the UK. We have four core capabilities: Support services, Integrated solutions, Construction services and Public Private Partnerships.

GRADUATES

At Total our roots are in construction, although over the next 5 years we provide all the services needed to create and manage which play a vital part in national economies and local. We deliver important services 

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