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Careers

At Ellis Bates Group we want to hear from individuals who are driven by a thirst for excellence and a desire to achieve great results through commitment, teamwork and integrity.

We recruit for attitude and train for skill, focusing on your personal attributes as well as your experience. If you are energetic, ambitious, friendly and have a passion to succeed then we’d like to hear from you.

All our employees are given the chance to build on their experience, to develop new and existing skills through various learning opportunities and to grow within their current roles.

We consistently retain our Standard in Investors in People (IIP) accreditation. The current Standard assessment criteria focuses on leadership, support and continuous improvement.

We strive to invest in all our employees and provide better facilities and benefits. You can find out more about the benefits we offer by downloading our reward pack below.

Are you Interested in an Apprenticeship?

An apprenticeship with Ellis Bates is a fantastic way to start your career, you’ll get hands on experience, a salary and the opportunity to gain qualifications while you work. You’ll be working and learning in an environment that will support you with your studies and in your personal and professional development. For more information download our factsheet to the right.

The Recruitment Process

The process varies depending upon the level of the role applied for, but typically it will involve an initial telephone screening with the HR Manager. If successful, you will be invited to a second competency-based interview with the departmental Manager and the HR Manager. Depending upon the level of the role a personality questionnaire and some psychometric tests may be undertaken as part of this second stage.

Trainee Financial Planner

To participate fully on the fast-track Trainee Adviser Programme and become a fully qualified Adviser professional within two-three years. You will be gaining hands-on experience of dealing with the financial affairs of a wide range of our clients. This will involve working closely with our financial advisers, assisting them in researching and report writing. Attaining the relevant professional qualifications required to practice is essential and this forms a key part of the role requirements.

Financial Planner

To generate profitable new business for the firm primarily from lead generation sources (internal/external sources) and identifying own sources of new business through professional connections or internal marketing campaigns to achieve individual expectation targets.

No Suitable Vacancy?

Even if we don’t currently have a job vacancy that you’re interested in, we’re always keen to keep in touch with talented people so please get in touch with us and we can let you know if something suitable comes available.

Please note we do not take speculative CV’s from headhunters, search firms or agencies. Any applications made without prior engagement will be treated as a direct applicant and as a result we will not pay a fee.