Working with Genesis Homes

Genesis Homes is now being recognised as an aspirational, go-to house builder in Cumbria and the surrounding areas, for both those buying houses and those looking to work in the house building sector.

Working at Genesis Homes you can look forward to a rewarding future and genuine prospects for progression in your career.

We will happily consider any business, contractor, supplier or consultant who is keen to work alongside us as we develop and roll out our business growth plan. The most important factors are the ability to deliver quality workmanship, reliability and a flexible approach.

Any current vacancies are shown here, but as a growing company the demand for skills and experience in a number of in-house/on-site disciplines may occur at any time.

If you would like your details to be kept on file for a future position with us, please forward a CV and cover letter which explains your background, experience and position sought to:



 Senior Site Manager

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Site Manager to join our team at Genesis, to oversee sites in north and west Cumbria. The position would suit an established Site Manager, that can demonstrate the ability to deliver development and contracting housing schemes, taking overall responsibility for site management. As our Site Manager you will have day to day control of the site, management and delivery of project works. We are looking for a driven individual from a solid build background to take control from the very beginning to completion.

For the full job description please click here. 

If you’re ambitious, focused on high-quality build, and delivering excellent customer standards then this could be your perfect opportunity and we would love to hear from you.

Please apply directly by emailing

Closing date for applications Friday 4th June.

 Group Finance Director

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Group Finance Director to join our team at Genesis, to oversee the finance function of the group companies. The position would suit an established Finance Director, that can demonstrate the ability to deliver financial control and governance of multiple companies within a group. A background in the raising of corporate finance to fund ongoing and future business aspirations is required.

The Genesis Group of Companies consists of Genesis Homes, a Penrith-based housebuilder, and Russell Armer Homes, a Kendal-based housebuilder, both with a well-deserved reputation for building quality, high specification homes in sought-after locations throughout Cumbria and Lancashire. We have exciting plans for growth that will soon see us launch new developments in South Lakes and Lancashire and increase the number of outlets in North and West Cumbria. The company will deliver over 200 homes across Cumbria and Lancashire in 2022. It is a great time to join our company as we commence the next exciting chapter.

For the full job description please click here.

If you are ready for your next challenge, and the opportunity to lead the financial function of a growing regional developer excites, this is the role for you.

Please apply directly by emailing

Closing date for applications Thursday 10th June.

 Sub Contractor roles

We are currently looking to work with new sub-contractors, across all building trades, to help us to deliver a number of new schemes in the coming months. Please send your details to the email address below and we’ll get in touch to discuss options with you. We have roles available at all of our new sites including:

  • Hackthorpe
  • Stainburn
  • Penrith
  • Calthwaite
  • Lazonby
  • Etterby

To apply, please forward a covering note and up to date CV to



We are looking for skilled bricklayers to join our expanding team, working at two of our new development sites:

  • Lonsdale Park, Hackthorpe
  • Farries Field, Stainburn

If you are a bricklayer and capable of building our homes to a high standard, please email a brief outline about yourself/ team to