Signature Living have announced plans to create 600 jobs in 2016 as part of large expansion plans which will see them expand across the rest of the UK and into Europe.
Last year, The Shankly Hotel, a joint venture between Signature Living and the Shankly family, provided 100 apprentices to the City of Liverpool College students with proved to be highly successful.
Signature Living are dedicated to investing in the youth of Liverpool by providing students with the opportunity to learn and develop skills in specific areas such as hospitality management, accountancy, graphic design, events co-ordination, joinery and web design.
Signature Living will continue to work with the City of Liverpool College to provide jobs in these specific sectors; construction, hospitality, leisure services, digital, design and head office administration.
Students will work across the company’s current portfolio of properties which include 30 James Street, The Shankly Hotel, Signature Living Hotel and Signature Living apartments as well as new developments. These new developments include Signature Living Residential, 60 Old Hall Street and The Shankly Hotel which is currently under development for the ultimate Signature Apartments and Eden.
There are also plans for more developments across Merseyside and throughout the rest of the UK and Europe which will be announced in due course.
Lawrence Kenwright, who co-found Signature Living with his wife Katie Kenwright, said: “Signature Living’s recruitment drive is good news for anybody wanting a career with a fast-paced, exciting and growing company.
“2016 is about further expanding our operations and establishing ourselves as a major emerging force within the hotel and accommodation sector.
“Our growth means we are in a strong position to offer these new job opportunities.”
He added: “We want to ensure the very best talent is on board and that is why we are building on our fantastic relationship with the City of Liverpool College and will be holding a series of recruitment days.
“This year will see us boast 1 million square foot of build space.
“Eden, the wedding venue and conference facility situated on the rooftop of the Shankly Hotel, will be ready in spring and Bootle’s Daniel House and our development at 60 Old Hall Street will both be fully operational this year.
“We will also be making announcements on further developments very soon.”
The Signature Living company is growing at an exciting pace and providing the local youth with these opportunities is extremely important to them.
There will be a series of recruitment open days later in the year for prospective employees.