Our aim and how we operate

Sheffield Homes 9/4/09SOAR Build is a construction related Social Enterprise which became operational in April 2006. We are a Non for Profit Social Enterprise, set up for the delivery of construction services linked to local employment and training opportunities for local people.

The principle aims and objectives of SOAR Build can be summarised as follows:

  • To create employment opportunities for local people – especially those seen at the most distant from the labour market – and be an employer of choice supported by IIP certification;
  • To develop quality services by employing a skilled workforce and implementing an effective Quality Management Plan responsive to the needs of our customers within a context of continuous improvement;
  • To develop transferable skills through providing training and employee development opportunities at all levels within the organisation which are responsive to market changes and client needs;
  • To promote and create a cleaner, greener and safer environment by developing effective Environmental Policies and practices regarding material waste and recycling, transport and vehicle emissions, use of utilities and by working in partnership with other stakeholder organisations;
  • To communicate effectively with all stakeholders by producing externally verified social accounts and through the development of an efficient and structured Communications Plan.
  • To provide a service to contractors by specializing in the following trades:

External Wall Insulation (Green Deal Installer)

Plastering

Tiling (Wall and Floor)

Painting and Decorating

By the training of local people we aim to raise the aspirations of young people and encourage engagement in community affairs and neighbourhood matters, provide environmental awareness and contribute towards the aims of Social Inclusion.

SOAR Build offer a job, not a scheme, a wage not benefits and something around which to build a life.

SOAR Build provide real jobs and training for local people.