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Work with us

We call it work, but it’s so much more...

A career with Ipswich Building Society is much more than a job. But then, we are much more than a mortgage and savings company.

Unlike other financial institutions you might be considering, we have no shareholders. Instead we have many thousands of members, all equally important. It makes us a very democratic organisation, and one for whom values are more influential than rules.

Our culture and outlook are distinctive too. We care about our people and their careers, making it a priority to nurture professional development as well as personal growth.

There are also many more career opportunities than purely financial roles. As a growing organisation we need the whole range of operational and administrative support, in addition to technical and customer service roles.


The pages in this section, and the video stories, explain what a career with Ipswich Building Society might be like, and should help you see if this is the organisation for you.

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Highly rated, widely recognised

It’s one thing to satisfy the Board, quite another to delight the industry.

Peer group back slapping aside, industry accolades are a useful way of benchmarking your performance.

Each programme is a way of gaining a perspective on the standards of the day and an opportunity to see how your policies and your performance measure up.

Listed below are some recent successes.


We hold Silver status as Investors in People – the government sponsored measure of training and development.

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2014 What Mortgage Magazine Awards
Highly Commended for ‘Best Regional Building Society’

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1 Star Best Companies
The most rigorous assessment of employee engagement, which looks at culture, team-working, giving back, leadership, and wellbeing.


2015 Business in the Community National Awards
Responsible Business Awards 2015 - Certificate of Reaccreditation -  in recognition of continued positive impact.  The Santander ‘Responsible Small Business of the Year’

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