First Choice Homes Oldham

http://www.fcho.co.uk

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Officially a World Class
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First Choice Homes Oldham are a trusted provider of quality accommodation, which looks to create thriving and independent communities through a number of key services. Since becoming the largest social landlord in Oldham in 2011, the organisation looks to improve the lives of people across the town. Its values of “We listen, we act, we keep it simple, we own, we learn, we care” are embodied throughout the organisation, and staff passionately look to live by this statement. As an employer, First Choice Homes Oldham embeds its values from the very beginning of its relationship with colleagues, and regularly asks candidates to outline which of its values they can relate to the most. Chief Executive Cath Green understands the importance of engaging with colleagues to show they are valued. She enjoys opportunities to meet with staff on a daily basis, and regularly eats in the cafe area while keeping up to date with their activity through social media.

Featured Workplace Factors

Giving Something Back

94% of staff agreed

My organisation encourages charitable activities

All employees are encouraged to adopt a one-team approach. With the introduction of Skype, colleagues can communicate with each other through instant messaging, online meetings and calls. All staff are invited to work flexibly, with hot-desking and remote working welcomed throughout the organisation.

My Company

91% of staff agreed

I believe I can make a valuable contribution to the success of this organisation

Every year, First Choice Homes Oldham run a Give and Gain Day, where colleagues volunteer around the community, taking part in a variety of different activities to benefit customers. In the past, this has included teaching music in a primary school.

My Team

85% of staff agreed

People in my team go out of their way to help me

All employees are encouraged to adopt a one-team approach. With the introduction of Skype, colleagues can communicate with each other through instant messaging, online meetings and calls. All staff are invited to work flexibly, with hot-desking and remote working welcomed throughout the organisation.

Benefits

Long Service

Companies where at least 40% of the staff have worked there for more than five years.

Maternity

Companies offering at least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative.

Pensions

Companies offering a final salary scheme to all employees, or one in which the employer's contribution is at least 5%.

Women in Senior Management

At least 40% of senior managers are women.

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