Stockport Homes

One Team Transforming Lives.
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Team interaction and communication has remained a priority at SHG. The company continues to innovate and create new and existing initiative to support team connection, and recently Introduced SHG Seasonal updates - a digital pack containing video’s from its leadership team.

Stockport Homes Group provides accommodation for more than 30,000 customers – and about 100,000 bees.

Having had an EMS, Environmental Policy and Green Office Guide since 2011, SHG are taking all the steps necessary to give back to the environment. Two hives have been installed on the roof of SHG's headquarters supporting pollinating urban bees, whilst other measures include solar PV electricity and an electric pool-bike scheme, as well as a 22-storey tower block managed by SHG that has been converted to biomass energy, cutting its carbon footprint by 90%.

Formed in 2005, It is a strongly values-based organisation, dedicated to meeting housing need, tackling social and financial exclusion and bringing investment into Stockport.

Committed to nurturing and developing its people, SGH's Facilitator Pathway is a 10-week blended programme and a development opportunity for colleagues to utilise their subject matter expertise or specialism to deliver development to others.

The SHG approach to Inclusivity is captured in “Be You", its vision for an Inclusive workplace. The company support three colleague groups for BAME, LGBTQ and disabled colleagues, helping the organisation continue to improve. SGH is proud to be a Stonewall Diversity Champion, Disability Confident employer and the Race at Work Charter.

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My Manager

89% of staff agreed

My manager cares about me as an individual

Stockport Homes has developed a three-level Progression Pathway to support its aspiring and developing managers. At level two they have the opportunity to study for qualifications from the Chartered Management Institute, and individuals at every level are allocated a mentor.
Giving Something Back

96% of staff agreed

My organisation encourages charitable activities

In 2021 colleagues gathered together for some team-based fundraisers, in partnership with their chosen charity MQ, a mental health research charity. SHG rewards 100% attendance in the form of additional days off and vouchers. Some team members gave back their vouchers and donated them to MQ which raised over £1000 towards its amazing £37K total.
Wellbeing

82% of staff agreed

I am happy with the balance between my work and home life

Placing a focus on the wellbeing of colleagues, SHG takes a holistic approach of physical, psychological and social wellbeing. The company offer a comprehensive package of support around wellbeing, including trained Mental Health First Aiders, access to a 24/7 GP helpline, and a health cash plan.
My Manager
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89% of staff agreed

My manager cares about me as an individual

Stockport Homes has developed a three-level Progression Pathway to support its aspiring and developing managers. At level two they have the opportunity to study for qualifications from the Chartered Management Institute, and individuals at every level are allocated a mentor.
Giving Something Back
82%

96% of staff agreed

My organisation encourages charitable activities

In 2021 colleagues gathered together for some team-based fundraisers, in partnership with their chosen charity MQ, a mental health research charity. SHG rewards 100% attendance in the form of additional days off and vouchers. Some team members gave back their vouchers and donated them to MQ which raised over £1000 towards its amazing £37K total.
Wellbeing
96%

82% of staff agreed

I am happy with the balance between my work and home life

Placing a focus on the wellbeing of colleagues, SHG takes a holistic approach of physical, psychological and social wellbeing. The company offer a comprehensive package of support around wellbeing, including trained Mental Health First Aiders, access to a 24/7 GP helpline, and a health cash plan.

Quick Facts

Organisation established in
2005
Total number of UK employees
Number of UK locations
43
Employee average age
37% : 63%
Male : Female employee ratio
17%
Employees earning £35k+
27%
Employee turnover (voluntary)
Quote from the top...
Engagement is at the heart of SHG , it’s how we connect, how we grow , support, succeed…Different circumstances demand different , and often new , ways to engage . We are always learning , always listening, looking for creative and innovative ways to improve . Engaging our staff , together with engaging customers , is a top priority. It’s not just an add on , or a desirable but a key component of our business, it’s what makes us who we are ‘One Team , transforming lives ‘

Helen McHale, CEO - Stockport Homes

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