Quick facts
  • What we do:
    "Johnnie" Johnson Housing is a not for profit organisation which operates throughout Northern England, providing social housing and services to people and communities.
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  • Contact
    • Astra House, Spinners Lane, Poynton, Cheshire, SK12 1GA

About "Johnnie" Johnson Housing

THE JOHNNIE JOHNSON Housing Trust, founded by the legendary second world war ace fighter pilot of the same name in 1969, provides housing and care for the elderly, the disabled, vulnerable young people and families. Staff are proud to work for the not-for-profit organisation and love their job, winning the Cheshire-based trust positive scores of 79% and 75%. Managers talk honestly to the 313 staff (77%) and people don't use intimidation to get what they want (68%).

What is it like to work for "Johnnie" Johnson Housing

My Manager
My Manager
People managers within "Johnnie" Johnson Housing are given the opportunity to take part in mentoring programmes to assist others inside and outside of the organisation to develop their skills. Where possible the company open up courses to other managers who are not necessarily pursuing the full qualification, e.g. individual modules/sessions on the ILM courses.
A Group of representative staff from across the organisation meet regularly to discuss ideas and then consult with and engage with staff via their blog site on the intranet. In addition to this, all staff are offered the opportunity to receive a free winter flu-jab each Autumn either at Head Office or at a local pharmacy via a voucher. Employees also benefit from a flexi-time policy which enables staff to attend appointments outside of their core hours with flexible start and finish times. Time off in lieu can be used to accommodate personal appointments e.g. child's sports day. The full family friendly policy allows for unpaid leave and use of holiday entitlement as well as statutory parental and emergency time off and the attendance policy allows up to 2 hospital appointment days per annum.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
"Johnnie" Johnson Housing regularly provide information and advice to their customers through their newsletter to help them reduce the cost of utilities and also reduce their own environmental impact. They have a large programme of refurbishment work, in which they are upgrading elements of their housing stock to provide more energy efficient homes for their customers. They are also starting to provide innovative measures, such as onsite generation of electricity from photo voltaic panels to help their customers save money and reduce the environmental impact of their properties.

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  • Gym

    On-site gym or subsidised gym memberships

  • Childcare

    On-site nursery or vouchers

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    40% of employees with more than 5 years' service

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  • Male : Female:

    35% / 65%

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  • Under 35 to Over 55 Ratio:

    No employees under 35


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