Quick facts
Share on Social

About Oasis Community Housing

Oasis Community Housing (OCH) are a homeless charity which was started in 1984 by students who wanted to support and help people who were homeless in Gateshead. They have grown over the last 35 years to provide supported accommodation across Gateshead, Southwark and Croydon.

At OCH, every member of staff and all clients are valued for who they are, embracing their individuality and uniqueness. Staff are dedicated and committed to providing the best possible service to clients, regularly going beyond what is expected of them.

OCH firmly believe the need to to treat their own team members with the same respect that they provide their clients. Staff are shown kindness and compassion when they are experiencing difficulties in either their personal or professional lives and as an organisation, they are as flexible as they can in supporting them.

On top of this, OCH also offer an occupational health service for staff which is used to provide advice on how the charity can best support staff with any health issues affecting either their attendance or work performance.

What is it like to work for Oasis Community Housing

The leader e-mails staff key company wide information and decisions and also attends team meetings in both the North and the South, to ensure that they are visible to staff and that they are aware of the direction of the organisation. 
My Manager
My Manager
OCH monitor the performance of managers through monthly supervisions and the setting of objectives as part of the annual personal development performance review (PDPR).
My Team
My Team
Monthly team meetings are lead by a Head of Service or a Director and are used to discuss what is happening within the organisation as well as focusing on a Habit. Each Habit session looks at the values and behaviours which every team is expected to demonstrate.

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here


  • Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

  • Pensions

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

  • Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

Company Statistics

  • Male : Female:

    22% / 78%

  • Staff Turnover:


  • Average Age:


  • Earning £35,000+:


  • UK sites:


  • Staff:


Regional Engagement

In the press


Want to get on the list or be accredited?

Start your engagement journey today and find out what you need to do to earn a Best Companies accreditation or a place on the Best Companies lists.