Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Social housing provider
  • Year established:
    2009
  • Website:
    http://www.amicushorizon.org.uk
  • UK locations:
    London, South East
  • Contact
    • Grosvenor House, 125 High Street, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 9XP

About AmicusHorizon


What is it like to work for AmicusHorizon

My Manager
My Manager
AmicusHorizon’s STAR Leaders programme encourages managers to get to know their staff, understand what motivates them and what their needs are. It’s about adapting management style to work with different team members, and to bring out the best in them. One of the organisation’s STAR Values is ‘Respect’ – to show care, commitment and fairness to everyone. All of the organisation’s managers attended STAR Track, a transformational programme to inspire managers to break through their limiting beliefs and be brilliant! STAR Leaders guide’s managers on how to motivate and inspire. One of their key competencies for all staff is to be ambitious to succeed. This encourages them to strive for quality and excellence, learn from best practice and work through any barriers to succeed.
Personal Growth
Personal Growth
AmicusHorizon launched their new talent management programme – ‘Shooting Stars’. The scheme is designed to develop and challenge the organisation’s best performing and high potential staff. They put the applicants through their paces at a high energy, challenging assessment centre and recruited the best performers to join the programme. Their Shooting Stars have access to a fantastic range of development activities, networking opportunities, and resources. They get an external coach and an internal mentor from the Executive Management Team. The Shooting Stars get priority on the organisation’s Professional Qualification scheme, if there’s a certificated programme they want to do. They also get a personal development allowance of £1000 to spend on training events, seminars or conferences of their choice. As if that isn’t enough, they’re involved in an organisation-wide and/or strategic project! This has exposed them to other areas of the business and more strategic thinking.
My Team
My Team
AmicusHorizon state their people constantly challenge them as an organisation to rise to the occasion – and what better occasion to rise to than the London 2012 Olympics? Claire, a Customer Service Team Leader at the time, pitched ambitiously that the organisation should hold their very own AmicusHorizon Games. With her appointed panel, Claire raised internal and external funding to make her vision to life. And so the weekend of July 7/8 was a weekend of sporting highlights - the British Grand Prix, the Wimbledon finals, and their very own AmicusHorizon games! Everyone got into the spirit of the day, proving they've got healthy hearts and minds. The AmicusHorizon band provided the entertainment and BBQ refreshments kept everyone's strength up! Thanks went to everyone who attended the AH games and made it such a success – especially Claire. And incidentally, they have now promoted Claire to Customer Services Manager!

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Benefits:

  • Women
    Women

    At least 33% of senior managers are women

  • Holidays
    Holidays

    Companies offering a minimum of 25 days annual leave

  • Gym
    Gym

    On-site gym or subsidised gym memberships

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    10% of staff undertake charitable activities during business hours

  • Childcare
    Childcare

    On-site nursery or vouchers

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    40% of employees with more than 5 years' service

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks' leave on full pay

  • Dental Insurance
    Dental Insurance

    Dental insurance offer to all employees

  • Pensions
    Pensions

Company Statistics

  • Earning £35,000+:

    20%

  • Staff Turnover:

    21%

  • UK sites:

    3

  • Male : Female:

    31% / 69%

  • Average Age:

    42

  • Staff:

    849

  • Under 35 to Over 55 Ratio:

    No employees under 35

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