Quick facts
  • Year established:
    1996
  • Website:
    http://Avanthomes.co.uk
  • Contact
    • Avant Homes Group No.2 Limited 6&9 Tallys End, , Barlborough , Chesterfield , Derbyshire, United Kingdom , S43 4WP

About Avant Homes

Avant Homes' vision is to pioneer change in the UK housebuilding industry by constantly challenging the status quo and being relentless in discovering better ways to design, specify and deliver outstanding homes and places to live.

Avant Homes talk about being 'Good, Better, Different' in everything they do. This means working together to develop ideas in order to enhance their customer offerings.

Avant is restless in pursuit of its vision. For Avant colleagues this requires being passionate and proud about the work they undertake. Being proud of what they do is massively important to Avant. They want all new employees to feel that pride which comes from being part of the team. To be successful at Avant means being passionate, customer-centric and curious about how they can be 'Good, Better, Different.'


What is it like to work for Avant Homes

Leadership
Leadership
Every Thursday, the CEO and other directors are out of the office on site visits meeting and discussing progress and issues with colleagues. Everyone in the organisation knows the CEO's email and is encouraged to contact him directly. 
My Company
My Company
Avant operate a quarterly ideas and innovation award called 'Think'. This comes form the CEO who invites colleagues to email them with ideas for improvement and change. The CEO then judges the ideas and the colleague with the winning idea receives a cash prize and is invited to get involved in developing the idea into practice. 
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
Avant Homes provide employees with an array of benefits, including: free life insurance; staff discounts; and an Employee Assistance Programme. 

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here

Benefits:

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 40% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

Company Statistics

  • Staff Turnover:

    20%

  • Average Age:

    43

  • Earning £35,000+:

    48%

  • UK sites:

    6

  • Male : Female:

    65% / 35%

  • Staff:

    771

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