Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Social Housing and Care Provider
  • Year established:
    1974
  • Website:
    http://www.bchg.co.uk
  • Contact
    • 134 High Street, Blackheath, Rowley Regis, West Midlands, B65 0EE

About Black Country Housing Group

Black Country Housing Group Ltd are a social housing and care provider association that work closely with local communities in Birmingham and the Black Country. They provide affordable housing for rent, new homes for sale and a diverse a range of specialist local services.

They have five strategic objectives for the organisation. The first is to deliver quality, high-performing digitally enhanced services, and safe and secure homes. The second is to deliver high-quality caring services that meet individual needs. Next, they aim to be an excellent employer that invests in colleagues and creates a flexible and supportive working environment. Fourthly they strive to be an efficient and innovative business delivering value for money. Their final objective is to support communities to be sustainable and prosperous.

Through staff conferences, care conferences, sports days, team planning sessions and progress reviews, Black Country Housing Group give colleagues a voice and an opportunity to contribute to the direction of the association.


What is it like to work for Black Country Housing Group

Leadership
Leadership
Their Chief Executive Officer Amanda Tomlinson is passionate about Black Country Housing Group being a great place to work and takes time to engage with colleagues. She visits their remote locations, often taking chocolates and biscuits to recognise the efforts of staff members.
Personal Growth
Personal Growth
They have a comprehensive learning and development programme for all staff based on their role profile. Through a working group they developed a suite of 14 workshops for employees to choose from. Workshops include improving your resilience, handling difficult conversations and IT upskilling.
My Company
My Company
They work hard to ensure remote staff feel part of the Black Country Housing Group family, for example, their trades operatives recently climbed Long Mynd to raise money for charity. Additionally, they held a team meeting in the evening to cater for home care staff.

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Benefits:

  • Women
    Women

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  • Holidays
    Holidays

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  • Gym
    Gym

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  • Pensions
    Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary, non-contributory pension scheme to all staff or one in which the employer puts in at least three times

Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    15

  • Male : Female:

    21% / 79%

  • Staff:

    271

  • Staff Turnover:

    29%

  • Average Age:

    46

  • Earning £35,000+:

    7%

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