Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Registered Social Landlord
  • Year established:
    2000
  • Website:
    http://www.cdht.net
  • UK locations:
    North West
  • Contact
    • Centurion House, 77 Northgate Street, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 2HQ

About Chester & District Housing Trust


What is it like to work for Chester & District Housing Trust

Leadership
Leadership
The CEO of Chester & District Housing Trust is described as open and approachable, and a charismatic and inspirational leader. He often delivers briefings and encourages feedback and has a regular internet blog. All managers at Chester & District Housing Trust are easily accessible and all offices are open plan.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
Chester & District Housing Trust support a community enterprise scheme to refurbish broken electrical goods. They have supplied a house to a local charity as a demonstration house of simple methods to save energy and reduce CO2 emissions. They use this to involve local residents in environmental projects. They have also installed solar panels to rural homes that are isolated from the national gas supply. All new homes that are built are designed to meet very high environmental standards. The support and improvement of the communities in which they operate is a fundamental commitment of the business.
My Company
My Company
Chester & District Housing Trust have an "Extra mile" scheme to recognise employees who perform above and beyond their expected role. they have introduced award ceremonies for training achievements and employees receive an additional pay increment after 20 years service. Chester & District Housing Trust also give rewards for good ideas or innovation and instant recognition is given in the form of announcements at team briefings or in the newsletter, a letter of appreciation may also be given from the CEO or Directors.

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Benefits:

  • 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

  • Pensions
    Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary or non-contributory pension scheme

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    40% of employees with more than 5 years' service

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks' leave on full pay

Company Statistics

  • Annual Sales:

    £24,880,000

  • Graduate Vacancy Locations:

    0.00

  • Number of Staff:

    315

  • Staff:

    315

  • Average Age:

    42

  • Male : Female:

    58% / 42%

  • Sites:

    7

  • UK sites:

    7

  • Earning £35,000+:

    7%

  • Staff Turnover:

    7%

  • Under 35 to Over 55 Ratio:

    No employees under 35

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