Quick facts

About Clyde Valley Housing Association


What is it like to work for Clyde Valley Housing Association

My Manager
My Manager
Their managers have really embraced their Inspirational Manager programme. In order to understand their own behaviours they all undertook face to face 360's and refresher work when new managers joined the team. They have open and honest monthly 1-1's with all their staff, agree annual activity plans and undertake annual appraisals, giving feedback on the past year and support on the year ahead. They have their own team initiatives, such as employee of the month, team lunches, thank you cards and public thanks on the intranet. They contribute to training plans following discussions with staff members and have identified needs. They have acted as mentors for staff members as part of securing professional memberships and CPD. They also recognise members of their teams through positive feedback announced on the intranet and employee of the month awards.
Wellbeing
Wellbeing
They have an extensive health and wellbeing programme. The most recent event was the Clyde Valley 10K team. One of the Leaders sought participants in order to raise funds for the chosen charity. He got nominations from all areas of the business and the company paid for entrant’s fees and corporate tops. They mixed staff from all areas of the company, who through fun training sessions, became more confident and closer, resulting in improved team working. The team developed a great bond and raised a significant amount of money. The participants were all at different levels of fitness, some ran, some walked, but they all encouraged each other and waited for each other at the finish line. They had a team night out to celebrate and have committed to doing it again next year and encouraging others to join them. The running club has continued and staff now go out for a run once a week. They also did the annual health walk, have an onsite gym, carry out annual health checks for staff and provide advice on general health issues.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
They have introduced an annual staff awards ceremony which they call the CRAFTAs (Clyde Valley Recognition Awards for Talent and Achievement). These awards are nominated and judged by staff from all areas of the business. Awards are hosted by their staff members in a mock BAFTA ceremony and are presented to the winners. They keep it fun and light hearted, however the nominations are serious and are well received given that colleagues are nominating and judging. Categories include: Team of the Year, Inspiration Colleague and The Extra Mile Award The DAFTA in recognition of someone who has been particularly daft at some point. Last year the judging panel chose the whole staff team as winner of Team of the Year. This was in response to a number of overall achievements which they felt that everyone had contributed to. Rather than give financial prizes all staff were given a Wish Certificate which they could trade in at any point during the year. Suggestions for some trades included duvet days, having your car valeted by the Chief Executive or a team building event.

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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

  • Pensions
    Pensions

Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    1

  • Earning £35,000+:

    23%

  • Male : Female:

    33% / 67%

  • Average Age:

    45

  • Staff:

    57

  • Staff Turnover:

    7%

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