Quick facts

About Community Options


What is it like to work for Community Options

My Manager
My Manager
The organisation supports its Senior Managers through external coaching and mentoring schemes along with developing their own coaching skills through bespoke coaching programme. All managers are sponsored to achieve level 5 or above management qualifications. Access to peer support and external coaching if required.
Personal Growth
Personal Growth
Having a Performance Learning, Supervision system which enables staff to explore every 6 weeks in detail the development support each individual requires within the organisation. All managers have received bespoke coaching training to ensure they work in a way which supports staff development.
Wellbeing
Wellbeing
The company have set up a steering group involving staff and service users to lead them to become a smoke free organisation by 2017. They will be providing smoking cessation support. They set up a running group where staff could run together. Staff are encouraged to identify the triggers which do not support their wellbeing and how they can support them to manage their mental and physical wellbeing. Employee Assistance Programme including access to confidential counselling service. Staff have access to occupational health specialist, which supports return to work following a period of long-term sickness or provides recommendations for reasonable adjustments. They meet the criteria for the voluntary commitments for MINDFUL Employer Charter.

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Benefits:

  • Women
    Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    50% of employees with more than 5 years' service

Company Statistics

  • Staff:

    102

  • UK sites:

    12

  • Staff Turnover:

    22%

  • Male : Female:

    29% / 71%

  • Average Age:

    46

  • Earning £35,000+:

    6%

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