Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Housing Association
  • Year established:
    1975
  • Website:
    http://www.fha-wales.com
  • Contact
    • Family Housing Association , 43 Walter Road, Swansea, SA1 5PN

About Family Housing Association (Wales) Ltd

Family Housing Association Wales are a registered social landlord based in Swansea. Established in 1975, the organisation looks to meet the needs of families, older and more vulnerable people through a range of services.

The organisation manages over 2,800 high quality affordable homes across six sites in Wales and is incredibly proud of its local roots and reputation for making positive difference in local communities across the country.

With a strong dedication to giving back to the community, Family Housing Association Wales operate a Giving in Family Teams scheme in which members of staff are invited to work together in groups with a small budget to support a local initiative or charity.

Headed up by Karen Dusgate, the organisation has embedded its values in its key processes such as recruitment and performance management. They expect leaders and managers to model their ‘going beyond’ vision and values, setting a great example to others by doing so.


What is it like to work for Family Housing Association (Wales) Ltd

My Manager
My Manager
The organisation’s personal development conversation support for managers programme is helping to support the change in culture staff are looking for. Although the scheme is in its infancy, staff have welcomed the use of an external coach to support their development.
Wellbeing
Wellbeing
Family Housing Association Wales have a dedicated policy for managing workplace stress. All managers and employees are trained on recognising and managing stress in themselves and other people. The organisation is a ‘Time to Change’ employer, and invites staff to discuss mental health issues at all times.
My Team
My Team
The association’s Health & Wellbeing Group organises events and provides information on a regular basis to focus on improving the overall wellbeing of employees. This includes a monthly newsletter, supporting charities and fundraising events, including a Three Peaks Challenge.

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Benefits:

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 20% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Gym
    Gym

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  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

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  • Pensions
    Pensions

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

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    50% of employees with more than 5 years' service

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to staff

Company Statistics

  • Staff Turnover:

    11%

  • UK sites:

    15

  • Staff:

    249

  • Male : Female:

    31% / 69%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    4%

  • Average Age:

    45

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