Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Housing Association
  • Year established:
    1997
  • Website:
    http://www.fifehg.org.uk
  • Contact
    • 7 Pitreavie Court, Pitreavie Business Park, Dunfermline, Fife, KY11 8UU

About Fife Housing Group

Fife Housing Group are one of the largest independent living housing associations in the east of Scotland, providing homes to some of those in the greatest housing needs.

Managing approximately 2,500 properties in Fife, the organisation is committed to building the foundations of an excellent business for the benefit of its tenants and other customers.

With employees working from their office in Dunfermline, Fife Housing Group promote its values of being accountable, firm but fair, open and honest, and versatile throughout its operations.

The organisation is also dedicated to being a great place to work, and encourages all staff to develop in their role.

Chief Executive Nicki Donaldson operates an open door policy and is frequently seen chatting with colleagues on the office floor. She is also involved in a number of working groups, and makes time to attend team meetings and shadow colleagues throughout the year.


What is it like to work for Fife Housing Group

My Manager
My Manager
An external leadership consultant works with leaders on motivating teams and making them feel more valued. Leadership teams are encouraged to take positions on other boards and take professional qualifications such as CIPD and CMI. Shadowing and mentoring is also available.
Personal Growth
Personal Growth
A successful shadowing scheme has been expanded to include members of the Business Support Team spending time on site with trade colleagues. Employees are encouraged to seek further personal development, with some taking housing and management qualifications. Secondments and succession planning are in place.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
All staff get a personalised ‘Passport’, communicating the Rewards and Recognition Strategy in an accessible format. Incentives include providing cakes for team meetings or extra half-day holidays. Four volunteer days are available to all staff, which highlights a commitment to corporate social responsibility.

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  • Women
    Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

  • Holidays
    Holidays

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  • Gym
    Gym

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  • Pensions
    Pensions

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  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to all staff

Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    1

  • Staff Turnover:

    12%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    19%

  • Average Age:

    44

  • Male : Female:

    45% / 55%

  • Staff:

    58

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