Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Accommodation, opportunities, Engagement
  • Year established:
    1969
  • Website:
    http://www.forumhousing.co.uk
  • UK locations:
    North West
  • Contact
    • 2nd Floor, 84 Market Street, Birkenhead, Wirral, CH41 6HB

About Forum Housing Association


What is it like to work for Forum Housing Association

Leadership
Leadership
Christine Allen, the CEO is a truly inspiring leader who takes the time to get to know all her staff team on a personal level. It is true to say that staff know she genuinely cares and has an interest in what is happening in their families. Chris operates with an open door policy and staff know they can access her should they need to. Chris is very keen for all staff to develop their learning and encourages staff to develop their talents and expand their knowledge. Staff have confidence in the leadership skills of Chris and acknowledge that she steers the 'Forum Ship' allowing them to give their best everyday. In May 2013 Chris received a British Empire Medal in recognition of her tireless work across a wide range of communities.
My Manager
My Manager
The senior team truly live out the values of the Association working together in harmony.  Staff behaviours are measured against a set of behavioural competencies which are based around the values of the Association. All staff are measured and assessed against a set of criteria - traffic light system, scoring green, amber, red. Staff are fully aware of what is expected of themselves and their colleagues, It also allows staff to plan their own development by identifying the improved behaviour, they will need to exhibit, to succeed and progress within the Association.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
The Association holds an annual dinner and all staff are invited to this. It is paid for by the Association and during the evening staff are rewarded with a certificate and financial reward for the five different categories relating to the Association's values. During the evening a special award 'Learner of the Year Award' is presented to an employee who has demonstrated a willingness to learn whether this be through their job, education or training.

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here

Benefits:

  • Women
    Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

  • Gym
    Gym

    On-site gym or subsidised gym memberships

  • Childcare
    Childcare

    Childcare

  • 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

Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    11

  • Staff:

    119

  • Staff Turnover:

    14%

  • Male : Female:

    36% / 64%

  • Average Age:

    44

  • Earning £35,000+:

    5%

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