Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Social Housing Provider
  • Year established:
    1963
  • Website:
    http://www.harvesthousing.org.uk
  • UK locations:
    North West
  • Contact
    • Harvest Housing Group, Apex House, 2366 Moseley Road, Levensulme, Manchester, M19 2LH

About Harvest Housing Group


What is it like to work for Harvest Housing Group

Wellbeing
Wellbeing
Harvest firmly believe that employee wellbeing is enhanced through good leadership, clarity of purpose, fairness and support in balancing work life. They recognise that Harvest is a busy place to work and that it is important that they have the time to do other jobs and still enjoy a healthy work-life balance. The company pays for all employees and their families’ to have access to reduced healthcare benefits, for dentistry, optical, and specialist consultations and much more. There are also arrangements in place for counselling and support covers stress counselling, legal, debt and household emergency advice.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
Harvest employ Neighbourhood Support Officers whose key role is support, promote and maximise the effectiveness of local community services and projects. Since 2007 Environmental Sustainability has been one of the 6 key business objectives for Harvest, placing environmental issues high on the agenda of every member of staff. Objectives are cascaded down through the performance management system allowing them to dedicate staff time to environmental issues and tap into widespread goodwill.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
Harvest realise that there are many ways to reward employees for their efforts and have a number of financial and non financial schemes in place. They have a policy of paying in the upper quartile across the organisation and carry out salary benchmarking activities to ensure this is maintained. Their pension scheme provide choice and Harvest make substantial contributions on behalf of employees into this scheme. They also provide a Health Sure Scheme which is non- contributory for all staff and they provide enhanced maternity, paternity and sickness benefits and leave.

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Benefits:

  • Women
    Women

    At least 33% of senior managers are women

  • 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

  • Pensions
    Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary or non-contributory pension scheme

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    40% of employees with more than 5 years' service

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks' leave on full pay

  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

    Full family cover

Company Statistics

  • Annual Sales:

    £77,433,000

  • Graduate Vacancy Locations:

    0.00

  • Earning £35,000+:

    13%

  • Average Age:

    43

  • Male : Female:

    53% / 47%

  • Number of Staff:

    670

  • Staff:

    670

  • Sites:

    70

  • UK sites:

    70

  • Staff Turnover:

    9%

  • Under 35 to Over 55 Ratio:

    No employees under 35

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