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About Hightown Praetorian and Churches Housing Association


What is it like to work for Hightown Praetorian and Churches Housing Association

Personal Growth
Personal Growth
Employee development is fully supported and the Association has become an accredited City and Guilds Centre and has a dedicated Learning and Development Team to ensure that qualifications are offered for most roles within the association. It is also an approved centre for the Institute of Leadership and Management, offering a variety of levels of management qualifications for staff wanting to go into management or improve their management skills.

Wellbeing
Wellbeing
The Association held an annual staff conference with the heading Health and Wellbeing. The day offered employees the opportunity to participate in health checks, Pilates, physiotherapy, healthy cookery demonstrations, podiatrist, hands free massage, health checks by a nurse, relaxation sessions, laughter and dance workshops, talks on how to manage stress and eating healthily. All the refreshments offered during the day from breakfast, dinner and afternoon tea were healthy options to encourage staff to eat healthy. This conference has encouraged staff to start attending Pilates and yoga classes that are offered at the central office and some staff are now taking part in a moon walk to raise money for charity as well as trying a weight loss programme while training. The association has encouraged a local physiotherapist to attend two evening sessions a week for staff.

Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
The organisation is a charitable housing association providing a wide range of housing and support services for the families and single people including those with special needs. They are a well-established provider of support to people with complex needs, both in the community and living in their own supported housing schemes, supporting people with learning difficulties, mental health issues, young people, women and the homeless. Their aim is to provide appropriate support to each person living in their own home to enable them to develop independent living skills, be involved in decisions regarding their life and participate in their local community. They also run charity shops.

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Benefits:

  • Women
    Women

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  • Holidays
    Holidays

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  • Gym
    Gym

    On-site gym or subsidised gym memberships

  • Pensions
    Pensions

Company Statistics

  • Staff Turnover:

    16%

  • Male : Female:

    30% / 70%

  • Staff:

    423

  • Average Age:

    44

  • UK sites:

    53

  • Earning £35,000+:

    6%

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