Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Social Housing
  • Website:
    http://www.knh.org.uk
  • UK locations:
    Yorkshire & Humber
  • Contact
    • Perseverance House, St Andrews Road, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD1 8EU

About Kirklees Neighbourhood Housing


What is it like to work for Kirklees Neighbourhood Housing

My Manager
My Manager
Earlier in the year KNH set up a leadership academy. The programme is being run as a 12 month course over 3 separate years and is made up of 4 external modules delivered by Azure Consulting Ltd. The theme of these modules is taking responsibility. These external modules are complemented by in-house modules that are specific to area of work and cover things like building good partnering relationships, political awareness, policy development and report writing, employment law and equalities framework, risk and health & safety management, finance and budget management. KNH runs a forum for managers. The agenda for the session is set by a small group of managers from different sections. Forums run in a set format that includes: updates, key issues, team celebration and concludes with a workshop. The greatest benefit for those attending is the opportunity for networking and exchanging ideas.
Wellbeing
Wellbeing
When working with an individual to prevent them having to take sick leave or to help them get back to work quicker, they will look at all options. In the past this has included paying for a college course on mindfulness, gym membership, massage and acupuncture. They acknowledge that different things work for different people and so are open to suggestions from both the individual and from medical professionals.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
Work closely with volunteers and community groups to develop solutions to local problems and projects that help meet community needs and aspirations. Support residents to develop the skills and confidence to organise their own community activities. Follow this link to you-tube to see how it is done  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xPqKiYU4mnQ. Get online and get ahead in the digital inclusion project, they provide free wifi, access to computers and training, this is run with the support of community groups.

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Benefits:

  • Holidays
    Holidays

    Companies offering a minimum of 25 days annual leave to all employees

  • 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

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to staff

Company Statistics

  • Staff:

    394

  • Male : Female:

    40% / 60%

  • Average Age:

    47

  • UK sites:

    7

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