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    • Melin Homes, Ty'r Felin, Lower Mill Field, Pontypool, Torfaen, United Kingdom, NP4 0XJ
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About Melin Homes

Melin Homes is a not-for-profit social landlord providing social housing and support to those in greatest need.

They aim to provide a wide range of housing solutions and high-quality services to people in housing need, managing over 4,000 homes across South East Wales, helping people and communities to thrive.

Staff are truly at the heart of the organisation and to demonstrate that, there is genuine care for the people that work for them, Melin Homes have adopted a huge health and wellbeing culture.

Their award-winning initiative, 'Zest', has been embedded into everything they do, there are constant activities being provided around nutrition, exercise and mental health.

One of the biggest events that they provide specifically enhancing the wellbeing of staff is the 'ZestFest' event. A recent 'ZestFest' involved the hiring out of the whole of the local leisure centre, providing activities such as badminton, squash, spin, yoga, mindfulness, health checks, reflexology, massages and of course a healthy breakfast.

What is it like to work for Melin Homes

Melin Homes offer a self-referral counselling service, all staff can work from home when they wish and offices have pods to provide quiet space.

Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
Melin Homes have maintained their BS8555 environmental management accreditation for the last 3 years, have had solar panels on office buildings for over 10 years and have always extensively recycled waste.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
Teams are encouraged to develop their own mechanisms of thanking each other. One team has a 'Thank You jar' in the middle of the room, where staff put their thank you to other members of staff, which are read out to everyone at the monthly team huddle.

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  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 40% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Gym

    Companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or subsidised gym membership for all employees

  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

    Companies offering private health insurance for all employees

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    40% of employees have more than 5 years' service

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    54% / 46%

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