Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Housing provider
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    • Broadside, Leviathan Way, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4LL
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About mhs homes

MHS Homes are Kent’s largest independent landlord, with more than 9,000 homes. The organisation offers homes for affordable rent, shared ownership and market rent for sites across the region.

The organisation prides itself on its values, which form an acronym of the word CREATE - Community, Respect, Excellence, Agility, Respect and Enjoyment. MHS Homes aim to help create communities and places where people want to live, while creating an enjoyable working environment for their staff.

MHS Homes support its employees in a number of ways, offering regular one-to-ones with managers who monitor work levels, offer advice and signpost sources of support, including their Employee Assistance Programme.

Chief Executive Ashley Hook is often seen walking the floor and talking to people across the organisation. He demonstrates his commitment to engaging with employees by taking part in undertaking job shadowing and visiting locations outside the head office.

What is it like to work for mhs homes

Regular fun activities, including weekly yoga classes and social activities, are held to improve employee wellbeing. Staff are invited to write their own messages on office blackboards and are invited to work from home and take advantage of flexible working.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
MHS Homes raised over £15,000 for its nominated charity of the year The MS Society through running a series of events including a charity dog walk, golf day, quiz night, dragon boat race and a cake bake sale.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
Employees are rewarded with an annual performance bonus, while an ‘instant recognition’ staff reward scheme sees employees nominate their colleague who has excelled at demonstrating the values of the organisation. Winners are awarded shopping vouchers and a card.

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here


  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 20% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

  • Holidays

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

  • Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary, non-contributory pension scheme or one in which the employer puts in at least three times

Company Statistics

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  • Male : Female:

    48% / 52%

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