Quick facts
  • What we do:
    We are a registered social landlord, managing over 6,500 homes in London and Hertfordshire. We provide affordable housing in our communities as well as related care and support services to the people who live in them. We build new homes which provide quality housing at a subsidised rent available for those on lower incomes. Other homes we build are available on a part-rent, part-buy (or shared ownership) basis for customers who aspire to own their own home but who cannot afford a full mortgage at market rates. We also build some homes for outright sale, because the profits from the sales help to finance our charitable activities.
  • Year established:
    1924
  • Website:
    https://www.originhousing.org.uk
  • Contact
    • Origin Housing, 110 Eversholt Street, London, NW1 1BS

About Origin Housing

Origin provide housing in North London and Hertfordshire that people can afford. They want to grow our 6,500 homes and provide more care and support services that make a positive difference to people’s lives. Their inspiration for the business comes from their vision:

Great homes where people love to live.
Positive people who care, respond and get it right first time, every time
Strong communities where people feel comfortable and supported

Origin work with residents and partners to make sure that their services, homes people and communities, are the best they can possibly be.


What is it like to work for Origin Housing

My Manager
My Manager
Origin offer a development programme for the next generation of managers, called Rising Stars. The 12 month course is a mixture of workshops delivered by internal and external trainers and also includes structured mentoring. Included is action-learning through group project work culminating in the delivering a presentation to Executive team and to board members.
My Team
My Team
Each month a team hosts a tea at three session. The team can be a cross organisation project team or a team in department. Here they give an overview on their key priorities and what it means for the rest of the business in an informal way. 
My Company
My Company
Origin have various employee-led forums that play an important part in helping to shape the direction of the company. Origin is embarking on an ambitious transformation programme where existing and new forums will be central to their ability to deliver on their business plan objectives. 

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Benefits:

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

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

  • Women
    Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

  • Gym
    Gym

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

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

Company Statistics

  • Staff Turnover:

    24%

  • Staff:

    253

  • UK sites:

    3

  • Earning £35,000+:

    33%

  • Average Age:

    44

  • Male : Female:

    48% / 52%

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