Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Housing provider/manager
  • Year established:
    1967
  • UK locations:
    London, South East

About Paragon Community Housing Group


What is it like to work for Paragon Community Housing Group

My Manager
My Manager
The organisation is currently developing extensive leadership and management development programmes which will run throughout 2009. All managers are provided with sound tools such as competency framework, staffing policies, rewards packages, advice and support.
Personal Growth
Personal Growth
The appraisal process provides a consistent approach to training needs analysis. Training needs are then built into a structured training plan which enables best use of the organisations resources. There is a generous training budget, which averages £750 per person and excellent training facilities at head office. There is a range of career enhancing opportunities such as secondments, acting up opportunities and professional qualifications.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
Paragon is committed to affordable warmth and has improved insulation and fitted more energy efficient boilers in many properties. This not only reduces resident’s fuel bills but also the impact on the environment. All waste paper from offices is recycled and energy meters have been installed to ensure energy is used more efficiently.

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Benefits:

  • Women
    Women

    At least 33% of senior managers are women

  • Gym
    Gym

    On-site gym or subsidised gym memberships

  • Childcare
    Childcare

    On-site nursery or vouchers

  • Pensions
    Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary or non-contributory pension scheme

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    40% of employees with more than 5 years' service

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks' leave on full pay

Company Statistics

  • Annual Sales:

    £38,500,000

  • Staff Turnover:

    10%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    13%

  • Male : Female:

    23% / 77%

  • Male to Female ratio:

    23% / 77%

  • Staff:

    253

  • UK sites:

    36

  • Average Age:

    46

  • Provides work experience?:

    Yes

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