Quick facts
  • Year established:
    2002
  • Website:
    http://www.rbh.org.uk
  • Contact
    • Rbh, Sandbrook Park, Sandbrook Way, Rochdale, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom, OL11 1RY

About Rochdale Boroughwide Housing

Rochdale Boroughwide Housing (RBH) is a registered provider of social housing, following a stock transfer in March 2012. It owns and manages over 13,000 homes in the Rochdale area and employs over 560 people, 73% of whom live in the borough.

By working together, RBH provide better places for their members, tenants and employees to live and work. Drawing on the area's rich co-operative heritage, their unique model places members at the heart of decision-making, allowing everyone to enjoy a sense of security and belonging in places that they make great together.

RBH aim to be a modern mutual society which delivers services that meet the needs of their customers and is a rewarding place to work. They are committed to engaging with colleagues to develop a culture which supports the ethos of a member owned organisation.

Engagement with all colleagues is vital to ensuring that everyone at RBH feels that they are valued and have a 'voice' in terms of how they deliver their services, and the policies and procedures that they develop to ensure a committed and motivated environment exists for all teams.

Values are at the heart of the business (equity, democracy, pioneering, open & honest, championing, caring, responsibility); and they are working hard to ensure colleagues understand how to utilise these values to contribute to the success of the organisation.


What is it like to work for Rochdale Boroughwide Housing

Wellbeing
Wellbeing
RBH provide a 24/7 counselling service plus face to face counselling for colleagues who require them. They have a stress Risk Assessment to identify causes of stress and how they can put actions in place to reduce or eliminate stress at work. 
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
RBH joined a consortium of other Registered Providers and organisations in the retail, media & education sectors to give their employees access to one days training in Carbon Literacy.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
RBH operate a nominations scheme for their annual Values in Practice Awards (VIP), but also encourage both managers and colleagues to offer thanks and praise for every day good work on their internal Facebook Workplace - which has been hugely successful.

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here

Benefits:

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 40% 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 subsidised gym membership for all employees

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    40% of employees have more than 5 years' service

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to all staff

Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    1

  • Staff Turnover:

    10%

  • Average Age:

    46

  • Male : Female:

    54% / 46%

  • Staff:

    552

  • Earning £35,000+:

    9%

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