Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Registered social landlord
  • Year established:
    1959
  • Website:
    http://www.saha.org.uk
  • Contact
    • St Olaves Hous, 10 Lloyds avenue, London, London, ec3n 3aj

About saha

The Salvation Army Housing Association (Saha) transform lives by providing social housing and support to some of the most vulnerable people in society. The organisation helps individuals to focus on their strengths to help them overcome disadvantage.

Working across 10 sites, Saha aim to meet the ‘whole’ needs of individuals, encompassing their physical, mental, moral and spiritual requirements.

The values of the organisation have been agreed with residents, staff and stakeholders and centre around the acronym SPIRE: Servant leadership, passion, inclusion, respect and effectiveness.

Saha adopt an advantaged thinking approach that focuses on people’s talents and future potential, rather than past problems. This applies to both their staff and customers.

Chief Executive Nigel Parrington makes himself accessible to all staff and periodically attends team meetings and visits teams across the country. He organises focus groups of staff on subject-specific matters, enabling staff to have a voice at the top of the table.


What is it like to work for saha

My Manager
My Manager
All managers have access to executive coaching and mentoring following the end of the programme to ensure they are able to perform their jobs to the best of their ability and to further support the organisation’s values.
Personal Growth
Personal Growth
Saha promote personal growth by offering payment for work and non-related qualifications for staff. They offer payment for membership of two professional organisations for employees, and has previously increased investment in the training budget to further opportunities for staff.
My Team
My Team
Saha’s annual staff conference brings together the whole organisation to engage staff in developing the organisation’s corporate vision and goals. Employees also attend department away days both nationally and abroad to share best practice with other housing organisations.

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Benefits:

  • Holidays
    Holidays

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

  • Gym
    Gym

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

  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

    Companies offering private health insurance for all employees

  • Pensions
    Pensions

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

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

  • Development
    Development

    Non work related training supported

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to staff

Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    10

  • Staff:

    137

  • Staff Turnover:

    20%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    32%

  • Male : Female:

    36% / 64%

  • Average Age:

    45

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