Quick facts

About Selwood Housing Group


What is it like to work for Selwood Housing Group

Leadership
Leadership
Selwood Housing Groups Senior Management Team demonstrate their commitment to the values of the organisation by ensuring they communicate regularly with members of staff within the organisation. This consists of monthly updates through staff briefs that employees attend to gain further knowledge of the organisation. Other forms of involvement and communication with staff include the staff forum, which is chaired by the Group CEO. Communication channels are also kept open with the company magazine and through tenant representation on the board. Leadership days also take place regularly to shape the strategy and reinforce the values of the organisation. Selwood Housing's CEO is very approachable and he works from an open plan office. New employees of the organisation meet with Selwood's leader on starting their employment, where the Group CEO goes through the company corporate plan. Acknowledgement of success and achievement are carried out by both leaders of the organisation. Extra efforts by staff do not go unnoticed and recognition is always given.
Personal Growth
Personal Growth
Selwood Housing Group support dual roles to encourage job enrichment, strengthen skills and experience and as a consequence benefit from a more multi-skilled and engaged workforce, as well as enabling a direct impact on the lives of their beneficiaries. The success of the organisation’s apprenticeship scheme has recently been recognised as one of their apprentices won a national award of 'Apprentice of the Year' and another was 'Highly Commended’ at a national awards ceremony earlier this year.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
Selwood Housing Society participated in a sport event which involved engaging and encouraging local children to try new sports and to be more active. The organisation has also participated in various charity fundraising events, community projects and sponsored walks and cycles. They are a Mindful Employer Charter Signatory and a Two Ticks Positive About Disabled People employer. Selwood take the opportunity to promote the importance of employing people from all sections of society, including those who face multiple barriers to work. They also support the long term unemployed who may have varied barriers to work, including people with disabilities and ex-offenders. They do this by providing assistance with CVs, delivering courses to improve confidence and skills, interview skills workshops and by offering support throughout the job search process. They also tender help with sourcing work placements and financial assistance with interview clothing.

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Benefits:

  • 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

  • Pensions
    Pensions

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

Company Statistics

  • Earning £35,000+:

    14%

  • Staff Turnover:

    14%

  • UK sites:

    2

  • Staff:

    249

  • Average Age:

    41

  • Male : Female:

    45% / 55%

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