Quick facts

About Stockport Homes

Stockport Homes manage and develop housing on behalf of Stockport Council and provide a range of services to support vulnerable people. They manage some homes on behalf of private landlords, while others come from mortgage rescue activity or property development.

A values charter is at the heart of the organisation, with core principles including ambition, passion, respect and excellence. Stockport Homes use their role as a service provider to generate trust, build local communities and empower their people.

Recognising that many local communities are struggling, Stockport Homes created a network of food clubs to provide groceries for those in need. Staff from across the organisation choose to support this project through the company’s volunteering policy. The chief executive encourages an open and engaged workforce and has championed engagement initiatives, as well as the formation of a staff voice group.


What is it like to work for Stockport Homes

Leadership
Leadership
The senior management team activity support Stockport Homes’ charity of the year, trekking Snowdon, the highest mountain in Wales, to raise more than £5,000. Their chief executive hosts regular lunches for nominated individuals to explore how they are contributing to the organisation.
Wellbeing
Wellbeing
Regular resilience sessions are held, where employees explore various elements of the Robertson Cooper Resilience model to assess their wellbeing in a targeted and systematic manner. Stockport Homes Group pride themselves on promoting a healthy work-life balance and offer flexible working to all the workforce.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
Stockport Homes runs a network of community food clubs called Your Local Pantry. They were created to cut grocery costs for residents who are struggling financially but they are also open to the wider community. There were 10,231 visits to the pantries in 2016/17, which are run by volunteers.

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here

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

  • 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

  • Earning £35,000+:

    11%

  • Average Age:

    40

  • Male : Female:

    48% / 52%

  • UK sites:

    5

  • Staff:

    531

  • Staff Turnover:

    9%

Regional Engagement

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