Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Creater of communities that make a difference!
  • Year established:
    1994
  • Website:
    http://www.swan.org.uk
  • Contact
    • Pilgrim House, High Street, Billericay, Essex, rm12 4ld

About Swan Housing

Swan Housing Association was first formed in 1994. Swan will celebrate its 25th Anniversary next year and continues to provide high-quality affordable homes to rent and buy. Today, Swan operates in East London and Essex and manages over 11,000 homes, with a secured development pipeline of over 6,500 homes to be delivered using both traditional and offsite construction by Swan’s in-house developer NU Living.

Swan’s mission is to “deliver effective services, enterprising solutions and exemplary homes and communities".

Swan is committed to being a great place to work. It holds Investors in People “Gold” status and has been ranked in The Sunday Times Top 100 Best Not for Profit Companies in the UK list for the last three years, thanks to the feedback of Swan's staff.


What is it like to work for Swan Housing

Leadership
Leadership

Swan’s chief executive hosts aroadshow where he travels to all offices in the organisationand discusses plans for the year ahead. Values form a key part of these discussions and Swan’s executive team are in charge ofrunning a corporate awards night that isentirely based on colleagues nominated peers who they feel live the company values.

My Manager
My Manager

All managers attend a leadershipdevelopment programme to build or refresh their skills. Managers are key to ouremployee engagement and ensure their team have both one to one support andguidance as well as holding Team away days to boost morale and focus on solving key business challenges.

Fair Deal
Fair Deal
Employees are asked to nominate their colleagues who are actively living the company values and those who do so are sent a shopping voucher to recognise this contribution. Swan believe their business behaviours are critical to achieving outstanding performance.

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here

Benefits:

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    15

  • Staff Turnover:

    23%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    27%

  • Staff:

    387

  • Male : Female:

    39% / 61%

  • Average Age:

    41

Regional Engagement

In the press

Accreditation

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