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Quick facts
  • Year established:
    2010
  • Website:
    http://www.taicalon.org
  • Contact
    • Tai Calon Community Housing, Solis One, Rising Sun Industrial Estate, Blaina, Abertillery, Blaenau Gwent, United Kingdom, NP13 3JW

About Tai Calon Community Housing Ltd

Tai Calon is a social landlord, providing homes within Blaenau Gwent to a range of tenants. Services include repairs and maintenance, community investment and housing support.

Tai Calon is Blaenau Gwent's largest provider of social housing. The organisation was formed in 2010 as a result of a stock transfer from the local authority. The business is responsible for the maintenance of some 6,000 properties and will shortly be embarking upon its first new build development programme.

The business dedicated its first five years to meeting the Welsh Housing Quality Standard. Tai Calon is more than just bricks and mortar. They provide an inclusive and comprehensive community outreach function that is aimed at developing their local communities, building resilience and prosperity in one of the UK's most deprived areas.

Tai Calon provides a workplace where employees make a genuine and tangible contribution to its community and the lives of Blaenau Gwent residents. The business offers a range of employee benefits including flexi-time, higher education scheme and fleet for site-based operatives.

Tai Calon is a key partner to the local authority, the NHS and Welsh Government in addressing the challenge of Blaenau Gwent. This makes work very important and very fulfilling.


What is it like to work for Tai Calon Community Housing Ltd

Wellbeing
Wellbeing
Wellbeing is built into performance management processes such as 1-2-1's, encouraging a safe, confidential and supportive environment in which to discuss work-life balance, stress and mental health. 
My Team
My Team
Tai Calon endorses a culture of teamwork and team building across project boards. Staff from different areas of the business were brought together as part of the UP Business Transformation project. The project fostered a joined-up approach of shared expertise to improve and streamline business processes and the effective use of key systems.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
Tai Calon's environmental maintenance and community teams have supported tree and wild flower planting within local communities in an effort to stimulate biodiversity, as well as the installation of hedgehog highways. 

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Benefits:

  • Gym
    Gym

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

  • Pensions
    Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary scheme to all employees, or one in which the employer's contribution is at least 5%

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    40% of employees have more than 5 years' service

  • Development
    Development

    Companies that provide support for non-work related training to all staff

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to all staff

Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    1

  • Staff:

    259

  • Average Age:

    46

  • Male : Female:

    66% / 34%

  • Staff Turnover:

    7%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    8%

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