Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Housing Association
  • Year established:
    2007
  • Website:
    http://www.victoryhousing.co.uk
  • Contact
    • Tom Moore House, Cromer Road, North Walsham, Norfolk, NR28 0NB

About Victory Housing Trust

Victory Housing Trust are a housing association and registered charity that provides affordable housing to those in need.

Victory employs 85 people and is based in North Walsham. The organisation has an annual turnover of £22 million, has built over 500 new affordable homes since 2006, and is committed to improving the communities within which it works.

Currently, the company owns and manages 5,000 properties primarily, in the north of Norfolk, which provide homes to over 10,000 residents.

The leader of the organisation, Chief Executive, John Archibald, hot desks and sits within different teams to engage with employees on a day-to-day basis. John uses social media to acknowledge team efforts, and has adopted a more casual and relaxed dress code to make him more approachable. He rewards teams with doughnuts or similar treats and actively asks for good news stories to promote.


What is it like to work for Victory Housing Trust

Wellbeing
Wellbeing
Their managers are trained in spotting the signs of stress, and health and wellbeing is included as a topic of discussion in their one-to-one meetings. They have a ‘stress at work’ policy and all employees can access their EAP scheme.
My Team
My Team
Each team has regular meetings and every month a breakfast briefing is held by a member of the executive team. A yearly staff away day also gives the opportunity for company wide updates. They encourage work shadowing across the whole organisation.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
Victory operates an honorarium scheme that allows colleagues to nominate people who they feel have gone above and beyond. The amount awarded is proposed by the employee and agreed at the business team level.

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Benefits:

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 20% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Holidays
    Holidays

    Companies offering a minimum of 25 days annual leave to 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

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to staff

Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    1

  • Earning £35,000+:

    34%

  • Male : Female:

    42% / 58%

  • Average Age:

    44

  • Staff Turnover:

    8%

  • Staff:

    91

Regional Engagement

In the press

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