We're keen to make work, work for you, which is why we offer a generous range of benefits and all the encouragement, flexibility and training you need to help you achieve your full potential and a great work life balance.
We offer a comprehensive training and development programme along with a thorough induction period and regular 1:1 meetings with your line manager. We've a dedicated training adviser who provides advice on relevant courses and learning and development solutions.
In addition to 27 days annual leave, (30 days for the executive team, heads of departments and certain team managers) we are also keen to promote flexible working by offering most staff the benefits of flexi-time, as well as being able to buy and sell leave.
We've a dedicated trainee programme, which aims to provide trainees with the necessary skills and qualifications to progress to roles like neighbourhood manager, payments adviser and surveyor. As a trainee, you can also look forward to support as you undertake professional qualifications.
We have a group personal pension plan along with Scottish Widows. The scheme is an occupational money purchase scheme and is funded by you (the employee) and us (the employer). Final pension benefits will be dependent on the amount you have contributed to the scheme and how well the investments within the pension fund perform, along with the annual annuity rate available upon retirement.
Please note that the terms and conditions for employees of Silcoa are different to those of Selwood Housing.
Our values describe our style of leadership and the way our people behave. They set standards which we apply directly to the way we run our business, recruit our colleagues, manage our performance and recognise and reward good work. Our values are:
By working as 'One Team' we consider others. It also allows us to work together to successfully achieve our shared goals.
By focusing on our customers, we are able to provide a high quality service.
We are open and realistic about what we can and can't achieve.
By being dynamic, we are able to come up with new ways of doing things, think outside the box and come up with solutions to any existing or potential problems. We are positive, energetic and are continuously making progress.
This short video was made to celebrate National Apprenticeship Week in 2019 and features Chloe, who successfully completed her apprenticeship in business administration, and has since become a full time member of the home ownership team at Selwood Housing.
This short video was made to celebrate National Apprenticeship Week in 2019 and features Hannah, who successfully completed her plumbing apprenticeship and is now in an improver role at Silcoa. She has also made it to the finals of the National Apprenticeship Awards.
The Selwood Housing Group is made up of Selwood Housing, Silcoa, Selwood Devco and Cottsbury Homes.
We aim to provide a wide variety of affordable homes for local people living in our communities.
Selwood Housing is a not-for-profit social housing association with over 6,500 homes for rent at affordable prices, as well as shared ownership, in Wiltshire, Somerset and Bath and North East Somerset. We also own and manage registered care homes and supported living schemes, for people with learning and physical disabilities.
Silcoa is our repairs and improvement company. It is a social entreprise wholly owned by Selwood Housing, whose profits are reinvested into our homes and communities.
Selwood Devco is a subsidiary of Selwood Housing and is a construction company that contracts with builders and consultants.
Cottsbury Homes develops and sells homes at market value. Profit made from the sale of these properties is reinvested into providing affordable social housing. – less