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Why work for us?
Gloucester City Homes is a dynamic and highly successful company set up in December 2005 to drive service improvement and deliver the Decent Homes Programme on behalf of our 4800 tenants and leaseholders.
We really value and appreciate our staff
Gloucester City Homes is delighted to announce that it has been reaccredited with the prestigious Investors in People Gold Standard following a recent inspection. GCH was one of the first organisations in the country to achieve the Gold Standard in 2009.
The assessor identified GCH’s key strengths as being an ambitious and forward thinking organisation with creative and committed people who have a ‘can do’ approach and focus on outcomes for customers.
Investors in People Specialist Christina Simmonds, who completed the inspection comments:
“People are at the heart of everything that GCH does whether in terms of serving customers (their tenants and residents), members of staff or the wider community. The philosophy is one of inclusion, development and caring. This ethos is underpinned and supported by highly trained and well qualified people led by effective line managers.”
Recognition at Gold level is an outstanding achievement by everyone who works for the Company. To have achieved success against 183 of the possible 196 Evidence Requirements (93%) is truly exceptional, a wonderful team effort.
Gloucester City Homes is delighted to announce that it has secured a place in the Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For. GCH’s 66th place in the prestigious list of companies was announced at a ceremony in London on 27th February.
The awarded recognises excellence in the workplace across a range of factors including: leadership and organisational values, training and prospects, wellbeing, teamwork, employee engagement, and how the organisation contributes to the community.
The Sunday Times 100 Best Companies is a key driver for business performance and a motivated team delivering excellent services for its customers.
Our key milestones to date
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We seek to be an employer of first choice providing our staff with a stimulating and rewarding work environment in which they can help to achieve the company’s objectives by providing them with the right tools for the job. By working and learning with others we will be a learning organisation that will be demonstrated by the company’s continuous improvement.
Training and Development:
We believe that everyone who works for Gloucester City Homes has the ability to achieve excellence. So we do everything we can to help. Recognised as an Investor in People we put an emphasis on training and development for all our staff.
In addition to our commitment to your training and development, we offer a great package of benefits, which includes:
Salary – salaries are determined by an independant specialist organisation which benchmarks pay levels to a range of similar organisations and a spot salary is determined accordingly.
Holidays – up to 29 days each year (subject to qualifying criteria), plus all National and Bank Holidays.
Local Government Pension Scheme – Final Salary, with an option to take out additional voluntary contributions (AVC’s).
Sick pay – up to 3 months full pay and 3 months half pay (subject to qualifying period).
Healthy Benefits Package.
Employee Assistance Programme – a freephone helpline that provides unlimited access to a confidential advice, information and counselling referral service. The service covers a wide range of issues including legal, tax, financial, emotional/personal, work/career – and many more.