Your Homes Newcastle – A bit about us
We are an ambitious housing provider with bold plans for the future. Our vision is to be First for Housing.
We manage more than 26,000 homes on behalf of Newcastle City Council and provide a huge range of support services to our customers. From benefits and money advice to providing a repairs and maintenance service and supporting customers with their tenancies, we strive to ‘make living easier’.
We know that our people are key to us achieving our goals and we’re keen to recruit talented people who want to make a difference and help us reach our objectives.
In return we offer a forward thinking and open environment where our people are empowered to make a difference, coupled with competitive salaries and a wide range of benefits.
These benefits include flexible working, generous annual leave allowance, local government pension scheme and access to extensive learning and development opportunities. You’ll also have opportunities for training and professional development, plus regular support from your manager.
We strive to be an organisation where equality, diversity and inclusion is part of who we are and how we work and where everybody is treated fairly, with dignity and respect. We are committed to building an inclusive and supportive workplace where everyone can bring their whole self to work and succeed in being their best.
Our staff network groups such as Proud@YHN for LGBT+ colleagues and allies; vis-Able group, for disabled colleagues; and our multi-cultural staff network group strive to make positive change through events and celebrations including film screenings, guest speakers and social activities. RARE: Ready, Amazing, Revolutionary, Energetic - A bit about you
We’re looking for people who will embrace our values and are ready to join us on our journey!
If you’re enthusiastic, committed and take ownership of what you do, care about your colleagues and customers and want to do your best by them, then we want to hear from you. If you are imaginative, creative, can bring positive solutions to challenges and celebrate our achievements, but also take set backs on the chin, then you are exactly the type of person we’d love to hear from.Some quick facts about YHN:
• We are an Arm’s Length Management Organisation (ALMO) managing more than 26,000 homes on behalf of Newcastle City Council
• We have more than 1,000 staff across a diverse range of services, from sheltered housing to benefits and money advice and back office teams who keep everything running smoothly.
• We were set up in 2004 and in 2016 agreed a new 10-year management deal with Newcastle City Council.
• Our three strategic objectives set out where we want to be by 2022: Revolutionary services that support successful living; Amazing places where people are proud to live; Strong business fit for today and ready for tomorrow.