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Raven Housing Trust is 'A Great Place to Work'
Over 80% percent of our staff say that Raven is a great place to work, and when you join us you’ll understand why. We don’t just invest in homes and neighbourhoods, we invest in our people too and you’ll benefit from that investment from day one – developing your skills and expertise so that you can grow with us.
Are we right for you?
It's important that our staff share our vision and values and that they're not only right for us, but that we're right for them. We believe strongly that it’s not just what we do at Raven that’s important, but it’s also how we do it. Listening, teamwork, positivity and creativity are central to how we do things at Raven and it’s important that our staff embrace this philosophy. You can find out more about our expected behaviours here.
If all of that sounds like the perfect environment for you to work and develop in, here’s a bit more detail that might be helpful:
- We offer generous benefits to staff.
- We are committed to our staff and their training and development. Raven is a recognised Investor in People (IIP) employer and has held this accreditation since 2005.
- We believe that diversity strengthens us as an organisation - broadening our skills base, and enabling us to provide the best possible services.
- Raven is a 2-tick disability symbol employer, which means we have a positive attitude towards employing staff with a disability.
So what do our staff say about why Raven is 'A Great Place to Work'?
Tracey Howes, Community Housing Manager says:
'I joined Raven as a Customer Services Advisor as the post gave me the flexibility I needed being a full time working Mum. As my children got older, Raven supported me in studying for a housing qualification and I successfully applied to become a Community Housing Manager. My job is challenging and varied and I hope I am making a difference for the residents I work with.’
Michael Ryan, Projects & Voids Quality Manager says:
‘I actually joined Raven on their apprentice scheme and can vouch for their commitment to training and career development. Progression has led me to my current role now as Project Quality Manager, which means I am responsible for getting empty property back into use as quickly as possible yet to a high standard - ensuring that local housing needs are met - whilst overseeing the new in-house project team.’