We're the 7th best place to work in the UK and the 4th best in the North East (super large category).
Equality, diversity and inclusion
We want all colleagues and customers to feel they can be who they are, without any fear of prejudice, discrimination or injustice - we want everyone to be themselves and feel part of a great community, working together with a common purpose.
We want you to be a unique part of something special
Great things happen when we can be ourselves at work. We want all our colleagues to be who they truly are here, without any fear of prejudice, discrimination or injustice. We value each and every colleague for who they are and the contribution that they bring for our customers. Join us and be a unique part of our great community working together with a common purpose.
We have set ourselves aspirational targets to increase our diversity by 2025 and we’re committed to achieving these. Download our equality and diversity and inclusion policy summary statement to learn more.
Through an interest in diversity, we can all learn and enrich each others lives.
Diversity and inclusion is about creating an environment that allows all people to feel included and valued, with equity of opportunity.
I used to think I was a shy person but I'm not shy at all; I was just scared to show my true self.
Home Group has an amazing way of recognising the value in my differences.
You really matter to us. We invest in our colleagues and it shows...
Great Place to work
Great Place to Work for Women
We're the 4th best workplace for women (super large category).
Investor in People Platinum
We're one of only 2% of UK organisations who are an Investor In People Platinum for investing in and developing our colleagues.
National Apprenticeship Awards
Large Employer of the Year 2020 and 2019 National Apprenticeship Awards. And 80% of our apprentices go onto securing a role with us.
We're working hard shaping a diverse and inclusive future
Race at Work
We've signed the Business in the Community's Race at Work Charter.
Stonewall Top 100 Employer
We placed 18th in the 2020 Stonewall Top 100 Employers list making us the highest ranking housing association for two years in a row now.
75% of our senior leadership roles have had multicultural candidates shortlisted and 33% appointed.
Disability Confident Employer
We guarantee all candidates with a disability an interview where they have the skills and experience we're looking for.
We’ve signed the HouseProud pledge as a social housing provider who is improving services for LGBT+ customers.
We work closely with Mind and are a Mindful Employer.
Armed Forces Covenant
We've signed the Armed Forces Covenant and are committed to supporting our forces and their families.
We’ve signed the #WorkWithMe pledge as part of our work with disability equality charity Scope.
24housing Diversity Awards
We won leading LGBT+ organisation at the 24housing Diversity Awards 2019.
Women into Senior Leadership
32% of colleagues who have completed our recent Women into Senior Leadership Programme have already been appointed into leadership roles.
We continually develop our role models guides; sharing intersectional colleague and customer stories which celebrate diversity.
We’ve developed a leadership development programme, Nashayman, for our multicultural colleagues.