Learning & Development

We are committed to the continuous learning and development of our employees.

Our culture is one that encourages learning, and we support a range of opportunities for employees, including: Comprehensive in-house induction training, delivered over two sessions, where new colleagues get the opportunity to meet other new colleagues in the organisation, travel to other offices, and gain an insight very early on as to what we really do to deliver on our seven promises to residents

  • A range of information technology sessions designed to update skills in the workplace, carried out in our fully equipped IT training suites

  • E-learning modules on a range of subjects which can be accessed at a time and place to suit the individual – helping keep staff up-to-date on relevant topicsA Future Leaders programme, designed to support our managers of tomorrow, and help them deliver the skills they need to

  • Management qualifications accredited by the Institute for Leadership and Management (ILM)

  • An opportunity to take part in shadowing of other employees in the organisation to find out what they do and how it fits in with their own role and team

  • Fully supported attendance at seminars and briefings that are relevant to individual posts

  • Supporting of employees’ own professional development in the form of sponsorship, external accreditation and recognition

  • The opportunity to take part in community events within our neighbourhoods, such as helping at Christmas parties, community tidy ups, cooking in the community and helping out at allotments 

  • A range of training sessions provided in-house, including Health & Safety, Equality & Diversity, and Recruitment & Selection.