Are you looking for a rewarding role at a not for profit organisation? Housing 21 has a strong social purpose, providing high quality Retirement Housing and Extra Care for older people of modest means. No matter which area of the organisation you join, you'll have an important part to play in making a difference to the lives of our residents.
We hold Investors in People Gold and are committed to being an employer of choice, investing in our employees’ development through various training opportunities. You can explore our three service areas – Extra Care, Retirement Housing and Corporate - below, and take inspiration from our employees’ career journeys.
Our people promises show we are passionate about people. These statements have come from staff survey results and our Investors in People report, and demonstrate what our employees value about working at Housing 21.
Retirement Housing offers private and self-contained apartments which allow our residents to live independently within a community setting. Ensuring day to day life at our courts runs smoothly is a key part of working in Retirement Housing.
Extra Care provides a positive alternative to residential care. Our residents are able to live independently in their own apartment and receive care as and when they need it. Working in Extra Care, you will be making a difference to the lives of our residents every day.
Our diverse Corporate function covers everything from Asset Management, to Finance, to People and Strategy. These departments are essential in allowing our front line staff to provide the best experience possible for our residents.
What our people say
What's it really like to work at Housing 21? We aim to make Housing 21 a great place to work by focusing on the things that matter to our employees, such as well-being, work/life balance and development opportunities.
Rewards and benefits
As part of our commitment to being an employer of choice, we have put in place a comprehensive rewards and benefits package for our employees.
Learning and development
We are committed to empowering our people and have a dedicated learning and development team. We encourage you to be the best you can be.
Blog: Is the COVID vaccine for me?
Evelyn Sande, a care worker at Housing 21, talks about why she got the COVID vaccine, and how she got over her initial worries after realising how safe it was.
Blog: Thinking of starting a new chapter?
Claire Charlton, Head of Extra Care – North at Housing 21, explains the rise in popularity of alternative housing and care options and why more people have moved into Extra Care properties in the last year.
Blog: A day in the life of an Apprentice Court Manager
Isabel Evans joined Housing 21 in September 2019 as an Apprentice Court Manager while she works towards her Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) Level 3 in Housing Practice.