Working for Your Homes Newcastle
We are an ‘Arms Length Management Organisation’
(ALMO) responsible for managing council homes on behalf of tenants
and leaseholders for Newcastle City Council.
us for information about our structure and
our three star excellent rating by the Audit Commission.
You can also watch a short film made by and shown to our
staff as part of our internal Destination Excellence
Why work for YHN?
Work life balance
YHN recognises that at all stages of our lives we work most
effectively when we are able to successfully combine and achieve
the right balance between work and caring or family
responsibilities. YHN is committed to introducing policies that
will enable employees to achieve this balance; benefiting both us
YHN operates an approved pension scheme
which is the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS). The
contribution figures change each year but generally you will
contribute a third of the scheme's cost, and we will contribute the
YHN offers very generous leave entitlement
that takes account of previous service from certain other public
sector employers, leading to a maximum of 28 days leave per
year which does not include bank holidays, therefore offering a
total maximum of 36 days.
Our flexi system seeks to maximise flexibility
of working time to provide for both business and personal needs.
With core times defined locally only when required and according to
the needs of each department, you are able to work flexibly at any
time during office opening (typically 07.00 until 19.00)
‘Flexi’ time can be used to take a little
extra time off work, or to enable you to start a little later or
finish earlier. In addition, your accrued time can be used up to
take a maximum of 2 days flexi leave in any 4 week period.
YHN’s Organisational Development Team is
dedicated to developing programmes that will help you both
personally and professionally. When you join us, you will take part
in a 1-day induction programme and will also be enrolled in various
training programmes that we run throughout the year. Depending on
your role we offer a range of opportunities to learn and develop
including our ‘Mentoring Scheme.’ We have a number of
work-based ‘mentors’ who can share the benefits of their
experiences and knowledge by giving you guidance on your personal
and career development.’
Any employee joining us from a local authority
organisation or any other organisation covered by the modification
order will be entitled to continuous service.
current Salary Structure (pdf)