About Orbit Group
We are one of the largest housing groups in the country and the UK's leading developer of new homes for affordable and social rent, with a growing property portfolio of over 45,000 homes spanning the Midlands, east and south. Over the next 10 years we aim build 20,000 homes of which 65% will be affordable. We build homes across all tenures and are –
Work for Orbit. Believe in people
Thank you for taking time to explore career opportunities at Orbit. Our aim is to ensure people from every background can achieve their career ambitions with us.
We are Orbit
We want to unlock the potential in all of our employees and maximise their satisfaction in their career. Orbit being placed as a Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to work for, for the second consecutive year, demonstrates we place people at the heart of everything we do. We continue to create a culture that celebrates diversity and an environment where everyone feels able to contribute towards achieving together. We have a corporate learning programme, opportunities for professional development, a leading reward and recognition package and our people tell us Orbit is a great place to work for. We are also proud to be one of the Best 25 Housing Associations to work for. In a list compiled by Best CompaniesTM and published annually by 24housing magazine, only the top 25 housing-sector organisations with the highest Best Companies Index scores feature in this prestigious list. At Orbit, our people are enthusiastic and passionate about making a real difference to our customers and communities. We are one team where everyone is connected and encouraged to have the freedom to think differently. We all contribute to the future of the business and take pride in what we do, the results we achieve and the difference we make. The bedrock of Orbit’s commercial ‘Profit for a Purpose’ approach is our values that under pin the way we work on a daily basis.
We are values led and commercially driven. Find out more about what makes us tick and the culture we enjoy when we achieve together at Orbit.
We offer an attractive benefits package with the option to select and purchase additional flexible benefits to suit your individual circumstances. Core benefits Competitive salary Group incentive scheme up to 15% Fully funded private medical insurance Up to 27 days annual leave - plus nine additional statutory holidays Contributory pension scheme Life Assurance 4 x salary (pension members) Agile working Support for professional qualifications Professional subscription fees paid Employee wellbeing programme Car allowance (where relevant to the role) Long service recognition Flexible benefits Buy or sell up to 5 days annual leave Employee car salary sacrifice scheme Private healthcare for family members Gym membership Childcare vouchers Dental cash plan Healthcare cash plan Employee discount scheme Cycle to work scheme Discounted dining cards Health screening Home technology salary sacrifice scheme Some of the additional flexible benefits listed can be accessed via salary sacrifice meaning employees will usually make income tax and national insurance savings. The Orbit Academy We have a strong performance culture and value the knowledge, skills and capabilities our people bring to Orbit. Last year we invested over £250,000 supporting 71 employees with professional membership subscriptions, 82 employees with professional qualifications and 226 employees with external training and development. As part of commitment to our employee’s personal growth, we ensure everyone has a Personal Development Plan. This supports each employee to develop the skills, knowledge and confidence they need to help progress within their role and perform at their best. Stars in Orbit Our company awards celebrate the fantastic ways in which our employees live our values. As an example, each year nominated employees attend a lunch where our Executive team announce the winners.