Employee Benefits

The benefits of working for a great company

ForHousing is a great place to do great work and below are some of the benefits you can expect when you’re working with us to improve lives.

Employee benefits

We offer a great working environment, along with a wide range of benefits for you to help make life that bit easier.

Generous holiday entitlement


Our annual leave starts at 23 days (165.6 hours). The entitlement increases with length of service, up to a maximum of 30 days (216 hours), plus 3 discretionary days. This is in addition to the statutory Public and Bank Holidays.

Flexible working


We recognise the need for greater flexibility in our work styles and creating sustainable ways of working. We adopt an ‘agile by default’ approach meaning you can work in a way that is convenient for you.

Enhanced parental leave


We recognise that having or adopting children is a significant life event. If you have caring responsibilities for babies or newly adopted children, you’ll have the opportunity to share up to 52 weeks' leave should you wish to do so.

Workplace pension


We offer an employer contribution rate of 6% into our DC SHPS Matched Scheme.

Death in service benefit


The organisation’s pension scheme offers life assurance cover based on 3 x your basic salary payable upon death in service.

Annual wellness programme


We offer a wide range of staff programmes to support your personal and mental wellbeing, from free flu jabs and mindfulness seminars to yoga.


Our culture recognises and rewards people in the right way. We celebrate each other’s achievements. We know that gratitude and appreciation can improve our wellbeing, strengthen social relationships, and help us cope with pressure or stressful times in our lives. STAR is our all-in-one employee platform for everything; reward and recognition, benefits and wellbeing, exclusively for you!



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Health Shield


A full employee assistance programme with counselling and support helpline, as well as health and wellbeing cover financial cover

Cycle to work scheme


Save up to 40% on the cost of a bike and / or accessories

Wellbeing Centre


A holistic environment via STAR which gives you access to Physical, Mental, Nutritional and Financial wellbeing support and offers.

Smart tech


Get the latest technology & white goods and from your salary at the lowest price

Nominating excellence


Celebrate the hard work and success of colleagues by nominating them for an award

Wall of Fame


Send thank you eCards, recognise efforts and praise behaviour of fellow colleagues

Instant Awards


Instant rewards are a quick and easy vouchers you can use to save with some of your favourite retailers, including M&S, Pizza Express, Debenhams and Cineworld.