First Choice Homes Oldham gets gold award for looking after employees

15 December 2017

Housing association First Choice Homes Oldham is a great employer – that’s according to Investors in People who have awarded it a gold accreditation for the second time.

The organisation has been given the award for commitment shown to employees, their working environment, improving skills and wellbeing.

The organisation also achieved a gold accreditation in 2014, and gained a bronze Investors in People award in 2011.

Cath Green, Chief Executive of First Choice Homes Oldham said, “Our employees are our most important asset, so we are keen to ensure they are supported and feel valued. This is fantastic recognition of our continued work to make First Choice Homes Oldham an excellent place to work. The assessor identified some opportunities for improvement, which we are already working on. I’m sure the organisation will continue going from strength to strength in the future.”

Investors in People is the international standard for people management. Reflecting the latest workplace trends, essential skills and effective structures in any industry. Gold is one of the highest levels of Investors in People accreditation that can be achieved.

The Investors in People Awards recognise the people and teams that make the difference every day highlighting excellence from across the Investors in People global community.

Paul Devoy, Head of Investors in People, said: “We’d like to congratulate First Choice Homes Oldham. Investors in People accreditation is the sign of a great employer, an outperforming place to work and a clear commitment to success. First Choice Homes Oldham should be extremely proud of their achievement.”

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