Thanks for your interest in working for Teign Housing

We are a successful social landlord employing over 90 ambitious, committed people, responsible for managing more than 3,600 homes across South Devon.

Teign Housing is committed to its policy on equality and diversity and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

We are an Investors in People Platinum employer that look to invest and improve performance through the management and development of our employees. We are a finalist in the Investors in People Awards of 2018 for Platinum Employer of the Year (50-249 Employees category).

 

What we offer

We offer a great benefits package, including:

  • Reimbursement of the cost of professional membership fee
  • Employer contributions towards your pension
  • Private Health Care membership (if applicable)
  • Discretionary Leave between Christmas and the New Year period
  • Invite to join us in a festive celebration by providing a Christmas Meal at the cost of £25 per head
  • Employee Assistance Programme provided by Health Assured
  • Salary Sacrifice Scheme (optional)
  • Flexible Working
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Training Opportunities
  • Recognition for Long Service (if applicable)
  • Free car parking
  • Employer contribution every two years towards eye examination for those who use computers significantly as part of their work
  • Up to 25% off selected O2 airtime contracts
  • MyWorkLife Solutions discounts at major retailers
  • Microsoft Home Use Programme available to all staff
  • Employer contributions towards gym membership
  • Westcountry Savings and Loans Scheme
  • Modern working environment

Application Tips and Guidance

Applying for a Vacancy with Teign Housing

If you are applying for one of our roles, please refer to the job description available via the vacancy portal. Each advert will describe how you need to apply. You will need to give examples of how you meet the essential and desirable experience, knowledge, skills and qualifications from the person specification.

The online system accepts applications up to 11.59pm on the closing day, unless stated otherwise.

 

Shortlisting

Panel members will undertake the short-listing process which will be completed by the date provided in the advert. They will score your application against the essential criteria outlined in the person specification.

 

Guaranteed interview scheme – for disabled applicants

If you have a disability and the panel agree that your application fulfils the essential criteria requirements identified in the person specification then you will be guaranteed an interview.

If you are a person with a disability and because of your impairment cannot fulfil certain criteria contained in the Person Specification; please ensure that you explain how you could meet the requirements in an alternative way, or with reasonable adjustments in your application.

Interview

Interview panels will consist of a minimum of two recruiting managers. Details of members will be provided to you with your invite to interview.

Interviews will be a series of competency based questions. You will be asked to provide examples of a time when you have demonstrated a skill in a specific situation of circumstance. To prepare, we recommend you re-read the job description as well as the information on our careers pages. It would also be useful to have a think of some practical work examples you could give.

If the panel require you to give a presentation, you will be provided details in your interview invitation.

If you require any alterations, adaptations, alternatives or particular aids of equipment to make the interview process fully accessible, then you will be asked to let us know in advance of your interview date.

If you are successful at interview

The recruiting manager will contact you to offer you the role. You will then receive an offer letter. A number of pre-employment checks will be also be required prior to your commencement which will be outlined to you. It is recommended that you do not resign from your current position until a start date is confirmed with you.

If you are unsuccessful at interview

The recruiting manager is available to provide you with feedback on request and advise why you were unsuccessful on this occasion.

Pre-employment checks

As well as evidence of your entitlement to work in the UK and qualifications to the role, our other checks include Occupational health checks, References and DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) for applicable roles only.