We currently employ over 300 staff at various locations throughout Northern Ireland.
Choice employ over 300 staff at various locations throughout Northern Ireland providing careers in Housing Management, Development, Administration, Information Technology, Human Resources, Finance and a range of support roles in our sheltered living schemes.
We have also established a new direct services organisation; Choice Services Limited, which will include roles in building, plumbing, electrical and other maintenance services that will manage maintenance and repairs across more than 4,000 homes. Choice Services Limited is a separate subsidiary and staff benefits differ to those detailed below, for further details please contact HR on 0300 111 2211.
At Choice we actively support and promote learning and development because we value the contribution of every member of staff. We recognise the importance of providing support and development opportunities to enable staff to achieve personal development goals and business objectives.
We offer a wide range of employee benefits for Choice staff:
Pension Scheme – Choice contributes at least 6% of your salary. You will be required to contribute at least 4.5% of your salary and you may make arrangements to contribute more if you wish.
Learning and Development – Learning and development opportunities are offered.
Professional Fees – Choice will reimburse the cost of annual membership fees of the approved professional body.
Aids to Study – Support in continuous professional development, whereby day release is given (if possible), study and exam leave given, fees and book costs are reimbursed over the course period.
Car parking – Where applicable, essential car users will be provided with car parking.
Childcare Voucher Scheme – (registered child care only). This scheme enables staff to use part of their salary to purchase childcare vouchers, pre-tax.
Personal Protection Equipment – Provided for roles which are applicable.
Guardian 24 – All lone workers have access to Guardian 24, a personal protective system for out of office use.
Family Friendly -generous maternity and paternity pay, Marriage/Civil Partnership leave, Domestic Distress Leave, Adoption and surrogacy leave
Flexible working – A range of flexible working arrangements have been supported by Choice. Work/life balance arrangements will be considered and may be available.
Flexitime – Flexibility in varying times of arrival and departure from work where applicable.
Holidays – Staff are entitled to a minimum of 22 days annual leave plus an additional 12 statutory and public holidays (pro rata where applicable). After completion of 5 years continuous service, staff receive a further 5 days annual leave.
Eye care – Eye testing refunded with an additional contribution of up to ￡100 towards eyewear (glasses/contact lenses) for visual display unit use.
Staffcare – A confidential 24 hour 365 days per year freephone counselling service.
Health Cash Plan - Choice pay for Level 1 cover for employees and their children. The Health Cash Plan provides a range of positive healthcare benefits e.g. Medical, Dental, Health Screenings, Alternative and Complimentary therapies are included.
Death in Service Benefit - For all new employees, Choice will pay a nominated benefactor three times your annual salary in the event of your untimely death.
Choice is an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.