Opportunities that match ambitions

OPPORTUNITIES THAT MATCH AMBITIONS

We are an award winning, accredited, and respected housing association.
We recruit people who match our ambition, with the drive, determination and enthusiasm to continue to make our business succeed. It's our aim to be a great place to work – and we engage and develop our colleagues to be the best they can be, in a setting where every individual can make a difference.

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Creating the perfect balance

CREATING THE PERFECT BALANCE

We want our colleagues to love working for us. We value individuals and recognise the work our teams do for us by providing excellent benefits alongside a vibrant company culture.

EXPLORE BENEFITS

As a Silva Homes colleague, you will get:

  • A competitive salary
  • 28 to 30 days’ annual leave
  • A generous pension, with employer contributions up to 12% 
  • Digital devices that enable you to work where you need
  • Support to gain new skills and qualifications
  • Funding for professional fees and subscriptions 
  • Awards to recognise your contribution to our business
  • The opportunity to buy and sell your annual leave
  • Uniforms and tools for accredited tradespeople
  • Access to health and wellbeing schemes
  • Paid volunteering opportunities
Find your place

Find your place

As a vibrant, forward thinking housing association, we have ambitious plans. Our purpose is to improve lives by providing a stable, affordable and high-quality home for our customers and by investing in the future. Our vision is to be trusted for the quality of homes and services we provide.

Find out about Silva and what it's like to work with us.

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We don’t believe in traditional, siloed departments. That’s why we have a culture of collaboration, with colleagues from across the business working together to deliver a seamless customer experience. This creates a straight line from the customer through all parts of the business, with partners and specialist services supporting our customer relations colleagues on the frontline.

Culture

Culture

We are defined by our strong, collaborative and vibrant culture. We have worked closely with colleagues and customers to determine and understand the beliefs and behaviours that underpin who we are and how we work.

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Whatever your role may be, as a Silva colleague, you will share the following beliefs and behaviours:

Silva Homes behaviours

Beliefs

Personal Behaviours

Leadership Behaviours

All of us are responsible for doing our best

I work hard and see things through to completion

I set clear expectations and accountabilities for my team

The work we do makes a difference

I understand that what I do has an impact on our customers

I focus my team’s efforts on making a positive difference to the customer experience

Cooperation is important for us to be effective 

I work openly with colleagues to develop new ideas and ways of working

I encourage my team to be as collaborative and innovative as possible  

A positive, ‘can do’ attitude makes me a good colleague

I always look for ways to makes things better

I create an open and supportive environment for my team to do their best 

Our good work is acknowledged

I acknowledge and celebrate the good work of my colleagues

I recognise the good work of my team through positive feedback and encouragement

My expertise is fully utilised

I promote and use my own strengths to help colleagues

I understand and make the most of what my team and other colleagues have to offer

We all know what to prioritise to deliver our objectives

I prioritise my own work to help deliver our strategic objectives

I ensure my team collectively and individually know what is most important