Working at Saffron

We want our people to be happy, empowered, motivated and feel proud to be part of the Saffron Community. We know by having great people we can deliver a great service for our tenants.

We trust our staff to do the right thing and we are looking for people whose values are aligned with ours, PACE:

We aspire to provide development opportunities to our staff enabling them to flourish and build on their skills and capabilities.  We strive to provide our staff with opportunities to gain relevant professional qualifications and experience to grow and develop.

We work with and support our staff to work in an agile way to provide flexibility as well as a work/life balance. Where the role allows, there is the choice of where you work, such as, in the office, work from home, a coffee shop, park, or a combination of all.

From application to interview, we place inclusion at the heart of all we do. We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and ensure that those from underrepresented groups receive a fair process when applying to work at Saffron. When recruiting for senior positions we guarantee an interview for a female and one person from an underrepresented group.

We are delighted to have made it onto 3 of the Best Companies to Work For lists! Our staff completed the Best Companies b-Heard survey, and their feedback means we are proud to have achieved:

  • 46th in the national list = ‘Top 50 Best Large Companies’ to work for
  • 17th in the regional list = ‘East of England’s top 25’ companies to work for
  • 7th in the sector list = ‘Top 10 Housing Associations’ to work for
  • The survey results also show we have ‘Good’ levels of workplace engagement

Our benefits

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Generous holiday entitlement

  • Private medical insurance

  • Pension

  • Shopping discounts

  • Staff volunteer day

  • Staff recognition awards

  • Support for your qualifications

  • Mental health first aiders

  • Employee Assistance Programme

  • Salary sacrifice car scheme

About our Apprenticeships

We offer a range of apprenticeships, they are a great way to kick start your career or an option if you are thinking about retraining.

You learn the ins and outs of our business while achieving useful qualifications and earning a salary.

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Current vacancies

  • Apprentice Customer Contact Advisor (Customer Services)

    Would you like to join an organisation that makes a positive difference to people’s lives?

    • Location

      Long Stratton, Norwich, Norfolk

    • Salary

      £16,590.95 - £22,069.92

    • Deadline

      02/06/2024 23:59:00

    Apply now
  • Apprentice Electrician

    Would you like to join an organisation that makes a positive difference to people’s lives?

    • Location

      Long Stratton, Norwich, Norfolk

    • Salary

      £16,590.95 - £22,069.92

    • Deadline

      02/06/2024 23:59:00

    Apply now
  • Apprentice Lettings Assistant (Business Administration)

    Would you like to join an organisation that makes a positive difference to people’s lives?

    • Location

      Long Stratton, Norwich, Norfolk

    • Salary

      £16,590.95 - £22,069.92

    • Deadline

      02/06/2024 23:59:00

    Apply now
  • Neighbourhood Officer

    Full Time - 37 hours per week (Monday to Friday)

    • Location

      Long Stratton, Norwich, Norfolk

    • Salary

      £30,484 per annum

    • Deadline

      26/05/2024 23:59:00

    Apply now
  • Asset Surveyor

    We have an opportunity for an Asset Surveyor to join the Sustainability Team to provide an asset surveying service across the property portfolio, to all geographical locations via the Total Property Management (TPM) program. To undertake asset survey…

    • Location

      Long Stratton, Norwich, Norfolk

    • Salary

      £36,000 per annum

    • Deadline

      02/06/2024 23:59:00

    Apply now
  • Administrator (Payments & Income)

    We have an opportunity for an Administrator to join the Income Team to ensure the effective collection of rental income due.

    • Location

      Long Stratton, Norwich, Norfolk

    • Salary

      £23,000 per annum

    • Deadline

      02/06/2024 23:59:00

    Apply now
  • Management Accountant

    We have an opportunity for a Management Accountant to join the Finance Team as an integral part of the Finance function, supporting the Financial Controller in providing high quality management information to all stakeholders in a timely and accurate…

    • Location

      Long Stratton, Norwich, Norfolk

    • Salary

      £51,000 per annum

    • Deadline

      02/06/2024 23:59:00

    Apply now
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    Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion

    We offer a place where colleagues can flourish. To help achieve this, we offer a range of supportive tools and opportunities for our staff to learn about equality, diversity, and inclusion.

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Staff volunteering

We offer all our staff one day to volunteer in our communities. Volunteering can take place anywhere - suggestions come from tenants or staff members. Our volunteering has included litter picks, fen management, a charity sleepout and supporting community group events.