Life at Catalyst

Catalyst is a great place to work and we understand that happy colleagues deliver the best service to our customers, so we invest a lot of time and effort into making sure our colleagues feel valued, trusted and treated with kindness and respect.

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Our people

We value and reward the contribution that our people make, and support each and every colleague to develop their talent to its fullest potential. We offer a wide range of benefits, and invest in learning and development for everyone, from day one. We recognise and promote the value of a diverse, dynamic, inclusive workforce.

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We do everything we can to make sure our colleagues are supported and enjoy their working life at Catalyst. We want our people to feel ready and able every day to deliver an excellent experience to our customers, to share ideas, drive change and work together to make things happen. We run regular social and wellbeing events, and pay particular attention to the physical and mental wellbeing of all our colleagues. 

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Our charitable work

As a housing association, we believe we have a responsibility to contribute to society and our communities. And, as an employer, we encourage our colleagues to play their part – not just to help others but for what it does for them in return. We’ve seen how charity and community work has helped our colleagues with their personal development and self-awareness.

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Learning and Organisational Development Programme

At Catalyst, we’re committed to the personal and professional development of our colleagues – that’s why we support individuals, teams and departments to grow and reach their full potential. It’s not just a job you’re applying for with Catalyst, it’s a career and one that we want to support you in to develop, learn and become a part of our talent in line with our People Strategy.

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Current vacancies

We’re committed to building an organisation where everyone is welcome, supported and able to thrive and we want to represent the communities we serve and know that diverse talent builds a better Catalyst, every colleague plays a key role in our success.

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The benefits

Our people bring energy, imagination and drive to our work every day – an enormous contribution that deserves to be rewarded. Our competitive salaries, great benefits and people-friendly policies demonstrate how much we value and support our colleagues.

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Diversity and inclusion

We want all colleagues to thrive, develop and succeed. We want to make sure our diversity and inclusion principles are weaved into all personal development and we have a mentoring and shadow executive committee programme to bring on talent.

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What motivates our people?

Our people are at the heart of everything we do – find out what drives them.

Hannah Rogers

Customer Communications Executive

“What motivates me to come into work every day is my team it’s a really creative environment”

Ellen Selkeld

Income and allocations Manager

“What motivates me is there’s a really big hearted organisation that wants to do the best by customers”

Wayne Fitz Gerald

Loans Secruity and Compliance Officer

“What motivates me is the work we do has a strong social purpose providing homes for people that need it”