Why work for Origin?

Working with us  means you get to help build homes and communities, as well as have a direct, significant impact on people’s lives every day of the week.

We offer:

  • A competitive salary (we regularly compare salaries against the market),
     
  • Performance-related pay linked to appraisal,
     
  • The chance to develop and get promoted; around 20% of all appointments are made internally,
     
  • A pension scheme, with contributions from us matched with yours, up to 8%,
     
  • A generous holiday allowance that increases the longer you stay with us, and the chance to buy or sell annual leave,
     
  • Flexible working opportunities including part time, job share, compressed hours, home working and flexi time for some contracts,
     
  • Special leave including dependant, carer, compassionate and study leave,
     
  • A health plan which allows you to claim back the cost of medical expenses,
     
  • Tax-free childcare vouchers,
     
  • Interest free loans for: season tickets; work related study; external education courses or to join a gym,
     
  • Enhanced maternity/adoption/paternity pay and leave,
     
  • A bargain bike through the Government’s Cycle to Work Scheme,
     
  • Possible sponsorship for further study related to your role or your career development,
     
  • Free employee advice line to help with law, money and family problems, amongst others,
     
  • The opportunity to take off on a sabbatical and forget all about work (for a few months at least),
     
  • Annual staff conference,
     
  • Quarterly and annual awards,
     
  • Contribution to Team Christmas Meal,
     
  • Give As You Earn (charity deductions made directly from your salary).