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The Housing Agency

Contact: Graeme Fryer, HR

Our Diversity, Equality and Inclusion Vision

The Housing Agency is fully committed to developing and supporting all our employees in all their work and activities and in all areas of the organisation. The Agency also recognises that a workforce with a broad range of backgrounds and experiences widens the talent, knowledge, and skillsets of our staff which benefits colleagues and all stakeholders.

The Housing Agency aims to be an inclusive employer that creates a rewarding and positive work culture that truly values and reflects values such as mutual respect, equal opportunities, and diversity for all staff. This reflects our core Housing Agency Value of placing people at the heart of everything we do.

Our Diversity, Equality and Inclusion Activities

The Housing Agency has committed to the following ongoing activities:

  • Internal Culture and Inclusiveness E-Learning Program for all staff with modules including;

  • Dignity at Work

  • Unconscious Bias

  • Diversity and Inclusion

  • Diversity and Inclusiveness Recruitment Training for all staff involved in the recruitment processes at The Housing Agency

  • People Management Training provided in areas including LGBT awareness and inclusion, gender equality and disability in the workplace

  • Regular diversity led announcements from the CEO and the Senior Management Team for staff that outline new initiatives and relevant policies and procedures

  • Updating all internal organisation documents, intranet, and website to reflect the importance of recognising and celebrating a diverse workforce in everything we do at The Housing Agency

  • Anonymous staff surveys organised to measure the effectiveness of diversity culture and all initiatives rolled out. Results will be made available for all staff and Board members of the Housing Agency

  • Providing a confidential and encompassing EAP service that all employees can reach out to at any time and without concern

Our Reasons for Signing Diversity Charter Ireland

Diversity Charter Ireland’s values align closely with our own core value of placing people at the heart of everything we do at The Housing Agency. We look forward to sharing our journey as we develop our diversity program of events with other Charter members as well as learning about new initiatives and ideas, we ourselves can also implement for the benefit of our staff.