Who we are
We are passionate about changing lives
Are you? Because that is what delivering homes can do.
And everyone in our business has their part to play to help us achieve our mission of ‘everyone has a home’. Whilst we know we can’t achieve this entirely on our own, we are committed to doing everything we can. If the idea of being part of a team that works hard to change the lives of others appeals, then we want to hear from you.
Our people are amazing
We recognise that talented and motivated people drive our success so we work hard at making Aster a rewarding and great place to work.
Depending on your job, we encourage you to work to your own schedule and from a location that suits you.
Develop your career
Grow your talents, skills and expertise through our structured training and development programmes.
Holiday & holidayplus
Up to 26 days’ holiday + bank holidays, as well as the opportunity to purchase extra days each year.
Never pay full price again!
Great discounts with high street brands, save money on your holidays abroad, tax free childcare and more.
Fantastic health benefits
Make the most of our wide variety of healthcare benefits; dental care, eye care, physiotherapy and annual health screenings.
Peace of mind pensions
You pay into your pension and we will contribute too.
Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
Benefit from immediate access to confidential counselling and our legal information services.
Keeping fit in the gym
Onsite gym or discount at a local offsite gym.
You can sign up to our tax free bike scheme enabling a healthier, more sustainable journey to work.
Colleagues can request paid time off for volunteering activities.
Charity match funding
When raising money for charity colleagues can apply for matched funding up to £200.
Prize money and vouchers given in recognition for annual ‘We are Aster’ Awards and ‘Long Service’ Awards.
Other benefits include
- CAR ALLOWANCE OR MILEAGE
Dependent upon role (please check contract of employment).
- CHILD CARE VOUCHERS
Vouchers provided via a salary sacrifice scheme to be used towards the cost of childcare inc. after school clubs and nurseries, providing savings on Income Tax or National Insurance worth up to £55 per week.
- FREE TEA, COFFEE AND SQUASH
Free tea, coffee, milk and squash are provided in all offices.
- LIFE ASSURANCE
Colleagues in our occupational pension schemes are entitled to receive life assurance.
- PROFESSIONAL SUBSCRIPTION FEES
One subscription to a professional body is paid on an annual basis when the membership is related to the business or a colleague’s job role.
- SICK PAY
Up to three months full pay, followed by three months half pay, followed by any remaining SSP (depending on length of service).
- SOCIAL EVENTS
Local social committees organise social events throughout the year for all colleagues.
- UNIFORMS AND EQUIPMENT
Uniforms are provided free of charge to all colleagues who require them. Any protective equipment necessary to carry out a job is also provided free of charge.
Don't just believe us
Hear what our colleagues have to say
With over 1,300 colleagues we offer a wider range of career choices than you might think, from property development and sales to neighbourhood management and property maintenance, care and support roles as well as managerial and specialist posts. And for many of our roles location is completely flexible.
Sales negotiator - a day in the life
START YOUR CAREER AT ASTER
Each year we provide a range of exciting apprenticeships and traineeships to help people gain skills and qualifications, and access a rewarding career.
Opportunities are available across a variety of roles including trade apprenticeships, business administration and customer service. All of these opportunities are advertised on our current vacancies page, and you can also sign up to our Job Alerts too.
Find out more about how an apprenticeship helped Sam.
We're here to help
If you have any questions about the role you are applying for or the recruitment process, please email a member of our People Services Team or call us on 01380 735334.
We are proud to be an accredited ‘Investors in People’ organisation, and are fully committed to the ‘Positive about Disabled’ scheme.