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Why work for L&Q

We build careers like we build our homes - with solid foundations. With L&Q you can find meaningful careers across our business
L&Q is a regulated charitable housing association and one of the UK's most successful social businesses.

We house around 250,000 people in more than 105,000 homes, primarily across London and the South East.

We are a long-term partner in the neighbourhoods where we work. We build aspiration, opportunity and confidence for everyone in our communities.

Our vision is that everyone has a quality home that they can afford. We combine our social purpose with commercial drive to create homes and neighbourhoods that residents can be proud of.

So, we are creating opportunities for both the people who need new homes, and for the passionate, talented people who will join with us to help achieve our ambitions.

57

years dedicated to providing quality homes and services

105,000

homes provided, primarily across London and the South East

250,000

people live in our homes and neighbourhoods

Learning and development


We are committed to the development of our people at L&Q. We support individuals, teams and departments to continuously evolve and develop to reach their full potential.

Lettings Operations Manager, Tiffany, talks about training and development at L&Q

What learning opportunities can you expect from us?

  • Induction and onboarding

We welcome and support our new starters with a comprehensive suite of workshops and e-learning, to make sure our people have a solid understanding of our business and our culture

  • People management training

Providing our people managers with the core skills required to be successful in their roles

  • Insights discovery

Developing awareness of personal preferences, how other people may differ to ourselves and how we can better connect and communicate with each other

  • Skill building

You can expect a range of learning opportunities throughout your career that will build the knowledge, skills and behaviours you need to succeed in your role and contribute to our collective success

We firmly believe that our corporate values should sit at the foundation of everything that we do:

  • People - we care about the happiness and wellbeing of our customers and our employees
  • Passion - we approach everything with energy, drive, determination and enthusiasm
  • Inclusion - we draw strength from our differences and work collaboratively
  • Responsibility - we own problems and deliver effective, lasting solutions
  • Impact - we measure what we do by the difference we make
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L&Q behavioural framework

To support our values driven culture, we use a framework to help all of our employees understand the different behaviours that we expect to be demonstrated across the organisation on a day-to-day basis.

Some of our awards and accreditations

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Benefits for colleagues

We know we need to provide a great working environment to attract the best people
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Diversity and inclusion

Diversity and inclusion is at the heart of what we do and one of our core values
West Ham Lane office

Where we work

Our head office is in the heart of Stratford, London. But we work across the country