9 October 2023
Danni Leadbetter joined Orbit as a 17-year-old apprentice in the Income Team. Nearly 10 years later Danni has been able to diversify her career, making the most of the opportunities, training and professional development that Orbit offers to colleagues to become a Digital Content Officer, helping to ensure that customers have good interactions with Orbit via its digital channels. We asked Danni to tell us more about her career journey so far.
22 September 2023
A new team of Community Connectors is helping Orbit customers to access free services that help them to maintain their tenancies and personal wellbeing.
3 April 2023
Leanne Lam joined Orbit in 2021 knowing that she wanted to work in a role that allowed her to do more for the planet and the people within it.
2 February 2023
After joining Orbit as a Customer Service Advisor in our Customer Service Centre (CSC), Rachael Moseley has progressed to become a Tenancy Management Triage Senior, supporting customers to independently manage their tenancies. We asked Rachael to tell us more about her role and how Orbit has supported her development.
16 January 2023
Senior Technical Co-ordinator for Orbit Homes and British Army Reservist, Tim Linnell shares his experience of combining military commitments with his role.
25 October 2022
After joining Orbit as a Development Assistant, Kimberley Prebble has progressed to become a Project Manager for the Customer Safety Team. We asked Kimberley to tell us more about how Orbit has supported her development.
29 September 2022
After being employed by another organisation as a carer, Sian joined Orbit as an Independent Living Scheme Officer working in one of Orbit’s extra care schemes and says she loves brightening up the days of the residents who live there.
6 July 2022
Following her recent shortlisting in the HQN Housing’s Next Generation Award 2022, we asked Gemma Brookes to tell us more about her role at Orbit and aspirations for the future.
28 January 2022
The pandemic has had a major impact on the mental health of millions of employees, but for people working in construction, the stresses of the last few months have been felt particularly acutely.
19 August 2021
For people like 39-year-old Simon Ozolins, Finance Apprentice at Orbit, an apprenticeship has offered the perfect route into a change of career.
12 August 2021
We asked Jo Hughes, Internal Auditor, to tell us about her qualification journey to become a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) at the same time as carrying out a full-time job role.
18 May 2021
We’re committed to helping our people be at their best by developing their skills and knowledge. Did you know that Orbit can offer funding to support you build your career by gaining a professional qualification relevant to your role?
Head of Property Management, Greg Birch, recently undertook such a qualification using Orbit’s offer, and is sharing his experience with us…
9 Feb 2021
Dan Brown MBE won a gold medal in rowing at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Paralympic Games and is now re-training as a plumbing and heating engineer by completing his apprenticeship with Fortem, who carry out repairs and maintenance on Orbit’s homes in and around Stratford-upon-Avon in Warwickshire.
26 Jan 2021
Today we would like to mark the achievements of our employees and our Apprentices who have successfully completed an Apprenticeship qualification over the past few months with one of our recognised training providers.
21 Jan 2021
We’ve asked our Apprentices to describe their overall experience at Orbit and how the support we've offered has helped them secure permanent roles and improve their confidence.
29 Sept 2020
We’ve asked our Apprentices to describe how the past few months have been for them from adapting to a new agile working environment to overcoming challenges and celebrating team success over a very difficult time for any employee.
20 Dec 2019
Dan Reeve, Finance Apprentice at our Garden Court office, began his career with Orbit as a work experience student. Here he shares what you can expect during (and beyond!) your work placement with us.
10 Dec 2019
Kloi Zylai, HR Co-ordinator at our Garden Court office, began her career with Orbit as a work experience student. Here she shares what you can expect during (and beyond!) your work placement with us.