Awards & Recognition
Housing Rights is committed to providing the best possible service to our clients, customers and staff. Here are some of the awards we've received in the last few years.
Housing Rights won the Support and Care team category at the Housing Heroes Awards ceremony held in Manchester. This awards scheme aims to ensure those 'unsung heroes' of the housing world are recognised and rewarded for their contribution in making housing such a vibrant and caring sector.
Investors in People provide a framework to help organisations improve their business performance by investing in its people. We are committed to providing a working environment that encourages our people to grow and develop. We have held the Investors in People quality mark for over 10 years.
Lexcel is the Law Society's practice management standard. Our status as a Lexcel accredited legal advice practice means that clients can expect that their cases and files are managed in accordance with best practice. Our Lexcel accreditation is reviewed annually by an external assessor.
Housing Rights Service were delighted to have been highly commended in the "Workplace Excellence" category of the Irish News Workplace & Employment Awards 2013.
This award was given to Sarah Corrigan, Housing Rights Service Trainee Solicitor, for bringing new ideas, enthusiasm and commitment to her position and the organisation, regenerating her role into much more than what was set out in the job description.
EFQM is designed to recognise organisations that have achieved an outstanding level of sustainable excellence, based on assessment against the EFQM Excellence Model. Its helps organisations in their drive towards being more competitive, measure where they are on the path to excellence and help them to understand the gaps; and then stimulate solutions.
Housing Rights Service received the "Customer Service Excellence" Award at the Chartered Institute of Housing Northern Ireland 2012 awards. This award recognises teams working in the housing sector who have demonstrated excellence in customer service delivery.
Brenda Parker, Housing Advice Development Worker with Housing Rights Service was named "Inspirational Colleague of the year" at the inaugural Chartered Institute of Housing NI awards in February 2010. Brenda has been highly praised by her colleagues in Housing Rights Service, the staff she works in partnership with in the Northern Ireland Prison Service and the vulnerable clients she deals with.