Membership that works

Technical expertise

As leaders in social housing maintenance, we strive to help our members achieve the very highest levels of technical expertise.

Inspiring excellence

We work with members to enhance knowledge and skills, seek new and innovative ways of working and build technical expertise, all with the aim of delivering excellent customer services.

Membership benefits

As the UK’s only membership group dedicated to supporting social housing maintenance professionals, you will be joining an engaged membership that connects regularly through regional seminars and webinars, designed to deliver practical online solutions.

Speaking for the sector

We represent our members’ views nationally, giving you the opportunity to have your say in future decision-making, to drive up sector standards across quality and compliance, value for money, economic impact and environmental sustainability.

Vision

To advance excellence in social housing maintenance by responding positively to change and exploring new and innovative ways to deliver our services.

Training & Events

Webinar

This online seminar will examine the current challenges around upskilling and developing the DLO workforce. Speakers include: Mark Coogan, Head of Repairs and Maintenance at St Leger Homes, an award-winning company providing housing services to around 20,000 homes across Doncaster.   Steve Muscroft, Senior Product Developer at NOCN Group, an educational body specialising in productivity and committed to working for a better future for UK construction.   Tony Bird, UK&I Director of Property Services at Hays, world-leading specialists in recruitment and workforce solutions.   Laurence Stone of CITB, aka the Construction Industry Training Board, which works to engage decision-makers, influence policy, and build dynamic partnerships across government, business and communities.  Dan Riley, Founder and CEO of Spearhead Interactive, who will provide a progress update on the brand-new Direct Works App. To secure your tickets, click here: Direct Works: The importance of recruitment, retention and upskilling

Awards & Conference

More information to follow. Email marketing@direct-works.co.uk to register your interest.