Job Description

Board Members – Trust Housing Association.

Closing Date 12:00 noon Monday 10th May 2021

Full details & how to apply: Pack

We are proud to be a national and forward-thinking social landlord, with over 3,600 homes across the length and breadth of Scotland. We are also one of Scotland’s largest housing, care, and support providers for older people. Our story and culture have been enriched through growth with like-minded people, most recently our partnership with Wishaw & District Housing. Our positive and inclusive culture is recognised externally by our Investors in People ‘Gold’ and ‘Leaders in Diversity’ accreditations.

For nearly 50 years, Trust has evolved. And so it continues today, as we ready ourselves to meet the housing, health, economic and climate challenges of our time, with a new 3 -year strategy – The Time is Now – driven by the demands of our customers and the society we serve at its heart.

Our 3 key strategic themes:

Time to be Bold. Time to Grow. Time to go Green.

Our customers and empowered frontline teams will be at the centre of a growing business that is striving for 10/10 experiences that feel personal and effortless. We will be accelerating our investment in enabling technology to modernise our services and ways of working. Driven by data, a learning culture, best practice and service design, our focus will be on seamless delivery, customer relationships and personalised solutions.

We are investing in a future that keeps us at the leading edge of what we do, responding to the opportunities in front of us. Through growth and leaner operations, we will secure our ability to keep rents affordable whilst investing in the standards of our services and homes. We are on a journey to Net Zero by 2045. We want to be solving climate problems, not contributing to them.

Board Member Recruitment

Trust Board are welcoming applications from enthusiastic and skilled leaders in their field, who are seeking an opportunity to contribute to a successful, dynamic and people-centred organisation. If you share in our values and have the time and expertise to support us in our efforts, as a sector leading organisation, to make a difference to people’s lives, we would love to hear from you.

6 x Board Meetings per year, currently held virtually by Microsoft Teams

Good digital skills desirable. Landline call in option available.

John Burke, Chair of Trust Board: “Board Members are responsible for the overall governance, financial wellbeing, and strategic direction of Trust. Safeguarding the interests of current and future tenants is at the heart of what we do.”

We are looking for people who have, or have held, senior positions in:

Legal Services, Finance, Strategic IT, Strategic HR, Commercial Roles, Health, Care & Social Housing.

Interviews will take place early June 2021

Successful applicants will be recommended for election at the AGM in September 2021

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to Claire Mottram, (PA to Chief Executive / Company Secretary) by email or post: 12 New Mart Road, Edinburgh, EH14 1RL. For queries relating to this advert, please contact Claire directly on T. 0131 444 4980.

Registered Scottish Charity No. SC009086