Board Members

Job Title: Board Members
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Telford
Salary: £3,000 / £6,500
Job Published: April 17, 2020 13:52

Job Description

The Wrekin Housing Group is at the forefront of making a difference to people’s lives. We are a socially minded housing association in the West Midlands with 13,500 homes for social and affordable rent, and shared ownership, across Telford & Wrekin, Shropshire and Staffordshire. We are also an innovative and well recognised provider of care. 

We are an ambitious organisation with plans to grow our housing provision up to 16,000 homes by 2025, we will also continue to excel in dementia care and the support of adults with learning difficulties.   Generating social value is a key pillar of our activity, we thrive on benefitting communities and individuals through opportunities and investment.  Our people enable us to deliver outstanding care and housing services. Every member of the team matters so we are investing in our people and the systems they use, to improve quality and choice across the organisation. 

Award-winning repairs, development and housing teams underpin our housing services. Our renowned same day repairs service drives satisfaction with customers who live in high standard homes. Our care services are rated ‘Good’ across the board, with one ‘Outstanding’ CQC rating, an outcome driven by astounding and passionate colleagues.  We work in partnership with residents and service users, involving them in decisions about our business. This enables us to continuously improve performance and make sure that Wrekin keeps, and stays, ahead.

We are looking for:

  • A Group Board member with substantial finance, accounting and treasury management experience who will also be  a member of our Finance & Investment and Audit & Assurance Committees (£6,500)
  • An Independent Board member with substantial experience in audit, compliance, governance and risk to become a member of our Audit & Assurance Committee (£3,000)

A background in housing and/or the care sector would be an advantage.

The closing date for applications for both roles is noon on 14th May 2020. Interviews will take place via Teams on 27th and 29th May 2020.