Salary: £ 2,500 per annum
Location: London Borough of Croydon
Closing Date: 31st January 2023
Interviews: 15th & 16th February 2023 – online
Eldon Housing Association was established in 1981 and specialises in the provision of housing for older people, our sheltered and extra care housing schemes are in the London Borough of Croydon and West Sussex. We also provide Facilities Management services to 3 London Borough of Croydon Residential Care Homes/Day Centres.
As part of our Board succession plan, we are looking for new Board Members with experience and knowledge to help us shape and take forward our exciting plans for Eldon. We are looking for a broad range of Strategic Leadership, Management, Risk and Audit, Care & Support sector and commercial experience to help lead our continued organic growth. Equally important is our focus on customers, as we respond to the challenges facing our sector and the requirements outlined in the Social Housing White Paper.
We are particularly interested in candidates with strategic experience in one or more of the following areas:
- Care & Support
- Commercial Growth/Development
The time commitment for this role is 6 meetings a year, plus an AGM and a Saturday Away Day.
We currently hold a mix of in-person and virtual meetings. Meetings are normally held on Thursdays with virtual meetings starting at 5.00pm and in-person meetings, held in Croydon, starting at 5.30pm.
Our ideal applicant would be someone with an awareness of, and interest in, issues affecting the housing sector and older people. A full induction programme will be provided.
We are looking for Board Members who share our values and vision for the future to help transform our aspirations into reality. We are also particularly keen to have a Board that includes people from a range of backgrounds and different life experiences, who support our commitment to equality and diversity. Ideally, we are looking for Board members who live within a 20-mile radius of our Head Office in Kenley, Surrey.
In return, Board Members will be part of a team of dedicated people who have a wide range of knowledge and skills to share.
The Role Description and Person Specification are available from our Chair – Hony Premlal.
To apply: please forward an up-to-date CV and a brief supporting statement explaining why you are interested in the role and what you feel you could bring to Eldon Housing’s Board (please no longer than 2 pages). Please forward to our Chair, Hony Premlal, at email@example.com no later than 31st January 2023.
If you would like to have an informal discussion about Eldon Housing and the role of our Board Members please contact our Chair, Hony Premlal, on 07738 545131