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Thursday, October 11th, 2018

Non-executive board member vacancies (2) – Solihull Care Housing Association

The Solihull Care Housing Association Limited (SCHA)

2 x Non-executive Board member vacancies

SCHA is a local social housing group providing rented, shared ownership and retirement homes within the borough of Solihull for vulnerable people with a range of (special) needs including frail elderly persons, people who have learning disabilities and people with mental health needs.

We take care of our affordable homes, invest in creating strong and successful communities and provide services that make a difference to the lives of over 150 people.  Our vision is to deliver the best support to our residents and work effectively with partners to help people to live well in their communities.

Our Board is key in ensuring we deliver our business plan objectives and remain fit-for-purpose for the future.

At this exciting time, we wish to recruit two new board members who can bring a blend of professional and strategic skills to help us strengthen some key areas of expertise and achieve our goal of making a real difference to peoples’ lives.

We encourage applications from a variety of backgrounds including housing, community, finance, social care and customer service.

Applicants will need to demonstrate:

  • Empathy with our values and objectives
  • A good understanding of the non-executive role
  • A commitment to high standards in governance
  • Good listening and communication skills
  • A passion for ensuring high standards of customer service
  • A good understanding of financial planning and budgetary control
  • A commitment to equality and diversity

In return, we offer the opportunity to join a highly committed Board and a passionate workforce that has a positive impact in the communities we serve.

These are voluntary unpaid posts and require a commitment being made to attend six day-time Board meetings a year (normally of max two hours duration on a Friday morning) and other occasional events relating to the work of the Association.

For background information on the Association, please visit our website – www.scha.org.uk

For an informal discussion about the role of SCHA Board Members, please contact our General Manager, Gurdev Singh T 0121 745 4281  M 07970 043123 e mail gurdevsingh@scha.org.uk