Jan 092021
Ability – Non-Executive Director

Non-Executive Director - Ability

Recruiter: Page Executive
Location: Staines
Salary: unremunerated
Posted: 07 Jan 2021
Closes: 21 Jan 2021
Position/Level: Director
Responsibilities: Executive Management
Sector: Property
Contract Type: Permanent
Language: English

Ability Housing Association

Ability provides housing, care and support services for people who want to live more independently. They have two operating divisions - Ability Housing and Ability Care & Support. These provide services to more than 1,000 people with learning disabilities, mental health needs, physical or sensory impairments, in London and southern England.

Ability are a financially secure and ambitious organisation, having taken the decision to remain independent they are looking to grow their care and support services and deliver high quality accessible homes enabling people with disabilities to live independent lives. They are looking to appoint several new Non-Executive Directors as some of their current members are due to complete their terms later this year.

Job Description

Ability is currently going through a period of significant change, they have a new leadership team in place and over the past twelve months have reviewed and implemented new structures, systems and processes. Their future strategy is based upon maximising efficiency to ensure they can develop new services, increasing impact and reach with residents at the heart of everything they do.

The Successful Applicant

Ability are looking for an individual who has worked at a senior level within social housing with an assets or repairs and maintenance background. Who would be able to work closely with the board and the Executive to advise them on their operational strategy going forward.

They are also looking for individuals with a finance background, who have experience in the housing sector and understand the sectors regulator. Being able to easily identify what good governance and compliance looks like and the potential opportunities or challenges that might present themselves in the future.

It is not a necessity for the future board members to have any Non-Executive Director experience, Ability are looking for your operational expertise to advise and work with them to help guide the organisation through its next phase of evolution.

What's on Offer

  • Unremunerated (expenses reimbursed)
  • Time Commitment - 8-10 days pa (including preparation)
  • Closing date - 22nd January 2021


Elizabeth Campion
Quote job ref: JN-122020-1993790
+44 207 269 2173

non-executive director

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