Apr 232020

Chair - Housing Plus Group

Recruiter: Housing Plus Group
Location: Shropshire and Staffordshire
Salary: Remunerated
Posted: 16 Apr 2020
Closes: 11 May 2020
Ref: GSe64538
Position/Level: Board
Responsibilities: Business Development, Operations, Risk / Compliance, Strategy
Sector: Not for Profit / Charity
Contract Type: Contract / Interim
Language: English

Housing Plus Group is a Charitable Community Benefit Society providing homes and a range of care services across Shropshire and Staffordshire. As one of the largest housing providers in the area, we manage 18,000 homes, have an annual turnover of almost £100m and employ more than 800 people. Following our merger with Stafford and Rural Homes last year it’s an exciting and very positive time for us as we have created a new housing, care and property group which has considerable influence and potential.

Investing in our communities and our people remains a key priority and by 2023 we will have started work on 2,000 new homes, increased our apprentices to 100 and grown our care business by one third, whilst ensuring that we achieve the highest standards of property compliance and service delivery. Our new Corporate plan is focussed on ‘Making a Positive Difference to Homes, Lives and Communities’; ensuring that these objectives are supported by a strong and resilient Group of companies.

We are now looking for an exceptional and inspirational Chair who will bring to us a blend of professional and strategic skills to lead our Board and ensure that we achieve our many ambitions. With experience of a regulated environment, you’ll appreciate our desire to balance running a group of commercial businesses; to support thriving neighbourhoods and the importance of the positive changes and growth plans we’re actively delivering. As our new Chair, you’ll demonstrate considerable energy, a focus on high-performance and a determination to ensure that we provide the best possible outcomes for our communities.

If you’re passionate about our vision, share our ambitions and can bring strong leadership and commercial credentials to our Board, then please click on the 'Continue to full details and application' link for further information. For a confidential conversation, please call our advising consultants at GatenbySanderson: Simon Wing on 0207 426 3976 and Nick Roberts on 07393 013697.

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How To Apply

To apply for this role, please submit an up to date copy of your CV, along with a Supporting Statement that addresses the criteria set out in the person specification, using examples to demonstrate how you meet the essential requirements. Please provide your home, work, mobile and email contact details and let us know of any dates when you are not available or where you may have difficulty with the indicative timetable. You should also provide the names, positions, organisations and contact details for two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer. If you do not wish us to approach your referees without your prior permission, please state this clearly.

Once you have submitted your application, you will receive an automated email to confirm that you have applied. If you do not receive this email, please make contact with GatenbySanderson.

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Closing date: Monday 11th May at 9am

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