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Harrison Housing – Trustee

Jul 7, 2021

Closing on: Aug 8, 2021

Inclusive Boards are delighted to be supporting Harrison Housing in their search for a new Trustee.

Harrison Housing aims to provide and maintain high quality housing and support for older people of limited means in London. Currently, Harrison Housing manages, on its own account and on behalf of other Almshouse Charities, housing schemes in Camden, Herne Hill, Hounslow, Waltham Abbey, West Hackney and Vauxhall – a total of over 130 owned and managed flats.
The Harrison Housing Board are actively seeking to diversify their current membership and are committed to increasing diversity and inclusion within their organisation and the wider housing sector.

Key Activities
To provide advice on and oversight on all aspects of the operation and development of the charity and provide informed views on:

  • Effective ways of maintaining the wellbeing of their residents, ensuring this remains their highest priority.
  • Development opportunities within and outside our current estate.
  • Standards related to regulatory compliance and risk management.

Skills
This is a really interesting time to join Harrison Housing. They are seeking a Trustee with skills in any ONE of the following areas:

  • Development or construction expertise.
  • General Finance, desirable though not essential from the social housing or charity sectors.

Harrison Housing are particularly interested in hearing from candidates with experience of living in Social Housing

Time Commitment – 4 board meetings per annum, including full preparation, there will also be a number of ad hoc meetings during the year. The anticipated time commitment is half a day per month.

The recruitment process is being undertaken by Inclusive Boards on behalf of Harrison Housing.  If you wish to apply for this position, please supply a detailed CV and a supporting statement (maximum 2 sides) highlighting your suitability for the role and how you meet the person specification. Please note that the statement explaining your suitability is an important part of your application and you will not be considered without both.

For an informal conversation before applying please contact Inclusive Boards on 0207 267 8369 to arrange a call.

Should you choose to apply, as part of Inclusive Boards’ continuing efforts to promote diversity, please fill out our DIVERSITY MONITORING FORM This in no way affects your application to Harrison Housing

Please click on the below links to read the candidate pack. A PDF and a word version in larger print are below.

DOWNLOAD CANDIDATE PACK    Download Word Pack (Large font)

 

Sector: Housing
Role Type: Trustee
Company: Harrison Housing

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