Chair

Recruiter
Location
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Salary
Reasonable Expenses Paid
Posted
10 Jan 2018
Closes
12 Mar 2018
Seniority
Chair
Hours
Part Time
Organisation Type
Charity

Leazes Homes is a charitable company limited by guarantee and is registered at Companies House and with the Charity Commission. We are a Registered Provider of Housing and a Homes and Communities Agency Investment Partner.

Leazes Homes is based in Newcastle upon Tyne and currently has around 750 units of accommodation with a number of units under development, many of which provide homes for people with care and support needs. 

In October 2018 our current Chair’s third term of office will come to an end and we need to recruit a new Chair who will also be a Trustee of the charity.

Our Board of eight Trustees is responsible for ensuring good governance, providing clear direction, and maximising the impact we have in delivering our charitable objects. The Chair will play a pivotal role in ensuring that the Board operates effectively.

The successful candidate will be used to operating at a strategic level and have governance and leadership experience. We would particularly welcome applicants with experience of operating as a director and with a professional background in, finance, business management or business development.

Further information

The positions are unremunerated (reasonable expenses paid) and there are six board meetings per year.

If this challenge appeals to you and you share our enthusiasm and passion for providing housing for people in need, then we are keen to hear from you.

For more information please visit our website at https://www.leazeshomes.org.uk or contact Jon Mitford on 0191 278 8718.

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter by clicking the Apply button on this page, completing your covering letter and attaching your CV. Your application will automatically be sent to: 

Jon Mitford

Managing Director

Leazes Homes Limited

Jubilee Court

Kenton Road

Newcastle upon Tyne

NE3 3BW

The deadline for applications is 12 noon on the 12th March 2018.