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Independent Committee Members

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Independent Committee Member

Part Time commitment of 6-8 meetings per year

Meetings are held in person in Newcastle upon Tyne generally in the afternoons.  

Remuneration of £3000 per annum plus expenses for travel and or accommodation

Home, a place where you belong

Are you passionate about making a real and positive difference to people’s lives and their communities? Do you want to develop your expertise and progress into future board roles? 

At Home Group, our committees are at the heart of key decisions that underpin our strong and ambitious business plan and feed straight into our respective boards. We are looking for enthusiastic and experienced individuals to join our committees and support our journey towards excellence in governance and assurance. This is a fantastic opportunity to play a part in the leadership and governance of Home Group and develop your skills towards future board roles.

How you’ll get involved  

  • Attending committee meetings and contributing to discussions with your insights and expertise.
  • Reviewing and analysing reports related to the organisation's governance, financial, and operational management.
  • Providing expert opinion, analysis, and advice to enhance decision-making processes.
  • Engaging in constructive challenges to existing practices and proposing innovative solutions.
  • Collaborating with committee members and the executive team to drive strategic priorities.
  • Participating in training sessions and staying updated on relevant sector developments.

We encourage diversity of thought and experience on our committee and boards and are keen to hear from people from a range of backgrounds and experiences who share our values and want to make a difference.

At this time, we are particularly, though not exclusively, interested to hear from individuals with experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Development or Construction
  • Health and Safety
  • Clinical Governance
  • Financial Governance or Social Housing Finance Governance

You bring

  • Proven experience in leadership, management, or regulatory roles in relevant sectors.
  • The skills and experience to help lead an ambitious, innovative and values-led housing association
  • Proven ability to work at a strategic level, think creatively and challenge constructively through the application of your knowledge and experience
  • Integrity and independent judgement alongside a commitment to the highest standards of corporate governance
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to build relationships and work collaboratively with other Committee Members, Board Members and Executive teams
  • Enthusiasm and a desire to make a real difference to the lives of people in our communities.

A place where you belong

To strengthen the diversity of our Board, we are especially keen to encourage your application, if you are from a Multicultural background, are disabled or identify as LGBTQ+. Do let us know if there is anything we can do to help you shine in our process or make any reasonable adjustments to support your application.

Post Details

  • Pay of £3,000 per annum, and additional out of pocket expenses including travel and or accommodation
  • Commitment of between 6 and 8 in person committee meetings per year in Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Meetings are mostly during working hours in the afternoons.
  • Once appointed we'll build a specific induction and development programme, tailored to your professional and personal development needs
  • We ask for a minimum commitment of at least 2 years
  • You’ll need an Enhanced DBS check, that we pay for 

Additional information and how to apply  

For more information, please check out our Independent Committee Member briefing pack. To apply please send your CV and a cover letter detailing how you meet the specifications for our role to, and also reach out to us on that address if you’d like to arrange a chat to learn more before you apply.  

Work Locations: Newcastle upon Tyne (Strawberry Lane), One Strawberry Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4BX
Closing Date: 01.Jul.24, 11:59:00 PM


What makes us, us

Building the homes Britain needs
We're working with the best in the business to build the right homes in the right places.

Providing great housing
We're flexible and provide great housing from our affordable rent to our lovely Persona homes which are shaking up the new build market.

Caring for our customers
We're proud to work with key partners to deliver health, social care and housing.

A special place to work
We're a special place to work and we support and develop our brilliant colleagues.

To learn more about what makes us, us, please visit our About Us page.


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Company info
Home Group Limited
One Strawberry Lane
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear
United Kingdom

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