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Vacancy for Tenant Board Member


TENANT BOARD MEMBER Non-Executive (1 vacancy)
£3,005 per annum plus expenses and training opportunities

We’re looking for a Leeds Federated customer to join our Board of Management. You can apply if  if you currently rent one of our homes, or have bought one of our Shared Ownership properties.

Social housing is dealing with the biggest changes to the way it operates in a generation. The Board is at the forefront of addressing those challenges at Leeds Fed, and has set a clear direction aimed at supporting tenants, improving homes and building more homes in Leeds and Yorkshire.

We want people who are passionate about making a contribution and are able to embrace our vision of ‘Building futures together’ with tenants, partners and stakeholders.

As a Board member you will contribute at a strategic level across the business, enjoying good honest discussions at meetings. There will be opportunities for you to learn about new areas of work, to develop new skills and be part of a team which is passionate about the communities it serves.

The Board meets usually early evening approx. 7 times a year with additional operations, audit and risk, and governance committee meetings. Your expected contribution will be approx. 15 days per annum.

If you wish to have an informal discussion about the role, please contact Jill Hellings on 0113 3861090 or Joanne Gardner on 0113 3861030.

To apply, please complete the application form and email to joanne.gardner@lfha.co.uk or post it to Joanne Gardner, Leeds Federated Housing Association, Arthington House, 30 Westfield Road, Leeds LS3 1DE. Closing date for applications is noon on Monday 3rd April 2017.   Interviews will take place on Friday 5th May 201.

There is a Board meeting on 19 July and the successful applicant will be invited to attend this meeting as an observer prior to being appointed to the Board at the Annual General Meeting in September.

For an application pack please contact joanne.gardner@lfha.co.uk 0113 3861030 or jill.hellings@lfha.co.uk 0113 3861090.

You can download more information about the role and an application form below. 

Application form

Role description

Skills and competencies