Voluntary Management Board Members



ng homes is a leading community-based Housing Association that provides housing and support services to almost 7,000 tenants and owners within North Glasgow. The Association is a registered social landlord and is regulated by the Scottish Housing Regulator. Our customers are at the heart of our business, we are accredited with the Customer Service Excellence award and we strive to deliver a first-class service in all that we do.

Our vision is to create a community where people can flourish and prosper. To support us in achieving this and as part of our focus on succession planning, we are now looking for enthusiastic and committed people who share our passion for the community to join our voluntary management Board.

As a Board member at ng homes you will be part of a team that is responsible for the overall strategic direction of the business together with ultimate control of corporate governance and financial management. In this role you will also have the opportunity to help shape the future of the services we provide for our tenants, residents and other customers in the North Glasgow community.

The Association has a dedicated and committed staff team and we are recognised with Investors in People and Investors in Young People at gold level together with the Investors in People Health & Wellbeing Award. The Board works closely with the Association’s Chief Executive and the senior management team in setting and achieving the Association’s aims and objectives.

This role will provide you with the opportunity for personal and professional development. At ng homes, you will learn about the wide range of activities undertaken within a progressive, customer focused organisation operating within the Scottish housing sector and you will be able to use and develop a wide range of skills, knowledge and experience.

We aim to ensure that our voluntary management Board is representative of the community we serve and applications are welcome from all. We would particularly welcome applicants with a proven track record in community action and /or skills, knowledge and experience in the following areas: housing/asset management, finance, corporate governance, business management, property maintenance, human resources, risk management, health, safety & wellbeing, law, IT or data protection.

This is a voluntary unpaid position however appropriate expenses can be paid in line with the Association’s Payments and Benefits Policy. You would be expected to prepare for, attend and contribute to evening Board meetings, take part in training sessions, and participate in additional Sub-Committee meetings. New Board members will receive a comprehensive induction together with ongoing training and support to assist them in their role.

Board meetings are currently conducted remotely using Microsoft Teams and you would be supplied with the appropriate IT equipment (iPad) and training.

If you are interested and would like to learn more about this opportunity please email Tony Sweeney, Director of Corporate Services at tsweeney@nghomes.net to register your interest or call Tony on 0141 630 4269 for an informal discussion.

The closing date for initial responses is 25 June 2021.