Home Group Limited
Home Group Limited
We’re a housing association, social enterprise and charity with a turnover of over £420m and one of the UK’s largest providers of high quality housing and integrated housing, health and social care.

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Top job! Director for Scotland

  • Full time
  • £100,000 – £120,000
  • Glasgow, Edinburgh or Dundee (Hybrid)
  • Closing 18th March 2024

Are you ready to make a lasting impact in Scotland's housing landscape? Home Group, one of the UK's largest providers of high-quality housing and integrated health and social care, is seeking an exceptional individual to join us as Director for Scotland. At Home Group, we are driven by a mission to build homes, independence, and aspirations. With a turnover exceeding £367 million and housing over 113,000 people annually across England and Scotland, we have a proud history dating back to 1935. We've grown into one of the largest organizations of our kind while maintaining a strong commitment to Scotland and the wider UK.

As Director for Scotland, you will hold overall responsibility for all our operations in Scotland, ensuring the quality provision of our homes and services. You will play a pivotal role in shaping the strategic direction of our operations in Scotland and will work closely with the Home Group HQ to ensure this direction is aligned with the rest of the organisation. Reporting to the Executive Director of Operations, you will provide clear, creative leadership, working closely with our Home Scotland Board and colleagues to deliver our ambitious targets. Your responsibilities will encompass governance, strategic planning, stakeholder engagement, and ensuring regulatory compliance. The Director for Scotland will be successful in running a large region of a complex organisation while keeping our customers at the heart of everything we do.

We're seeking a dynamic leader with a track record of success in large, complex organizations. You'll need to be agile, collaborative, and adept at navigating change in a fast-paced environment. Experience in housing management, regulatory compliance, and strategic planning within the Scottish context will be highly advantageous. We are open to those making the move into the housing sector for the first time, however candidates must strongly evidence transferability and interest.

At Home Group, we value diversity, inclusion, and equality. We're committed to creating a supportive, inclusive environment where everyone can thrive. As such, we encourage applications from individuals from diverse backgrounds, including those from Minority Ethnic or Multicultural backgrounds, the LGBTQ+ community, and individuals with disabilities, and the recruitment process can be adapted to accommodate any particular needs.

Joining Home Group means more than just a job – it's an opportunity to make a meaningful difference in people's lives. In return for your talent and dedication, we offer a competitive salary, car allowance, comprehensive benefits package, and opportunities for career advancement. If you're ready to take the next step in your career and make a real difference in Scotland's housing sector, we want to hear from you.

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Board Member - Scotland

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Baillieston, Glasgow
  • Closing 30th June 2023

Are you passionate about making a real and positive difference to people’s lives and their communities?

Would you like to play a part in shaping the future of social housing in Scotland?

If so, we’d love to hear from you!

Home Scotland is looking for up to three new Board Members to join our Home Scotland Board, to bring varied viewpoints, skills and experience to support and enrich our work.

Home Scotland is an established and respected housing association with a strong mission and social purpose. We operate and manage more than 5000 homes in Scotland, supporting around 15000 customers. We have a strong presence in Dundee, Glasgow, Dumfries and Galloway, and Edinburgh as well as properties in Fife and West Lothian.

We have a long and proud track record of developing and investing in social housing in Scotland and are part of Home Group, one of the UK’s largest providers of housing, care and support.

Home Scotland has a dedicated Board who set the strategic direction and oversee the operation of our services in Scotland. We are regulated by the Scottish Housing Regulator and the Home Scotland Board is responsible for ensuring we comply fully with our regulatory and statutory obligations.

We have agreed our strategic priorities for the coming years and are now focussed on realising our ambition to enhance the services and support we provide to our customers and communities; develop and invest in new homes, and contribute to Scotland’s journey to net zero.

This is an exciting opportunity to play a part in the leadership and governance of Home Scotland as we take forward ambitious plans for the future.

We encourage diversity of thought and experience on our board 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:

  • Community support and development
  • Environmental sustainability and net zero
  • Customer service and engagement
  • Equality, diversity and inclusion
  • Construction and asset management
  • Health and safety
  • Data and digital
  • Strategy and governance

You bring

  • The skills and experience to help lead an ambitious, innovative and values-led housing association
  • Some knowledge or experience of the social housing environment in Scotland
  • 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 Board Members and Executive teams

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+.

Post Details

  • While these positions are unpaid, you'll be able to claim for all reasonable expenses you might incur on Home Scotland board business. We'll make sure you are not out of pocket for picking up this opportunity.
  • Once appointed we'll build a specific induction and development programme, tailored to your professional and personal development needs.
  • You will need to commit to 1-2 days per month which includes attendance at both in person and virtual meetings
  • We ask for a minimum commitment of at least 2 years.
  • You’ll need an Enhanced DBS check, that we pay for.