No.376 28 November 2016




28 November 2016

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Non-Executive Directors

North West

£6,000 pa

Trafford Housing Trust (THT) is a 9,000 unit North West based housing provider seeking to recruit

for two Non-Executive Directors.

THT are at an exciting time in their development as a business and are keen to seek people who

complement an already established team of Non-Executive Directors.

The Board is conscious of the changing needs and expectations of both current and potential

customers and therefore keen to recruit a customer expert who is able to link the Board’s strategic

direction to strategic customer issues.

In addition, a housing professional who has skills around the housing delivery would compliment the

boards understanding of housing policy and internal expertise on neighbourhood matters.

If you would like to contribute to the significant changes across Greater Manchester and the social

housing sector then please contact us at or contact our retained consultant

Kelly Shaw on 07900 363 803 or 020 3434 0990.

Closing Date: Tuesday 3 rd January 2017 (12 noon)

First Interviews: Thursday 12 th January 2017

Final Interviews: Wednesday 25 th January 2017

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Chief Executive

Up to £85k | London

Strong history, great future…

Ask around, you will find out that

we are a unique organisation and

so we know it is going to take a

special person to be our new

Chief Executive.

We deliver and manage affordable

housing in West London. In the

current environment you will

know both how challenging and

crucial this is. We make a material

difference to women’s lives. Our

housing enables women to bring

up their families, feel safe and

secure, make a difference in their

communities, and contribute to

the economy. So what we

do really matters.

We expect that it will matter

hugely to you as well. So you will

need to come to this role,

whatever your professional

background, with an unstinting

passion for enabling Women’s

Pioneer to continue to deliver

to its mission.

We have the drive, ambition and

resources for further growth and

need a leader to further galvanise

our talent and spirit. We have an

incredible legacy and while you

want to celebrate and respect

that, what we are especially

interested in, is where you will

take us in the future. It promises

to be rewarding so find out if this

is the leadership role for you, and

how you can make an impact

for us.

For an informal discussion,

please call Bill Barkworth on

020 3434 0990. A recruitment

pack is available at

Closing date is

19th December 2016

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c.£15k, Liverpool

Pride in Our Homes, Proud of Our Neighbourhoods

LMH is a strong organisation with a clear social remit to build homes and communities that we can be proud of. We have

successfully developed an operating model and a group structure to ensure that we are efficient and have the resources

to build better neighbourhoods, services and homes across Liverpool.

Look at the last 12 months. We invested almost f34m in new developments, next year it will be E39m. We built 166 new

homes and started work on a further 300 as we begin delivering a pipeline of 450 new homes per annum. We spent over

f4lm in improving our existing tenants' homes, and our Social Dividend Investment Fund continues to deliver a fantastic

range of training, employment, health, financial inclusion, youth engagement and digital inclusion projects which are

making a real difference to the quality of people's lives.

We have the appetite and ambition to do so much more.

We are looking for a new Chair to support us on our journey. Someone who has held a senior leadership role in a large

organisation, in an environment that is continually evolving and transforming. You will be an experienced non-executive

who sees leadership as a shared endeavour and operates at their best in an open and transparent culture.

If our ethos and approach appeals to you, please call Bill Barkworth on 07706 369 273 or Radojka Miljevic on

07989 608 380 for an initial and informal discussion. You can download a job pack from

Closing date: Wednesday 7 December 2016 at 12 noon


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Civitas Social Housing PLC

Business Development Executives

£competitive salary

Civitas is the first social housing focussed

Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) to be

listed on the London Stock Exchange with

proceeds of £350 million. Led by Paul Bridge

as CEO, investment was confirmed this

week as over-subscribed, and the organisation is already

working on a string of opportunities in the social housing sector

across England and Wales.

We are now looking to recruit the wider team, and whilst the

organisation is London based, location is flexible. Several

Director levels posts are available, requiring executive

experience and broad networks in the Registered Provider

world, particularly in property acquisition and business

development. One role will also require substantial

understanding of extra care and supported housing

acquisition. In addition, we are looking for an exceptional

candidate experienced in sector research and project delivery.

If you are interested in being part of the future, email to arrange an initial

conversation with Denise Kirkham.

For further information go to

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To express interest in these roles, please email a copy of your CV to stating the

job reference and title


Interim Director of Neighbourhood Experience - 430

Location: London

Client: Housing Association

Days per week: 4/5

Duration: 12 - 18 months

Daily rate: £500 - £600

Start Date: ASAP

Closing date: Monday 28th November at midday

Our client, a Housing Association in London is looking for an Interim Director of Neighbourhood Experience

– the purpose of the role is to be the business lead in fulfilling the organisations ambition to be a landlord of

Opportunity & Reward. The ideal candidate will have the following experience:

• Strong track record leading customer-led change

• Extensive experience of leading multi-disciplinary teams that operate to freedom with responsibility principles

• Great communication abilities to inform and influence at all levels

• An inspiring leader for employees and customers

• Strong track record in delivering positive and sustainable commercial & social partnerships &

• contracts

• Models digital entrepreneurial behaviours and ways of working

• Experience in housing, not for profit or social entrepreneur sectors

• Ability to solve strategic and operational organisational problems

• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal with great attention to detail

• Financially astute with strong commercial focus applied within a large organisation

• Strong organisational, time management and prioritisation skills

• Able to effectively blend on our social responsibilities and entrepreneurial ambitions.

For more information or to have a further conversation. Please send a copy of your CV to interim@ quoting reference number 430.

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To express interest in these roles, please email a copy of your CV to stating the

job reference and title


Interim Assistant Director Housing Management

Transformation - 431

Location: Midlands

Sector: Local Government

Days per week: 5

Duration: 12 months

Daily rate: £500 - £600

Start Date: December/ January

Closing date: Monday 28th November at midday

Our client (a local authority in the midlands) are looking for an Interim Assistant Director of Housing

Management Transformation.

The ideal candidate will have experience of operating at a Director or Assistant Director level within a Housing

Management setting. In addition candidates will have recent and high level transformation experience.

For more information or to have a further conversation.

Please send a copy of your CV to quoting reference number 431.

Campbell Tickell’s interim service

Looking for an interim to fill a senior role?

We have a strong pool

of experienced senior

interims, spanning a

range of specialisms

and functions. We can

help at short notice,

offer competitive

rates and provwide

an ongoing

support service.

Contact Gemma

Prescot, our new

head of interim



or call

020 3434 0990.

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APPOINTMENTS – Finance & Development

WECH is a resident controlled housing association which has opportunities for co-option to the

Board and onto the Finance & Risk Committee, the Staff Committee and/or the Social


Duration of posts:






One year initially with re-appointment annually.


Board meetings and committee meetings usually take place on

Wednesday evenings from 6pm for about two hours. Away days are held

at least once a year on a Saturday. There are 8 Board meetings per year.

Following selection

416 Harrow Road, London, W9 2HX.

Walterton & Elgin Community homes (WECH) is a successful resident controlled housing

association in Westminster which took ownership in 1992. It emerged from the struggle of

residents against the sale of their homes to private developers. It owns 641 homes and is a

beacon of how community ownership can not only revitalise the physical environment but also

create sustainable and inclusive communities from the bottom up.

WECH is seeking to co-opt two experts, one in development and the other in finance, to become

members of the WECH Board, which is made up of both tenants and leaseholders.

You will be joining WECH at a very interesting time as we are likely soon to embark on a major

scheme to build new facilities and add 43 homes to our stock at a cost of about £16.5m.

If you have the experience and would like to contribute at this exciting time in our development,

we would like to hear from you.

How to apply

For an application pack, please call Carmen Robertson, Central Services Manager at WECH on

020 7266 3347/6172 or email Details can also be found on If you would like any further information, please contact Andy

Watson, Chief Executive at the WECH Office on 0207 266 6174.

Closing date for applications is 28th November 2016.

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Board Members


Ashford Place is a well-established homelessness charity based

in North West London. We provide outreach, resettlement and

tenancy sustainment services to people who are disadvantaged

and marginalised. You can find out more about us at

We are now becoming a registered housing provider and want

to strengthen our board. We are seeking board members who

can contribute to our growth and sustainability. Your

professional background could be from any sector, but we are

especially interested in people with board or executive

experience in a housing association. A background in

governance, risk management or finance would be particularly


If you want to help us make a real difference to people’s lives in

tackling social isolation, homelessness, mental and physical

health, substance misuse and unemployment, we want to hear

from you. Please send your CV and a letter explaining your

interest, to John Doocey at

For an informal discussion, please call John on 020 8208 8596.

These roles are not remunerated but reasonable expenses will be


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one stop shop

Campbell Tickell is a multi-disciplinary management

consultancy focusing on housing, regeneration and social care.

Our team of highly experienced and committed consultants

work across the UK with housing associations, councils, ALMOs

and care providers. So whatever challenge you face, we can help.

Governance and corporate strategy

Financial and business planning

Interim/project management

Strategic asset management

Growth and development

Value for money reviews

PR and communications

Grouping and mergers

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