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Wishaw and District Housing Association – Vacancy for Volunteer Board Members

Wishaw and District Housing Association is a non-profit making registered social landlord operating within defined boundaries in Wishaw and surrounding areas. Our primary aim is to provide quality, affordable homes for rent.

We currently own 977 houses, co-own a further 47 and factor 372 in the following areas: Central Wishaw, Cambusnethan, Coltness, Pather, Craigneuk, Flemington, Muirhouse, Netherton, Newmains, Shotts and Harthill. Wishaw & District Housing Association is currently in High Engagement with the Scottish Housing Regulator due to concerns in respect of Governance and Financial Risks. The Regulation Plan of March 2017  highlighted that Wishaw & District HA needs to strengthen its financial planning, governance and risk management and currently has 5 appointees and a Statutory Manager in place. Wishaw & District HA are working with the Scottish Housing  Regulator to address the issues highlighted in the Regulation Plan.

We are currently  looking to recruit new volunteer member to our Board of Directors.  We currently have 10 volunteer members on our Board of Directors and would welcome applications from individuals who may have either :-

  • Governance experience.
  • Finance experience.
  • Risk Management Experience
  • Business experience.
  • Experience of working on a voluntary committee.
  • Housing Development
  • Human Resources.

We have 10 scheduled meetings annually (generally the 4th Tuesday each month)and additional training sessions throughout the year.

If you are interested in applying for this voluntary position, please contact the office by telephone 01698-377200, by text message 07529-777345 or by email assoc@wishawdha.org.uk and an application pack will be sent to you.

If you would like an informal discussion regarding this please contact Niall Gordon /  David Jepson

The closing date for applications  is 12 noon on Friday 16th June 2017 .

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