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Linstone Housing Association
17 Bridge Street

Tel for applications - 01505 382383

Email for applications - rcommon@linstone.co.uk

Contact for applications - Rachel Common


Management Committee Members

Linwood | Linstone Housing Association

Closing date

31st August 2019, at 5pm

Salary and Employment Details

Linstone Housing Association started in 1998 and currently has just under 1,600 properties across Renfrewshire, mainly in Linwood and Johnstone. We also provide estate management services to 2,300 owner occupiers and a factoring service to 480 owners.

Linstone’s 20-year vision is to be a successful, thriving and sustainable housing association - our priority is to provide excellent homes and services for our tenants and customers and to make a positive difference in our communities. Our core values are – to be Customer-focussed, Respectful, Inclusive and Sustainable.

Linstone is an ambitious, forward-thinking organisation, committed to providing quality, affordable homes and excellent services to our tenants and customers.
This is a great time to join our Board/Management Committee as we are at the start of a new 5 year business plan with plans for both new housing and community development.

Voluntary position

Job Description

We are looking for new Board members.

This role offers the opportunity to lead on the strategic direction of a growing organisation, playing a key role in delivering high quality services to our customers as well as setting our goals and targets. We promote equal opportunities and would welcome applications from across our community, we would particularly be interested in hearing from you if you:

• share our values and the values of the social-rented housing sector
• have a genuine commitment to strengthening and supporting our local communities
• have experience in one of the following areas: social rented housing (tenants especially) , financial and risk management, asset management or development
• have the knowledge, skills and ability to question and challenge, both effectively and constructively
• have a good understanding of governance and the roles and responsibilities of being a Board member

The role requires you to attend one Board meeting per month (Tuesday evenings at present) , as well as attendance at two or three Board training and development sessions each year. We offer a full induction and training programme and ongoing support to all our Board members to help them in this challenging and rewarding role. Our offices are in Linwood.


For more information and to chat about the role please contact Rachel Common, rcommon@linstone.co.uk.