The Barnet Group – Opendoor Homes Board Chair Recruitment
What a six years it has been since The Barnet Group was created. The Group has seen significant growth and long-term management agreements for both Barnet Homes and Your Choice means that the future is both secure and exciting.
Opendoor Homes is one of our newer entities in the Group and achieved Registered Provider status in 2017. It has funding and land available to build an initial programme of 320 affordable homes with an ambition to achieve much more.
We are seeking a new Chair to lead the board through its exciting developmental period. Ideally, we would like to find someone with housing development or related experience. The remuneration for the Chair of Opendoor Homes Board will be £7,500 a year (plus reasonable expenses).
This recruitment pack, along with our latest published Business Plan, gives you more information about the Group, the board and the role of board members and is intended to assist you in applying for the role.
To apply please:
- provide an up-to-date CV
- write a supporting statement (maximum 2 sides of A4)
- for further information please visit our website at www.thebarnetgroup.org or contact Sue Manning at Forest HR for an informal discussion (E: email@example.com or M: 07939269612)
Confidential applications must be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
By noon on Wednesday 5thSeptember 2018
Board Member Recruitment
Second Step is a leading mental health charity in the South West providing support, housing and hope to people across Bristol, North Somerset Bath & North East Somerset, and South Gloucestershire. We promote mental health and wellbeing by supporting people and communities to build brighter futures.
Join our Board
Our voluntary Board member opportunities are exciting and influential roles within Second Step. Our Board vacancies provide strategic guidance in accordance with our vision, aims and values. The role of a Board member can be demanding but is always incredibly rewarding. These are great opportunities for people keen to offer their skills and experience to make a real contribution to a vibrant and growing not for profit organisation.
We hope that the information on our website https://www.second-step.co.uk/working-second-step/current-vacancies will give you a feel for our amazing organisation and a sense of what a great time this is to be joining us.
Our roots are in Bristol, where we have worked for over 30 years, now our reach is across the West of England, with ambitions further afield. We support more than 1,000 people at any one time. . We form strong, collaborative relationships with the people who use our services, supporting them through difficult times and helping them discover new ways to become more independent and resilient.
If you have the knowledge, skills and experience at a senior level in finance then please do get in touch. We don’t mind if you haven’t got a background in the mental health sector just as long as you share our vision and can show you’re ready willing and able to make a positive and lasting contribution to Second Step.
If you would appreciate an informal discussion or require any further information, please contact Sue Manning, Forest HR, who is supporting us with this recruitment, on 07939 269612 or email@example.com.
Second Step is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community. We also welcome applications from people who have personal experience of using mental health services.
How to apply
Apply be providing a CV, brief supporting statement and completing the equal opportunities monitoring form.
Senior Communications Manager (part-time), London
c. £42,000 (pro-rata) plus generous benefits
Many of the diseases and conditions that affect human health have been cured or overcome as a result of medical research, but there will always be more to do and there are areas of medical need that receive little or no support – and people’s lives that see no improvement. That’s where we step in. The Medical Research Foundation is an independent charitable foundation. Formed by the MRC, we grow and nurture people and ideas wherever we see opportunities with great potential. Investing the power of our donations to change medicine and change lives.
We are looking for a part-time Senior Communications Manager to join our rapidly expanding team in our central London offices. You will be responsible for the design, development and delivery of a multi-channelled programme of communications activities to build our identity, reputation and profile by telling the stories of the scientists that we support, their ground-breaking research and its impact on human health.
Who you are
You are inspired to help us to deliver our vision to advance medical research, improve human health and change people’s lives. Our team is proud to work for the Medical Research Foundation. We are ambitious for the Medical Research Foundation and for ourselves. We are approachable – providing advice to everyone and explaining our work. We are dedicated and committed to achieving the most for our donors and our researchers. And we are involved – constantly looking for new ways to engage and improve. We love our work and we will be looking for this in you too.
What you can bring to the role
You will have experience of:
- the strategic role of communications.
- shaping and delivering successful communications strategies in a senior communications or engagement role.
- communications in a health-focused organisation.
- producing creative materials for a range of audiences including translating complex scientific information for non-scientific audiences
- working with print, broadcast, digital, video and social media including content development and production
- building relationships with the research community in the UK.
- A salary c. £42,000 (pro-rata) dependent on experience.
- Annual pay award, performance award scheme and other rewards.
- Generous pension contribution, with no qualifying period.
- 30 days annual leave each year, plus public holidays (pro-rata).
- 21.6 hour working week, usually worked over 3 days.
- Flexi-time system and core working hours of 10am to 4pm.
- Flexible working (some elements of term-time only) and opportunities to work from home.
- Employee assistance programme.
- Other health-related benefits.
- An opportunity to make a difference to human health.
- Fantastic colleagues.
To apply, please:
- provide an up-to-date CV which includes your contact details, education and vocational qualifications, membership of professional bodies, career history and explanation of any breaks in your employment history.
- provide a brief supporting statement setting out why you are the right candidate for this role making reference to the job description and the person specification. The case that you make and the way that it is presented will form a key part of the shortlisting process.
- complete our equal opportunities monitoring and declaration form.
- let us know if you are not able to make any of the assessment or interview dates (the pre-arranged dates can be found in the application pack).
Closing date: Friday 21 September 2018 at midday
Applicants to be advised if they have been shortlisted, Thursday 27th September 2018
Interview date: Wednesday 3rd October 2018