Please note that the closing date for applications is 23.59 on Tuesday 29th August 2023
We're looking for Tenant Board and Committee Members!
- Are you a Southway Housing Trust tenant?
- Do you care about your area and your community?
- Do you understand the wants and needs of your neighbours and community?
- Do you believe that you can be part of something bigger?
- Are you committed and passionate about creating positive change?
- Will you work hard to make decisions that are in the best interests of the Trust?
We're looking for passionate and dedicated tenants, who share our vision of building thriving communities in South Manchester, to join our Parent Board and our People & Places Committee. If you answered 'yes' to the questions above, a place on our Board or Committee might be the perfect role for you!
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About the role
As a non-profit, community-based housing provider, we are committed to diversity and inclusion, and aspire to a governance structure made up of people from all backgrounds to help us make a real difference to the lives of people in our neighbourhoods.
Our tenant Board and Committee members are a vital part of that. So, if you share our passion for making Manchester a place people can be proud of and want to play a bigger part in making things better for our communities, we’d love for you to join us.
Joining Southway’s Board will absolutely broaden your horizons and is well worth doing! The skills and experience you have as a Southway tenant cannot be offered by anyone else; your time and skills are really valuable, and you can absolutely make a difference.Sam MacWilliam, Former Chair of Southway's Parent Board
Members in all parts of the governance structure must demonstrate a commitment to and understanding of the vision and values of the Trust, as well as being able to understand the wider organisation’s activities and priorities, and make key decisions, leading the organisation effectively.
If this sounds like something you might be interested in, our Governance Team are on hand at email@example.com to help you with any questions you might have, including additional background information and more detail on the recruitment process.
Come along to our open recruitment event on 2nd August
Anyone who’s interested is invited to come along to our open recruitment event at our Southern Gate offices between 4-6pm on Wednesday 2nd August, where they can talk to the team about Southway, how we’re run and what the roles entail.
How to apply
1. Please download and read the Recruitment Pack for the role. It contains more detail about the role and responsibilities of a Southway Board and Committee Member.
Download the Recruitment Pack here.
2. When you are ready, you can apply using the Application Form at the bottom of this page.
If you would prefer to complete a paper copy of your application, you can email firstname.lastname@example.org to request one. They can also assist if you need reasonable adjustments making for any part of the recruitment process.
You can also read more about the work of our Boards and Committees and how we are run here.