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Position: Vice-Chair of MHA Board
We are keen to ensure that MHA isn’t just a provider of homes but a place-shaping landlord in the neighbourhoods where we operate, and we want to invest in neighbourhoods and people so that MHA can make a real difference towards addressing the housing needs and deprivation that exist for BME communities.
Start: January 2024
Remuneration: £4,670.55 per annum
Person Specification: We are seeking a Non-Executive Vice-Chair that can complement MHA’s Chair of the Board’s strengths and that is able to maintain good chemistry and interaction with the rest of the Board members throughout meetings.
The Vice-Chair is an additional pair of eyes and ears during Board meetings and will bring skills, knowledge, and perspective to the role. The Vice-Chair will support the Chair and be a sounding Board for the Chair or step in and Chair a Board meeting if the need arises.
Board member benefits: a subscription to a professional membership of your choice; paid expenses and tickets to events that will benefit both you and MHA; free in-house training to upskill areas of your interest; and individual biannual appraisals led by the Chair of the Board.
The Vice-Chair will sit on the:
- MHA Board (three evening meetings and two full-day strategic planning meetings per financial year)
- Customer Experience Committee (four evening meetings per financial year)
- HR & Governance Committee (three evening meetings per financial year)
Meeting location: Board Meetings are held face-to-face at the Bradford Manningham office. Committee meetings are held online.
See the job specifications below or apply by completing the e-form below with your CV.
Our location: Bradford City Centre, West Yorkshire (Candidates must be UK-based.)
Interviews will be conducted on an ongoing basis, and as such, we advise you to make your application as soon as you are able to increase the chances of being considered for an interview.
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We asked your future colleagues why they enjoy working at MHA:
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Are you ready for a new challenge? Want to work for an organisation where you will feel valued and attract great terms and conditions? Want to make an enormous difference working in a diverse community?
Want to work in one of the UK’s most diverse cities in West Yorkshire with the youngest growing population?
Want to work for an organisation where over 90% of our customers are satisfied with our services and that has accreditations for its commitment to outstanding Customer Service and Equality Diversity & Inclusion?
- Working in a city-centre office close to two main train stations, theatres, restaurants, and shops
- 26 days annual holiday which increases to 31 days annual holiday based on length of service, plus bank holidays and 3 days over Christmas
- An extra day off on your birthday
- Competitive salary
- Flexible Social Housing Pension Scheme of up to 10% employer/employee contribution
- Working for a Disability Confident Committed Employer
- Career development opportunities through Annual Appraisals
- Healthcare Cash Plan
- Exclusive discounts on everyday essentials such as groceries, pharmaceuticals, petrol, and clothing
- Essential Car Allowance (depending on job role)
- Free car parking if you need a car for work as part of your role
- Agile and flexible working (depending on job role)
- Annual £300 flexible benefit pot
- Buy and sell up to 3 days of annual leave
- Up to 4 paid volunteering days per annum to support local good causes
- 4.8 review on GlassDoor
Working for a small housing association has more advantages than you think! Here you are not just a number! Housing associations make a long-term commitment to the communities they work in.
Are you a Manningham Housing Association tenant or resident? Do you want to learn new skills or polish up on your exiting skills to gain working experience to move into paid employment? Are you passionate about your local community and do you want to volunteer in the following areas?
Volunteer Office administration
Volunteer community Development officer
Volunteer IT/Digital/Media Worker
Volunteer Research Assistant?
Volunteer Funding Assistant
Volunteer Tenant Member
Volunteer youth or over 50s worker
In addition to the above, you can choose to volunteer in other areas, such as; community/people empowerment, development or community regeneration, health and wellbeing, community business development, employment and/or welfare advice. If you would like to get involved please get in touch with email@example.com
The Xperience Volunteering Project (XVP) was launched in January 2020 where local people and service users will be given an opportunity to learn new skills and gain confidence, improve self-esteem and build emotional resilience and work towards moving into paid employment.
The project will offer accessible opportunities for local people to volunteer using their own strengths and skills-set from 2 hours right up to 20hrs a week with expenses paid for by MHA.
In addition to this, all volunteers will have full access to a range of personal development training such as how to be assertive, how to become more confident, use Social media, including word, excel, budget management training, first aid and other training such as food hygiene training.
If this is of interest and you can speak multiple languages and/or English is NOT your first language, then we would be happy to hear from you and offer you volunteering opportunities with either MHA or our partner agencies such as Bradford CAB and wider.
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