New Outlook Housing Association - Trustee

Halesowen, West Midlands, B63 3JP
0.00 - Voluntary role
12 Sep 2019
12 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Part Time

Role Summary

As a member of the Board, you will play a vital role in steering and supporting New Outlook. The Board is responsible for providing strategic direction; ensuring we meet regulatory requirements; and overseeing the work of the staff team, thus ensuring New Outlook’s effective, efficient administration and financial stability.

You will be part of a Board team that will help to ensure:

Promoting and Protecting NEW OUTLOOK

  • To act as custodian of NEW OUTLOOK’s values
  • To ensure that the customers’ voice is heard in the decision-making process
  • To monitor compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements
  • To support and uphold the Code of Governance and the NHF Model Rules (2015)
  • To be an ambassador for NEW OUTLOOK as appropriate

Setting Strategy

  • To consider and, if appropriate, agree a vision for NEW OUTLOOK and a strategy to work towards that vision
  • To assist the Executive Team in the setting of plans and strategies
  • To support the work and the role of the Chair of the Board and the chairs of other Committees
  • To support the work of the Chief Executive and all colleagues; constructively challenging proposals as appropriate

Managing Performance

  • To agree key policies
  • To take an individual and collective responsibility in monitoring performance against plans, budgets and decisions through regular critical appraisal of operational and financial information
  • To ensure appropriate action is taken if expected standards of performance or results are not or are unlikely to be achieved
  • To request further information or professional advice when required

Experience & qualities required

We are seeking to appoint people who can demonstrate a commitment to a high level of engagement and possess a range of experience ideally in finance and treasury, housing management and development or Marketing and PR. There is no need to have trustee experience to apply as long as you are committed to our values. We wish to have a wide range of people on the Board and seek to be representative of the diverse population in the West Midlands.

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