Board Member

The deadline for this vacancy has passed.

Deadline: 01/03/20

  • Contract Type: 3 Year Fixed Term of Office
  • Interview date: 10/03/20
  • Salary: £3,210.00
  • Hours: 8 Hours per month (approx)

Teign Housing is an ambitious housing association which manages over 3,600 homes across South Devon, from Dartmoor National Park to the urban centres of Newton Abbot, Teignmouth and Dawlish. We employ over 80 members of staff and we are a registered charity governed by our Board of Management. We are dedicated to providing high quality customer services and making the local area a better place to live by creating sustainable communities and working in partnership.


Due to a forthcoming retirement we are looking for a Board Member who can provide constructive challenge as we make the tough decisions that will help us to continue providing good quality homes and services for our local community in an ever-changing operating environment.  Recruiting an excellent, well rounded Board Member is our priority for this role.  We are seeking candidates with management experience, strategic leadership and vision, as well a passion for the sector and a commitment to Teign Housing. Preferably, candidates will have previous experience of non-executive Board level work and some understanding of the social housing sector.


Please do not apply directly from this page. You can download the full employment pack for this role by Clicking Here

To apply for this position at Teign, please complete the following and email to

  1. A detailed CV including details of positions held (and dates), size of budgets and teams managed and key achievements, as well as your qualifications
  2. A supporting statement explaining your motivation as well as addressing the person specification (summarising how you feel that your knowledge and experience make you a suitable candidate). Please give examples of specific achievements in the last five years which demonstrate your competence for this role.
  3. Full contact details (name, job title, organisation, phone and email) for two referees (including your current employer if applicable). Please note we will not take up references without your prior permission.
  4. Completed “Declaration of Interests Form” as attached at Appendix Two of this recruitment pack.  Word version available on request.

Your application will be acknowledged and treated with strictest confidence.

The closing date is: 9am Monday 2 March 2020