Time Commitment: Approx. 12 days per year
Start Date: December 2023
About LHA London
LHA London provides affordable accommodation for young working people and students living in Central London. We operates 14 Central London sites across the boroughs of Westminster, Kensington and Chelsea, Camden, Southwark, Tower Hamlets and Islington.
A structure of 83 paid staff and over 170 volunteers provide support services.
Our services provide a stepping stone to enable young people to advance their careers and education, whilst meeting the reasonable needs and enhancing the well-being of residents. In addition, LHA London will develop a concept providing even more affordable accommodation for less well-off beneficiaries, possibly outside zone 1 and 2 but within the M25.
About the role
The role of a Trustee is to support and contribute to the Board, giving strategic direction, defining goals and setting targets while evaluating performance against all of the above. Alongside this, you will ensure that the organisation complies with the necessary legislation and regulations associated with the charity sector.
In addition, LHA London’s Board of Trustees’ terms of reference require trustees to:
- Be responsible for setting the strategic direction of LHA London, in partnership with its staff and in consultation with service-users and other stakeholders
- Monitor and evaluate progress and achievement against strategic objectives
- Ensure that the organisation has a well-functioning staff team
- Ensure that the organisation is compliant with all statutory regulation and guidance in its areas of work
The responsibilities for this role include oversight of Remuneration; HR strategy; Succession Planning, Recruitment and Pensions. It will also have the responsibility of leading the People Committee which will advise and support the LHA Board of Trustees in carrying out its responsibilities relating to the establishment and implementation of a remuneration and human resources strategy that supports its long term aims and charitable objectives, ensuring compliance with relevant legal and regulatory requirements.
To find out more about this role and how to apply, please click on the following link to review the candidate pack:
LHA London - Trustee - Recruitment Pack
The closing date for applications is Sunday 1st October 2023 at 23.59hrs
If you would like to discuss the role before applying, please feel free to contact Rebecca from Diversifying Group at Rebecca@diversifying.com
LHA London is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from people from all sections of the community. We would like to encourage applicants from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds and those with disabilities.
Accessibility and Adjustments
We are committed to providing reasonable adjustments throughout our recruitment process and we will always endeavour to be as accommodating as possible. If you would like to discuss any specific requirements, please contact Rebecca Davy at email@example.com