Chair of Audit and Risk Committee

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23 February 2021
Berneslai Homes
Location: Barnsley
Salary: £3,700
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Job Description

Creating great homes and communities for the people of Barnsley

£3,700 per annum / Barnsley, South Yorkshire

Berneslai Homes is a housing company that manages over 18,500 homes on behalf of Barnsley Council with a strong community focus across a borough with a unique blend or rural, town centre and urban housing.

We are seeking a qualified accountant to join our board and to Chair our Audit and Risk Committee. You will provide high scrutiny, strong governance, risk management and strategic leadership within our board. You will be a confident and inspirational leader with the credibility that allows you to engage and influence in and outside the organisation.

Knowledge of the housing sector is not essential, but we are interested in your ability to quickly understand our context so that you can support the Board and Executives ongoing transformation of our performance and thereby contribute to the quality of service we offer to our tenants. In this stimulating and strategic role, we are open to applicants from all sectors who offer relevant leadership experience gained at board level. This is an excellent opportunity to use your skills and experience to make a difference to the lives of our tenants.

We recognise the value of a workforce and a board that is as diverse as the customers and community we serve. This ensures that we have employees and board members with different backgrounds, perspectives and experiences, which brings diversity of thought to every level of the company. We particularly welcome applications from disabled candidates who are currently under-represented on our Board.

You can download a recruitment pack and submit your application at

Closing Date: Tuesday 23rd February 2021.

Work Permit:

All applicants must be based in the UK and confirm that they are able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK.