Board Members Needed

December 4th 2019

Are you looking for a rewarding way to use your talents or simply a way to enhance your CV?

Can you help us provide even higher quality services to our tenants, and improve people’s lives?

As the largest provider of new housing in Shetland, Hjaltland builds, manages and maintains homes from Unst to Sumburgh, and is run by a Management Committee composed of volunteers from all walks of life. We are community focused working closely with other agencies and organisations.

The management board provides strong strategic leadership to our staff team, creating a dynamic and progressive organisation to help us achieve our Business Vision of “Providing homes and services that enable our tenants to thrive in communities where people are proud to live and work”.

We are looking to recruit additional Board Members who have a range of skills and personal qualities that will strengthen our leadership and direction into the future. The role presents a fantastic opportunity to support and challenge staff ensuring we continue to provide high quality housing and services that our tenants and communities want.

We are particularly interested in recruiting individuals with skills and experience in the fields of financial management, construction and development, business development and change management the legal sector and health and social care.

The Association is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community. Applications are particularly welcome from women and members of ethnic minority groups as they are currently under represented on our board.

Meetings are held monthly in Lerwick. Committee Members are unpaid, but reasonable travel and other expenses are met.

Please see the Committee section of our website for further details.

For further details or an informal discussion about this opening please contact Bryan Leask on 01595 694986 or e-mail: or write to: Hjaltland Housing Association Ltd, 2 Harbour Street, LERWICK, Shetland ZE1 0LR

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