Chair – Brighter Futures

Passionate, Creative, Equal, Empowering and Sustainable

Brighter Futures is a dynamic registered Housing Association providing innovative and effective solutions in our work with people who have complex needs, through a range of amenities including accommodation, outreach support and other community-based support services. Using a strengths-based, psychologically informed approach, we support customers with mental health, ill health, learning disabilities, addictions, individuals who may be socially isolated, may have come into contact with the criminal justice system, experienced homelessness, or are at risk of becoming homeless and a range of trauma related issues.

Location(s): Stoke-on-Trent
Closing date: 09 Jul 2021
Salary: £7,500 pa

About the role

Our current Chair is stepping down at the next AGM, having served the maximum term on the Board. We are seeking a confident leader with the drive, ability, and talent to inspire and steer our Board to help us achieve our corporate strategy whilst remaining true to our values.  Your professional experience could be drawn from any field, and you will ideally have a proven track record as a Chair with a demonstrable understanding of housing, care and support sectors, and a commitment to social wellbeing and community engagement.

Diversity of thought is especially important around our Board table, given who we are and the communities we work with. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community, particularly from under-represented groups and people with lived experience. Your input, challenge, and perspective are invaluable.

This is a collaborative and strategic team, and if you are passionate about providing good quality and affordable housing and related services to make a difference in people’s lives, we would love to hear from you.


Key contact

For an informal discussion, contact Dawn Matthews, Senior Consultant (HR & Recruitment) on 07757 732260,

A job pack is available at

Key dates

Closing date Interview date
Fri 9 Jul 2021 at 12 noon w.c. Mon 12 Jul 2021

How to apply

Please download and review the recruitment pack and associated documents below:

Send an up to date CV and supporting statement, detailing how you meet the criteria for this role using the person specification, along with your completed declaration form. We advise that your supporting statement is no longer than 3 pages and your CV no more than 3 pages. Your CV must contain dates worked and a brief description of your key responsibilities for each role including consultancy/project work.

Once complete, please use the button below to apply:


Please ensure we receive your application in good time. If you do not see a confirmation message after submitting your application using the online form, please call us on 020 3434 0990.

Our Team

Contact Campbell Tickell’s specialist recruitment team


Chair – Brighter Futures

Location(s): Stoke-on-Trent
Closing date: 09 Jul 2021
Salary: £7,500 pa

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