Chair – LEAP

Location(s): East Midlands
Closing date: 29 Sep 2023
Salary: Voluntary

About the role

Lincolnshire Employment Accommodation Project Limited, also known as LEAP Ltd, is a registered charity and social landlord that provides housing and support to vulnerable individuals who are facing homelessness across the Lincolnshire region. They have over 25 years’ experience offering short-term housing and skilled support with responsibility for the management of 73 supported accommodation units. They also provide support to c.100 people through housing services every year and actively encouraging residents to participate in community projects, training, and employment as well as learning independent and basic living skills.

As part of their succession planning and ability to be flexible and adapt to meet the current and future challenges in the sector, they are now seeking a Chair who will bring strong leadership skills and offer strategic insight across the housing and support landscape.

We are seeking applicants who have operated at a senior level and bring good oversight of finance, governance, risk management and housing regulation. You may also be local, bringing an in-depth understanding of the local and regional community issues, although this is not essential.

LEAP are an organisation with strong cultural values and have an extremely passionate board who operate within an equitable, open, and engaging culture.

Key contact

For an informal discussion and further information about this role, please contact Kelly Shaw on 07900363803 or

Key dates

Closing date Stage 1 interviews Stakeholder sessions Stage 2 interviews
Fri 29 Sep 2023 at 5pm TBC 2023 TBC 2023 Early Oct 2023

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.

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Chair – LEAP

Location(s): East Midlands
Closing date: 29 Sep 2023
Salary: Voluntary