Head of Housing

Loreburn Housing Association

  • Sector: Housing
  • Location: Dumfries
  • £55,684 (Starting salary is negotiable depending on experience)
  • Hours: Full Time Permanent
  • Contact: Kirsty Henderson

Loreburn H A is a registered charity established in 1982 operating across the Dumfries and Galloway region of Scotland.  We own and manage over 2,500 properties across Dumfries & Galloway, offering a wide variety of accommodation and services to suit a range of needs.   Loreburn HA’s vision is to Create Great Places to Live and our ambition is to be recognised amongst the Best Housing Associations’ in Scotland.


In April 2018, Loreburn HA were named Scottish Charity Employer of The Year for a second consecutive year; with a strong commitment to personal development and talent management we aim to grow our own superstars. 

Due to an internal structural change this opportunity for Head of Housing has been created to take forward the Strategic vision and Corporate Plan set by the Management Committee. The post holder will lead and develop the Housing and Support Services, delivering key objectives and priorities as set by the Management Committee and the Executive Management Team. The job will be fast paced and interesting. 

Loreburn are committed to a truly customer focussed service and to achieve that Management Committee are committed and working towards the implementation of agile working. We believe agile working will benefit both customers and staff and enable us to focus more on customer requirements being available when they require our services. One of the key roles of our new Head of Housing will be to create an empowered culture and energised workforce committed to enable successful agile working and the delivery of a tremendous customer experience. 

The candidate we are looking for will have be an innovative thinker with an exceptional track record of people management, a strong commitment to excellence, especially around the customer experience, and a track record of driving through improvements. The candidate will be able to interpret and drive big picture thinking within a culture of empowerment and innovation.

The post reports to the Director of Operations. We acknowledge this is a demanding role but believe it is also an exciting opportunity for the right person to make a real step change to the way services are delivered to our customers. We have high expectations but for the right person, committed to exceptional customer service, this is an exciting opportunity to make a real and lasting difference. 

To apply for this exciting role, please visit our website

Closing Date: 9am on Friday 19 October 2018


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