Being a Board member is a great opportunity to share your knowledge, passion and experience to make a difference to all the customers that Stockport Homes serves.As a Board member, your work will help to ensure that our services benefit our communities. You’ll be able to discuss and influence decisions that are right for all of Stockport Homes’ customers and their communities. Including yours!

It’s a really exciting time to join Stockport Homes’ Board, as the importance of customer’s views, engagement and satisfaction is being recognised nationally.We want our Board to reflect the diverse communities that we serve and welcome applications from all communities living in Stockport.We’re not looking for a ready-made Board member, and we’ll support you with areas you’re less familiar with, providing training specific to your role.We’d love to hear from people who can look beyond their own personal experience or interests and help us to make decisions that allow us to create the best version of Stockport Homes.Our current and recent customer Board members are in the best position to share their experiences.

Christine, a Board member since 2014 says,
“Because I am a customer, I have been able to voice my opinions with customer's views in mind. This brings the customer voice to Board’s decisions.
“I’ve become more articulate and gained more confidence in myself, especially when outside my comfort zone…. I am now taking minutes for my local community group.”
“If a customer is interested in wanting to know how things are done at Stockport Homes, gain experience and skills but more importantly make sure that the customer has got a voice in the decisions made, becoming a customer Board member is the way to go.”

Jo, a Board member since 2014 says,
“I have always been made to feel very welcome and found everyone very approachable at meetings and events.”

Lorraine, a Board Member until recently says,
“I’ve gained confidence, practical skills and enjoyed working with likeminded people who genuinely care and demonstrate Stockport Homes’ values. This has helped me in my career

We need someone with passion, commitment, a willingness to work as part of a team and who will work with Stockport Homes’ best interests in mind.This is a paid role, Board members receive about £2,300 per year, plus payment of reasonable expenses. We also provide support, including training and development opportunities and a Board member mentoring scheme. If you think you could fill this space, follow the link above to register your interest.



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