Expenses paid
 8 meetings + up to 4 committee meetings per year
 Rudgeway near Thornbury, Bristol
Job Type
Closing Date
  Mon, 20th Jul 20
(Vacancy closes today!)
Planned Interviews
  Not specified.

Finance Board Member

Based near Thornbury, South Gloucestershire, Elim Housing Group provides homes and services to around 850 individuals and families and we are actively building new homes and developing new initiatives. We are seeking a non-executive director to join our pioneering board.

Are looking for a rewarding opportunity to make a

positive difference to people’s lives

as well as significantly enhancing your career in finance?


This is an exciting opportunity to join our ambitious Group Board, providing vision and leadership to guide us through a period of significant transformation and growth over the coming years. We do not pay board members but there are other rewards


We are a diverse and ambitious housing association with an innovative approach to delivering affordable housing.  We also have a commercial subsidiary with a separate board, Lime Property Ventures, which develops and manages property in the market sector.


We are offering an excellent opportunity to develop new skills, knowledge and competencies to enhance your CV, whilst supporting our mission to deliver quality homes and support services that change people’s lives.


We are looking for a creative and dynamic board member to provide clear strategic direction to enable us to succeed in a commercial world.  You will need to be a senior finance professional and have the ambition and commitment to be part of our evolving committee arrangements, particularly our Finance, Risk and Audit Committee. You will need experience in management and company accounts, audits, and risk management strategies.  Financial modelling skills would also be useful.


Our vision is to:


to meet housing need and deliver homes that change people’s lives


Elim staff, customers, the Board, and stakeholders have worked together to develop a set of values, Elim CARES. 


Customers First – Customers are at the heart of our services and decision making.

Aspirational – We are ambitious for our customers, staff and stakeholders.

Accountable – We work with integrity, learn from mistakes and do what we say we will.

Results – We work hard and deliver great results for our customers and for Elim.

Everyone’s view matters – We listen to understand, improve and build our services.

Supportive – We tackle challenges head on and inspire each other to achieve our potential.


You will need to live these values and be our ambassador.

Develop your skills and make a positive difference to people's lives.

Enhance your CV and career.

Downloadable Documents

Interested? A Board and Governance pack is available from or call the HR team on 01454 411172 extension 222 or 223. A call with, Alistair Allender, the CEO can be arranged.


Still interested? Please email your CV and covering letter setting out your suitability and interest to HR using the reference Board in the subject line by 20th June 2020.

Contact Us

Units 3 & 4, Pinkers Court,
Briarlands Office Park, Gloucester Road,
Rudgeway, South Gloucestershire
BS35 3QH

Call: 01454 411172

About Us

Providing homes, supporting people.

Elim Housing is a socially responsible business delivering quality homes and support services which positively change people's lives.

We engage and innovate, and work in collaboration with others to enhance the wellbeing and independence of individuals and communities.