Ark Housing Association
Ark Housing Association

Charity registered in Scotland SC015694

ARK is a major provider of Housing, Care and Support to people with long term and enduring conditions such as learning disability, mental health issues, dementia and autism. Our aim is to ensure that those who use our services get the very best out of ARK to enable them to live a good life.

Current vacancies

Top job! Head of Asset Management

  • Full time
  • £52,678
  • Based in Edinburgh – travel required throughout Scotland
  • Closing 13th March 2020

ARK is a major provider of Care and Support to people with long term and enduring conditions such as learning disability, mental health issues, dementia and autism. As a housing association we are one of the smaller providers. Our aim is to ensure that those who use our services get the very best out of ARK to enable them to live a good life and to provide the best quality of housing to our tenants, some of whom we provide support to.

As a member of the multi-disciplinary Senior Leadership Team (SLT) your primary role is to provide operational leadership that delivers good governance for ARK and to put in place risk managed operational plans that will ensure its continued development within operating models that are both viable and sustainable over the longer term.

The Head of Asset Management is accountable for leading the Asset Management team to develop, deliver and embed an asset management strategy to build an ARK culture that aligns to our values and aims. Integral to this role is the provision of accurate and timely Asset Management performance reports, function KPIs, forecasts and budgets. In addition to this is the ability to analyse, interpret and report accurate and timely property management data; update forecasts and plans based on the learning of in month results and develop options that enable the SLT to take forward operational strategies. Your role is responsible for the development of new property and the redevelopment and maintenance of existing property stock. Essential to this are leadership qualities in performance, development, quality and customer focussed service provision.

You are responsible for the proper safe guarding of public money as it is used in the pursuance of the organisations aims.

The role of Head of Asset Management reports to the Executive team member responsible for property development and maintenance.

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Non Executive Board member

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 16th March 2020

Are you looking for a new challenge and an opportunity to influence strategy?

ARK’s mission is to provide the best regarded care, housing and support services in Scotland for families, children and adults of all ages who require support to have a good life. We will build life long and life enhancing relationships and promote the right of people to have a life free from poverty and discrimination.

Established in 1977 ARK Housing Association Ltd provides 450 tenancies, and supports over 400 people through our dedicated and highly skilled workforce of 800+ staff. We operate in 12 Local Authority areas in the North and East of Scotland, and we also have services in The Western Isles.

Although a housing association the majority of ARK’s activity relates to the provision of care and support for people with long term and enduring conditions such as learning disability, mental health issues, dementia and autism. Our aim is to ensure that those who use our services receive the very best support from ARK to enable them to live a good life.

For further information see ARK’s website: arkha.org.uk.

We currently have vacancies for Non Executive Board members at a very exciting time for ARK. We are entering a period of new direction with a newly developed Business Plan and refreshed Mission and Vision. As a new Board Member you will play a key part in supporting and enabling the delivery of business strategy for the next 5-10 years. This will be clearly focussed upon delivery of high quality Housing and Care & Support services.

We are looking for dynamic, forward thinking and enthusiastic people from a variety of backgrounds to contribute to ARK’s emerging future and are particularly keen to hear from people with housing & care experience. We will provide tailored training and development and you will also work alongside a number of experienced Board Members who can share learning and experience.

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Top job! Head of Finance

  • Full time
  • £48,752
  • Based in Edinburgh – travel required throughout Scotland
  • Closing 28th January 2020

ARK is a major provider of Housing, Care and Support to people with long term and enduring conditions such as learning disability, mental health issues, dementia and autism. Our aim is to ensure that those who use our services get the very best out of ARK to enable them to live a good life.

We are recruiting an inspirational leader to head up the Finance function, and as a member of the Senior Leadership Team, work with colleagues to fulfil our aim to support tenants and service users to lead a good life.

Your primary role is to provide operational leadership that delivers precise governance for ARK and to put in place risk managed operational plans that will ensure its continued development within operating models that are both viable and sustainable over the longer term.

You will be accountable for leading the Finance team to develop, deliver and embed financial strategies to build an ARK culture that aligns to our values and aims and will achieve sustained high performance. Integral to this role is the provision of accurate and timely Finance performance reports, function KPIS’s, forecasts and budgets. In addition to this is the ability to analyse, interpret and report accurate monthly Finance data in a timely manner; update forecasts and plans based on the learning of month results and develop Finance options that enable the SLT to take forward operational strategies. Motivational team leadership and team development abilities are necessary with a positive commitment to continued professional development for self and others. Strong organisational, interpersonal, negotiating and influencing skills are prerequisites.

The role of Head of Finance reports directly to the Finance Director and will deputise for the Finance Director as required.

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