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Freebridge seek new Board members


Freebridge Community Housing are looking to recruit a number of new members to their Board to help shape the organisation in 2021 and beyond.

Andy Walder, Chair of Freebridge said “Freebridge is an organisation that is passionate about West Norfolk and we’re looking for people that have the energy and enthusiasm to match our ambition.

“We are looking for a number of senior professionals to join our Board, with backgrounds in treasury, refinancing, financial management, audit, risk, and development. Applicants will also need to have a good understanding of governance and a knowledge of improving customer experience.

“This is a great opportunity for people who are strategic thinkers with extensive leadership experience, ideally including operating at Board level, and who share the organisation’s values.”.

“We have ambitious plans ahead of us and need colleagues who are committed to helping shape Freebridge’s next chapter by working with us. So, if you feel that you have the skills and experience in any of these disciplines that could help us take the next steps into an exciting future, we’d very much look forward to receiving an application from you.”

Freebridge, was set up in 2006, to receive the transfer of the Borough Council of King’s Lynn and West Norfolk's housing stock - and manages around 7,000 homes and 17 sheltered schemes in West Norfolk, employing around 250 people.

The Board leads and controls Freebridge, and their work includes setting the budget and overall strategy of the organisation, developing the business plan and monitoring performance.

Anyone interested in finding out more about the opportunity to join Freebridge’s Board can visit Freebridge’s website at www.freebridge.org.uk, and if you are interested please note the closing date for applications is Monday 4 January 2021 at 12 noon.