Previous Opportunities

Board Members x 3

This position is now closed to applications.

Viewpoint is Scotland’s oldest housing association and is unique in that it has both care homes and sheltered housing. Their three care homes are located in Edinburgh and their over 1300 properties located within Edinburgh, the Lothians and Fife.

Viewpoint’s focus is to create joy in later years by managing a range of supported housing and care services for older people in Edinburgh, the Lothians and Fife. It all started back in 1947 and their goals are the same today as they’ve always been – to improve the quality of life and wellbeing of their tenants and residents by encouraging independence, enabling choice and offering peace of mind in a safe and supported environment.

Board members bring specific expertise to the organisation and ensure that Viewpoint continues to uphold strong governance and effective management. Appointed members will provide strategic input and approve critical business decisions with the residents and tenants in mind, maintaining the vision of creating joy in later years.
The particular skills and experience desired from new board members would be:

  • Strategic Housing Experience
  • Human Resources
  • Financial Management
  • Hospitality

If you have experience in the above fields and believe that everyone deserves a great quality of life in later years through wellbeing, continued independence and a safe supportive environment then please get in touch regarding this vacancy.

Viewpoint is a not for profit organisation and as a Registered Charity is regulated by the Scottish Housing Regulator and Care Inspectorate.

For more information on Viewpoint, the role and for details on how to apply, including the Board Member Application Form, please visit or for a confidential discussion, contact Nigel Fortnum or Mike Orr at Aspen People on 0141 212 7555.


To submit your application please complete the short form below and upload your CV, supporting statement and Board Member Application Form.

Closing date: Monday 16th July 2018