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Chief Executive Officer

Homes for Life Housing Partnership

Chief Executive Officer

£55,986 – £58,874

Haddington, East Lothian

Homes for Life is a community Registered Social Landlord founded in 1998 to provide affordable homes throughout East Lothian. Working with partners East Lothian Council and East Lothian Housing Association, Homes for Life is an integrated, socially focused housing organisation dedicated to its service users. A close-knit team of staff work to manage a stock of around 300 units with direction from a board of voluntary, community-driven directors.

Homes for Life position themselves at the heart of East Lothian, working with tenants to deliver real homes:

“Homes for Life, a small RSL with a mighty passion, committed to providing our tenants with an affordable, tailored, responsive service where we will deliver more than “homes for life”.  We will achieve this by investing in our people, our properties and communities assisting them to thrive and flourish”

The CEO will champion this vision whilst ensuring all functions of the organisation and maintaining compliance with all necessary regulation. They will undertake a range of responsibilities, including:


  • Overseeing the successful provision of services
  • Leading and empowering the existing staff team
  • Advocating for the work of Homes for Life and acting as an ambassador for the organisation
  • Providing strategic leadership and direction for the future


The ideal candidate will have a background in the housing sector at a management or senior level, overseeing the successful delivery of a function or organisation. Experience with governance and with SHR compliance will additionally hold the candidate in good stead. Finance or budget experience, potentially in the form of asset management, is also desirable. The candidate may well be making a move up into this role; an appetite for personal development and professional growth is therefore essential.

Homes for Life is a committed and effective RSL engaged in delivering the best quality of homes to their tenants in East Lothian. This an opportunity for a driven candidate, experienced within the housing sector, to take on an involved and service-focused role that makes a difference to the lives of its stakeholders.

More information can be found within the documents below:

For a confidential discussion about the organisation and the opportunity please contact Nigel Fortnum or David Currie at our recruitment partners, Aspen People, on 0141 212 7555.

To apply, please upload your CV and covering letter below.

Closing date for applications: Monday 16th May 2022