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Board member and chair opportunities

Now is an exciting time for Honeycomb Group with the upcoming launch of a five-year corporate plan which will see the Group thrive and realise its full potential. To support this ambitious plan and continue to implement our board succession programme, we are now seeking two new board members as well as a special opportunity to become our chair.

Download recruitment pack

About Honeycomb Group

Honeycomb Group is a team of social-minded brands championing happy homes in our region by providing services and support that help people across Staffordshire and its surrounding areas feel secure, connected and confident. 


Whether it’s developing and maintaining affordable homes, providing trusted home repairs and improvements, keeping people safe and well at home or providing support services, we're tackling the social issues that can isolate people from a happy home - Honeycomb Group is making our region vibrant.

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Being a board member or Chair at Honeycomb Group

The board member role
Being Chair at Honeycomb Group
Who we're looking for
Meet our board
Meet our Exec Team
How to apply

As a board member you'll be responsible for setting the vision and values, developing the strategy, ambition, priorities and policy for Honeycomb Group and all its brands. 

You'll also be responsible for establishing effective control and risk management frameworks, as well as ensuring the Group maintains its financial viability and achieves its aims and objectives.

Find the full role details here.

As Chair of the Honeycomb Group board, you’ll have similar duties to board members as well as key Chair responsibilities including providing strategic leadership and direction, facilitating board meetings and representing the Group at community and sector events.

You can find out more here


We would like to hear from people with one or more of the following skills and/or expertise:

  • Customer engagement experience in a housing or community context particularly relevant to the new consumer standards.
  • Experience of commercial activity as well as investment management.
  • Experience of social and affordable housing development and leveraging a positive relationship with Homes England.

You can find more details here.

You can find our current board members, their roles and experience by clicking here

Meet Honeycomb Group Chief Executive Julie Guildford Smith and our executive team by clicking here

Submit your CV and covering letter, outlining your reasons for wishing to join our board and the potential contribution you think you could make using the links below.

It is important that your covering letter highlights supporting evidence of how your previous experience and skills relate to the criteria outlined in the recruitment pack.
Your CV should provide the following:
• Full name and postal address.
• Mobile number and email address.
• Your National Insurance Number.
• Details of any criminal convictions other than spent convictions (as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974).
• Employment history (explaining any gaps).
• Education and dates your qualifications were obtained.
• Current memberships of relevant professional associations/institutes including dates.
• Name and contact addresses/phone numbers of two referees. We will not contact your referees without your prior permission.

Apply for the board member role here

Apply for the Chair role here