Director (Maternity Cover)

Housing Matters
£44,428 - £48,474 (dependent on experience)
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, 1 May, 2024 - 09:30
Contract Type: 
Full Time
Dependant on full-time/part-time/consultancy
Contract Details: 
Maternity cover
Details of Role: 

Job title: Director  (Maternity Cover) 

Location: Housing Matters (Bristol), Bristol, BS5 (part homeworking available) 

Accountable to: Chair of the Board of Trustees 

Direct reports: Advice Service Lead and Operations Lead 

Hours and leave: Full time/1 FTE 25 days + Bank Holidays  (part time and consultancy options available). 

Contract type: Fixed Term  

Salary: £44,428 - £48,474 (dependent on experience)  


Who we are 

Housing Matters is a specialist housing advice, support and advocacy charity in Bristol. Over the last five years, the organisation has undergone significant growth and change, most notable increasing its team from four to 11 and undertaking a thorough rebrand. 

We believe quality housing is a human right. We’re here to give anyone in and around Bristol the knowledge and support they need to live in safe, secure homes. We work tirelessly with clients, offering both brief guidance, holistic support and long-term casework. We amplify clients’ voices to influence housing policy and empower people to fight for the home they deserve. 

Role Summary: As the senior staff member of an ambitious charity, you will be responsible for both oversight of the day-to-day running and strategic development of the organisation. Supported by the Senior Leadership Team, you will represent Housing Matters at local forums, groups and networking events, with the focus of pushing forward the organisation’s strategic goals, creating fundraising opportunities and developing new and existing partnerships. You will motivate and support our small, close-knit team; ensure our services are delivered to the highest standard; and inspire confidence in service users, partners and funders as we continue to develop.   

How to Apply: 

To apply: please send in your CV and Expression of Interest/cover letter to This will be a rolling application process, with no official closing date. Although our Director is currently full time, we are open to receiving expression on interest from people who would prefer part time or consultancy work.  
If you have any questions about the role, the timeline or process please do reach out to us via our recruitment email above. 

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