Cheshire Ireland: Board Director with Experience of Approved Housing Bodies

Cheshire Ireland

Board Director with Experience of Approved Housing Bodies

Cheshire Ireland provides individualised, person-centred supports to adults with physical disabilities and neurological conditions in Ireland. These services are provided to people in a variety of settings including residential services, respite services and in the homes of people living in the community. The organisation is primarily funded by the HSE through section 39 of the Health Act 2004.

Cheshire Ireland is seeking to fill board vacancies with volunteer board members with specific expertise who will lead and implement the vision that all people using Cheshire Ireland services are supported to live their best possible life.

The Role

Cheshire Ireland is recruiting for a Board Director who has expertise in working with and/or advising Approved Housing Bodies (AHB). Cheshire Ireland is an AHB with 190+ properties. It is current working towards compliance with the Voluntary Regulation Code and the Housing Regulator. Your skills and knowledge would be of great benefit to the successful operation of the board of directors and to the benefit of the tenants and service uses of Cheshire Ireland.

Desired Expertise

A background in one or more of the following areas would be particularly desirable:

  • Relevant management experience of an AHB;
  • Previous or current board membership of another AHB;
  • Relevant experience working in or advising in the wider social housing sector.

General Board Responsibilities will include the following:

  • Comply with the Organisation’s governing document
  • Committing to the highest levels of corporate governance
  • Providing input to the strategic direction of the organisation
  • Attend occasional events, training, and seminars

Board Meetings:

Board Meetings are held every six weeks. There will also be a commitment to serve on one or more Sub –Committees which will add 4/5 meetings a year. Meetings are generally held in the head office of Cheshire Ireland, Sandyford Industrial Estate, Dublin 18

To Apply or Get More Information:

Should you require any further information in relation to this role or Cheshire Ireland please contact Theresa Anderson, Acting CEO on or 01-2974100.

Should you wish to apply please submit your application via the Boardmatch website or by sending your CV and a covering note to

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
17th Sep, 2020
Dublin 18
Expiry Date
17th Nov, 2020