Head of Governance

Closing Date: 2023-12-14

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Location: Ashington

Contract: Permanent - Full Time

Hours: 37 per week

Salary: £50,000 per annum

Location: Ashington

Contract: Permanent - Full Time

Hours: 37 per week.

Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum.

Bernicia has an enviable reputation as one of the North East’s largest and most successful housing providers; building, renting, selling and managing homes as well as providing specialist care and support services to over 60,000 customers.


Without doubt we are performance driven. But it’s not just what we do, it’s how we do it that makes us different. We operate within a set of simple, but effective values, which blend perfectly to create our unique ‘Bernicia Way’ culture. This ensures we maintain customer focus, through working together, respecting each other, being accountable for our actions and demonstrating integrity and leadership.


Head of Governance

  • Full-time, 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday
  • Up to £50,000 per annum.
  • Permanent position


Confident, proud and passionate people are the strength of our success and we’re building Bernicia to be a business that people want to be part of. 

Reporting into the Director of Corporate Governance, the successful candidate will carry out a key role in maintaining excellence in governance and regulatory compliance at Bernicia.  You will provide expert advice and guidance across the Group on emerging regulation,  design assurance frameworks to ensure that all regulatory requirements are being met and co-ordinate corporate policy governance to support an efficient and inclusive organisation.


For further details, please see attached link to the role profile.


If you think you could be the next person to join the exciting ‘Bernicia Way’ of doing business, we’ll need an application from you by 5pm  on Thursday 14th December. And if we’re right for each other, alongside a market competitive salary, generous pensions and holiday entitlement, there’s a rewards and benefits scheme that can make your money go further with great discounts and savings on every day and luxury items.

The closing date for submission is 5pm on Thursday 14th December.

If you’d like to find out a bit more about the role please call Jenny  Allinson on 0191 2383387


We reserve the right to close this recruitment campaign earlier than the stated closing date should we receive a large number of applicants.

The Group is fully committed to the promotion of equal opportunities and we particularly welcome applicants from groups who are currently under represented at Bernicia.

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