Board Membership and Vacancies

Current Vacancies: Derby Homes Operational Board Members

Information for applicants

Derby Homes is an arm's length management organisation (ALMO) created by Derby City Council in 2002 to manage, maintain and improve Derby’s council houses and estates. We are non-profit making and are owned and controlled by Derby City Council.

We have also built and purchased a number of our own properties that we manage and maintain. We have proposals to build and acquire more, in partnership with the Council. Our turnover (income) is around £38m a year and we have over 500 staff looking after just under 13,000 Council properties.


Each year, one each of our tenant and independent main Board members and one of our tenant Operational Board members will to stand down from their positions. Secure tenants of Derby City Council and Derby Homes will be able to apply to join one of our Boards as a Tenant Board Member.

From time to time, we also have other vacancies when members decide to leave our Boards.

Derby Homes Board of Directors is made up of 3 tenants, 3 councillors and 3 independent members. Members of the Board are company directors and are responsible for the strategic running of the company.

The Operational Board has a majority of 6 tenant members who meet with other members, making decisions that ensure we deliver services of the highest possible standard to our tenants and leaseholders.

Both Boards meet once every two months and receive regular training and support.

All our Board Members are required to regularly attend meetings and non-attendance could result in losing their place on the Board.

We currently have the following available places

Derby Homes Board of Directors

Recruitment will commence during the Summer of 2019 for the following positions on our (main) Board of Directors:

  • 1 Tenant Board Member
  • 1 Independent Board Member

Derby Homes Operational Board

We are currently accepting applications for tenant members on our Operational Board – please get in touch with us if you are interested in a place.

If you are interested in helping Derby Homes to improve further, we want to invite you to apply.

If you are interested in becoming a Board Member please see the information documents on the right hand side of this page or contact the Governance Team on 01332 888527.