BME National – Annual Conference

BME National Annual Conference 2015

SAVE THE DATE – 22 October 2015

Human City Institute
David Orr, CEO – National Housing Federation
Terrie Alafat, CEO – Chartered Institute of Housing
Steve Douglas, Partner – Altair
Sharron Webster, Partner – Trowers & Hamlins LLP
Also included will be a BME case study of a research joint procurement experience.
If you are a member of BMENational
You can attend the conference free of charge with 1 staff and 1 Board member.
Once booked, payment will be invoiced upon failure to attend.
If you are not a member of BMENational
You can still attend by purchasing an early bird / first come first served ticket for £65
before 30 September 2015.

Click here for more details – BME Annual

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BME National & Human City Institute Project – August 2015

BME National & HCI Project – August 2015

Read a summary of the key findings of a major research project between BME National and the Human City Institute. The study describes the legacy of BME housing organisations stretching back to the 1980s. It records the achievements and value of the BME housing sector. And it seeks to explore the potential futures for this diverse sub-set of the social  housing sector in England.

BME National Summary

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Arawak Walton are recruiting for an IT Analyst


Full time, 35 Hours per week

Two year fixed term contract

Spot Salary: £32,000 per annum


We are looking for a customer focused individual with technical expertise in the field of ICT. The successful candidate will be a self-motivated and well-organised team player with a positive attitude, excellent interpersonal skills, and a methodical approach to tasks.


The post holder will report directly to the Finance Director and will be responsible for delivering frontline IT support, project managing various IT projects across the business and for providing financial reporting information and support when required.


This is a great opportunity for a professional, flexible, enthusiastic individual to join an organisation that prides itself on providing excellent customer service, in addition to offering a friendly working environment, generous holiday entitlements and benefits and fantastic office facilities, based in the heart of Manchester.


For an informal discussion, please contact Darren Watmough, Finance Director on 0161 272 6094.


To obtain an application pack for this position, email,  telephone our office on 0161-272-6094 or download from our website


Closing date for all returned applications is 5pm on Monday 7th September  2015


Proposed Interview date:                  Friday 17th September 2015


Note: CV’s will not be accepted

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Arawak Walton vacancy – Scheme Manager – part time (Sheltered Housing)

PART TIME – 20 hours per week

Monday to Friday – 9:00 – 13:00

Salary: £16,819 – £21,063 (pro-rata)

We are looking for a caring and organised individual to oversee all aspects of the smooth running of one of our ‘Over 55’s’ schemes based in Victoria Park, Manchester In particular, the successful candidate will deliver a high quality housing and support service to residents and the wider community, promoting their independence, health and well being in addition to acting as a co-ordinator of care and support services provided by other agencies.

A key requirement of the role is to encourage a mutual support amongst residents and promote social and community activities, in addition to the day to day management of facilities and ensuring health and safety requirements are in place.

This is a great opportunity for a friendly, well organised individual to join an organisation that prides itself on providing excellent training and development opportunities, in addition to offering a friendly working environment and generous holiday entitlements and other benefits.

For an informal discussion, please contact Lisa Jowrey, Communal Services Manager, on 0161 272 6094.
Closing date for all returned applications is 5pm on Friday 28th August 2015
**Please note – In the event that we receive high numbers of applications we may decide to close the position early**


Download the necessary forms below:

Scheme Manager Job

Application form – Scheme Manager

Note: CV’s will not be accepted.

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Westway Housing Association vacancy -Hostel Locum Support Workers

Operating since 1988, Westway Housing Association is a progressive community

led registered housing association working across West & North West London.


Hostel Locum Support Workers – Hourly rate £9.45 per hour – Click here to apply


You will provide an efficient service to ensure the safety and security of the building and residents and to do so with a commitment to Health & Safety Legislation and Internal procedures.


Your duties will include covering shifts during the night and at weekends with overtime available. You will need to be self-motivated and capable of working on your own initiative.


All applicants should possess excellent communication skills, both verbal/written and be confident in dealing with a diverse range of issues and enjoy communicating with residents.


If you would like more information or an application pack please visit our website at  If you require any other further assistance please telephone 020 8964 2323.  Please note CVs will not be accepted.


Westway HA is committed to equal opportunities. Any offer of employment will be subject to enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS).



Closing date for all completed applications: 21/08/15 (mid-day)


Interview: W/C 24/08/15

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