Welcome - Chair of Board and Group Chief Executive Officer


Chair of Board On behalf of the Bolton at Home Group, welcome to our Board recruitment site and thank you for your interest.

Providing social housing, Bolton at Home is a charitable Community Benefit Society registered under the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014 and regulated by the Regulator of Social Housing (RSH).

Employing over 950 staff, our vision is to achieve homes and neighbourhoods we can all be proud of.

The Bolton at Home Group comprises Bolton at Home and Arcon Housing Association, both registered providers and charitable Community Benefit Societies.  In addition, Bolton at Home has four subsidiary companies:  Rhaus Living (providing market rent homes), Starts with you (providing employment support and revenue services), Maxmedia Communications (a media company) and Stonecross Homes (a development company).  Arcon Housing Association has one subsidiary:  Arcon Developments Limited (ADL).  Our group stock totals around 18,500 properties. As well as providing homes, we offer a range of other services, available to our tenants and some open to other residents living in our communities.

I hope you find the information on this site gives you a good idea of what we are about and what we are looking for in terms of skills, knowledge, motivation and character.

I look forward to receiving your application.

Ian Munro
Chair of Bolton at Home Group Board


Bolton at Home is the major provider of affordable housing in Bolton. Chief Executive Officer

Our organisational aim is to create ‘Homes and neighbourhoods we can all be proud of’ and our objectives as shown below:

  • Meeting the housing needs of our current and future customers.
  • Supporting our customers to be more independent and our communities to flourish.
  • Ensuring that our business is well run, responsible and financially secure.

To help deliver our objectives, our Group Leadership Team have developed a series of priority work streams.  These will help to ensure our long-term sustainability, delivering core services efficiently and in a cost effective manner, whilst realising our ambitions for growth and improving customer support and service.

We want to provide homes as a bedrock for strong places and support disadvantaged people and their communities to flourish.

I look forward to receiving your application.

Jon Lord
Group Chief Executive Officer


Board vacancies

Vacancies Non Executive Directors to the Coterminous Board

Remuneration £6,000 per annum (under review)

Due to the retirement of longstanding Non Executive Directors, we currently have a number of positions available on our Coterminous Board being set up to ‘go live’ on 1 April 2022 (subject to lender approval).  Members of the Coterminous Board will be Non Executive Directors of both Bolton at Home and Arcon Housing Association.

We are seeking exceptional individuals to join the Bolton at Home Group who can work with senior teams in a new era of development of the business and at a time of increased complexity in our challenges.  Providing scrutiny, governance and strategic leadership grounded in Board level experience, you will be a strong ambassador and persuasive communicator who will also share the Group’s values and passion.  To complement our existing Board membership, we are particularly interested in hearing from individuals who bring recent financial and/or housing development experience in either the private or public sector or those who have led and embedded a culture of innovation and continuous quality improvement.

You will be a clear thinker, a confident communicator, work collaboratively and establish a professional and constructive challenge to the Executive. 

This is a fantastic opportunity to bring new insight, to shape our strategy and future performance, enhancing the service we already provide to our customers.

Closing date for submission of applications is

12 noon on Friday 18 February 2022.