TWO top leadership experts have been recruited to support the reform of North East housing services.
Social housing provider Isos has enlisted business coaches Richard Nugent and Paula McCormack to work with staff through the amalgamation of Castle Morpeth Housing, NomadE5 and Milecastle.
The merger will come into force in April and is expected to save the Isos group around £500,000 a year to re-invest in services.
Now staff at all levels are being coached to help them adapt to the changes before the restructure takes place.
Isos Group Learning and Development Manager Jennifer Flint said: “In the current political and economic environment there is an even greater need for organisations like us to deliver excellent services as efficiently as possible and to work with customers to empower and enable them to create thriving communities.
“To deliver this we need strong leadership at every level that generates momentum and energy to push forward on continuous improvement and nurtures a culture of thinking differently, as social entrepreneurs rather than traditional landlords.
“We have enlisted the expertise of Paula and Richard to support us on this journey, to provide additional challenge and an external perspective to help us translate our passion into innovative products, services and partnerships.”