How are REP members selected?

A:

The protocol document states: 

Recruitment of resident panel members 

 Reflecting the diversity of South Lambeth Estate, resident members of the REP will support and represent the residents’ voice. 

(a) Encouraging, identifying then recruiting resident members of the REP will be undertaken by all members of the REP and Homes for Lambeth through HfL’s Resident Engagement Officer using regular communications with residents, promoting the opportunity through email bulletins and newsletters and by developing residents interest in the REP across the estate. 

(b) Homes for Lambeth will ensure support is given for childcare or other needs to enable residents to attend meetings. 

(c) Recruitment of resident members (and substitutes) will be ongoing until such time as the panel composition reaches capacity. 

(d) Potential new resident members who have self-identified themselves as interested in becoming a resident panel member to the resident engagement officer will be invited to attend a REP meeting as a guest and observer to learn more about the panel and the role. 

(e) Potential new members will be invited to share a brief statement on why they’d like to become a REP member with other members at a meeting. 

(f) New resident members will be agreed to by the REP and approved by the chair 

 The requirements for resident members are:   

  • To have an interest in representing residents living on South Lambeth Estate  
  • To be a resident on the South Lambeth Estate – this is not limited by tenure type  
  • To have signed the ToR  

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