Join our Board

There’s never been a better time to join the Board of Tyne Housing. With the development of a new five-year strategy underway and with a stable platform of financial control and a good asset base, Tyne is seeking to strengthen in some specific areas of governance.

We’re looking to recruit up to three new Board members, and are particularly interested in candidates who have skills and experience in the following fields:

  • Accounting and or housing finance
  • Development, build or acquisition of assets
  • Working with people with addictions
  • In addition to these, a further vacancy is available, open to applications from people who may not have the specific skill sets outlined above. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds who can demonstrate a passion for people and a belief in social or supported housing.

These are unpaid positions but we pay all reasonable expenses as well as invest in our members’ development. Board meetings are held quarterly and generally late afternoon/early evening. Two of these positions are likely to sit on an additional sub-committee which also meets quarterly.

If you’d like to apply, please send a covering letter outlining why you are interested in becoming a Board member of Tyne Housing and which particular area you feel your skills and experience can support us to

Closing Date: 4 December 2020

What our current members say:

“With over 30 years’ experience in the NHS, I have seen first-hand the impact and importance of housing on people’s physical and mental health and wellbeing, as well as health inequalities in society. Getting housing right will help people get to a better place and change their lives. This is where organisations like Tyne makes a real difference particularly for those who are vulnerable and homeless. I am very proud to be part of the board, and help make this happen.

I have served on a number of Boards, and this enables me to ensure good governance for Tyne Housing, so it is able to continue its vital work. My health background and knowledge and experience of how service commissioning works will help to strengthen and develop the support and the range of offer we can give to keep people healthy and independent in the community.”

Annie Topping, Tyne board member & Executive Director of Nursing, Quality & Patient Safety - NHS Northumberland Clinical Commissioning Group

We're here to help people get to a better place.