Tyne Buddy

  • Location Newcastle, Byker

Tyne Housing has residents across the North East region. We know that some of these people are relatively isolated and sometimes lonely and would benefit from a Buddy who they could meet and engage in social activities such as going for a walk, shopping, visiting museums or just a chat and a coffee.

We’re looking for someone who:

  • Is a friendly face who likes to chat and enjoys meeting new people
  • Understands the challenges that many Tyne residents face
  • Is confident and outgoing
  • Has an awareness of homelessness and associated issues

Your experience and qualifications:

  • An enthusiasm for and/or knowledge of working with vulnerable, lonely and isolated people and generally work as part of a supportive and friendly team
  • A reasonable level of written English
  • Confidence in making the first contact with people and organisations
  • A willingness to work as part of a team
  • A flexible approach

How to get involved

Please return the filled in application form by email to bryan.beverley@tynegroup.org.uk or by post to Tyne Housing Association Ltd, St Silas Church Building, Clifford Street, Byker, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6 1PG.

Note: Successful applicants will undergo an enhanced disclosure and barring check.

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