Welcome to South Tyneside Homes

Dear Candidate,

Thank you for your interest in the role of Independent Board member at South Tyneside Homes. It is an incredibly exciting time to be joining us. If you are passionate about fairness and adept at delivering excellence in housing management, you could not be in a better place. We are living through a time of unprecedented challenges here in South Tyneside as we support our community through the coronavirus crisis – and look ahead to working together to support our area’s recovery. So, there could not be a more important time to be joining us as we take our residents, our businesses and community on a new journey and shape the future of South Tyneside. South Tyneside is a dynamic, vibrant community.

South Tyneside Homes is an arm’s length management organisation (ALMO) created by South Tyneside Council to manage, maintain, and improve its 16,000 council homes and estates. We are a non-profit-making company that is 100% owned by South Tyneside Council. We have achieved and sustained an impressive record of growth and high-quality service provision over many years. To forge ahead with our plans, we are now seeking to appoint an Independent Board Member is a key position for the organisation and will play a strong part of our development.

Our vision is delivering excellent services in neighborhoods’ through empowered and motivated staff. We are looking for an individual who can support our mission of Great Homes, Great Places, Great Services, Great Company.

In order to inform and encourage our application, we have prepared this candidate information pack which includes important information about South Tyneside Homes and the recruitment and selection process.

For a confidential discussion please contact our recruiting partner Ray Williamson, Executive Search Consultant at NRG Executive Search to arrange an appointment or call Ray on 07593 583 404.

Your completed application should be submitted to NRG by 23rd September 2021.

We look forward to considering your application.

Yours sincerely,


Rachel Taylor

Director of Housing and Corporate Services