Byker Community Trust  – Chair

Byker Community Trust is a beacon organisation driven by social purpose. Working with vibrant communities, Byker Community Trust continually delivers fantastic social outcomes, attracting national awards for its innovation and creating a forward thinking profile beyond the locality within which it works.

The achievements of the last six years, since stock transfer of the Grade II* Listed Byker Estate from Newcastle City Council to Byker Community Trust, have laid the foundations for an even more ambitious future. It is critical that Byker Community Trust’s next Chair shares these ambitions, is driven by inclusivity and has the necessary business skills to enable a thriving housing association make an enduring impact on community life.

Location(s): Newcastle
Job Type: Non-Executive
Closing date: January 11 2019
Salary: £5k pa

About the role

This is an opportunity that will instinctively appeal to candidates driven by social purpose and community challenge. Your non-executive experience will ideally include experience gained in a regulatory environment and supplement your primary skills of leading a Board to deliver a common purpose.


Key contact

To obtain more detailed information on this role and the accountabilities it holds the candidate pack can be downloaded at For an informal and confidential conversation with our retained consultants, Campbell Tickell, contact Mark Glinwood on 07944 411 484.

Closing date for applications is 11th January 2019.

Key dates

Closing date Stage 1 interviews Stage 2 interviews
Fri 11 Jan 2019 at 12 noon Fri 18 Jan 2019 Fri 25 Jan 2019

How to apply

Please download and review the recruitment pack and associated documents below:

Send an up to date CV and supporting statement, detailing how you meet the criteria for this role using the person specification, along with your completed declaration form. We advise that your supporting statement is no longer than 3 pages and your CV no more than 3 pages. Your CV must contain dates worked and a brief description of your key responsibilities for each role including consultancy/project work.

Once complete, please send your application in MS Word format by email 


Please ensure we receive your application in good time. If you do not receive confirmation of receipt within 24 hours of sending, please call us on 020 3434 0990. To help avoid your submission being treated as spam, please use a secure email address from which to send your application, and refer to the role and organisation in the header.

Our Team

Contact Campbell Tickell’s specialist recruitment team