Office Closure in Honour of Poppy Livingstone
As many of our tenants will now be aware one of our tenant's Poppy Livingstone sadly passed away last week. Poppy was a great contributor to the Drumchapel community and was a member of our Management Committee for many years. As a mark of respect we will be closing the office on Friday 22nd February between 12.30pm and 3pm while her funeral takes place.
Children's Christmas Party
21st December 2018
On Tuesday the 18th December Cernach held its annual Children’s Christmas Party at St Mark’s Hall. All Children had a wonderful time with entertainment from Cheeko the clown, plenty of fun and games and a special visit from Santa and his elf who delivered a few early christmas presents to all the children at Cernach.
Cernach's Pensioners Christmas Lunch
7th December 2018
On Thursday 6th December the focus group held its annual Pensioners Christmas Lunch for tenants 65 and over at John Oliver's Function Suite. It was a joint event with Kendoon Housing Association, Pineview Housing Association, Kingsride Cleddans Housing Association, Drumchapel Housing Co-operative and Cernach Housing Association. The afternoon was filled with fun, laughter and of course a lovely lunch thanks to the catering staff at Oliver’s. All guests had a wonderful afternoon; they left with a smile on their face and an early Christmas gift.
A Warm Welcome To Our New Staff Members, Ruth Ghumman & Siobhan Mangan
19th November 2018
The Association would like to welcome Ruth Ghumman and Siobhan Mangan to the team. Both of them started working with the Association at the beginning of November. Ruth has been appointed as our new Housing Assistant, Ruth is local to the Drumchapel area if you see her out and about make sure you say hello to her. Siobhan is the new Corporate Services Assistant if you visit the office she’ll be the first person to meet and greet you!
The Association has been looking at ways to make sure we improve on our performance within the staff team. The Management Committee agreed to carry out a review of our current staffing structure and this was completed in the summer of this year. After consultation with staff members and after considering their feedback the Committee agreed to promote some of our current staff members and recruit two new members to the growing team at Cernach.
Paula Baylis who was previously the Senior Housing Officer is now the Acting Housing Services Manager; Laura-Jane Richards who was previously a Housing Officer is now the Acting Senior Housing Officer. Also Kirsty Boag who was one of our Housing Assistants is now an Acting Housing Officer and finally Anne Smith who was previously our Corporate Services Assistant is now the new Acting Corporate Services Officer.