Elderpark welcomes new staff member as part of community regeneration focus
Mr Giddings-Reid has over 30 years’ experience working in social housing.
Elderpark Housing has appointed a new community regeneration professional to lead its work in the community. Jonathan Giddings-Reid has now taken up his post.
Welcoming Mr Giddings-Reid to Elderpark, the association’s Director of Housing and Customer Service, Aidan McGuinness, said the appointment would further strengthen the wider role activities to Elderpark.
He said: “We are delighted to have recruited Jonathan, and ,undoubtedly, he will bring considerable expertise to the role. Our new regeneration officer position will bring focus and commitment to what is an important aspect of Elderpark’s work in the communities we serve.”
Mr Giddings-Reid has over 30 years’ experience working in social housing and has worked previously with a number of high-profile names within housing, notably, Shettleston Housing Association, Southside Housing Association – both in Glasgow – and Shire Housing Association in Ayrshire.
He described the regeneration activities of housing associations and housing co-operatives as a “vital aspect” of their work.
Jonathan Giddings-Reid said: “The community cohesion which results from the regeneration activities of housing providers is one of the most admirable aspects of the housing association movement.
“Elderpark Housing has an enviable track record on community regeneration which improves and enhances so many tenants’ lives. I’m delighted to have joined the team.”