Angela Ferns

Hi I am Angela and I am the Community Living Worker for East Renfrewshire. I am excited for my new role, and love Neighbourhood Networks ethos of social inclusion and empowering members to be independent. I have worked in Social Care for over 25 years. I have a Post Graduate in Advanced Residential Childcare and … Read more

Jill Scott

Hi, I’m Jill the Community Living Worker for Stirling. I have worked within Social Care for over 20 years and have worked in various settings. I have an HNC in Working with Communities and I am planning on going back to Uni to complete the final year of my Sociology and Social Policy degree. I am pleased … Read more

Emma Ovenstone

My name is Emma Ovenstone and I’m the new Community Living Worker for Dalkeith in Midlothian.At 17 I started off my career as a Dental Nurse in my home town Kirriemuir.  Once I qualified in this field, I decided I wanted to see the world, so I moved to New Zealand – where I lived … Read more

Pat Bulski

Hi, my name is Pat and I joined Neighbourhood Networks in January 2023. When I heard about the organisation, I was very excited to apply for the position of Community Living Worker. I previously worked in the social care sector as a Support Worker where I worked with vulnerable adults. I loved helping people to … Read more

Andrew Burdge

I started working for Neighbourhood Networks in October 2022 after leaving university with my Web Development Degree. I studied in college and university for 2 years each and picked up many different technological skills during my journey. I’m very passionate about technology in both my work and personal life. I enjoy my games and video … Read more

Anna-May Learoyd

“Hello! I’m Anna-May and I am the Community Living Worker for the Largs 2 network. I’ve absolutely loved my new role so far! I’ve always wanted to be able to make a difference in my community, and working for Neighbourhood Networks certainly does that. It’s been wonderful getting to know members and I can’t wait … Read more

Trisha Slight

Hi, my name is Trisha. I’m one of the community living workers for East Renfrewshire. I am new to this position. I have worked in various care roles over the last 25 years. I am very passionate about growth, understanding and compassion within the community. I’m looking forward to getting to know my members and … Read more

Hannah Ferguson

Hello! My Name is Hannah and I recently joined Neighbourhood Networks as one of the Community Living Workers for Stevenston. I am delighted to be part of an organisation with such amazing values and share the vision that together anything is possible! As well as working with Neighbourhood Networks, I am studying in my second … Read more

Lesley Grant

After hearing so many positive stories about the life changing work carried out by Neighbourhood networks, I feel extremely privileged and excited to come on board as Network manager covering South Lanarkshire and the wellbeing network in North Lanarkshire.   I spent many years managing supported living services with Care UK before becoming a registered manager … Read more

Lovisa Tidblom

My name is Lovisa and I am a Swede adopted from Vietnam. I moved to Scotland to study and stayed for the banter!I have a background in psychology and counselling skills focusing on the person-centred approach and psychodynamic perspective. At present, I am studying to become a cognitive behavioural therapist.My aim to help individuals better … Read more