Contact a member of staff from the following United Communities teams:
- Housing Team
- Tenancy Sustainment
- Communities Team
- Property Services Team
- Business Development Team
- Finance Team
- Human Resources
Glynis MorrisPG Dip Housing and Community Renewal, CIHCM
Glynis joined UC in August 2015 and has worked in benefits, customer service and Housing for the past 30 years in a variety of management roles. In her role as Housing Manager, she manages a team of Housing Officers and Assistants ensuring that rent collection is kept to a maximum and that arrears are managed effectively. Glynis’ aim is to help tenants sustain their tenancies long term.
Zoe WhiteHousing Officer
Zoe joined United Communities as an Income Recovery Assistant in 2014 and is now working as Housing Officer managing a patch in the Bristol area. Zoe loves being out in her community supporting tenants and swiftly dealing with issues the local community and individuals may be facing. Zoe’s role includes carrying out regular estate inspections and takes prompt action to deal with issues such as untidy gardens, abandoned vehicles, flytipping, graffiti and anti-social behaviour.
Laura RogersHousing Officer
Laura has been working for the organisation for several years and in her role as Tenancy and Estate Officer she manages a patch in the Bristol area. Laura carries out regular estate inspections and takes prompt action to deal with issues such as untidy gardens, abandoned vehicles, flytipping, graffiti and anti-social behaviour. Laura also carries out mutual exchange and sign up appointments and monitors and effectively deals with any breaches of tenancy agreements.
Arielle NitondeHousing Officer
David OtengHousing Officer
Having worked at United Housing since 2004, David is one of our Housing Officer, and his day to day work is taken up monitoring and maintaining rent agreements. David also helps tenants understand and work through any particular rent difficulties face to face and over the phone, also researching and providing information for debt support agencies.
Outside of work David likes to concentrate on his charity work.
Katie OxenhamHousing Officer
Sarah WhitelamLettings Coordinator
Sarah joined United Communities in August 2014 first working as part of the Properties team as Maintenance & Servicing Coordinator. She then went on to work for almost a year on reception as Customer Service Officer. In November 2015 she moved over to the Housing team and became Lettings Coordinator.
Sarah over sees the letting process from receiving the initial notice through to handing the property over to the incoming resident. Sarah will also manage all mutual exchange and transfer applications.
Sarah is friendly and approachable and always happy to help!
Sarabjeet Kaur (Seb)BA Hons Social Policy
Ella TailorHousing Assistant
Ella works with our tenants to help them sustain their tenancy and keep up to date with the rent. This can be by helping them fill out forms or referring them to support organisations to help them manage their money. She also enjoys getting involved with community events.
Steve PearceHousing Assistant
Steve joined the team at the beginning of 2006. He worked as Estates Caretaker for 10 years before coming in to the office to work as Housing Assistant. He is a fountain of knowledge and knows our patches, and Bristol, like the back of his hands.
Richard MealingActing Tenancy Sustainment Manager
Richard joined the organisation at the end of 2014 as Tenancy Sustainment Officer, he provides support to residents who need help in sustaining their tenancy. This includes assisting with tenancy related issues, budgeting, income maximisation, low level debt and employment support. Richard also assists residents who are moving into new properties with resettlement support.
Amy OxenhamBSc Social Work
Tenancy Sustainment Manager (on maternity leave)
Amy has been with us since 2011. She started off as Tenancy Sustainment Officer and was promoted in Nov 2014 to be the team leader. This means she manages the tenancy sustainment team, as well as Roshni Ghar, our sheltered scheme in Easton. She still provides support to residents, helping them remain in their homes by assisting with tenancy related issues, budgeting, income maximisation, low level debt and employment support. In addition she also assists residents who are moving into new properties with resettlement support.
Amy is currently on Maternity leave please contact Richard Mealing in her absence.
Bethany-Rose OakleyStudent Social Worker
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Collette PowellStudent Social Worker
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Jayne WhittlestoneMSc CIOH
Jayne joined the United Communities team in October 2013.
Jayne supports residents and helps them to take an active role in both their community and the Association. Jayne works with the team, aiming to get to know as many residents as possible, understand their needs and requirements so we can provide support to our residents and local communities.
Tamsin EvansCommunities and Employment Officer
Tamsin took on the role in 2013, working in the community with residents and groups who are striving to make a difference – whether that is supporting particular groups, tackling specific issues or improving local services and the environment.
She loves meeting people and attending events that bring people together to celebrate all the great work that is happening in our neighbourhoods.
Becky WhitmoreEvents and Communications Coordinator
Property Services Team
Tony LockeSenior Maintenance Surveyor
Tony has been in the building industry for over 20 years as a contractor, (including working in the social housing sector) and joined United in early 2012 as a Reactive Repairs Surveyor. He was promoted in August 2014 to Senior Surveyor for Planned Works and now plans and schedules the replacement of kitchens, windows, doors, bathrooms etc, as well as overseeing the day to day duties of the Repairs surveyors. Tony is also responsible for the management of the asbestos data base to make sure United Communities are compliant with the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012.
Sue HarveyRepairs and Office Manager
Sue started working for us in 2013 and brings over 20 years of experience in customer service. In her role she looks after the Repairs and Maintenance Team, making sure repair orders and safety checks are processed efficiently.
Elly WealeBSc (Hons) Building Surveying
Response Repairs Surveyor (Part time)
Elly graduated from University with a BSc (hons) Building Surveying in 2009. For the last five years she has worked in Local Authority and Housing Association repairs departments, typically carrying out reactive repairs inspection, managing void property refurbishment in order to meet the lettable standard, mutual exchange and right to buy/acquire inspections. Elly joined United Communities in October 2014 to experience working in a smaller community based association and to gain new skills, as part of her role, she will be involved in day to day maintenance and one off projects.
Stacey McDonaldMaintenance and Servicing Coordinator
Stacey joined United Communities in January 2015 and brings years of customer service experience from previous roles in various organisations. Her daily duties involve being a first point of contact for residents on the telephone, dealing with repair queries and raising orders.
Nicola StanleyRepairs Coordinator
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Rebecca StewartRepairs Coordinator
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Bill KeywoodCustomer Services Advisor
Bill joined United Communities in January 2016. As well as greeting tenants and guests on reception she helps out with repairs and rent queries. She can also help you to use the computer in our reception at Eden House, so if you need a helping hand with paying your rent online or signing up for Homeswapper, simply pop in to our office and ask!
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Business Development Team
Bridget PettyCommunity Land Trust Development Officer
Contact Bridget PettyPhone: 01179703073
Brian RoweDevelopment Support Officer
Steve IrwinFinance Manager
Steve has a busy job looking after the day to day functionality of the Finance Department. He produces monthly management accounts and budgets for review and works towards the production of the year end accounts for the annual external audit.
Steve recently celebrated his 10th year with us as he joined the team in 2004!
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Fran WallisAAT Qualified
Senior Finance Assistant
Fran came to United Communities in November 2014 after gaining 30 years housing experience at Bristol City Council. She is in a newly created role which involves purchase ledger and helping the finance manager with day to day accountancy issues.
Fran is an avid Tottenham Hotspur fan and has supported them for over 35 years. She also keeps the finance team supplied with a regular supply of cakes and biscuits!
Julie KemeryFinance Assistant
Julie joined United Communities in 2014 to work on the Rent Ledger, making sure payments are posted and tenants’ accounts are kept up to date.
Thomas Armour-CheluCorporate Services Assistant
Thom joined United Communities in Summer 2013 and works with the Finance Director to provide support to the management team and Board.
Sally MasonHR Manager
After working for many years in the customer service sector, Sally ran her own HR consultancy before joining us as HR Manager in May 2015. She has experience of working with other Housing Associations, with a particular focus on motivation and reward. Sally is passionate about engaging the talent and energies of our great team here at United Communities.
In her spare time, she has a smallholding in Somerset complete with pigs, hens and ducks.