Staff and Management Board

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Our Dedicated Team::

At Geeza Break, we pride ourselves on having a dedicated and passionate team of professionals committed to making a positive impact on families in Glasgow's Northeast. Our staff plays a crucial role in ensuring the smooth operation of our services and providing the support families need. Here's a glimpse into the individuals who make it all possible:

  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO): The guiding force behind Geeza Break, our CEO takes charge of the day-to-day management of the organization. With a deep commitment to our mission, the CEO ensures that our services align with our vision for the community.
  • Data Officer: Precision and accuracy are the hallmarks of our data officer. They maintain our records, guaranteeing their integrity, and making sure that the information we collect is nothing short of perfect.
  • Finance Manager: Behind the scenes, our finance manager manages the intricacies of our daily finances while working on securing long-term funding and overseeing various projects. Their financial acumen keeps us on track.
  • Administration/TOFFEE Club Coordinator: Ensuring seamless day-to-day operations is our administration/TOFFEE Club coordinator. Additionally, they take the lead in running our popular TOFFEE Club for eight weeks each year, offering parents a break and children an opportunity for exciting activities.
  • Senior Family Support Worker: Thanks to Lottery funding, our senior family support worker provides assistance to families who self-refer to our service. They are adept at identifying and addressing family needs, making a real difference in the community.
  • Project Coordinator: Collaborating with family support worker and respite specialists, our project coordinator delivers intensive, holistic respite and family support services. This support is vital in times when families need it most.
  • Geeza Chance Young Person's Support Worker: Our Geeza Chance program is fortunate to have dedicated young person's support workers who actively engage with groups of kinship children impacted by addictions. They work to create a nurturing environment where these children can thrive.
  • Family Support Workers: Our family support workers are integral to our mission. They play an active role in assisting families, particularly in areas related to parenting and overall family well-being.
  • Respite Specialists: Our team includes a dedicated group of respite sitters and three full-time respite carers. They ensure that children receive the quality care they deserve, offering parents essential respite time.

Our Dedicated Management Board:

Behind the scenes, Geeza Break is led by a local Voluntary Board of Directors. This committed group has the overarching responsibility of ensuring our service meets its targets, maintains exceptional quality, and secures the necessary funding to continue serving our community. Our Board benefits from a diverse range of expertise, including healthcare professionals, a senior social worker, a qualified accountant, and a former service user who represents the interests of all service users. Geeza Break is more than just an organization; it's a community-driven effort powered by dedicated individuals who genuinely care about the well-being of families in Glasgow's Northeast. We're here to make a positive difference in your lives.

Chief Executive Officer:
Doreen Paterson

Doreen Paterson

Chair of the board:
Derek Sinclair

Derek Sinclair