Emma has worked at Salus for 8 years in several different roles including family support and the Serious Youth Violence project.
Throughout her career, Emma has always been passionate about working with children, young people, and families, and empowering them to make positive lasting change.
Prior to working at Salus, Emma had more than 15 years’ experience of working with children, young people and families. Emma’s career working with children and families started as a nursery nurse in a children’s day nursery and working her way up to deputy manager. Emma then decided that she wanted a complete change and started working with young offenders in a secure unit who were sentenced or remanded to custody, Emma started as a training centre assistant working her way up to a team leader. Emma then decided she wanted to work in the community with young people and families to support young people before they became involved within the criminal justice system and this is when she chose to come to Salus, or shall we say Salus chose Emma. Emma has a BA (Hons) in Youth Justice Studies and a Professional Certificate in Effective Practice. (Youth Justice).