Joined the Women’s Work team in 2023.
Molly achieved a 1st class degree in BA (Hons) Psychology at the University of Derby in 2021. Following this, she worked at the University supporting students in the College Student Centre and later as a Systems Analyst, however she felt she wanted a job where she could make a difference and help others.


Joined the Women’s Work team in 2023.
Gemma has over eighteen years’ experience within the care sector. This has included community-based settings, The National Health Service and voluntary organisations. In 2007 Gemma completed a level 2 apprenticeship in Health and Social Care, following this in 2017 achieved an advanced level 3 Apprenticeship in Adult social care and the care of children and young people.


Joined the Women’s Work team in 2022.
Jacqui has over 20 years’ experience working within educational organisations and supportive roles, she has valuable knowledge in supporting behaviour, employability and community development. Jacqui also has Level 3 Information Advice and Guidance.


Joined the Women’s Work team in 2022.
Emma was previously a peer mentor for Women’s Work before joining our team officially and still volunteers for us too. Emma is currently studying towards her Foundation Pathways to Psychology Course at Derby University.


Joined the Women’s Work team in 2022.
Claire initially started volunteering for Women’s Work back in January 2018, working with the service users inspired her to pursue study in counselling and she has since achieved CPCAB Level 2 Certificate In Counselling Skills, CPCAB Level 3 Certificate In Counselling Studies and CPCAB Level 4 Diploma In Therapeutic Counselling for which Claire completed a placement at Women’s Work, before joining the team officially as a qualified counsellor in 2022.


Joined the Women’s Work team in 2021.
Natalie started with Women’s Work as an apprentice, after successfully passing her course, Natalie is now one of our project workers and helps deliver programmes across the Turn Around Project and Women’s Work Heart, as well as assisting families in our Child Contact Centre.


Joined the Women’s Work team in 2021.
Debra gained a BA QTS(HONS) English and Education in 1997 at Roehampton University London and worked for 18 years as a teacher in both mainstream and Special Needs schools. Debra was mainly in senior management roles and was a lead for Literacy for many of the schools she worked at. Debra is also a trained facilitator for the Freedom Programme.


Joined the Women’s Work Team in 2021.
Nadia holds a 1st class degree in BA (Hons) Creative Expressive Therapy, 2:1 BA (Hons) in Performing Arts and Music, HNC in Business Management and she is a Member of the National Council of Psychotherapists. Nadia previously worked as a head of music department at the International School of Schaffhausen in Switzerland, where she staged musical and plays.


Joined the Women’s Work team in 2021.
Jacquii has been working in accounts and finance for eight years, and has previously worked as a project accountant in a subsidiary of a global engineering company in Chesterfield. Jacquii has previous experience and knowledge in administration and systems development. Qualified up to AAT Level 3 and NVQ Level 3 in Business Administration, and currently studying towards AAT Level 4.


Joined the Women’s Work team in 2019.
Has extensive experience of customer service having worked in the retail industry for over fifteen years.   With good interpersonal and communication skills developed during a period volunteering at a charity Alisha is ideally suited to supporting women that come through the probation service.


Joined the Women’s Work team in 2018.
Has many years’ worth of experience within HR, leading and managing teams in previous roles.  Has a wealth of experience within administration, auditing and implementation of core business strategies.  Sarah has a degree in Psychology from Lancaster University, and is currently looking to complete her basic counselling skills qualification.


Joined the Women’s Work team in 2020.
Linda holds a B A Hons in Applied Social work and has previously worked with Vulnerable adults experiencing mental health difficulties.  For the last eleven years Linda has worked within the Local Authority  Children’s services specialising in ‘Trauma based approach to practice’ with LAC in local authority care.