Carolyn works as the Senior IPS Grow lead for the North of England. Carolyn comes to the world of supported employment following a commercial management career in retail marketing and financial services, spanning some 25 years.
Carolyn brings an employer’s perspective and a strong background in training, coaching and change management, supporting teams to achieve
Over the last 10 years, Carolyn has worked in the field as an IPS Employment Specialist in a centre of excellence, learning how the model works from the “coal face”.
More recently, Carolyn has set up the first IPS Service for Veterans in the UK in Collaboration with Walking with the Wounded, and also with the Royal British legion.
Carolyn’s hope for IPS Grow is to support the extension and sustainability of IPS in the region (Cheshire and Merseyside) through working with stakeholders to fully understand and meet the needs of all those involved, from the senior NHS personnel, through to the client. Carolyn would like to ensure that the client experience is one that meets their needs and aspirations.