Rebecca is our Senior manager. Rebecca joined in December 2018 as Senior Manager responsible for the overall leadership and management of Into Work, including its funding and financial viability. This involves overseeing Into Work’s supported employment services in Edinburgh and Lothians including our Welfare Rights, Wellbeing + and Autism and Equality Works training offer to employers. Rebecca works closely with the board of directors, management and project staff as well as with partners and stakeholders to develop, co-ordinate and deliver our strategy which is to grow and expand our impact. Rebecca is passionate about the empowerment of disabled people and the business case we can make to employers of the benefits that employing disabled people will bring. Rebecca coordinated work this year for our team to be acknowledged with the Silver Investors in People award, Disability Confident Leader award and Living Wage accreditation. Rebecca has over 28 years of working in person centred services for disabled people, 15 years of those have been spent as the lead officer with two Scottish charities as well as volunteering as a trustee for two other Scottish charities. Rebecca has qualifications in leadership, voluntary sector management and social work.
- Year Joined: 2018
- Favourite Book: His Dark Materials by Phillip Pullman
- Hot Drink of Choice: Strong Yorkshire Tea please