Donna has worked in many roles at Southdown including as an Employment Specialist, Team Leadership and Project Management. From 2008 to 2015, she was responsible for contract managing numerous employment contracts including three Individual Placement and Support (IPS) Employment Services, Drug and Alcohol contracts and a DWP Feasibility Study. During this time, Donna implemented evidence-based practice of the IPS model across all of Southdown’s Employment Services. This included designing and developing systems for recording service delivery and setting performance Indictors, delivery frameworks and service implementation plans.
Donna has now moved into her current role as Senior Business Development Manager and is responsible for the ongoing procurement of contracts, implementation of new services and development of current projects.
She says, “I'm committed to ensuring we provide high quality, cost effective, innovative services that meet clients' needs as well as local commissioner and national strategies."