Nina was a registered Social Worker, with over 35 years of experience. She qualified in England, working generically, before specialising in Psychiatric Social Work. She moved to Scotland and continued to work generically.
She advanced to become a Senior Social Worker in the State Hospital at Carstairs Junction. She then became a specialist manager in mental health within a local authority. She remained with the local authority, progressing to the position of Fieldwork Group Manager. She was responsible for 90 staff and the operational management and provision of service to adults until her retirement in 2014.
Nina was invited to join the Streetwork board prior to them merging with Simon Community Scotland and then became a ‘legacy’ trustee on the Board.