Phone: 01706 345886

Address: 169 Drake Street, Rochdale, OL11 1EF
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Investors in People Good Practice Health & Wellbeing Award

Lead Team

Lynn Collins

Lynn Collins

Chief Executive Officer

Lynn has 21 years’ experience of front line working with young people and adults with complex needs including mental health problems, mild/moderate learning disability and substance misuse. This experience includes 14 years’ experience of managing front line support/care staff.

Relevant qualifications:

  • September 2002: Certificate in Part time Youth & Community Work
  • March 2003: Level One Counselling Skills: Working with young drug users (Centra/ABC)
  • October 2003: Advanced Motivational Interviewing Practical Skills and Applications
  • September 2006: Advanced Certificate in the Management of Substance Misuse (MMU)
  • June 2007: Advanced Certificate in the Management of Substance Misuse (MMU): Additional module: Dual Diagnosis
  • June 2009: Post-graduate Diploma in Management Studies
  • June 2010: NVQ 3 in Advice and Guidance
  • October 2011: NIMHE OCN accredited Mental Health First Aid
  • November 2015: MSc Leadership in Health & Social Care

Vicky Chanter

Registered Manager

Vicky Chanter is an HCPC Registered Social Worker who, prior to her recent experience of working with adults with complex mental health conditions, previously had 12 years’ experience of working with children aged 0-12 years old in a play centre/play group setting. This included the facilitation of specialised groups for children with ADHD. She has worked with unpaid carers conducting assessments/ providing support and therapeutic activities, and also in a primary school setting, working with children with behavioural issues and on the autistic spectrum.

Relevant Qualifications:

  • July 2011: Level 2 Health & Social Care (Distinction)
  • July 2012: Access to Social Work (Distinction)
  • July 2015: BA Honours Social Work
  • July 2017: ASYE Completion
  • July 2020: Level 5 Diploma in Leadership & Management
  • March 2022: Social Work Practice Educator Award Level 1 (Lancashire CC)