Vivien's work has covered a range of areas from youth justice to family support, alternative care and aftercare as well as commissioning, HR and policy and service development. Vivien is currently on secondment to a national social work leadership organisation as policy and practice lead. Outside of work, she supports the work of her local church, and is involved with a charity working with local NHS and government in Central Asia to deinstitutionalise care and develop support to families.