Elaine Handley - Service Manager
Elaine has been part of DAAS for over 25 years and has worked her way through the organisation as administrator, counsellor and team leader. She has led the development it from NDAAS (North Derbyshire based alcohol service) into DAAS (countywide) and then to an integral part of Derbyshire Recovery Partnership for which DAAS delivers key elements of service provision.
Elaine also has an ILM management qualification and has taken a lead in gaining service accreditations for DAAS, such as IIP, CSE, BACP and the Matrix award for information and guidance. Elaine has a background in counselling and gained a Masters degree in counselling and human relationships with a specialist interest in gender and power relationships and women and alcohol.
Laura Cain - Finance and Business Manager
Laura has worked for DAAS for 5 years as part of the senior management team. She has provided business and financial management guidance to the charity whilst supporting with all aspects of accounting, to make sure the business has robust financial management systems in place and that the business can continue to provide quality services within budget.
Prior to working for DAAS Laura worked across the care sector within management accounts.