Tracey began her career path as a social worker 27 years ago, studying a social worker course, working for various youth organisations and completing a Diploma HE at the North-East Wales Institute Wrexham during this time.
“I left school at 16 and decided to pursue further education, wanting to become a social worker. Once I finished my course I began working as a One To One at Llanddarog and Cefneithin Primary schools, whilst also working as a sessional youth worker for Dyfed County Council.
Realising that I really enjoyed working with young people, I decided to gain a qualification that could progress my ambitions. Having achieved a Diploma, I was fortunate to gain employment with Menter Cwm Gwendraeth, as a Youth Project Leader, running a project funded by Children In Need.
A change of career took me to the Finance Department within Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service, but my passion for working with young people is to great. In 2012, I started working within the Community Risk Reduction Department of the Fire Service, as part of the Service Youth Team, and enjoy the challenging but rewarding aspects of the role.