Emmerline started her career in 1997 as a Youth Worker, delivering bespoke projects for young people around health and wellbeing and behaviour change. After gaining her PGD in Public Health and Health Promotion in 2007, Emmerline joined the Public Health Team in Kirklees as a Public Health Specialist. In this role Emmerline led on a range of Public Health portfolios, including commissioning Sexual Health Services for Children and Young people, Commissioning Maternity Services and 0-19 services. During her time in Kirklees Emmerline’s role also included workforce development and social marketing and engagement. Between 2014 and 2018 Emmerline worked at NHS England, as a Quality Improvement Lead for the Children Young People’s and Maternity Networks bringing partners together across Yorkshire and the Humber to improve outcomes for women, children and families
In 2018 Emmerline joined the West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership as Manager for Improving Population Health, this role includes leading on prevention across the partnership including, maternity, reducing serious violence to improve outcomes and reducing health inequalities for the population across West Yorkshire and Harrogate.