Babs Jack's professional background is in nursing and midwifery. She gained experience in palliative care and bereavement counselling while working for 14 years at East Anglia's Children's Hospices, and has wide experience of pastoral care. Babs is married to Chris, who is Director of Postgraduate Studies and Lecturer in Applied Theology at Moorlands College. Chris and Babs have two grown up children, Katie and Ben.