Meet the staff

All our staff enjoy their work and are dedicated to ensuring that all the children love coming here as much as we do. All staff are fully qualified with either a level 2, 3 or 4 in childcare or are working towards their qualification.

 

Staff are encouraged to attend ongoing training to update their knowledge and skills in childcare, child protection, first aid and other various training.

 

Manager - Linda Williams
altLinda has 16 years’ experience of working in a childcare setting and holds a NVQ Level 4 in Children’s Care, Learning and Development and a Certificate in Managing Quality Standards in Children’s Services. She works in the office at all times ensuring the admin of the nursery conforms with all regulations.

 

Other Qualifications
•    Level 3 Certificate in Business and Administration
•    Level 3 NVQ Certificate in Management
•    Paediatric Emergency first aid
•    Enhanced Safeguarding Children Training
•    Manual handling in a child care setting
•    Caring for babies under 2 years old
•    Basic fire safety training

 

 

Deputy Manager/Key Worker - Sarah Owen
altSarah has worked at the nursery for 10 years and holds a NVQ Level 4 in Children’s Care, Learning and Development and a Certificate in Managing Quality Standards in Children’s Services. She is also a Key worker based in the Over 2’s room completing development charts for children showing their progress and development.

Other Qualifications
•    Paediatric Emergency first aid
•    First Aid at Work
•    Basic fire safety training
•    Health and Safety
•    Level 2 Award in food safety and Catering
•    Manual handling in a child care setting
•    Enhanced Safeguarding Children Training

 

Acting Deputy Manager/supervisor - Stacey Lloyd
altStacey has worked at the nursery for nine years and holds a Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Children’s Care, Learning and Development.

Other qualifications
•    NVQ Level 3 in Children’s Care, Learning and Development
•    Paediatric Emergency first aid
•    Level 2 Award in food safety and Catering
•    Safeguarding children
•    Manual handling in a child care setting
•    Caring for babies under 2 years old
•    Basic fire safety training

 

 

 

 

Key Worker - Holly Owen
altHolly has worked at the nursery for 10 years and holds a National Diploma in Early Years. She is the Key worker based in the Baby rooms completing development charts for children showing their progress and development.

Other Qualifications
•    Paediatric Emergency first aid
•    Enhanced Safeguarding Children Training
•    Manual handling in a child care setting
•    Jabadao Developmental Movement Play
•    Basic fire safety training
•    Health and Safety
•    Community Food & Nutrition Skills

•    Makaton Taster

•    Promoting Positive Behavior
•    Level 2 Award in food safety and Catering

 

Key Worker - Denise Roberts
altDenise has worked at the nursery for 10 years and holds a Level 3 NVQ in Children’s Care, Learning and Development. She is based in the Over 2’s room completing development charts for children showing their progress and development.

Other Qualifications
•    Level 2 Certificate in Customer Service
•    Paediatric Emergency first aid
•    Level 2 Award in food safety and Catering
•    Enhanced Safeguarding Children Training
•    Manual handling in a child care setting
•    Community Food & Nutrition Skills
•    Promoting Positive Behavior

 

 

 

Nursery Assistant - Carly Adair
altCarly has worked at the nursery for 6 years and holds a Level 3 NVQ in Children’s Care, Learning and Development. She is a kind and Caring member of staff with plenty of experience having two children of her own.

Other Qualifications
•    Initial Safeguarding Children Training
•    Paediatric Emergency first aid
•    Manual handling in a child care setting
•    Basic fire safety training
•    Level 2 Award in food safety and Catering

 

 

 

 

 

Nursery Assistant - Sophie Virgo
altSophie holds a Level 3 National Diploma in Children’s Care, Learning and Development. She is Energetic and fun and enjoys arts and craft activities.

Other Qualifications
•    Manual handling in a child care setting

•    Safeguarding Children Initial Child Protection Training

•    Paediatric Emergency first aid

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nursery Assistant - Lorraine Pearsey
altLorraine has worked at the nursery for 4 years and is currently completing a Level 3 NVQ in Children’s Care, Learning and Development.

Other Qualifications
•    Level 2 BTEC First Diploma in Children’s Care, Learning and Development
•    Level 2 Award in food safety and Catering
•    Initial Safeguarding Children Training
•    Enhanced Safeguarding Children Training
•    Manual handling in a child care setting
•    Paediatric Emergency first aid

 

 

 

 

Relief Nursery Assistant - Imogen Jenkins
altImogen holds a Level 2 NVQ in Children’s Care, Learning and Development. She works in all the rooms giving her plenty of experience.

Other Qualifications
•    Manual handling in a child care setting
•    Initial Safeguarding Children Training

•    Paediatric Emergency first aid

      Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the      

      Workplace


 

 

 

 

 

Cook Joan Cottington

altJoan prepares the children well balanced and nutritional meals and snacks. She holds a Level 2 Award in food safety and Catering and Community Food & Nutrition Skills. The nursery also holds a food hygiene rating of 5 (very good).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cleaner – Alison Dooney