Practitioners / Staff
All our staff have DBS (CRB) Enhanced Clearance, Paediatric First Aid, childcare qualifications, and child protection/safeguarding training, all members of staff have safe food training.
Responsibility for the day-to-day running of the sessions falls on the Manager, the welfare and education of the children falls on the Manager's Deputy.
During sessions, the staff to child ratio is at least 1:8 for the over 3’s and 1:4 for the under 3’s.
Charlotte Worsfold, is our Deputy Manager. NVQ Level 5, Paediatric First Aid, Food and hygiene, and is responsible for the children's welfare and education.
Sharon Bone, NVQ level 3, Food safety, Paediatric First Aid
Kelly Robinson, NVQ Level 2, Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Children and Young People’s Mental Health, Paediatric first aid
Jane Blakemore, Paediatric first aid, Food safety
Volunteers Kerry, Paula, Nadine, Annette
Nicole Todman, assistant setting up/putting away and bank staff.
Lisa Brazier, NVQ level 2, and Montessori teaching, Food safety, Paediatric First Aid, and is now bank staff.
Each member of staff undertake regular training to update their skills.
The Playgroup is an equal opportunity employer.
We welcome student placements, to help them gain their childcare knowledge. Students are not left alone with the children at any time.
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