Childcare staff

Siobhan Gibson

ChildCare Manager

BA Honours Education, HND Care Practice, NVQ LEVEL  2 & 3

Deirdre Ann O'Halloran

Childcare Co-ordinator

HNC Early Childhood studies/NNEB Dip Level 3/ Completeing CCLD Level 5

Linda Parker

Practice Leader – Toddler Room

NVQ Level 3

Fiona Brady

Practice Leader – Tiny Tot Room

NNEB dip level 3

Elizabeth Barrett

Practice Leader – Pre- school Room

NVQ3 Early Years

Geraldine McManus

Practice Leader – Waddler Room

NVQ level 2 and level 3 PlayWork/ NVQ Level 5 CCLD

Kelly Ann Judge

Childcare Worker

Nvq Level 3 Early Years Care & Education

Aisling McErlaine

Childcare Worker

NVQ3 CCLD

 

 Noilin Connoly

Childcare Worker

NVQ 4 CCLD 

 

Ciara McNally

Childcare Worker

NVQ2 Early Years

NVQ Level 3 CCLD

 

Bernie Robinson

Childcare Worker

 NVQ 2 & 3 Early Years and Education

Orla Carlisle

Childcare Worker

NVQ2 Early Years

NVQ3 CCLD

 

 Emma Smyth

Childcare Worker

 NVQ 2 & 3 Early Years and Education

Bernie Mooney

Childcare Worker

First Aid and Child protection

 Katrina Cochrane

Childcare Worker

 Degree in Haelth and Social Care

 Rachel Gordon

Childcare Worker

 NVQ 2 & 3 CCLD

Lisa Mooney

Childcare Worker

Diploma Certificate in CCLD level 3/NVQ 2 Childcare

Marianne Daly

Childcare Worker

Completing NVQ2 CCLD

 

 Charlotte Sloan

 Childcare Worker

 NVQ 2 & 3 CCLD

 Stacey Meehan

 Childcare Worker

 NVQ 2 & 3 CCLD

 

 

 

 

 

 

First Aid, Child Protection and Health and Safety

All staff receives ongoing training in First Aid and Child protection. We have specially allocated staff that has received in-depth training in First Aid and Health and Safety.

There are 4 designated officers for child protection.

Special Needs

The organisation has invested in special needs training. Specific staff also have achieved and attended training in the following areas

  • Behaviour Management
  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy
  • Emergency use of Epi Pen
  • Tough Issues
  • Domestic violence
  • Impact of Domestic Violence on Children
  • Disability Awareness
  • Hanen Training
  • Caring for children with Additional Needs
  • Autism Awareness

Play Training

The organisation has invested in play training in recognition of the value of play in improving better outcomes for children:

  • Play Gathering – weekend of intensive play training for 6 staff
  • Diversity in Play – promoting inclusive play activities and experiences
  • Play day
  • Outdoor play – playing outdoors training took place in the forest
  • Play
  • Quest – 2 week play audit with targeted play training for staff and participation focus for children.