We are a committed staff team comprising of a Nursery Manager, Deputy Nursery Manager and a Nursery Worker that are all first aid, Senco and safeguarding trained. We are passionate about our work and really enjoy what we do. Being local women ourselves we are proud to be able to give something back to our local community and families and therefore pride ourselves on providing the most outstanding childcare we can.
Shirley - Nursery Manager
‘I have worked for LWCCN since 1994 starting off as a nursery worker helping to set up Ilys Booker day nursery, when a need for full daycare was identified by the management committee. I have been here ever since graduating from nursery worker, to student supervisor, Deputy nursery Manager, Nursery Manager and now Head Manager. I have many qualifications some of which are NNEB, ADCE, NVQ4, Level 5 Leadership and Management, and a Foundation Degree.’
Louise - Deputy Manager
‘I have worked for LWCCN since 2004 starting off as a childcare worker at Grenfell working in both the drop-in and daycare. I then graduated to Daycare coordinator and became deputy nursery Manager in 2007. My qualifications are a BTEC in childcare, Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management and a Foundation Degree in Early Years.’
Sarah - Early Years Practitioner
‘I have worked for Ilys Booker Under 5’s centre since 2006 as a childcare student/volunteer and was then lucky enough to get a job when the day care amalgamated with Grenfell creche and under 3’s centre in December 2010. I have an NVQ3 qualification in childcare.’
Laonni - Early Years Practitioner
‘I have recently joined Grenfell Early Years as a childcare student/volunteer I have a NVQ3 qualification and I am currently working towards a Foundation Degree in Early years.’
Laila - Early Years Practitioner
"I have recently joined Grenfell Early Years -Service. I have an NVQ2 & 3 qualification. I am really enjoying my role as EYP’
Leanne - Early Years Practitioner
‘I have recently started working for the GEYS. After doing a year’s placement as part of my NVQ3 I am currently working towards my foundation degree in early years.'
Carol - Nursery Practitioner
‘I have worked for LWCCN since 2002 initially as a drop-in worker. I have recently joined the day care team and I am really enjoying the challenge of caring for the younger children in the little explorer’s room."
Karen - Admin Manager
‘I am the Admin Manager for LWCCN. I spent 15 years working in Retail Management but was seeking a change of career and wanted to work for a charity. I initially worked as admin support for a charity called Bliss and then moved to LWCCN. I have an ITQ level 2 in Business & Administration Level 2
Genet - Lunchtime Supervisor
"A longtime member of staff, who helps with the food preparation and cleaning of the nursery"