Staff
 

 

Caroline Davies, Manager

Fingers and Thumbs Day Care Centre is owned and managed by Caroline Davies.  Caroline has a Foundation Degree in Early Years Education and a BA Hons in Education. Caroline also has a CACHE Diploma in Nursery Nursing, a WPPA Diploma in Playgroup Practice, a CACHE Level 3 CPD in Working with Children and Young People with Special Needs, a Certificate in Welfare Studies and a British Sign Language Level 1 Certificate. 

Caroline has recently achieved a Certificate of Higher Education in Welsh and Bilingual Practice in the Early Years.    

Caroline is supported in the day to day running of the Centre by a team of experienced, qualified staff, many of whom are mothers themselves and understand the importance of quality care for their children.  All staff undergo regular training to up-date their skills in First Aid, Child Protection and Food Hygiene in addition to training in the Foundation Phase and related childcare courses. 

Playgroup Staff

Gemma Phillips

Gemma joined us in September 2013 and is now Deputy Manager of our Playgroup.  She has a QCF Level 3 in Childcare and Education.

Joanne Stacey

Jo joined our team in September 2015 as a Playgroup Assistant and One-to-One Support Worker.  She has a CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education and a QCF Level 5 in Childcare and Management.

Layla Prosser

Layla started at Fingers and Thumbs in June 2016 as a Playgroup Assistant.  She has a CACHE Level 2 in Children's Care, Learning and Development and a CACHE Level 3 in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools.

Devin Speirs

Devin is joining us as a volunteer in September 2016.  She has a CACHE Level 2 in Childcare and Education and will be working towards her QCF Level 3 in Childcare and Education.

Toni Gleadhill

Toni joined us in January 2016 as a Playgroup Assistant and One-to-One Support Worker.   She has a CACHE Level 2 in Childcare and Education and is working towards her QCF Level 3 in Childcare and Education.

Jordan Pope

Jordan has been employed at the Centre since September 2015.  He is currently a Playgroup Assistant.  Jordan has a CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education.  Jordan is a fluent Welsh speaker.

Holiday Club Staff

All our staff work at the Holiday Club.