The team at a glance:
- Nationally recognised qualifications
- Paediatric first aid qualifications
- Certificate in basic food hygiene
- Safeguarding children training
- DBS checked
- In-house training
- External training to improve skills
At Riverside Day Nursery our staff are like family. Each team member is chosen for their warmth, dedication and ability to provide a high level of care to your child.
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Our new manager, Becky has been working in the nursery since 2011 and has been promoted to the manager from Oct 2017. She is also one of our designed safeguarding officers. She a has a level 3 NVQ in childcare and Level 2 in Team Leading and is working towards Level 3 in Mangement.
Our Deputy Manager Judith has worked at the nursery since it opened in 2004. Judith is NNEB qualified with a Level 3 in on-line Management and a Level 2 in Team Leading
Led by Brenda
Brenda is the Room senior for Ducklings. She has worked at the nursery since it opened. Brenda is qualified to NVQ level 3 and has a Level 2 in Team Leading. She has been part of the team since 2004.
Jadie has completed her NVQ Level 3 in Childcare and works full time. She has been working with us since 2013.
Ickra is our apprentice and has recently gained her NVQ Level 2 in Childcare and is a full time of staff. Ickra is working towards her NVQ Level 3. She has been working with us since 2015
Maureen is a Nursery Assistant who joined us in 2008. Maureen works part time between 7:30 till 13:30 everyday.
Led by Katrina
Katrina is the Room Senior for the Cygnets. She is qualified to NVQ level 3 and has a Team Leader Level 2 qualification. Katrina is a full time member of staff and has worked in the Nursery since 2010.
Kimberley is senior nursery nurse in Swans and is the nursery's trained Behaviour Ambassedor. She has a NVQ level 3 in chilcdare and a in Team Leading. Kimberley is a part time member of staff and has worked at the Nursery since 2005
Iqra has completed her NVQ Level 2 and is looking to start a NVQ Level 3 in childcare. She is a full time member of staff and has worked at the nursey since 2015.
Sameea is our trainee and is working towards her NVQ level 3. She joined our team in 2016 term time only.
Shelley is NNEB qualified and works is an Early Language Lead Practitioner. She works 9am-3pm Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday during term times. Shelley has been part of the team since 2010.
Led by Chloe.
Chloe is qualified to NVQ level 3 and has her Level 2 in Team Leading. She is currently working towards her Management qualification. Chloe works part time and has worked in the Nursery since 2007.
Graham is a senior nursery nurse in the Swans room and is one of our designated safeguarding deputies. He has a NVQ level 3 and Team Leading Level 2 qualification. He has recently finished his Management Level 3 training. Graham is a full time member of staff and has worked at the nursery since 2013.
Sasha has completed her NVQ Level 2 and is looking to start her NVQ level 3 in the near future. She works during the term time and has been working at the nursery since 2014.
Rukeya is a qualified NVQ level 3 Nursery Nurse and works full time. She has been employed since 2014.
Allie has a NVQ Level 3 qualification in childcare. She is currently working towards her Team Leading Level 2. Allie works as a part time member of staff and has been with us since January 2015.
Khadijah is a qualified nursery nurse and SENCO. Khadijah has completed her NVQ level 3 and has just completed her Level 3 in Mangement. Khadijah is a full time member of staff and has worked in the nursery since February 2015
Bron is our Finance and Administration Officer and has worked for us for over 10 years. She works Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 8.00am-3.30pm.
Our Cook Mariusz has just started working for us from November 2017.
Sue is our cleaner and has been with us since 2004 cleaning the Nursery each day from 5pm.