Staff

Nursery Manager

AlannaMy name is Alanna Morrison and I am the Manager at Rainbow House Day Nursery. I have 12 years experience in childcare working with all age groups in various setting as well as having four children of my own. I hold a CACHE level 3 childcare qualifications and have completed the first year of the Early Years Foundation Degree with the University of Hertfordshire. I have also attended further training such as First Aid, Designated Person for Safeguarding, Special Educational Needs Coordinator and Fire Awareness. My aim for this nursery is to provide a stimulating environment where children are able to learn, develop and thrive ensuring that they are happy and confident in a safe environment and able to reach their full potential. Along with building positive relationships with both parents and carers to provide a home from home setting that welcomes their input in order to improve services to families and children.

 

 Assistant Manager

Hayley

My name is Nicola Collett and I am the Deputy Manager at Rainbow House Nursery. I have previously worked on a maternity ward for 9 years before having my 1st son. My passion is to work, care and support children in their learning and development and I have 5 years experience with day-care. I hold a current level 3 qualification gained through our in-house provider, along with attending other further training such as First Aid, Fire Awareness and Designated Person for Safeguarding. My aim for this nursery is to create a fun, safe environment which offers children the best start to their early years through good interaction and scaffolding, thus ensuring they become competent learners for life.

 

The Staff Team

At Rainbow House Day Nursery we ensure that the safety of the children in our care is our top priority. Because of this we ensure that each employee undergoes a vetting process which deems them suitable to look after children. This includes an enhanced CRB and 2-3 suitable references from previous employees. We currently have 13 full time members of staff employed at Rainbow House Day Nursery. Out of these, 8 members of staff hold a relevant Level 3 Childcare Qualification. 3 members of staff hold a relevant Level 2 Childcare Qualification, and 1 member of staff is currently undertaking their level 2 Childcare Qualification, along with 1 member of staff undertaking their Level 3 Qualification. Every member of staff employed by Rainbow House Day Nursery is required to undertake mandatory training where possible such as; Safeguarding Children, Food Safety, First Aid, Manual Handling and Fire Training. In addition to the above we also have a qualified cook who has undertaken sufficient food safety training and is able to prepare well balanced,