Links Nursery has a dedicated and professionally qualified staff team, all of whom are registered with SSSC and are PVG registered under the Disclosure Scotland scheme. All of our staff are also qualified or working towards SVQ level 3 in Children’s Care, Development and Learning or equivalent. All staff have completed child protection training and first aid for children, and are required to undertake training in the form of continual professional development. All new staff are subject to a comprehensive induction programme.
Our onsite team is led by our Nursery Manager, Jenny Shearer, who has many years’ experience at manager level. Jenny is supported by our part time Deputy and Care Manager Maggi Robertson. The other members of the management team are Amy Simpson, and Sarah Ferrier. The nursery also has its own in house chef, Richard Barnat.
The nursery owner Director, Mairi McCrae, whilst not based onsite, is nonetheless available to support the management team as and when required.