Our Managers have all been employed for 10 Years or over. Between them they hold a mass of qualifications, two of the managers hold a Foundation Degree in the Early Years, Level 3 or above in Childcare Learning and Development, Business Adminstration, SENCO, Safeguarding, Health & Safety, Prevent, GDPR & Data Protection.
All of our Childcare Pratitioners hold standard qualifications of a Level 3 or above in Childcare Learning and Development. Each Practitioner will also be qualified in mandatory training and upated every 3 years such as Paedictric First Aid, Food Hygiene, Safeguarding Children, Manual Handling, Equal opportunities and Equality & Diversity. The Staff at Allexton have specific training to meet the needs of the children and hold over 350 various training techniques and standards between them. Continue Professional Development is very important to our provision and we work very well with our training providers including the EED Team Leicester City Council.
We have a Child Protection Manager & Deputy and there is a safeguarding Lead within each room. The child protection team will have specific qualifitications when dealing with safeguarding issues. They will hold qualifications and training with various aspects of safeguarding such as:- Safeguarding Children 0-19 years, Social Care with Children and Families, Domestic Abuse and Coercive, Drug & Alcohol Training, safeguarding information sharing, Parents with Mental Health, Tackling Childhood Neglect, FBII, Early Help Training, Signs and symbols, Sexual Abuse Training, Signs of Safety and Working with Hostile Families. Our safeguarding team have regular supervisions and work closely together to ensure the best outcome for children.
Due to rise in health care needs in children we have a dedicated SEND & SENCO Team. We also have a dedicated room that supports our inclusive practice and Children's individual health care needs. This Team have been on various training courses and have gained a wealth of knowledge in Children's health care needs such as Tube-feeding, Catheter Training, Hoist Training, Epilepsy, Sensory Processing disorders, Makaton & On Body Signing, Downsyndrome, Differiention curriculums i.e MSI, Routes for learning, PEC's, SEN Inclusion, Signs & Symbols, Autism, CAMHS Specialist Training & ICAN & Nasen. Our team work very closely with the area SENCO and multi agency professionals to ensure that the best plans are put together for holistic development of the children.