Meet Our Management Team
Sara has been working in the Child Care sector for 17 years and has been a valued member of staff at The Flowers for over 14 years. Since she joined us as a Nursery Nurse in 2005, she has advanced to the position of General Manager and, uniquely, has practical experience of every role in between. In keeping with The Flowers’ standards of excellence, Sara has obtained qualifications in Levels 2 & 3 Child Care and is currently working towards her Level 5 in Child Care Management. She is also qualified in Safeguarding Level 3, First Aid, First Aid at Work, Food & Hygiene, Allergy Training, Fire Marshall and Safety (Level 2), Health & Safety (Level 2), Prevent Duty, Children's Rights and Special Needs.
Sara continues to be passionate about working with children, and her caring nature means that her number 1 priority is ensuring the happiness and well-being of all the children in our care.
Teacher & Deputy Manager
Lynda has been working in the childcare sector for 14 years and has been working at The Flowers for over 9 years. Lynda joined us as a Nursery Nurse in 2010 and has progressed to her current role of Key Worker for the 2-3-year old group - The Daisies. Lynda is also the Assistant General Manager of the Nursery – deputising as GM in Sara’s absence. In accordance with The Flowers’ emphasis on standards, Lynda has obtained qualifications in Levels 2 & 3 Child Care and is currently working towards ECDL (European Computer Driving Licence) in her spare time. Additionally, she has qualifications in Safeguarding (Level 3), First Aid, First Aid at Work, Food & Hygiene, Allergy Training, Fire Marshall and Safety (Level 2), Prevent Duty, Children's Rights and Special Needs.
Lynda is personally very focussed on meeting children’s needs and developing their experiences. She is very creative and takes pride in making bright and colourful displays with the children.
The management team all hold Food Safety, Child Protection, Paediatric First Aid, Emergency First Aid at Work and HACCP certificates.
Sara Blair has also trained as a Fire Marshall and Sara Roberts and Leanne have participated in Foundation Phase Training courses.