Meet the team

Have a look at our staff team below! Fancy joining our team, click the ‘Join Our Team’ button for more information

Great teams are about personalities, not just skills – we have a good mix of personalities and skills here at Educare, have a look at our staff profiles below.

Donna Blanthorn

Donna Blanthorn

Area Manager

  • Joined Educare in 2004
  • Level 4 Childcare Qualification
  • Paediatric First Aid Trained
  • Level 1 Baby Moves
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Lisa Smith

Lisa Smith

Manager

  • Joined Educare in 2008
  • Level 5 Childcare Qualification
  • Paediatric First Aid Trained
  • Safeguarding Officer
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Lauren Pollard

Lauren Pollard

Head of Unit

  • Joined Educare in 2012
  • Level 4 Childcare Qualification
  • Paediatric First Aid Trained
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Kirsty Morrissey

Kirsty Morrissey

Head of Unit

  • Joined Educare in 2008
  • Level 4 Childcare Qualification
  • Paediatric First Aid Trained
  • Behaviour Management Officer
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Linzi Butt

Linzi Butt

Head Keyworker

  • Joined Educare in 2001
  • Level 4 Childcare Qualification
  • Paediatric First Aid Trained
  • Level 1 Baby Moves
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Jess Horrocks

Jess Horrocks

Head Keyworker

  • Joined Educare in 2010
  • Level 3 Childcare Qualification
  • Paediatric First Aid Trained
  • Level 1 Baby Moves
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Emma Owen

Emma Owen

Keyworker

  • Joined Educare in 2019
  • Level 3 Childcare Qualification
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Lindsey Coombes

Lindsey Coombes

Keyworker

  • Joined Educare in 2017
  • Level 3 Childcare Qualification
  • Paediatric First Aid Trained
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Emily Wing

Emily Wing

Keyworker

  • Joined Educare in 2017
  • Level 3 Childcare Qualification
  • Paediatric First Aid Trained
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Lois Waters

Lois Waters

Keyworker

  • Joined Educare in 2017
  • Level 2 Childcare Qualification
  • Studying Level 3 Qualification
  • Paediatric First Aid Trained
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Amy Dykins

Amy Dykins

Keyworker

  • Joined Educare in 2019
  • Studying Level 3 Childcare Qualification
  • Paediatric First Aid Trained
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Poppy Sidebottom

Poppy Sidebottom

Nursery Apprentice

  • Joined Educare in 2020
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Faye Bowker

Faye Bowker

Nursery Apprentice

  • Joined Educare in 2018
  • Level 2 Childcare Qualification
  • Studying Level 3 Qualification
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Caitlin Redford

Caitlin Redford

Nursery Apprentice

  • Joined Educare in 2018
  • Level 2 Childcare Qualification
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Louise Hardman

Louise Hardman

Nursery Apprentice

  • Joined Educare in 2020
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Amelia Dawson

Amelia Dawson

Nursery Apprentice

  • Joined Educare in 2021
  • Studying Level 2 Qualification 
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Alicia Wray

Alicia Wray

Nursery Apprentice

  • Joined Educare in 2021
  • Studying Level 3 Qualification 
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Tracy Jones

Tracy Jones

Housekeeper

  • Joined Educare in 2020
  • Level 2 Food Hygiene Qualification 
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Jane Edmondson

Jane Edmondson

Cook

  • Joined Educare in 2019
  • Level 2 Food Hygiene Qualification
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