This page is currently under construction. It will show you all of our staff along with an explanation of their qualifications and skills.
Sandra Roles is the owner and manager at Dimples, she first opened the nursery in 2002 and the nursery has grown and developed over the 10 years. Sandra has completed her NVQ 3 and 4 as well as a Foundation Degree in Early Years. She is currently studying for her BA honours in Early Years which she is due to complete in September 2012.
Kirsty Lawrie-Raison joined the Dimples team in 2005. She began as a nursery nurse then became a Team leader in May 2006. Kirsty has two children who both attend Dimples. Kirsty is now third in charge and our SENCo. Kirsty works two days per week.
Jennifer Mortimer is the third in charge. Jen joined the Dimples team in 2003 and has worked her way up from a nursery nurse to a member of the management team. Jen's daughter attends Dimples. jen has completed her NVQ levels 2, 3 and 4 and is currently the Kent Qulaity Mark coordinator.
Jessica Wright is the Deputy Team Leader in Bluebell Room. She works opposite Michelle to look after the babies. Jessica has a CACHE Diploma in Childcare and Education. Jessica began working for Dimples in March 2010.
Michelle Caller is the Team Leader in Bluebell Room and looks after babies from 3 months to 15 months. Michelle has a CACHE Diploma in Childcare and Education. Michelle has worked at Dimples for 7 years and spent all of this time working with the babies. Michelle is also a Senior Team Leader.
Jessica Lang began working at Dimples in April 2010 as a work based learner so she was training for her NVQ level 2 at the same time. Jessica completed her NVQ 2 and became a full time nursery nurse working in Daisy room and has recently moved to Bluebell room.
Sarah Patrick works in Bluebell Room with Michelle and Jess. She is currently working towards her NVQ 3 in Childcare and Education. Sarah started working at Dimples in January 2010 and began her career as a lunch time assistant and worked her way up to being a full time nursery assistant.
Lucy Heggs started at Dimples in June 2012, She has worked in Bluebell room and now currently works in Daffodil rooms. Lucy is a worked based learner and she is studying for her NVQ 2 whilst learning the pracical skills at Dimples.
Carol Andreou Is the lunch time assistant in Bluebell Room. She comes in from 11.30 - 2.30 each day to cover the staff's lunch breaks. Carol has a level 3 college certificate. She has worked at Dimples for over 8 years.
Hannah Hastings works in Buttercup Room with Nav as the acting deputy team leader. Hannah started at Dimples in 2009, whilst working here Hannah completed her NVQ levels 2 and 3.
Navreet Kaungura is Team Leader of Buttercup Room. She has worked at Dimples since February 2010. Nav is level 3 qualified and hold many years experience mainly with the under 2's and preschool age groups. Nav is also part of the settings SENCo team.
Cema Teixeira joined Dimples and the Buttercup team in 2011. She joined after being on maternity leave with her son who now attends Dimples three days a week. Cema is level 3 qualified.
Ruth Edgington started at Dimples in January 2013 and is based in buttercup room with Nav and Hannah. Ruth has many years experience with various aged children and has recently become a grandmother for the first time.
Vicky Norman is the Team Leader of Blossom Room. She began working at Dimples in 2008 as an end of day assistant. Vicky soon became a full time member of staff and has an NVQ level 2 and 3 qualification. Vicky is a senior Team Leader and is our iters and ecers co-ordinator.
Lauren Webb Began working at Dimples in July 2012. Lauren is NVQ 3 qualified and works in blossom room with Vicky, charlotte and Sarah.
Sharni Luscombe started working at Dimples in April 2012. She is a work based learner and studying for her NVQ 2 whilst also working at Dimples. Sharni was originally working in Snowdrop room with the pre-school children before working in Blossom room.
Sarah Roberts started in May 2012. Sarah is NVQ 3 qualified and has worked at other nurseries and helped to look after children and adults with Autism, this is still something Sarah enjoys doing in her spare time. Sarah is also part of the blossom room team.
Sandra Haines started in April 2013 as Blossom rooms lunch time assistant. She has many years experience and has her own children and recently become a grandmother for the first time.
Kerry O'Rouke works in Daisy room as a nursery nurse. She is NVQ 3 qualified and originally worked at Dimples in 2004. She left in August 2004 as she was moving abroard. On her return to the UK in 2007 Kerry reapplied for a job and was successfully accepted. Kerry currently works in Daisy room with the 2-3 year olds however has also worked in Blossom room with the 1-2 year olds.
Molly Curwood was a student at Dimples whilst studying for her CACHE Diploma in Childhood Studies which she completed in May 2012. Molly then became employed at Dimples and works in Daisy room.
Jay Standen has NVQ levels 2 and 3. He works opposite Dawn in Daisy Room as the Deputy Team Leader. Jay began Working at Dimples in January 2009. He also teaches Football to the Pre-school rooms once a week.
Holly Bartlett bagan working at Dimples in 2011, she was a worked based learner and gained her NVQ 2 whilst working here over the last year. Holly now works in Snowdrop room with Becca and Laura.
Maxine Santer works in Daisy room as their lunch time assistant. Maxine began working at Dimples in June 2006, in this time she has completed her NVQ 2 and 3.
Kat Leach began working at Dimples in March 2010. She was NVQ 2 qualified. Since working for Dimples Kat has completed her NVQ 3 and has recently been made the Team Leader in Daffodil Room.
Lynsey Thompson has a NVQ 3 in Childcare. Lynsey began working at Dimples in 2011. She started working in blossom room however has now been promoted to deputy team leader of Daffodil room working with Kat and Kate.
Caitlin Wheeler Started at Dimples in August 2012. Caitlin is a worked based learner and will be completing her NVQ 2 whilst working here. Caitlin is currently working in Poppy room however will move around the rooms to gain experience working with all age groups.
Kate Hambleton started at Dimples in October 2006, she has worked in Sunflower room, Blossom room and currently works in Daffodil room. Kate is level 3 qualified and has many years experience within the nursery sector.
Donna Allen started working at Dimples in July 2004. Donna started as a level 2 qualified nursery nurse and has worked her worked way up to Team Leader and has completer and qualified her NVQ 3. Donna is also Forest School trained and leads the forest school classes for Poppy Room.
Kimberley Wright began working at Dimples in 2005. She has worked with different age groups and is running the holiday club. Kimberley is also level 3 qualified.
Nichola currently works in Poppy room on a Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. She is level 3 qualified however Dimples is the first nursery she has worked at and learning about the nursery environment as she works.
Denise Carr started working at Dimples in 2006 initially as Buttercup's lunch cover which she job shared with another ladie. She is now Poppy Rooms lunch cover all week. Denise is also level 3 qualified and has her own children.
Becca Hobdell started with Dimples in 2007 as a worked based learner whilst she trained for her NVQ 2. She has since completed her NVQ 3 and Forest School qualifications as well as becomming Team Leader of Snowdrop room where she works with Laura, Alex and Amy.
Laura French began working at Dimples in November 2009. Laura is level 3 qualified and has over three and a half years experience. Laura has worked in Daisy room before moving to Snowdrop room as Deputy team leader working with Becca.
Jo Easton came to Dimples on a college placement whilst she was at college full time training for her level 3 Cache Diploma. After completing her qualification Jo began working at Dimples Full time and currently work with Sarah in Sunflower Room.
sarah Fanon began working at Dimples in 2005. During this time she has completed her NVQ 2 and 3 qualifications as well as recently completing her Forest School Leader qualification in 2012. sarah is the Team Leader in Sunflower room working with children aged 3-5 years.
Kelly O'Sullivan started her career at Dimples by volunteering whilst training for her NVQ 2. In April 2012 she became Sunflower rooms lunch time assistant, she has since completed her NVQ 2 and is looking to do her NVQ 3 in the near future.
Sarah Chater began working at Dimples in July 2012, she is a worked based learner who has just started her NVQ 2, being a work based learner allows Sarah to gain all the practical skills required whilst also learning the theory.
Suzanne Hughes started in Dimples as a lunch time assistant in February 2011. Since working at Dimples Suzanne has completed her NVQ 3 and now works in Tulip Room so that she can spend the school holidays with her own children.
Jamie Heil started working at Dimples in 2008 as a lunch time assistant, then become a full time nursery assistant in Poppy room before becomming a deputy team leader in Poppy room and is now currently the team leader of Tulip room.
Claire worked at Dimples before leaving to raise her own family, now that both of her sons are at school Claire works in Tulip room with Kim and suzanne. Claire's youngest son also attended dimples before joining school. Claire is also NVQ 3 qualified.
Veronica Timon is our kitchen assistant, she takes charge in the kitchen when the cook is away and helps to perpare the children's meals on a daily basis as well as ensuring the kitchen is kept tidy and ensures the laundry done for when the children need it.
Staff who are currently on maternity leave...
Eddie Holland has been at Dimples since before it opened in 2002 helping to prepare the building before the children started, he stills comes in everyday and is the Dimples gardener.
Lauren Bridge is the Deputy Team Leader in Buttercup Room. Lauren began in 2009 as a worked based learner training for her NVQ 2. She completed this in 2010 and became a permanent member of staff at this time. Lauren is currently working towards her NVQ 3.
Dawn Allen is the Team Leader in Daisy Room, she has NVQ levels 2 and 3. Dawn has worked at Dimples for 8 years and has experience of working with the babies as well as the 2-3 year olds.
Amy Hopper started working at Dimples in May 2008. Amy is level 3 qualified and has worked with different age groups during her time here and is currently working in Poppy room with Donna. Amy's daughter also attends Dimples.
Becky began working at dimples in Poppy room as their lunch time assistant, she then returned from maternity leave and works in Tulip room. becky is currently working towards her NVQ 3.