Meet the Bathgate Team

Tracy Hill

Position: Manager
Qualifications: SVQ Social Services (Children and Young People) at SCQF Level 7,  I have a NC Level 5 in Playwork and PDA in Childhood Practice
Experience/Background: I have been a parent helper at my daughters school for many years as well as being kids church ministry team leader
Interesting fact: I am a mum of 3 girls, have 3 crazy dogs and love penguins (including the chocolate variety 😁)

Patsy Maxwell

Position: Playworker
Qualification: SVQ Social Services (Children and Young People) at SCQF Level 7, HNC in Social Care and SVQ Health and Social Care (Adults)
Background: I have been employed supporting adults with learning difficulties and physical difficulties for 13 years. I have worked for various companies in many different settings. I enjoy supporting people to reach their potential by providing encouragement in their independence and introducing them to new challenges. I felt I needed a change of career and that my skill set transferred into childcare, an area that I am interested in learning more-of.
Interesting fact: When the after school clubs were a new concept I was part of the management committee of parents that recognised the need for this service in the Deans area of Livingston and with the help of the community education department in Deans High School we set up this business from scratch.

Vicki-Ann Black

Position: Playworker
Qualifications: I am working towards my SVQ Social Services (Children and Young People) at SCQF Level 7
Experience/Background:
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Elaine Harley

Position: School Walker
Qualifications: National Progression Award qualification
Experience/Background: I have previously worked at Dale Kids before taken over by Simply Play, in total I have served 15 years in the company
Interesting fact: I love to watch my husband’s band play at the weekend and often sing in it. I like to go on long walks, drives and spend my spare time with family and friends

George McKee

Position: School Walker
Qualifications: N/A
Experience/Background: George joined our team at the end of 2017. I previously was a janitor in Alexander Peden primary school and served many years there. I am now a grandad to my 2 beautiful grandkids
Interesting fact: I enjoy watching the football, going on holidays and spending time with my family and friends in my spare time

Shannon Davidson

Position: Playworker
Qualifications: I am working towards my SVQ Social Services (Children and Young People) at SCQF Level 7
Experience/Background: Whilst at school I volunteered at Simply Play and various holiday clubs with Armadale community centre
Interesting fact: I like elephants and one day I would like to do an elephant trek

 

 

 

 

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