Meet the East Calder Team

Alexis Aitken
Position; Manager
Qualifications:  BA and HND in Childhood Practice, NC and HNC in Early Education and Childcare, NC in Child, Health and Social Care Experience/Background: Previously, I was a Care Worker in my village, where I supported the elderly to live independently in their own homes. I then became a Paediatric Carer where I provided Health and Social Care to children with complex needs. I have been a Childcare Practitioner in an Out of School Care Setting as well as a Childcare Practitioner in a Local Authority Nursery School. I am also currently the Manager of a Playgroup.
Interesting Fact: I was born to be a HIPPIE, I LOVE Camper Vans, flowers, bright colours, little jazzy bits and bobs and Elephants
Helen McDonald

Position: Playworker
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Eileen Barclay

Position: Playworker
Qualifications: NC and HNC in Early Education and Childcare
Experience/Background: I have over 22 years of experience of taking care of my 2 children. I have worked in playgroup for many years. I have worked with Simply Play since 2011 and have stood in as a manger at Simply Play (Ladywell)
Interesting fact: My birthday is on Valentine’s Day

Janine Downie

Position: Playworker
Qualifications: I am working towards my SVQ Social Services (Children and Young People) at SCQF Level 7
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Kerri Mackie

Position: Playworker (Currently seconded to our Broxburn Family Centre)
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Caitlin Jones

Position: Playworker
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I am working towards my SVQ Social Services (Children and Young People) at SCQF Level 7
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I like to play football and enjoy walks with my two Chihuahua’s

 

                                                            

 

 

 

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