Cheryl Findlay Registered Mental Health Nurse RMN - Operational Manager
Cheryl has practiced as a qualified, Registered Mental Health Nurse (RMN) for over 30 years, she has experience in all areas of the mental health field. Including 13 years’ experience in Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMHS). Cheryl has been a clinician in several different roles within CAMHS both in Jersey and the UK. Cheryl’s passion is children and ensuring early years development matters, her particular interest is neurodiversity and brain development in children. Cheryl she has worked as a clinician in a children’s developmental clinic, assessing and providing treatment for children e.g. ADHD, Autism, Tourette’s and learning difficulties.
Cheryl has extensive experience of working with children including one of her roles in CAMHS as a Primary Mental Health Worker, this involved working in partnership with nurseries, health visitors, school nurses and parents with children 0 to 5 years old.
Cheryl’s experience both as a clinician and in her many leadership roles, places her to be an effective Operational Manager and to lead a progressive nursery that delivers a high standard of Early Years Care and Education.
However more importantly and excitingly Cheryl’s experience positions her to provide the staff team with support and training to develop as competent and highly skilled practitioners. Delivery training for example Decider Skills and Safeguarding. Cheryl will have an oversight of all children’s developmental needs to full fill our vision of ‘Working with Families to give Children the Best Outcomes in Life’.
Cheryl is the nursery’s safeguarding lead an area she has had significant experience, as a safeguarding lead in other positions both with children and adults.