Meet the Team

Our core team consists of highly qualified and experienced practitioners each of whom brings a different set of skills and talents to our team.

We share our knowledge and support each other in delivering best practice in everything we do. We are committed to reflective practice, striving for continual improvement and working together to deliver an exceptional childcare experience for the children and families using our service.

FCSS staff - Susan McGhee, Director

Susan McGhee

Chief Executive
FCSS

Susan has a long and varied career in the early education and childcare sector and brings with her lots of skills, knowledge and exciting ideas for extending and enhancing our services.

Susan is a mum to three daughters and used traditional nursery and out of school services for their care as they were growing up.

FCSS staff - Lesley Tait, Flexible Childcare Services Manager, Dundee

Lesley Tait

Flexible Childcare Services Manager
Dundee

Lesley is a highly qualified and experienced Childcare Manager, she has been in the childcare sector for 20+ years and has experience in a variety of different roles.

Lesley has been with FCSS since its inception and has seen the service develop from a bright idea to a wonderful childcare provision.

FCSS staff - Maureen Rennie, Flexible Childcare Services Manager, Aberdeenshire

Maureen Rennie

Flexible Childcare Services Manager
Aberdeenshire

Maureen is an experienced childcare manager who takes responsibility for delivery of our services across Aberdeenshire.

Maureen has a BA in Childhood Practice and the NNEB (Nursery Nurses Examination Board) qualification.

FCSS staff - Fiona Ednie

Fiona Ednie

Flexible Childcare Services Manager
Inverness

With over 20 years’ experience in the childcare sector in Highland, a BA in Social Studies from the University of Strathclyde, as well as SVQ5 in Management, Fiona is a highly qualified Childcare Manager. Fiona started as an Early Years Advisor with Care and Learning Alliance in 1998, until 2004 when she secured the Development Manager’s post to start up Direct Childcare as a separate organisation.

FCSS staff - Canelle Friis, Project Manager

Canelle Friis

Project Manager
FCSS

Canelle Friis is a member of the Project Management Institute, she has a BA in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from the University of South Africa and is currently completing a BA(Hons) in Economics through the Open University.

FCSS staff - Alison Findlater

Alison Findlater

Flexibility Pathway Development Manager
FCSS

Alison joined the team in July 2019 as Flexibility Pathway Development Manager and has been helping co-design the new package with parents, nursery managers and the development team. She is always looking for input from parents and managers to ensure the design of the package is right for everyone so if you have any thoughts or would like to pilot our new package, please contact her.

Core Team

Our core team consists of highly qualified and experienced practitioners each of whom brings a different set of skills and talents to our team. We share our knowledge and support each other in delivering best practice in everything we do. We are committed to reflective practice, striving for continual improvement and working together to deliver an exceptional childcare experience for the children and families using our service.

Sessional Support Team

Supplementary to our Management and Core Teams we have a fabulous Sessional Support Team consisting of colleagues who work varied shifts to best meet the needs of our service users.

FCSS - Aberdeenshire Recruitment

Childcare workers wanted across Aberdeenshire

Flexible Childcare Services Scotland are looking for numerous childcare workers across Aberdeenshire. Senior Childcare workers – £10.19 per hour  Various hours and settings  Starting as soon as PVG checks /references are checked Sessional Workers – £9.30 per hour. Various hours and settings. Starting as soon as PVG checks/references are checked We’re looking for dedicated and enthusiastic individuals who have experience and knowledge of working with children For more information and to apply, please…

FCSS - sensory play

Senior & Assistant Childcare Practitioners Wanted in Keith

Flexible Childcare Services Scotland is growing! We are opening an early years centre in Keith on 13th August and are looking for a dynamic team to support our new service manager and to grow the new service. We are looking for a qualified Senior Childcare Practitioner (F/T £18,542) and a team of qualified Assistant Practitioners, (F/T & P/T £16,926 pro-rata). Closing date for applications is Wednesday 8th July 2020 at…

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Committed to quality

We are committed to quality in all aspects of our work and this includes our staff development programme. We have a rigorous and effective safer recruitment policy in place and provide robust and detailed induction to new staff joining our team.

Ongoing training

We offer ongoing training and professional development delivered by our own senior team and by external professionals.

Succession planning

We are enthusiastic supporters of the future workforce, have clear succession planning in place across our own organisation and contribute to the future proofing of the care sector workforce through provision of opportunities for students and others to learn about working with families and the value of supportive and flexible childcare.

Fun, friendly and a fab place to be

What does a great place to work look like? Well of course it looks like our Flexible Childcare Service, it’s fun, friendly and a fab place to be.

Going above and beyond to make you feel welcome

Great workplaces have highly engaged and interested employees. Employees who feel valued, are respected and can bring forward their thoughts, opinions and ideas confident in the knowledge they will be considered.

Values, respected and supported

Great workplaces have highly engaged and interested employees. Employees who feel valued, are respected and can bring forward their thoughts, opinions and ideas confident in the knowledge they will be considered.