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messynessie

Description
My name is Claire Byard and I have 4 children ranging from early twenties to late thirties and 2 grandchildren. I am a former UHI Lecturer with a Teaching Qualification in Further Education as well as being a Registered Childminder many years ago. I have also worked with Highland Council as an Assistant Policy Officer in Equalities. I decided to open Messy Nessie Child Care to offer a Mindful Childminding Service… something that isn’t available presently in the Highland area.

Qualification
Diploma in Psychotherapy Diploma in Meditation Teaching Mindfulness Teacher Development Course Teaching Qualification in Further Education Mindful Educators Course Anxiety Course Reiki Master Reiki Master Teaching Qualification SVQ III – Social Services (Children and Young People)-underway I am a member of the Institute of Meditation and Psychotherapy – which consist of advisors that I respect in each of their professions as well as studying with them. I have a regular Mindful daily practice and have undertaken retreats over a number of years of practising Mindfulness. Moray Firth Training 2 day Paediatric First Aid Course First Aid Refresher Course (2019) Highland Council Child Protection Training Child Protection Training (2019) Food Standards Agency Food Allergy Training Care and Learning Alliance (CALA) SMART Training Scottish Child Minding Association (SCMA) Autism Awareness Zero Tolerance – Challenging Gender Stereotypes GIRFEC Childcare.co.uk/Training (2018) Business Planning Sustained Shared Thinking Attachment Celebrating Children’s Learning Child Development Individual Planning Music and Movement On the Spot Planning Sustainability in the Early Years Childcare.co.uk/Training (2019) – so far Early Maths English as an Additional Language Health & Self Care Multicultural Britain Physical Development Technology in the Early Years Reading and Writing Personal Social and Emotional Development Expressive Arts & Design Writing in the Early Years I intend to look to further training to enhance my own knowledge in caring for your child.

Experience
I have 4 children ranging from early twenties to late thirties and 2 grandchildren. I am a former UHI Lecturer with a Teaching Qualification in Further Education as well as being a Registered Childminder many years ago. I have also worked with Highland Council as an Assistant Policy Officer in Equalities. I decided to open Messy Nessie Child Care to offer a Mindful Childminding Service… something that isn’t available presently in the Highland area. I have been facilitating Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Courses (MBSR) for nearly a decade in the public and private sector and live every day in a Mindful way, including how I look after children by putting them at the centre of care. Play, emotional regulation and socialisation processes are at the core of what I offer using compassion, kindness and acceptance. It’s important that children are aware that it’s okay to feel emotions and have feelings that can be very overwhelming for a child to have in any moment. At Messy Nessie Child Care, I hold a safe space of kindness and acceptance that children can be held with their emotions without any kind of shame.

Price/Rates
£5 per hour

Availabilities
Mon - Thurs 8.00am - 6.00pm

Address
27 Briargrove Drive, Scotland