Position: Early Years Supervisor

Department: Tus an Bhothair

Laura’s main responsibilities are ensuring a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual education and care for children placed in the service.

Laura Walsh has been working at Togher Family Centre since 2020. Laura is a Graduate Early Years Lead educator in Tús an Bhóthair at Togher Family Centre. Laura holds a BA Hons in Early Years and Childhood Studies and a MA in Social Policy, both from UCC. Laura has 8 years’ experience with children aged from 6months to 8years. Laura has also completed training as a First Aid Responder, in Manual Handling, HACCP, Fire Safety, Children First, Children’s Rights, Aistear and Siolta and Hanen.

Relevant Qualification

MA in Social Policy

Other Qualifications Include:

BA Early Years and Childhood Studies

Checklist Training

  • Manual Handling
  • First Aid Responder
  • Children First
  • CFR Community – Salbutamol
  • CFR Community – Epi Pen

Additional Training

  • Hanen
  • Happy Talk
  • Siolta and Aistear

Special Interest

Laura has a special interest in compliance, policy creation and implementation and also leadership and management skills.

1A Glentrasna Drive

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1A Glentrasna Drive, on the northside of Cork City, houses our Glentrasna Early Years service and a branch of Togher Contact Centre.

Tús an Bhothair

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Our Tús an Bhothair Early Years service is located on the grounds of Togher boys primary school with its own entrance via the church car park.

Cur Le Chéile

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Our Cur Le Chéile Eary Years Service is located on the grounds of Togher Girls Primary School.

Togher Family Support

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We provide a supportive space where parents can be heard. Our hope is that parents can get the support they need when they need it, not when things may have…

Togher Counselling Service

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Togher Counselling and Therapy services are located in our Main Centre in Maglin Grove and Tom O’Sullivan House – our Shournagh Grove premises. Our professional counsellors specialise in various areas…

Togher Contact Centre

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Togher Contact Centre provides an opportunity for children, their parents, and extended family members to meet in a safe, neutral environment. Child contact visits are supervised by our experienced and…