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The Team

Meet the Team

nptfamily.com is part of the Family Information Service (find out more on our 'About Us' Page). There are five of us in the team and we thought it would be a good idea to say "Hi"!

You can get hold of all of us on (01639) 873018 or fis@npt.gov.uk

Kayley Giles, Family Information Service Web and Data Development OfficerKayley (currently on maternity leave)

Hi, I'm Kayley and I look after NPT Family and NPT Shake. Part of this includes developing our database of services that are available for families in NPT, running the social media pages for both sites (Facebook, Twitter, Flickr and YouTube)and co-ordinating the NPT Shake Youth Editorial Group who develop NPT Shake.  You might see me out and about at events - so come and say "Hello!". 

In my spare time, I enjoy going to watch some live music, visiting different places and being with family and friends!

If you need any information about the websites, database, social media or the NPT Shake Editorial Group I would be more than happy to hear from you.

You can find me on Facebook, 'Kayley Npt Shake'

Rachel Morgan, Family Information Service Web and Data Development OfficerRachel Meet the team

Hi, I’m Rachel and I manage the Family Information Service. Part of this includes developing our database of services that are available for families in NPT, updating the NPT Family website and running the social media pages for both facebook and twitter.

In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, going to watch music concerts and love weekends away!

You can find me on Facebook, 'Rachel Npt Shake' and follow our page 'NPT Family'

 

Ceirion Gilbert, FIS OOSC Support Assistant

I’m Ceirion and I’m the Outreach Worker for the Family Information Service. My roleCeiron meet the team sees me out and about in the community, working closely with schools and childcare settings particularly, but also in libraries, supermarkets, leisure centres and town centres around the County or, during the holidays, in our beautiful parks along with Sheldon, the FIS mascot. I also work closely with the Early Years and Childcare Unit especially providing information to parents about financial support available for childcare.

I enjoy taking my dog Fred for walks, going to the gym, travelling, listening to music, going out with friends or just chilling on the sofa with a good film!

Alex Murphy, FIS Support Assistant

Hey, my name is Alex and I’m the Family Information Service Support Assistant. I’m responsible for developing and updating the database of services that are available for families in NPT, as well as answering enquiries on these services. I also help run the social media pages for Facebook and Twitter.

You can find me on Facebook , ‘Alex NPTfamily’

In my spare time I enjoy socialising with friends and spending time with the family!

 

Nicola Hire, Early Years and Childcare Co-ordinatorNicola

My name is Nicola Hire and I am the Early Years and Childcare Coordinator and I manage the Early Years and Childcare Unit. 

My role is to ensure that there are sufficient childcare places for those parents or carers who want or need to use childcare.  I have responsibility for the Childcare Sufficiency Assessment which is undertaken regularly in line with our statutory duty.  The Early Years and Childcare Unit also implements new Welsh Government initiatives for the childcare sector.  

Michelle Jenkins, Day Care Assistant Childcare Development Officermichelle

Hello, my name is Michelle I am married, with two beautiful daughters living in Neath. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family, tv/music and socializing with my friends.

I am the Assistant Childcare Development Officer working in the Early Years and Childcare Unit of NPT Council.  I support childcare providers/settings in the borough to set up new provisions, working with existing, funding and training opportunities.

 

Amy Peers, Childminders Assistant Childcare Development Officer

Hello, my name is Amy. I am the Childminders Assistant Childcare Development amy meet team Officer working in the Early Years and Childcare. My role is to support all childminders in the borough from applications to  setting up new provisions. Also working with existing childminders, and advising on funding and training opportunities. I also support provisions to complete schemes such as HSPSS and the Healthy Snack Award.

I live in Llanelli with my fiancé, my two children and our pet rabbit Wiggles. In my spare time I like spending time with my family and visiting lots of parks. As well as catching up with friends.

 

Samantha Dorrell, Clerical AssistantSamantha

Hi, my name is Sam and I am the admin support for the team. I deal with the claims process of the O Gam I Gam scheme, enquiries for childcare (Childminders, parent/toddler groups, day nurseries, playgroups and out of school), mail distribution to providers and general duties.

In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family and socialising with my friends.