Developing Cornwall’s Healthcare Workforce for the Future
Meet The Team
Originally a social worker in Berkshire, Gail has worked in Local Authority Community Teams, the NHS, and managed Residential and Domiciliary Care Services before moving into education. Gail was a curriculum leader for Care Management programmes or Thames Valley Universities further education for 7 years, before setting up a training company in Buckinghamshire. In 2012 Gail moved to Cornwall and started Dynamo Healthcare Training and the Academy. Gail is very passionate about supporting young people to realise their potential and that healthcare is an excellent career choice with many rewarding benefits.
Gail was a finalist and runner up, as the 2016 South West Young Director of the year, for the Institute of Directors (IOD) Awards which was fantastic.
Tanya started in 2015 with us and is the Office Manager here at Dynamo, who keeps the office and the team running smoothly! Tanya has just completed a Level 5 Operational Management Apprenticeship with us at Dynamo – achieving an outstanding grade of distinction!
Deputy Office Manager
This is Ellie who is part of the office team since 2018. Ellie has completed a Level 2 Customer Service Apprenticeship with us at Dynamo and assists with general admin, Ellie is now studying a Level 3 management qualification alongside her new role as Deputy Office Manager.
Sharina started with us in 2017 and completed her Business Admin Level 2 Apprenticeship! Sharina is part of the Admin Team and tracks the progress of ALL our learners! A great addition to the team 🙂
This is Layla, who recently joined us in 2020. Layla’s main role includes lead recruitment on our CLLD and SYW projects, Layla also supports admin with Apprenticeships.
Sarah manages our ELS and Flourish projects, whilst supporting with recruitment for apprentices.
This is Holly our Admin Apprentice! Holly started on one of our Access to Work courses and joined our team as an apprentice! Holly is studying a Level 2 Customer Service Apprenticeship and is a fabulous member of our team!
Debbie started with us in 2014 and delivers training on all care and business qualifications we deliver, she also works closely with our Quality Lead and is a fantastic and valued member of the team.
Assessor and Internal Quality Assurer
Tammy is one of our Assessors/ Internal Verifiers here at Dynamo, who is also a qualified Nurse in a seaside General Practice.
Kelly started with us at the start of 2021 and has joined our assessor team to guide our apprenticeship learners, Kelly is a great addition to the team.
Lead IV, Quality Nominee and Designated Safeguarding Lead
This is Carol who started her career at the age of 17 in hospitality which led to working on cruise ships for 10 years where Carol found a love for training and developing others. In 2006, Carol changed her career path to work in health and social care where she has flourished and qualified as a Trainer, Assessor and Internal Quality Assurance Practitioner.
Functional Skills Tutor
Emma joined Dynamo in 2020 as our main functional skills tutor. Emma delivers math’s and english functional skills to all of our apprentices who need to achieve this, along side their apprenticeship.
This is Kelly and she is a registered staff nurse. Kelly qualified in 2017 and became a Trauma and Orthopaedics nurse at RCHT. She was a staff nurse there for 4 years, but before this had been a healthcare worker, a support worker, a care assistant and area manager for different care companies over the years. Kelly recently joined the Dynamo team as an assessor for the Level 3 BTEC Clinical and Level 5 Assistant Practitioners course.
E Skills Writer
Caroline joined with Dynamo in 2019 as an assessor and has developed her role into becoming a writer for our Clinical E-Skills platform! Before Caroline joined Dynamo, she worked as a midwife for for 8 years and qualified as a teacher to teach students in the Health and Social Care sector!
Caroline is a very valued member of the team.
E-Skills and IT Support
Edward started with us at Dynamo in 2016 as a functional skills tutor for our apprenticeship and academy learners. Ed has recently started his Level 3 Management Training and is now supporting our E-Skills platform.
This is Chris who started with us in 2020! Chris is one of our course tutors and does a fantastic job at helping un-employed people, start their careers!
Everyone meet Alfie! Alfie is a Sharpei breed and keeps everyone very happy. He is a very polite young boy, and will appreciate any treats given to him!
Everyone meet Bella! Bella is a new addition to the team, supporting Alfie in the therapy dog business!