Kamilla Garcia- Paredes
- Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and C&YP Service
- Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare
- Master’s Degree in the field of Pedagogy
- Master’s Degree in the field of Specialisation in Musculoskeletal and Neurological Conditions
Kamilla has over twelve years experience in the care industry, five of which have been as House Manager for Rowden House School. She was also appointed Designated Safeguarding Lead for Rowden House School until February 2018.
Kamilla started her career in care in the role of Residential Support Worker which gave her the understanding of the profession as well as an understanding of the physical and emotional challenges staff, young people and their families face, including the transitions in and out of placements. Kamilla was promoted to Deputy Residential Manager for Rowden House School in February 2019, gaining hands-on experience in key aspects of the day to day running and the strategic long term vision of the home.
As Safeguarding Lead Kamilla ensured that the home provided a safe and nurturing environment for residents, where they felt valued, consulted and listened to. She promoted an open and transparent service which welcomed constructive and objective feedback from all stakeholders, in order to improve practice while supporting the young people to reach their maximum potential.
Head of Rowden House School and Herefordshire Adult Homes
- BEd (Hons) – London University
Martin joined the SENAD Group in February 2013. His role is to lead and develop the range of SENAD services within Herefordshire. This includes Rowden House School, the adult provision within Winslow Court and Cedar Lodge, plus three adult community homes. Martin has over 25 years experience in the field of learning disabilities, including three previous Headships. He is committed to person-centred approaches and cares passionately about positive outcomes.
Head of Learning
- BEd (Hons) – Bath Spa University
- NVQ 7 Diploma in Leadership and Management
Ruth joined the SENAD group in February 2013. As Head of Learning her role is to create a consistent approach to the development of learning within the SENAD services in Herefordshire, ensuring that each provision is tailored to the individual’s needs. Ruth has over 25 years experience of teaching and senior management in a variety of educational settings. During this time she has developed an empathy and understanding of students’ educational, emotional and social needs and is committed to supporting continuing development, knowledge and understanding for all learners and staff.