Our Team

Director of Quality Assurance

Vivian Molloy B.A. (Mod), H.Dip, MA (Ed.) is a graduate of Trinity College, Carlow IT and Mary Immaculate College. Vivian completed a Masters in ‘Education and Wellbeing of the Older Person’. Vivian worked in residential care in both frontline and management capacities for nine years before spearheading the development of Social Care Training Ireland as Training and Practice Manager, and simultaneously achieving and managing the ISO 9001 accredited Auditing Department of Daffodil Care Services. Vivian has facilitated Supervision sessions for social care workers, managers and directors. He has developed and delivered various training courses to staff internally and external companies nationwide, including Child Protection, Leadership and Change Management, Professional Supervision, Culture and Communication, and Guidance on Quality Documentation Procedures.

Business and Training Manager

Jennifer Hayes B.A. (Hons) is a graduate of Waterford Institute of Technology with an Level 8 Honours Degree in Applied Social Studies in Social Care. Jennifer also received a National Certificate in Business Studies from Carlow Institute of Technology. Jennifer's background is in residential care. She has been a trainer with Social Care Training Ireland since 2011, delivering Therapeutic Crisis Intervention in an associate trainer capacity and Occupational First Aid along with many other of our individually tailored courses. Jennifer was appointed as Business and Training Manager in April 2015, where she oversees the day to day running of the company in addition to long-term strategy development.


Carol Mythen BA (Hons) is a graduate of Waterford Institute of Technology with a Degree in Applied Social Studies in Social Care. Her background is in Social Care with over 20 years’ experience managing Child Protection units and working with adults with Intellectual and physical disabilities. Carol was a Service manager and was involved in the setting up special care units and overseeing several outreach and homecare projects. Carol also has a Certificate in Counselling skills from the University of Ulster. Carol is an Instructor in Manual handling, Fire Safety, First Aid Response and CFR and TCI, while also delivering many of our other individually tailored courses.


Lorraine Daly BA (Hons) is a graduate of Athlone Institute of Technology with a level 8 Honours Degree in Social Care Practice. Working as a Social Care Worker in residential care for adults and children with intellectual and physical disabilities. Lorraine is an instructor of Manual Handling and People Moving, Hoist Workshops as well as delivering all of our other tailor made courses. Lorraine has a keen interest in training and the promotion of Mental Health awareness. She has previously volunteered with Aware as a support group facilitator.

Training Coordinator

Mary Hutton LLB BA.(Hons) is a graduate of Carlow Institute of Technology with an honours Degree in Law. Her background is in administration, scheduling, customer support and satisfaction progressing to a Sales & Marketing Executive and is skilled in marketing, leadership and sales. Mary’s previous background was in Childcare, where she completed her Fetac Level 5 in Childcare along with Child Protection, she was also involved in the start-up of a new childcare facility.  She will be looking after our Training schedule and social media platforms.