Snowdon House Staff

Manager / Director – Graham M. Matthews, B.Sc., HNC, CertMgmtCare(open), SVQ4

Deputy Manager – Jill Philliben, BA (Hons), SVQ4

Senior Residential Care Officers –

Dianne Kilgannon

John King

Pauline Black


Within the team there are Keyworkers who have specific duties regarding individual young people, and several Care Assistants who support the Keyworkers and are trained and/or experienced in working with groups of young people. There are also appropriate Domestic and Clerical staff. There are Night Care Officers awake on duty each night.

Staff at Snowdon School have a shared vision to have the young person at the centre, and understand the values of mutual respect, fairness, openness and integrity in day to day conduct.

It is our policy to recruit qualified staff and, where this is not possible, to recruit those who are capable of undertaking professional training of an appropriate standard. Regular training is undertaken, both on an individual basis, and with the staff group.

The training provided to staff is informed by the needs of the young people we look after, as well as what the requirements are, set by the Scottish Social Services Council.

Snowdon House also values the contributions made from time to time by students, volunteers and