About Marcus

An Introduction to Marcus Dyke


Marcus Dyke is a Freelance Trainer and Consultant who provides services to organisations in the Children's Workforce to help provide the best outcomes for our children, young people and families!

Marcus has experience working in various Children's Workforce settings, including:

  • Disabled Children Short Breaks
  • Universal Youth Work
  • Targeted Family and Youth Support
  • Early Years
  • Mainstream Primary School
  • Specialist Education Settings

Marcus has experience working in various organisations, including:

  • Local Authorities
  • Private Limited Companies
  • Local Charities
  • National Charities

Marcus' roles have included:

  • Designated Safeguarding Lead
  • Student Support Worker
  • Teaching Assistant
  • Head of Youth Work
  • Early Intervention Youth Work Manager
  • Play Worker
  • Youth Support Worker Leader in Charge
  • Project Manager
  • Safeguarding and Workforce Trainer

Marcus specialises in workforce training, inclusive practice, service management and safeguarding children and is particularly skilled at developing and nurturing aspiring leaders and managers within the workforce.

Marcus has designed, managed and evaluated services supporting children and young people and has received funding from national organisations including the O2 (Telefonica UK Foundation) and National Youth Agency (the National Body for Youth Work) to develop Early Intervention and Targeted Youth Work services for at risk young people.

I am an accredited Safeguarding Children Trainer for a number Safeguarding Children Partnerships (SCPs) with a particular interest in developing innovative training and adult learning techniques to better engage professionals to create better environments for children and young people.

Marcus' Certificates