Mary H @ Abracadabra Childcare Services

Au Pair/Babysitter/In Home Carer/Nanny affiliated with Abracadabra Childcare Services

About Mary H @ Abracadabra Childcare Services

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Classification
Au Pair/Babysitter/In Home Carer/Nanny
Agency
Abracadabra Childcare Services

Mary H is a Au Pair/Babysitter/In Home Carer/Nanny, with 20 years experience caring for children from any age. Mary H is represented by Abracadabra Childcare Services child care agency.

Carer Rates (+ Agency Booking fee $33.00)
30.00 per hour
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
Australian Nanny Association Member
Child Care Qualifications - Cert III+
Drivers Licence
First Aid Certification / CPR
Lactation Consultant
LifeSaving Certificate / Austswim
Mature Aged Carer
Non-smoker
Nursing experience
Own transport
Public Liability Insurance
Special needs care experience
Teaching Experience
Character references on file
Permanent Resident
Police check / Working with Children check
Temporary Resident
Written references on file

Education and other courses

General Registered Nurse (APHRA Registration No: NMW0001264205) 

Psychiatric Nursing Certificate (Gladesville Hospital) 1985

Acute Care Nursing Certificate (Sydney Adventist Hospital) 2009

Current: Arts/Law Western Sydney University

Other courses

First Aid Training
Working with Children Check
Personality Disorders in the workplace: Ibis Hotel Melbourne 2010
Aged Care Conference, Ausmed: Cambridge Hotel Sydney

About Me...

"I have many years of experience working with children both in the capacity of a solecharge Nanny/Before & After School Carer/Holiday Carer and overnight Nanny.  I am also a registered nurse and I adore working with children.  I am registered with a few different agencies but I am looking to secure permanent part-time work with the one family so I can build a bond with them and be able to commit long term for consistency."

Dec 2015-current
Solecharge Nanny/After School Carer/Live-in Nanny
Faerystorm Nanny Agency

During my time with Faerystorm I have worked for various families with children ranging in age from 7mths to teenage years where I have had up to 10 children in my care at the one time.

My responsibilities and duties include:

- Changing Nappies, Preparing Bottles, Feeding, Settling
- Organising daily outings
- School Drop off & Pick Up
- Age appropriate activities in the home
- Attending After School Activities/Lessons
- Preparing afternoon tea/evening meals
- Assisting with homework and projects
- Overnight Care
- Special Needs Experience
- All associated household duties

Feb 2011 –2012
Heart Beat (Nursing Agency)
Parramatta.
On Call Casual – Registered Nurse.

Nov 2010-Jan 2011
Trio Health Agency
On Call Casual – Registered Nurse

Jan 2006-Nov 2010
The Seventh Day Adventist Hospital- Wahroonga
Acute medical/Surgical/Aged Care Registered Nurse

Responsibilities not limited to:

Bedside registered nurse
Working side by side as a team nurse
Taking on patient workload and all aspects of care
DRG guidelines
On-call float nurse working in various wards

Feb 2004- Dec 2006
Southern Cross Care, North Turramurra,
P/T Registered Nurse (Permanent Part Time)

Responsibilities not limited to:

Team leader Preparation of ACTFI ( DRG) funding documents Preparation for National Accreditation Accompanied medical practitioners as they attended patients and ensured orders followed

Achievements: Ageing in place-(25 bed unit) (On call on Monday a.m.) for hostel emergencies. 

May 2001 – Feb 2004
Mussett Aged Care, North Turramurra
General Registered Nurse (Permanent Part Time)

Responsibilities not limited to:

Undertaking, Managed Ageing Acting in charge (when num on leave) Management of staff and rostering
Overseeing and ensuring optimum care given to clients, families and visitors and professional staff visiting site.

Achievements: Assessed, monitored, liaised, co-ordinated, mentored, provided holistic care to clients, their families and ensured government guide-lines were adhered to and standards were maintained at optimum levels. Involved closely and assisted with ensuring the accreditation process ran smoothly and aimed to lower reportable mandatory incidents. Monitored and assessed all staff and visitors to the centre to ensure optimum security and privacy was provided for clients in my care. Co-ordinated medication management and ensured all staff involved with medication administration were competent and confident in taking on this responsibility. Ensured that all patient records were kept safe and private. Ensured that gaps were filled when staff were injured or unable to perform rostered/designated duties. Attended meetings and provided on-going learning in-service sessions/study/review groups on manual handling, oral hygiene, basic dressing and wound technique, palliative care, ambulatory care, falls prevention management I ensured that all staff were contactable on a :”beeper system”. I was available on call when manager on leave.

Jul 1999 – Jun 2001
Mount Wilga Private Hospital
General Registered Nurse (Permanent Part Time)

Responsibilities not limited to:

Involved in the rehabilitation of spinal chord injury, head injury and orthopaedic patients

Achievements: Worked with patients from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds (CALD)

Sept 1999 – Jun 2000
North Shore Private Hospital (Neurological & Cosmetic surgery, and, Palliative Care General Registered Nurse (Permanent Part Time)

Responsibilities not limited to:

Assessed and managed patients post-operatively from neurosurgery and cometic surgeies
Pain management of palliative patients
Actualysed discharge and referral of patients to outreach services for close follow-up

Achievements: Satisfaction in admitting clients and discharging clients as satisfied customers. Observed the success of seeing clients’ recover and return to function at their maximum capacity and ability.

Interests

Leadership Skills

  • Excellent communication, delegation, coordination and development of positive professional health care networks
  • Training, supervision and education of staff and patients to maintain high standards in ethical and sensitive nursing practice
  • Ability to work under pressure, and remain calm in critical situations Passion to empower nurses to work confidently and competently to the best of their ability
  • Highly skilled career professional with practical experience in aged care, hospital, community nursing, paediatric, psychiatric, acute care and rehabilitation
  • Sound understanding of occupational health and safety issues, and workplace relations and multi-cultural issues
  • Facilitating university students, Westmead Hospital and Prince of Wales, Sydney Adventist Hospital
  • Extensive experience in palliative care
  • Strong skills in counselling clients, carers, families in crisis
  • Sound knowledge of current government guidelines
  • Specialities Case management, developed ongoing rapport with challenging patients
  • Strong background knowledge alternate therapies
  • Confidence in liaising with families, including patient advocacy Proficient in all documentation and record management to ensure accuracy and patient confidentiality
  • Medication management

Education & Qualifications

  • Australian Nanny Association Member
  • Child Care Qualifications - Cert III+
  • Drivers Licence
  • First Aid Certification / CPR
  • Lactation Consultant
  • LifeSaving Certificate / Austswim
  • Mature Aged Carer
  • Non-smoker
  • Nursing experience
  • Own transport
  • Public Liability Insurance
  • Special needs care experience
  • Teaching Experience

Screening & Background Checks

  • Character references on file
  • Permanent Resident
  • Police check / Working with Children check
  • Temporary Resident
  • Written references on file
  • Babysitting nights/weekends
  • Bathing of children
  • Cleaning of children's area(s)
  • Cleaning of family area(s)
  • General Errands (Shopping etc)
  • Laundry - Children only
  • Laundry - Family
  • Live in Accommodation
  • Participation in family outings
  • Participation in family vacations
  • Pets
  • Plan & participate in childrens outings
  • Preparation of Meals/Snacks - Children
  • Preparation of Meals/Snacks - Family
  • Special Diets

Activities to undertake with the Children

  • Art
  • Computers
  • Cooking
  • Drama & Dance
  • Exercise
  • Free Play
  • Language development
  • Music
  • Outside play
  • Planning of children's outings
  • Science
  • Stories & Reading

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