Jane S @ Abracadabra Childcare Services

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

About Jane S @ Abracadabra Childcare Services

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

Jane S is a Babysitter/In Home Carer/Nanny, with 10 years experience caring for children from any age. Jane S is represented by Abracadabra Childcare Services child care agency.

Carer Rates (+ Agency Booking fee $33.00)
25.00 per hour (daytime)
30.00 per hour (daytime)
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

Diploma in Children's Services - Current
Youth Work Cert III
Cert III in Children Services and

Other courses
  • Senior First Aid
  • Working with Childrens Check


 

Sept 2018 - Current
Part-time Solecharge Nanny (Friday)
Ballentine Family
Haberfiled

Caring for one little boy aged 16 months where I am responsible for organising daily outings, getting him dressed and ready for the day, providing breakfast / snacks & meals, changing nappies, feeding, settling, bathing, age appropriate activies incuding reading, arts and crafts, games and puzzles, outdoor play and all associated household duties.

Abracadabra Childcare Services
Jan 2011 - Current
Casual Solecharge Nanny/Babysitter


Caring for children ranging in age from newborn to teenage years for various families across Sydney. Responsibilities include feeding, bathing, settling, organising daily outings, arts and crafts, stories and reading, cooking, educational activities and stimulating play, preparing bottles, nutritional snacks and meals and general household duties.

More recently I have been providing childcare services at mobile pop up creche events for corporations and community services.  I have been responsible for purchasing activities for these events, age approprate games, books, arts and crafts, puzzles etc.  Supervising and engaging with children on all levels ranging in age from newborn to teenage years.  Liaisng directly with event organisers and parents and ensuring the children's safety at all times.

2010 to Current
Childcare Assistant
Roly Poly Bankstown


Caring for babies in the 0-2yr room where I am responsible for feeding, settling, changing nappies, stimulating play, floor play, ensuring the childrens safety at all times. I also work in the 3-5yrs room where I program the activities for the children, engage with them on all levels, monitor their development and record this daily. Liaise with parents on all levels.

• Programming

• Teaching children in small and big groups

• Changing nappies and general hygiene of students in my care

• Big and small group Time Teaching

• Nurture children and modelling a positive attitude daily

• Encourage self-help and other development


2009 - 2010
Childcare Assistant
Tiny Tots (Greenacre)


Working in the 0-2 & 3-5 years rooms where I was responsible for programming activities, monitoring and recording the developments of each child. Indoor and outdoor play, learning and educational games and activities, creative play, arts and crafts, stories and reading, reporting to senior staff and liaising with parents on all levels.

• Follow up with interests of children

• Monitor children's behaviour

• Record observation daily

• Supervise the children when they play outdoors

• Help children problem solve e.g. fighting or when they misbehave

• Encourage children to share and pack up after themselves

• Clean outdoor and indoor children's area

• Create safe environment for children

2000 to 2018
Sunday School President
The Unstoppable Church

• Set activities and programs for children from ages 1-12.

• Prepare parenting programs for parents experiencing difficulties in raising and caring for their children.

• Organise and help teachers to run the right activities to suit every age group

Additional Experience - Counselling

• Help to resolve family disputes

• Counsel children from broken families/ orphans

• Counselling struggling mothers/ fathers

• Refer people to the right places when they are mistreated through domestic violence

2010 to 2011
Nanny to 5 grandchildren
Rachael Gardner's Enterprise

Caring for 5 children ages 1, 3, 4, 8 and 11

• Develop strategies to control their behaviour

• Prepare, drop off and pick up children from school

• Monitor/ follow up with their challenge behaviour

• Nurturing the children and introduce self-help

Skills

• Confident 

• Volunteer work, organise and implement church fundraisers, counselling, experience running a busy household as a single mum whilst working full time, meet deadlines and consistent time management skills.

• Prioritisation skills - start each day by assessing and prioritising work load while being flexible enough to adjust throughout the day if necessary.

• Positive team member

• Always looking for ways to help others and confident to ask for help when needed

• Exceptional communicator

• Willingness to work within a team

• Great Time Management

Administration Skills:

• Experience in MYOB

• Accounts Receivable, Payable and Accounts Reconciliation

• Switch board operations

• Document preparation and filing

• Sorting and distributing mail

Personal Characteristics

• Strong work ethic

• Enthusiastic learner

• Professional, friendly and hospitable

• Passionate about improvement

 

Interests

About Me...

I have a genuine love for working with children and have a built a strong bond and relationship with the children who have been in my care. I have worked with all age groups from newborn babies through to teenage years and have actively involved myself with the children on all levels at all time. I engage with the children and understand each of their individual needs.

Dynamic, highly motivated, versatile, enthusiastic with great people skills and a genuine interest in working with children and parents. Trained in dealing with children and a reliable team member who is constantly encouraging and nurturing others. I also have a willingness to learn and gain new skills.

I have five Children of my own which consist of 3 girls and 2 boys, they all married except my youngest son who is 22 years of age.

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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