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Rita S @ Abracadabra Childcare Services
Classification
Babysitter/In Home Carer/Nanny
Carer Rates
1 $33.00 Agency Booking Fee
Std Rates
$28.00 per hour (daytime)
$36.00 per hour (daytime)

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

Please note:

- If bookings are received within 48 hours of commencement of the assignment or made after hours then the booking fee will be $40 (+GST).

- If bookings are remote then there maybe an increase in the agency booking fee, please contact the agency for details

- If children to be cared for are from different families or if there is more than 3 children please contact the agency for details as additional fees maybe involved to comply with children to carer/nanny ratio

Minimum booking is 4 hours.
Qualifications & Experience
1 Child Care Qualifications - Cert III+
1 Drivers Licence
1 First Aid Certification / CPR
1 Lactation Consultant
1 Mature Aged Carer
1 Non-smoker
1 Own transport
1 Public Liability Insurance
1 Special needs care experience
1 Teaching Experience
1 Character references on file
1 Permanent Resident
1 Police check / Working with Children check
1 Written references on file
Employment

Career Objective

My career objective is to utilize my skills through one on one care with children of all age groups in their own home. I am willing to and am capable of creating and maintaining an appropriate educational environment through stimulating play and educational activities.  I like to engage with children on all levels and am able to develop an understanding of each individual childs needs.

Employment History

2019
Casual Childcare Assistant
Expect a Star

Working for various childcare centres throughout Melbourne

2018
Casual Childcare Assistant - 3 month placement
Pelican Childcare, Lynbrook

During my time at Pelican Childcare I worked in the 0-2 year and 3-5 year rooms where I was responsible for changing nappies, feeding, settling, engaging with the children on all levels, stories and reading, arts and craft, role play, outdoor play and activities, supervising the children at all times, reporting to senior staff members and liaising with parents on all levels.

2018
Childcare Work Placement 
Green Kids Early Learning Centre, Hampton Park


During my time with Green Kids I completed the practical part of my Certificate lll which totalled 120 hours.

2018
Part-time Solecharge Nanny - 8 month contract

Private Family

Caring for twins aged 2 years where I was responsible for getting the children up, dressed, fed and ready for the daily. I organised fun daily outings to park, library and age appropriate activities in the family home including stories and reading, arts and crafts, games and activities, puzzles, preparing snacks and meals, bottles, changing nappies, settling for nap time and all associated household duties relating to the children.

April 2017 to April 2018
Volunteer Childcare Worker
SSP Family Daycare, Hampton Park

Caring for 4 to 5 children ranging age from newborn to 5 years where I was responsible for engaging with the children on all levels through stimulating play and educational activities.

Feb 2014 to Mar 2015
Education Consultant
Australia Asia pacific

I was doing all of the administrative duties and accounting work.

2009 to 2016
Store Manager / Customer Service
Various Stores
Parkmore Shopping Centre


During this time, I worked in a team environment as a Store manager where I was responsible for supervising staff, rostering, stock take, customer service, placing orders etc.

Achievements 

Throughout my employment I was appreciated for my ability to handle difficult situations

Interests

• Listen Music and Dance to loud Music

• Love cooking, shopping

Education & Qualifications

• Certificate 3 in child care (2019)
• Master of Accounting from Kaplan Business School Australia (2013)
• Bachelor of Professional Accounting from Guru Nanak Dev University (2004)

Other Courses

• Working with children check
▪ Current First Aid Certificate and Asthma & Anaphylaxis certificates

Skills

▪ Completed Cert III in Children's Services along with sound, practical working knowledge and implementation of the National Quality Framework and the Early Years Learning Framework

▪ Experience working as a Assistant Educator in an Early Childhood long day care setting and as a solecharge carer within a family environment

▪ Have a sound knowledge of and demonstrate high-quality practice in line with, the National Quality Framework, that is, Education and Care Services National Law and National Regulations, the National Quality Standard and the Early Years Learning Framework.

▪ Actively contribute to the educational program, observations, and documentation, using Story Park and informal opportunities to communicate regularly on your children’s progress and activities with their families

▪ Collaborate with parents to extend children’s thinking and learning through intentional teaching strategies, inspiring environments, spontaneous play experiences and high-quality documentation

Screening & Background Checks
1 Character references on file
1 Permanent Resident
1 Police check / Working with Children check
1 Written references on file
General Duties
1 Babysitting nights/weekends
1 Bathing of children
1 Cleaning of children's area(s)
1 Cleaning of family area(s)
1 General Errands (Shopping etc)
1 Laundry - Children only
1 Laundry - Family
1 Participation in family outings
1 Participation in family vacations
1 Pets
1 Plan & participate in childrens outings
1 Preparation of Meals/Snacks - Children
1 Preparation of Meals/Snacks - Family
1 Special Diets
Activities with Children
1 Art
1 Computers
1 Cooking
1 Drama & Dance
1 Exercise
1 Free Play
1 Language development
1 Music
1 Outside play
1 Planning of children's outings
1 Science
1 Stories & Reading
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