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

Karina is a Babysitter/In Home Carer/Nanny, with 14 years experience caring for children from newborn. Karina 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

2014
Macquarie University
Writing

2003
Bowral High School, Australia
High School Certificate completed

Other courses

A little bit about me....

"I am a fun loving, responsible, trustworthy and hardworking individual. I love children and have been working in the childcare industry for 14 years. I enjoy bringing laughter and fun into their lives with singing, dancing, jokes and just all round playfulness. I am here to support you in a wonderful upbringing for your child."

March 2017 – December 2017
Nanny/Housekeeper – Riverview NSW

  • Sole care of kids aged 7, 11 & 14
  • Running errands, grocery shopping, school drop off and pick up
  • Cooking and baking for family

August 2014 – December 2017
Nanny – Artarmon

  • Sole care of 9 month old girl & 4 year old boy
  • Drive 4 year old to day care
  • Take 9month old to mothers group and play stimulating activities
  • Bathing, story telling and putting to sleep
  • Cooking 2 meals per day for family and kids + baking healthy snacks

July 2014 – December 2017
Nanny – Annandale NSW

  • Sole care of 3 year old and 6 year old.
  • Drive 3 year old to day excursions such as the beach, indoor play centre and play dates, school drop off and pick up. Lunch and dinner preparation and light house duties.

March 2012 – July 2014
Nanny - Randwick NSW

  • Sole care of 10 year old and 13 year old boys.
  • Prepare lunches for the next day and make dinner for family
  • Drive boys to swimming lessons, sport and play dates
  • This position also includes weekend sleepover shifts.

February 2012 – December 2013
Nanny - Castlecrag NSW

  • Sole care of 7 year old girl and 10 year old boy.
  • Pick them up every Friday from bus stop
  • Cook 2 meals, one for the night and one for during the week
  • Take 7year old to and from netball practice.
  • Prepare dinner, light house duties.

July 2010 – December 2011
Nanny - Castlecrag NSW

  • Sole care of 4 year old girl and 7 year old boy
  • Took the older brother to and from school
  • Grocery shopping, drawing, lots of role play
  • Cooked 2 dinners daily, bathed & fed children
  • Occasional babysitting

March 2008 – March 2009
Nanny – Coogee NSW

  • Sole Charge care of 4 children, aged 9, 7, 5, and 1
  • Cooking, feeding, bathing, school runs, household activities with 1 yr old
  • Helping with homework, lots of dancing and fun.

Apr 2007 - Aug 2007
Nanny – Mosman NSW

  • Sole charge full time, care of 2 year old twin girls, 5 year old boy
  • Cooking, feeding, bathing, school runs
  • Driving to and from school and to outings with twins
  • Light house duties

Jan 2007 – April 2007
Nanny - Cammeray NSW

  • Full time Sole charge care of 1 year old boy, 4 and 7 year old boys after school
  • Bathing, feeding, homework, park outings
  • Cooking lots of delicious Indian meals

Oct 2006 – Current
Solecharge Casual Nanny/Babysitter
Abracadabra Childcare Services

During this time I have been working for various families across Sydney with children ranging in age from newborn to teenage years where activities and duties include getting the children ready in the mornings including breakfast, dressed, brushing teeth, packing lunches and school bags and off to school, organising daily outings such as trips to the park/library/beach/zoo/Aquarium/play dates, arts and crafts, music and dance, creative cooking, stories and reading, feeding, changing nappies, settling for naps, preparing nutritional snacks and meals and all household related duties. This has been a valuable opportunity for me as I have been able to adjust to different family environments and understand the importance of varying family dynamics as well as the importance of being able to adjust to each individual child’s needs.

Dec 2005 - Nov 2006
Nanny – Ladbroke Grove UK

  • Sole charge care of boy and girl aged 18mths and 3yrs
  • Preparing lunch and dinner
  • Taking occasional walks to park and visiting playgroups
  • Dropping off and picking up 3yr old from nursery

Jan 2004 – Oct 2005
Full Time Nanny – Waverton NSW

  • Sole charge care of 2 children aged 5mths and 4yrs
  • Cooking daily, Bathing nightly
  • School runs with eldest child, and helping with homework
  • Light house duties

Sep 2005 - Nov 2005
Nanny – Mittagong NSW

  • Sole charge/shared care of 3 boys ages 2.5, 6 and 8
  • Cooking, bathing and light cleaning duties
  • School runs, and helping with home work
  • Very good friend/big sister to the boys.

Nov 2003 - Nov 2005
Babysitter Mittagong NSW

  • Sole charge nightly/occasional daily care of 3 boys aged 6, 8, and 10
  • Cooking and preparation for bedtime and picking up from school
  • Occasionally taking them from school to afternoon swimming and athletics.

Interests

Singing, music, caring for children

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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