Alexandra H @ Abracadabra Childcare Services

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

About Alexandra H @ Abracadabra Childcare Services

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Babysitter/In Home Carer/Nanny
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Abracadabra Childcare Services

Alexandra H is a Babysitter/In Home Carer/Nanny, with 12 years experience caring for children from any age. Alexandra H is represented by Abracadabra Childcare Services child care agency.

Carer Rates (+ Agency Booking fee $33.00)

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).

25.00 per hour (flat rate)
35.00 per hour (flat rate)
Minimum booking is 4 hours
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

Certificate 3 in Early Childhood
Education And Care (currently studying)

TEFL English Diploma 

Other courses

Level 2 First Aid Certificate
Victorian Working With Children's Check
National Police Check

Wesley Collage - Melbourne
Padi Dive Instructor

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

I have over 10 years experience working with children, both as a nanny, dive instructor & teaching english overseas. I really enjoy what I do. I have lived throughout Europe working as a nanny and also back home in Australia. I would consider myself to be very friendly, energetic and well organized.

CHILDCARE AND WORK HISTORY

09/2015 to 05/2018       
Full Time Nanny - 3 boys aged- 13 months, 3 years & 7 years
Melbourne, Australia

Duties Included:

  • Full time sole care between 8am and 7pm.
  • Mornings and afternoon school runs by foot for 7 year old boy, taking all 3 boys with me.
  • Preparing all healthy meals and activities.
  • Some light house work and family shopping.
  • Taking the youngest boys to toddler group 3 mornings a week.
  • Assisting oldest boy with homework.
  • Interstate travel with family.
  • Going to a variety of family and friends gatherings to mix with other children and
  • See family members i.e grandparents.

01/2016 to Current       
Casual Nanny / Baby Sitting - 2 year old girl
Melbourne, Australia


Duties Included:

  • Preparing & giving lunch and / or dinner & giving bath time.
  • Preparing the two year old for bed and putting her to sleep.
  • Reading stories and general play time & entertainment.
  • Light house work.

05/2014 to 04/2015       
PADI Dive Instructor
Four Seasons Resort, Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru

Duties Included:

  • Teaching all Padi diving courses, including bubble making courses for kids under 12 years
  • Looking after all aspects of the dive centre.
  • Filling tanks and cleaning all dive gear.
  • In water dive guiding and snorkel guiding.
  • Making sure all guests were well looked after in and out of the water.

10/2011 to 11/2013       
TEFL English Teacher
San Jose, Costa Rica

 Duties Included:

  • Travelling to Costa Rica to study my TEFL English teaching diploma.
  • Teaching basic to moderate english to 7 - 15 year olds.

05/2008 to 12/2009       
Full Time Nanny - 6 month old boy
London, England


I also traveled to Nantes, France for 6 weeks with this family to work as their full time live in nanny, as the lady i worked for was an Opera singer and traveled for work.

Duties Included:

  • Sole care from 7am when baby woke to 7pm bedtime.
  • Adhering to baby's daily routine set by his mother.
  • Preparing all meals and formulas.
  • Daily outings- walks in stroller, trips to park etc.
  • Preparing baby for bed & giving him a bath.
  • Planning and preparation of daily and weekly activates.
  • Ability to handle the baby throughout all moods.
  • Sole care for the baby for one full week when he was ill with gastroparesis, while both parents were absent.
  • Caring for the baby for long periods of time alone {one full week} while the mother traveled for work, and the father worked full time- this included 12 hour days plus baby sitting at night.

01/2008 to 04/2008
Full Time Nanny {live in} - 14 month old girl
Valetta, Malta


i traveled to Malta to work as a full-time live in nanny, for a lady who was a make up artist working on a movie being filmed there.

Duties Included:

  • Sole care from 8am when baby awoke to 8.30pm bedtime {6 days a week Mon to Sat}
  • Nursery duties included keeping baby's room, floors & general house area tidy and clean at all times.
  • Preparing formulas and healthy balanced meals 3 times a day.
  • Preparing routine and planning daily activities.
  • Daily walks in the park and taking the bus into town 2 times a week to meet with other children at the playground.
  • Keeping baby stimulated with educational activities such as reading, dancing, singing, drawing and painting.
  • Doing weekly trips to the market and making sure the household ran smooth, ensuring that healthy food was always available for the family.

04/2007 to 12/2007       
Full Time Nanny - 18 month old girl & 4 year old boy
Corfu, Greece


Duties Included:

  • Sole Care to the children from 8.45am until 8pm bedtime.
  • Getting the children up, washed and dressed for breakfast.
  • School runs on foot.
  • Getting the 4 year old ready for school with lunches and bag packing.
  • Sole care for the 18 month old girl daily.
  • Taking the children to the beach & park on my own.
  • Arranging and attending doctors appointments.
  • Accompany whole family on trips.

Interests

Reading, Education, Travelling, Cooking

  • 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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