About Carel Clifford

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Classification
Babysitter
Agency
Abracadabra Childcare Services

Carel is a Babysitter, with 24 years experience caring for children from 1 yr old to 16 yrs old. Carel 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).

22.00 per hour
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
CPR (current)
Austswim current to 2014: Swimming & Water Safety
Infant & Preschool Aquatics
Teaching People with a disability
Teaching Adults
Towards Competitive Strokes
TAFE: Maritime Coxswains Certificate
TAFE: Advanced Certificate Real Estate
Other courses
Carel is a very warm and friendly lady who loves to work with children on both an educational, physical and fun level. She runs her own small swimming business where she conducts lessons in the children’s own home swimming pools, working with all age groups, she is therefore very active and likes to keep fit and healthy. She has also been working with us on a casual basis with children ranging in age from newborn to teenage years where her duties are outlined below.
July 07 – Current
Casual Solecharge Nanny/Babysitter - Abracadabra
Roles & Responsibilities: Caring for children ranging in age from newborn to teenage years. Carel has been with our agency for many years now and has proven herself to be kind, caring, attentive to children’s needs, a very good awareness of safety and creating a fun and loving environment within the children’s homes. She actively involves herself with the children through educational games and activities, reading stories, writing, daily outings, preparing bottles, feeding, settling, administering medication, preparing nutritional snacks and meals and carrying out general household duties. The feedback has been excellent - she comes highly recommended and requested back by regular clients. An example of a couple of the many assignment that Carel carried out for us on a casual basis include:

Casual Babysitter
Tania and Bradley John, Kensington
Caring for three children, twins aged 4 and one 6.5 year old where duties included playing games, preparing dinner, supervising bath-time, reading and settling children for bed.

Casual Childcare Worker
Impact Communications, Pyrmont
Caring up to 4 children under the age of 5 at one time. Activities and duties included following a programmed schedule of activities within a crèche environment, changing nappies, feeding, settling, stimulating play, reading, walks outside, library visits and keeping a clean and healthy environment for the children.

2001 for 10 months
Live-in Nanny, Italy
Solecharge/Mothers Help
Roles & Responsibilities: Caring for two children, one newborn and a 2 year old where activities and duties included planning daily outings, educational play and activities, arts and crafts, music and dance, reading and writing,

2000 - Current
Swim teacher/Swim School Manager
Working with children ranging in age from 2-5 years old. Carel has been teaching swimming for many years and really enjoys educating children on water safety and teaching them how to swim from an early age. She finds this very rewarding and builds a special bond with each of the children she works with.

1991 for 6 months
Weekend Respite for Newborn Babies
Bernardos/DOCs
During this time I assisted mothers with their newborns when they needed some time to themselves. My role was to collect the child from their home and have them stay with me for the weekend where activities and duties included changing nappies, feeding, settling, stimulating play and activities, reading, preparing nutritional snacks and meals and creating a warm and loving environment within my own home for the children.

1975 for 5 months
Live-in Nanny/English Teacher, Italy
Caring for one child aged 9 years where duties included after school care including assisting with homework, teaching English, preparing afternoon tea and evening meals and general household duties.

Interests

Health and Fitness
Swimming
Sport
Children
  • 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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