Sandra B @ Abracadabra Childcare Services

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

About Sandra B @ Abracadabra Childcare Services

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Babysitter/In Home Carer/Nanny
Agency
Abracadabra Childcare Services

Sandra B is a Babysitter/In Home Carer/Nanny, with 24 years experience caring for children from any age. Sandra B 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).

30.00 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

UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY 1990
Graduate Diploma in Primary Education

UNIVERSITY OF NSW 1984 -1986
Bachelor of Arts, majoring in French and Psychology.

LEARNING LAB 2009
Certificate III in Aged Care

Other courses
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Working with Children’s check
  • Police Check
  • CARD therapy for Autism,
  • Spanish (EAC)

July 2016-July 2019
Part-time Nanny
Abbott Family

All care and education (part time) for two children 1 year and 3 years.

August 2015 – August 2016
Nanny
Napier Family

Caring for one 8 month old girl where I was responsible for dressing, preparing bottles, changing nappies, feeding, settling, daily outings to the park/library/beach/playdates, engaging with her on all levels through stimulating play and age appropriate activities and all associated household duties.

December 2013 – Current
Events Creche Worker & Childcare Worker Kids Club
Daisy Care Nanny Agency

Working for various families with children ranging in age from 6 months to 13 years. Duties include child care during weddings and organisation, supervision and care of children during Kids Club at the local RSL.  Arts and crafts, music and dance, stories and reading, engaging with the children on all levels and ensruing their safety at all times.  Liaising with parents and events organisers.

January 2014 – June 2015
Nanny
Kyle Family

Caring for three girls aged 1,3 and 6 years. Duties included preparation of breakfast, morning dressing, nappies, school and preschool drop-offs and pick- ups, light housekeeping, errands, art and craft activities, travel in car, outdoor walks, parks and playgroups, afternoon tea, help with homework, bath and pyjamas.

September 2013 – Nov 2013
Temporary Nanny (3 months contract)
Smith Family

Caring for one little girl aged 6 months where I was responsible for preparing bottles, changing nappies, feeding, dressing, settling for naps, stories and reading, arts and crafts, walks to the park, outings to the library, all associated household duties as required.

March 2010 - July 2013
Nanny
Mareski Family

Caring for one little girl aged 6 months, responsibilities and duties were as above in my more recent role.

April 2008 – August 2008
Independent Contractor
Sydney Day Care

Carer of special needs child and family assistant

2003 – 2013
Nanny
Various Families

Caring for children from 8 months of age to 5 years where I was responsible for getting the children up and ready for the day, school drop off, organising fun daily outings, age appropriate activities in the home such as reading stories, arts and crafts, music and dance, baking, painting, singing songs, school pickup, attending after school activities/sports/lessons, preparing snacks and meals, supervising and bathing the children and all household duties.

2001-2003
Social Educator
Wesley Mission Life Skills
Beverly Hills.

Education, care, organisation of activities, developing person centred plans, transport and report writing for young disabled adults

2002
Therapist (Autism) “Son Rise” program,

Private therapy for 3 year old boy

1999 -2001
Special Needs Teacher/Assistant
Twinkles Preschool, Monterey.

Special needs teacher for 3 yr old boy (with autism)

1991
Teacher/Director
Auburn Long Day Child Care (Auburn Council)

Mainly involved administration, organisation and parent communication. Association with Council)

1987
Multicultural Educator,
Auburn Long Day Child Care

Education of various multicultural days, habits, and routines for the children of the Centre

Other Employment History

2015 – 2018
Report Writer for Irlen Dyslexia Clinic
Sydney

Writing reports based on a variety of templates, for assessments done on clients from the Clinic

August 2016 – June 2017
Customer Service
Bunnings Nowra

April 2014 – November 2015
Community Aged Care Worker
Bay and Basin Community Resources

April 2014 – March 2016
Community Aged Care Worker

Jan 2009 – April 2010
Community Gateway

Community Aged Care Worker
Anglican Retirement Villages (Aged Care).


1996 – 1999
Customer Service
Bay St Seafoods,
Brighton Le Sands

1995
Cashier for Value City Drugs
NYC New York, USA

1992
Assistant Manager
The Benevolent Society Retirement Village
Alexandria.
1984 – 1986
Customer Service Waitress
Sloane Rangers Cafe Paddington

1992.
Waitress
Tradewinds Maroubra

1989
Coordinator
Malabar Before and After School Care

Driving bus and transportation of children to and from school, organisation of weekly afternoon teas and activities, account keeping

1988
Recreationist - Orthopaedic and Cardiac Wards
Camperdown Children's Hospital

(Provision of activities for hospital bound children (eg. arts and crafts, video games, educational).

VOLUNTARY WORK

INNER CITY CHILD CARE – Assistant

RANDWICK AUTISTIC DAY CARE – Assistant

ADULT MIGRATION – Assistant teacher

Interests

Reading, creativitiy, movies, music

  • 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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