Victoria @ Abracadabra Childcare Services

Babysitter/Nanny affiliated with Abracadabra Childcare Services

About Victoria @ Abracadabra Childcare Services

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Classification
Babysitter/Nanny
Agency
Abracadabra Childcare Services

Victoria is a Babysitter/Nanny, with 3 years experience caring for children from newborn. Victoria 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).

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
First Aid Trained
Other courses
Work Experience:
Aug 04 : Voluntary Assistant – Maternity Ward, Burnside Community Hospital

Mar 05 : Childcare Assistant – Burnside Childcare Centre for 50 hours
Jul - Current
Lift Attendant, Mt Buller
Assisting children and adults on and off the lifts in the snow fields. This involves daily interaction with children from the ages of 2 years through to teenagers. Advising and assisting the little ones according to their different needs. Victoria is now looking forward to secure employment within a family environment again to further her career as a nanny and to fulfill her true passion for working with children.

Jul 07 – Jun 08
Junior Legal Secretary – Law Firm, Sydney
Responsibilities include typing, filing, faxing, photocopying confidential documents, scanning and general office duties. Victoria saw this as a career change but really did not enjoy it as much as her love for working with children.

Jun 07 – Jul 07
Full-time Temporary Live-in Nanny – De Souza Family, Manly
Caring for two children aged 13 months and 2 years at commencement. Duties included all aspects of care in relation to the children including stimulating play and activities, planning schedule, daily outings, preparing nutritional snacks and meals and general household duties. This placement was made through our agency and the family wanted to offer Victoria permanent employment but she decided that she wanted to reside in the Eastern Suburbs as it was her preference over Manly.

Feb 07 – May 07
Full-time Temporary Live-in Nanny for Harris Family, Redfern
Caring for one child aged 3 years at commencement. Duties have included, educational play & activities, daily outings, reading & arts & crafts, music and singing songs. Preparing meals, bathing and general household duties.
Reason for Leaving: Temporary assignment is coming to a close

Dec 06 – Feb 07
Part-time Temporary Nanny for Young Family, St. Georges SA
Caring for three children aged 3.5 and twins 17 months. Duties included, changing nappies, preparing bottles, stimulating play and educational activities, daily outings, walks to the park, art & crafts, preparing meals, bathing and general household duties. Reason for Leaving: Temporary assignment came to a close.

2004 – 2006
Casual Solecharge Nanny/Babysitter for Champion Family, Magill
Caring for three children aged 3, 6 & 9 at commencement on an on-call/when needed basis both during the day and evenings. Duties included those outlined in the above roles. Reason for Leaving: Moved to Sydney.

Dec 04 – Feb 07
Casual Shop Assistant – Ned Kelly’s Bakery and Cafe
Duties included: Customer service, handling cash, operating cash register, sandwich preparation, espresso coffee making, taking and filling orders, waiting on tables, stocking drink and food fridges, balancing register and daily float, answering phone enquiries and cleaning equipment of shop.

Dec 03 – Current
Casual Babysitting – Various Families
Ages of children cared for range between 12 months and 13 years. The families had between 1 and 3 children. Also have experience with babies due to work experience carried out in a maternity ward and childcare centre. Duties included: entertaining children, organizing activities and games. Preparing meals and snacks, bathing the children and preparing the children for bed.

Interests

- Dancing, Fashion, Cookiing, Water Sports, Travelling
  • 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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