Maria T @ Abracadabra Childcare Services

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

About Maria T @ Abracadabra Childcare Services

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

Maria T is a Babysitter/In Home Carer/Nanny, with 5 years experience caring for children from any age. Maria T is represented by Abracadabra Childcare Services child care agency.

Carer Rates (+ Agency Booking fee $33.00)
25.00 per hour (flat rate)
30.00 per hour (flat rate)
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

Kingsgrove North High School - High School Certificate

Other courses

First Aid Trained
Working with Children Check
Wingecarribee Family Day Care Scheme
- Managing Difficult Behaviours in Toddlers
- Identify & Responding to Children & Young People at Risk of Harm
- On Child Protection (NSW SDC Association)
- Sleeping Training Video
- Setting up the Environment
- Quality Assurance and Policy Consultation

Professional Nanny | Burradoo | Nov 2015 – March 2020

  • Part-time sole responsibility of 3 school aged children.
  • School pick-up / drop off
  • General household duties, preparing snacks and dinners, general supervision. 
  • After school sport activities, craft and cooking activities at home.

Professional Nanny | Coogee | Jan 2013 – Jun 2015

  • Full-time sole responsibility for 2 children of school age.
  • Role included school drop off and pick up.
  • Making school lunches and preparing dinner, grocery shopping and general household duties.
  • Organise and accompany children on school holiday outings ie. movies, aquarium, zoo, library, park.
  • Craft activities at home.
  • Keeping an organised household.

Professional Nanny | Maroubra | Mar 2011 – Dec 2012

  • Caring for 2 children ages 2 and 4
  • Including educational games, teaching values, dressing, feeding, bathing, organising family meals, taking children to playgroup, library visits, creating a calm environment for rest times.

Professional Nanny | Roseville | Mar 2008 – Dec 2011
Part-time - Tuesday to Thursday

  • Caring for two children aged 18 months and 2 years in a share capacity with 2 different families
  • changing nappies, feeding, bathing, settling, daily outings, swimming lessons, stimulating play and activities, preparing nutritional snacks and meals and general household duties.

During this time, I also carried out many casual assignments through Abracadabra Childcare Services to fill up my working week.

Professional Nanny | 2006 – 2012

  • Permanent full-time roles for 3 families with school aged and preschool aged children in Sydney.

Professional Nanny | Riverview | Jan 2006 - Feb 2008
Part-time – Wednesday to Friday

  • Caring for two children aged 3 & 5 years.
  • Educational play and activities, arts and crafts, music and dance, indoor and outdoor play, daily outings and general household duties.

Family Day Care Facilitator/Manager | Wingecarribee Shire Council | Mar 2004 – Oct 2006

  • Self-employed full-time career, caring for and supervising up to 5 children per day in my home.
  • Created the facility as a pre-school environment for children 6 months – 5 years.
  • Organised craft activities, creative play, library visits, play sessions and general supervision.
  • Attended regular training programs, managed accounts and kept a monthly progress report for each child.

Various Casual Roles | 1981 – 2003

  • Self-employed
  • Small retail store
  • Managed Bowral Country Lane Chickens
  • Managed and operated 2 small general retail stores (Bondi and Canterbury).
  • Responsible for supervising staff, ordering stock, processing wholesale orders, business administration and customer service.

Internal Administrator | ANZ Bank, Sydney CBD | 1978 - 1981

  • Duties included cash handling, filing, branch administration and customer service.

Interests

Enjoys the outdoors, decorating, music, movies, live entertainment, gardening and socialising.

SKILLS

  • High level of customer service.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills.
  • Able to work unsupervised.
  • Experience supervising / managing staff.
  • Able to effectively manage administrative tasks, stock-taking, filing and cash handling.
  • Extensive experience in childcare.

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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