Vanessa K @Abracadabra Childcare Services

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

About Vanessa K @Abracadabra Childcare Services

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Babysitter/In Home Carer/Nanny
Agency
Abracadabra Childcare Services

Vanessa K is a Babysitter/In Home Carer/Nanny, with 10 years experience caring for children from any age. Vanessa K 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

Enrolled Nurse Division 2                                                                            
Mount Royal Geriatric Hospital

Rod Catterall & Associates
Manual Handling Training                                                                              

Saint John Ambulance                                                                                    
Senior First Aid and CPR                                                                            

Other courses

Peninsula Health                                                                                           
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills

Peninsula Health                                                                                             
Managing Incidents of Occupational Violence and Aggression

VECCI                                                                                                           
Performance Appraisal Training

Chisolm Institute                                                                                            
Certificate 3 in Sports (Health) Massage

2016- Current
Disability Support Worker   

AQA Qualcare
Duties                                                                                                  

  • Personal Care, including bowel care and catheter care.
  • Home Help, including meal preparation.
  • Assistance with accessing the community                                                                               

2017-   Current
Personal Caregiver                                                                            

Home Instead Senior Care
Duties

  • Personal Assistance Services, showering
  • Home Help, light housework

2014 - 2016
Commis Chef

Boathouse Restaurant, Moonee Ponds
Duties

  • Prepare meats
  • Prepare dressings, sauces, garnish
  • Prepare deserts
  • Run salad station at service
  • Assist Chef de partie (larder) at service

2004 – 2012
Enrolled Nurse Division 2                                                           

Peninsula Psychiatric services
Duties

  • General nursing Care to psychiatrically ill patients
  • Mental State Exams
  • Risk Assessments
  • Liaising between patients, families, doctors and psychiatrists
  • Assisting Occupational Therapists with implementation of programs
  • Finding and arranging accommodation for discharge patients
  • Organising and attending community outing with patients

2003 - 2004
Team Leader                                                                                     

Holiday Team Southern Respite Service
Duties

  • Group travel organisation
  • Purchasing of food including special dietary requirements
  • Time management
  • Liaising between clients and case managers, office, site managers and doctors
  • Running pre Camp meetings with clients and carers
  • Budget Accounting
  • Organising group cooking and cleaning of holiday sites  

Interests

Apart from my experience working with Mums and children in my capacity as Team Leader with the Richmond Fellowship , I have raised my own two sons , 4 stepchildren and I have a 3 year old granddaughter, so I am comfortable with young children and enjoy their company.

I have over 30 years of experience in caring for people and I pride myself in doing the absolute best I can for every person I work with.

 

Travelled to Indonesia                                                                     2012 – 2014

  • 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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