Kirsten C @ Abracadabra Childcare Services

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

About Kirsten C @ Abracadabra Childcare Services

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

Kirsten C is a Babysitter/In Home Carer/Nanny, with 2 years experience caring for children from any age. Kirsten C is represented by Abracadabra Childcare Services child care agency.

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

Hunter TAFE Glendale
Diploma in Early Childhood
Education and Care - 2016

Belmont Christian College
Higher School Certificate – 2014

Belmont Christian College
Certificate II in Hospitality (T-VET) - 2014

Other courses

Hunter TAFE Glendale
First Aid Certificate – 2015

Working With Children Check - 2015

Profile

I have just completed my Diploma in Early Childhood at Hunter TAFE and am looking for work in childcare. I’ve had a dream to work with children since I was young, bringing my passion, commitment and abilities to make a difference in their lives. I look forward to being a valuable asset in a team with similar goals.

Employment History

Frogstomp Preschool Hamilton South
Work placement student
(4 weeks: Oct – Nov 2015, 4 weeks: May – June 2016)

Provided a range of planned experiences to extend children’s learning, ran multiple group times, assisted in everyday cleaning and set-up tasks, worked as a part of a team, provided 1-1 support for a child to join in play and develop friendships, maintained and encouraged workplace health and safety, provided extra supervision on an excursion and developed and implemented a sustainability quality improvement plan in consultation with my supervisor.

KU Wonnayba Child Care Centre
Work placement student
(4 weeks: May – June 2015)

Changed the nappies of infants, fed babies bottles, everyday cleaning and set up tasks, assisted putting children to sleep, worked as a part of a team, maintained and encouraged workplace health and safety, provided planned experiences to extend children’s learning.

Part-time Babysitting / Nanning
(January 2015 - present)

Cared for / minded three children (aged 3, 6 and 11), provided before and after school care two days a week, assisted getting ready in morning, provided transport to and from school and pre-school, meal preparation, assisted in housework and cleaning duties and minded children on one-off days and in holidays, took children on outings to parks, museums, etc.

Sotos Tea & Coffee Bar
Casual Café Assistant
(December 2015 - present)

Operated register, cleaning duties, food and beverage preparation, provided excellent customer service, waitressing, restocked supplies and fridges, assisted in closing and opening shop and working as a part of a team and in a fast-paced environment.

Mainly music (church run music program for children from birth to school age)

Assistant leader
(March 2016 - present)

Co-lead the music program & data projection, assisted with set up, pack up & with children’s morning tea and talked to families & played with children before and after the music program.

Interests

Supervisors and Employers Say...

“We have found Kristen to be trustworthy, punctual and able to handle a level of stress consistent with household dynamics with three young children.”

“We have been very impressed with Kristen’s play-based care… she will be an asset to any workplace who employees her.”

“She has shown a natural rapport with the children and caters to both their physical, emotional and educational needs.”

“Kristen has approached her work placement… with professionalism and punctuality.”

“She has positively engaged with all children and provided them with exciting learning opportunities.”

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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