Jillian R @ Abracadabra Childcare Services

Babysitter/Nanny affiliated with Abracadabra Childcare Services

About Jillian R @ Abracadabra Childcare Services

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Babysitter/Nanny
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Abracadabra Childcare Services

Jillian R @ is a Babysitter/Nanny, with 10 years experience caring for children from newborn. Jillian R @ 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 (daytime)
22.00 per hour (evening)
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
Current : Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood – Open Universities Australia

1996 – 2001 : UWS Bachelor Of Teaching in Early Childhood

1994-1995 : Associate Diploma Of Social Science in Child Studies, Meadowbank, T.A.F.E

1992-1993 : Oakhill College, Castle Hill

1980-1991 : P.L.C. Sydney
Other courses
CHILD CARE INSERVICES
2011 - Early Learning Years Framework Professional Learning Program
Workshop organized by Early Childhood Australia

2011 - OHS in Children’s Services

2009 - Senior First Aid – Workplace L2
Australian Red Cross- Statement Of Attainment

2007 - Certificate of Participation in Keeping the FDC QA momentum going

2007 - Identifying and Responding to Risk Of Harm

2004 - Lady Gowrie Inservice – Food Handling (Other than cooks)

2003 - Lady Gowrie Inservice – Get your teeth into it (Dealing with toddlers who bite)

2003 - Sloan & Kemp Innovative Training – “First Things First” seminar
(Understanding birth to 3 years learning development)

2003 - Acute Asthma Management in Under 5’s age group
2001 - Child Protection Workshop (UWS)

1998 - KU Inservice-Nutritional Ideas For OOSH Services and Planning for Interests and Needs of 5-12 year old
2009 – Current
Temporary Childcare Assistant
Various Child Care Centres – Long Day Care and OOSH
Working in the 0-2 & 3-5 year rooms where activities and duties included programming, profiling, implementing developmentally appropriate activities and experiences for the children. Monitoring each child’s development and liaising with staff and parents on all levels.

2008 - 2009
CFK West Pennant Hills
Now known as “Bright Horizons Early Learning Centre”
Relief worker for babies and pre-school room where responsibilities included those listed above.

2007
Holroyd City Council – Family Day Care
Child Development Officer – Part Time
Home Visits, Playgroups, Interviews of potential Carers. This position involved supporting carers from various day cares and organizing playgroups.

2005 – 2006
Puddleducks Child Care Centre
Cremorne and St Leonards
Part Time Role
Working and supervising staff in the 0-2 years and 3-6 years room.

2003 -2004
Ku-Ring-Gai Council
Thomas Carlyle Children’s Services
East Lindfield
F/T position: Associate Diploma in babies and toddlers rooms – Programming and planning portfolios, involvement in parent newsletters, parent teacher interviews and developmental summaries.

2003 – 2004
Casual on-call Nanny/Babysitter
Roseville
Caring for two children aged 2.5 and 4 years both during the day as well as evenings where activities and duties included preparing snacks and meals, walks to the park, daily outings to Balmoral beach and playgroup, arts and crafts, stories and reading, games and puzzles, educational and stimulating play and creating a warm and loving environment, feeding, settling and bathing. The father was working as a Lawyer so this required flexibility with hours and extension of hours also. General household duties and child related duties.

2003 – 2004
Casual on-call Babysitter
Caring for two children aged 2 and 4 years where activities included those listed in the above role.

2002
Ashbear Child Care (Long day Care)
Child Care Relief Worker
6 months maternity position
Working in the 0-2 years and 3-5 year rooms.

JOBS WHILE STUDYING :

2001-2002
Kids Of The Castle Occasional Care Inc.
Child Care Relief Worker
Working in the 0-2 years and 3-5 year rooms.

1997-2002
Baulkham Hills Shire Council Vacation Care
Assistant Supervisor and Supervisor
Caring children ranging age from newborn to school age years where activities and duties included organising and carrying out activities, games, puzzles, reading, arts and crafts, indoor and outdoor play and supervision, liaising with staff and parents on all levels.

1999-2000
Hornsby Council Child Care Centre
Hornsby Occasional Care (closed in Dec 1999)
Hornsby Nursery and Preschool
Westleigh Nursery and Preschool
Cherrybrook Nursery and Preschool

1998-1999
KU Children’s Services-Castle Cove
After School Care
Co-ordinator for 30 place centre
Responsible for running the after school program, supervising staff and liaising with parents on all levels.

1996
Weekend Nanny
Dural
Caring for four children, a 15 yr old and a 14 year old and two younger children aged 4 and 8 years that lived on 5 acres of land, servant quarters, squash court, attending children’s activities such as soccer and dancing, taking the eldest two to the cinemas, preparing snacks and meals, assisting with homework, supervision on all levels. I was required to care for the during both during the day and overnight stays on the weekends.

1995-1999
West Ryde Before And After School Care
Childcare Assistant
Caring for children ranging in age from 5 to 12 years where I was responsible for afternoon tea, assisting with homework, organising activities, games, puzzles, reading, arts and crafts, indoor and outdoor play and supervision, liaising with staff and parents on all levels.

1994-1996
Ryde Council Vacation Care
Assistant Supervisor
Caring for and supervising children ranging in age from newborn to teenage years where I was responsible for planning and carrying out activities

Interests

  • 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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