About Roxanne W @ Abracadabra

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Nanny
Agency
Abracadabra Childcare Services

Roxanne W @ is a Nanny, with 4 years experience caring for children from newborn to 16 yrs old. Roxanne W @ is represented by Abracadabra Childcare Services child care agency.

Carer Rates

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).

18.00 per hour
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

Education and other courses

*1995 – 2001: Primary School
Seven Hills North Public School
301 Seven Hills Road, Seven Hills

*2002 – 2005: High School: Year 7 - 10
Seven Hills High School
Johnson Avenue, Seven Hills

*2006 – 2007: High School: Year 11 - 12
Wyndham College, Nirimba Education Precinct
Precinct Eastern Road, Quakers Hill

*2008 – 2009: Blacktown Technical and Further Education (TAFE)
Diploma in ‘Tourism Operations Management’ at TAFE.
Other courses
Senior First Aid Certificate
Police check

*Communication skills
Able to express my opinions clearly.
Can follow verbal instructions

*Practical Skills
Have had experience in customer service.
Consistently punctual

*Technological Skills
Able to use the following computer software program- Microsoft Word
Able to use the internet

*October 23 – 27th, 2006 Wiggly Play Centre
-Helped in food preparation and handling.
Took orders from customers and served tables.
Cleaning the shop, tables and kitchen area, keeping the shop neat and tidy.
Worked with the cash register.
Made coffee, tea, milk shakes etc…
Watch the children.

Summary: Gained an insight of how a typical café operates. Was given opportunity to take part in a wide variety of tasks, which led me to a greater appreciation of a small business in operation.

*September – October 2007 Michelle’s Patisserie
-Served pies, cakes, coffee, tea and hot food over the counter.
Worked on the cash register, giving change.
Counting the day’s takings at the end of the day.
Cleaned the kiosk, arranged tables, kept the place neat and tidy.
Prepared the kiosk for opening in the morning and was involved in all the tasks required to make it run smoothly.

Summary: Gained valuable experience in how another small food business operates. There were a large number of customers at any one time, had to practice time management and good customer relations to keep everyone satisfied.

*January – January 2005 - 2010 Baby Sitting
-Supervised and cared for children in the absence of their regular caregiver
Bathed, dressed and fed infants and children
Prepared formulas and change of nappies for infants
Organised activities such as games and outings to provide amusement and exercise
Performed housekeeping duties, prepared meals for children according to employer's instructions.

Summary: A very responsible position where I had to take total responsibility for a number of children. Learned to organise activities for them, kept them entertained and learnt to be very patient.

*February – October 2008- 2008 Reading Cinemas Rouse Hill
-Candy Bar: Serving food, drinks and up selling meals. Have to know everything about the products and have excellent communication skills.
Floor: Check the tickets and usher people to the correct cinema, make sure the cinemas are swept and clean at all times before the movies start.
Ticket Box: Sell movie tickets, great with customer service, excellent with handling difficult situations and exceptional use with using the cash register.

Summary: Have the opportunity to interact with a wide variety of people. Involved a great deal of communication and customer service skills. Organising the customer counter to ensure that it is neat and tidy. Responsibility for the cash register.

February – PRESENT 2008 Katies, Winston Hills Mall
-To maintain a high standard of customer service and product knowledge
Assist customers in selecting and making purchases.
Answering questions and solving any return issues.
Balance the cash registers at the end of the working day.
Open and close the premises when required.
Keep the stock updated

Summary: A great way to get involved and interact with different people. It allows you to gain a variety of communication, interpersonal and people skills while doing something I enjoy. You Learn about latest fashions and gain the experience in retail.

July – PRESENT 2010 Flintwood Respite Services
-Focusing on lifestyle activities
Assistance with light household duties
Personal grooming
Shopping
Meal preparation
Participation in social activities
Feeding the clients
Giving out the correct medication
Bathing the clients

Summary: Learnt to organise, direct and look after clients with a mixture of physical and mental disabilities. Responsible for their well being, providing them with care, medication, food and basic sanitary needs.

*July- PRESENT 2010 (volunteer work)
Seventh-Day Adventist Aged Care
-Spending time with a resident.
Playing games.
Singing.
Talking.
Taking a walk with the residents.

Interests

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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