Scovia A @ Abracadabra Childcare Services

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

About Scovia A @ Abracadabra Childcare Services

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

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

35.00 per hour (flat rate)
40.00 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

2017 Certificate Ill in Early Childhood Education and Care. (SBIT)

2015 Certificate in medical receptionist (WHI)

2013 Administration Assistant (work experience SBIT)

2012 Certificate Ill in Written & Spoken English

 

 

Other courses

First Aid Certificate 

Working with Children Check

Objective

To secure a permanent in-home educator/Nanny role with the one family where I can build a bond with the children and their parents.  This will allow me to use my existing skills and knowledge from my past childcare experience and studies in Early Childhood Education and care sector, while providing opportunities for further personal and professional growth.

Current
Casual Nanny
Naveed Family, Forest Lake

Caring for two girls aged 9 months and 3 years where I am responsible for getting the children ready in the morning, dressed and ready for the day.  Preparing breakfast and nutritional snacks as well as bottles.  Changing nappies, feeding, settling and keeping the eldest child entertained and engaged at all times through stimlating play and educational activities.  Daily outings and activities in the home and garden.  I love engaging with the girls and being a part of their development.  General household duties as well.

2018 - Current
Casual Nanny/Event Childcare Worker/Special Needs Carer
Abracadabra Childcare Services

During this time I have been working for various private families and Corporate Clients through Abracadabra.  I have worked with multiple children ranging in age from newborn to teenage years including the care of children with special needs.  Some of the Corporate clients include families who are entitled to emergency childcare through their work place employee incentive programs or through funding entitities providing in-home childcare support to families in need.  This includes Defence Force Australia.  I have also worked for Foster Parents offering them respite and I love working with children on all levels.

I have been responsible for getting the children up and ready for the day, dressing, preparing breakfast, bottles, settling for naps, changing nappies, organising fun daily outings, age appropriate activities, educational play and activities, arts and crafts, stories and reading, cooking, games and puzzles, preparing snacks and meals and all associated household duties for the children.

I have listed some of the jobs below:

Oct 2020
Casual Special Needs Carer
Heathwood

Caring for one boy aged 12 years with Down Syndrome, Developmental Delay and limited speech.  Such a lovely boy, I really enjoyed my time caring for him and assisting the family where needed.

Casual Nanny
Glenore Grove

Caring for one 6 month old where I was responsible for preparing bottles, changing nappies, feeding, settling, walks to the park, stories and reading, engaging and stimulating, bathing and all household duties.

Casual Nanny
Bracken Ridge

Caring for three Foster children, twins aged 13 years and one 4 year old whilst Foster carer attended a training session.  

June 2020
Casual Nanny
Morningside

Caring for one boy aged 3 yrs who loved trucks, painting, hide and seek, reading, the playground and food! A very active little boy that was a joy to look after.

Feb 2020
Event Childcare Worker
Corporate Client Event

Caring for a group of 15 children ranging in age from 6 months to 10 years in a room set up with fun activities such as face painting, arts and crafts, games and toys, books, playdough, interactive games. I was responsible for getting the parents to sign the children and in and out of the creche, supervise children and engage with them on all levels, prepare snacks, bottles, change nappies, settle for naps and liaise with parents on all levels.

March 2019
Casual Nanny - Private Family
Holland Park

Caring for one 3 year old girl where I was responsible for organising daily outing, activities in the home, preparing snacks and meals and general household duties.

Feb 2019
Temporary Nanny - Private Family
Mitchelton

Caring for three children aged 3yrs, 21 months and 1 month!  I loved this role, it was really busy and kept me on my toes, the children were adorable and we had so much fun together.  I was responsible for preparing breakfast, dressing, daily outings, settling, feeding, preparing bottles, changing nappies, stimulating play and activities, stories and reading, arts and crafts and all associated household duties.
 

September 2018
Event Childcare Worker
Remote Vocational Training Services
South Brisbane

The event is a corporate event with 40 children in attendance.  The training services provide training to Doctors who travel interstate and they attend a dinner one evening where their children can attend a seperate room with fun activities and games.  The children are ranging in age from newborn to 16 years.  We are responsible for setting up the activities, engaging with the children, playing games, puzzles, arts and crafts, stories and reading, dress ups and preparing food for the children.  Liaising with other staff members, senior staff and event organisers.

June 2018
Casual Nanny
Nyst Family, Tennyson

Caring for one little girl aged 2 years at commencement.  I was responsible for getting her up and ready for the day, preparing breakfast/snacks/meals/bottles, changing nappies, settling for nap time, organising fun daily outings to the park/library/playgroup and age appropriate activities in the home such as stories and reading, puzzles, games, books, drawing & music and all general household duties.

May 2018
Casual Nanny
Chapele Family, Newfarm

During my time with the Chapele family, I cared for their little girl aged 12 weeks at commencment.  I was responsible for changing nappies, feeding, settling, going for walks, preparing bottles and ensuring a clean and healthy environment was maintained at all times.  General household duties also.

May 2018
Event Childcare Worker
Access Gateway
Logan

Myself and one other carer were responsible for looking after 10 children ranging in age from newborn to teenage years.  We had fun and engaging activities set up for the children, arts and crafts, stories and reading, puzzles, games, toys.  I ensured to maintain the childrens safety at all times and I liaised with senior staff members and parents on all levels.

March 2018
Event Childcare Worker
Access Communities
'International Women's Day'
Logan Community Hall

This was a great event that I was proud to be a part of.  We were responsible for setting up the activites, games, puzzles, arts and crafts, books, toys etc outside in a courtyard area whilst the mothers attended a luncheon and presentation.  The children ranged in age from 6 months to 10 years. I engaged with the children on all levels, actively involved myself with them through age appropriate activities and fun games.  I also sang songs with the children and diverted any issues amongst them.

2017
Completed certificate 3 in Early Years Learning Framework (SBIT)

  • Reading books to the children
  • Attending to the basic needs of the children such as dressing and feeding them
  • Teaching the children proper hygiene
  • Demonstrating learning activities to the kids
  • Maintaining complete and accurate records
  • Labelling and organizing learning materials

March 2013
Administration Assistant (work experience)
Southbank of technology

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  • Preparing and arranging equipment in nursing area lab
  • Completed filing, scanning and copying
  • Helping students with their exams
  • Handled face to face and phone reception enquires

Aug 2015
Completed a certificate in Medical receptionist
(Wesley Health Institute)

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  • File documents
  • Make appointment
  • Fax document
  • Answer the telephone in a courteous and professional manner within 3 rings
  • Bill patients and receipt moneys
  • Undertake all aspect of EFPOS machine

 

Interests

Key Skills

  • Working knowledge of providing emotional support to distressed kids
  • good communication skills
  • Exceptional ability to work calmly in a stressful situation
  • Genuine passion for children
  • Proven ability to adhere to appropriate limits and boundaries
  • Adept at building professional relationships with parents and co workers
  • 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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