Sandra N @ Abracadabra Childcare Services

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

About Sandra N @ Abracadabra Childcare Services

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

Sandra N is a Babysitter/In Home Carer/Nanny, with 15 years experience caring for children from any age. Sandra N is represented by Abracadabra Childcare Services child care agency.

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

• Elementary School Teacher degree. (2011-2015) Navarra University, Pamplona,Spain.
• Administrative Management, Higher Education Certificate. (2009-2011) Professional
Training Institute "Cuatro Vientos" Institute, Pamplona, Spain.
• Pharmacy Assistant, Middle Level Certificate. (2006-2008) Professional Training "María
Inmaculada" Institute, Pamplona, Spain.

Other courses
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Working with Children Check

About Me...

I am originally from Spain and have been living in Australia for 6 years and currently reside in the Northern Suburbs of Sydney.  I have experience working in both Centre based Care and as a Solecharge Nanny, I have also worked as an Event Childcare Worker for Corporations who have pop-up creches on site at their events.  I have worked with all age groups and it my passion to engage with the children on all levels through stimulating play and eductional activities.

11/2019 to Current
Nanny of two kids 12 months and 4 years old
Private Childcare Services - Manly, Australia

  • Rotated appropriate toys to maintain the child's interest in play.
  • Cared for the needs of children, enforcing rules governing the safety and conduct of children.
  • Prepared food and fed children lunch and snacks. Conducted fun, engaging, and age-appropriate activities.

04/2017 - Current
Casual Weekend Babysitter/Event Childcare Worker
Abracadabra Childcare Services

During this time with Abracadabra I was invited to work a number of various corporate events as a childcare worker and as a private Nanny/Babysitter.  I have listed a few of these below for your reference:

Parenting 101
Balgowlah

This was a 'Mum's and Bub's' meeting where a separate room with games, activities, toys etc was set up so the Mum's could have a catch-up.  So much fun with the newborns and toddlers.

Stockland
Sydney

This was a great day!  Employees who were on maternity leave were invited back in to the office for a catch-up.  They had a separate room set up with games and activities and all resources to be able to look after a group of babies whilst their parents attended the catch up on site.

Great Synagogue
Sydney

I worked for a week in a creche room with children ranging in age from 0 to 5 years.  I was responsible for engaging with the children on all levels through stimulating play, arts and crafts, stories and reading, changing nappies, feeding bottles, settling and liaising with parents on all levels.

Jonah's Resort, 
Palm Beach

I have had the pleasure of being an on-call babysitter for the beautiful resort in Palm Beach.  I have worked for various families attending the restaurant or staying for the weekend for weddings and other special events.   I have cared for newborns through to school aged years.

Cordelta
Casual Weekend Event Childcare Worker

This was a once off event being held in Manly, a Company was holding their AGM and invited their employees in attendance to bring their children along.  The parents attended a Gala Dinner whilst we cared for a large group of children in another room, they had lots of fun activites, a disco, food, games, toys, entertainment and then I returned with my allocated families children to their hotel room and settled them in for the night.  Another great experience.  This was on a weekend so I was able to fit this in and around my full-time committment as a childcare educator during the week.

01/2019 to Current
Nanny for one child aged 28 months old
Private Childcare Services - Manly, Australia

  • Rotated appropriate toys to maintain the child's interest in play. Conducted fun, engaging, and age-appropriate activities.
  • Maintained a feeding and sleeping schedule for 28 month-old baby. Drove children to playdates and supervised activities to ensure safety and socialization with playmates.

01/2019 to 11/2019
Nanny for three children aged 12 months, 4 years and 9 years old
Private Childcare services - Manly, Australia

  • Organized activities that encouraged exploration and inquisitiveness. Supervised children at play and monitored activities for safety.
  • Balanced daily schedule to provide for sufficient activity, rest, and playtime. Cooked meals and prepared and snacks.
  • School pick/drop by family car

08/2018 to 12/2018
After school care services
HAYS childcare services - Sydney, Australia

  • Created activities to engage and interest children of various ages. Maintained a positive and encouraging learning environment with the use of positive reinforcement strategies.
  • Monitored and supervised children at play.
  • Monitored and interacted with children and cleaned up after activities and meals.

03/2018 - 08/2018
Temporary Solecharge Nanny
Private Family, Manly

Caring for one littel boy aged 3 years who had a severe allergy to peanuts and mild eczema.  He loved to read, having a chat, being outdoors and playgroups.  I was responsible for getting him up and ready for the day, breakfast, dressed, organising fun daily outings and age appropriate activities in the home.  Preparing snacks and meals, settling, feeding and bathing.  All associated household duties where required.

01/2017 to 05/2017
Solecharge Nanny/Housekeeper
Manly


Caring for two children aged 8 & 12 years old where I was responsible for collecting children from school, after school care, assisting with homework, attending after school activities, preparing afternoon tea and evening meal, supervising bath-time and ensuring the house was kept clean and tidy.

11/2016 to 02/2018    
Room assistant
Play House Learning Center - Manly, Australia

  • Created activities to engage and interest children of various ages.
  • Led songs and games, arts and crafts, and challenged children to work hard to succeed.
  • Prepared healthy meals and snacks, following preferred diets approved by parents.
  • Helped prepare preschool-aged children for kindergarten by introducing basic concepts such as alphabet, numbers, colors, and shapes.

09/2015 to 06/2016   
Room leader
Public School Lorenzo Goicoa - Villava, Navarra, Spain

  • Supported students emotionally, socially and academically with one-on-one care.
  • Organized classroom spaces with multiple stations to engage the students in different ways while boosting learning.
  • Incorporated a wide range of activities and field trip opportunities to broaden the horizons of each child.
  • Taught children how to be good students and citizens by setting ambitious expectations.

1/2012 to 06/2014
Mother Helper and Solecharge Nanny
Pamplona Spain

Caring for three children aged 0, 3 & 7 years old where I was responsible for getting the children up and ready for the day, organising fun daily outings, age appropriate activities, stories and reading, arts and crafts, music and dance, changing nappies, preparing bottles, settling, feeding, bathing, preparing snacks and meals, school drop off and pick up, attending after school acivities, assisting with homework, general household duties.

07/2008 to 08/2015   
Pharmacy assistant
Juan Miguel Diaz Garcia, Pharmacy - Pamplona, Navarra, Spain

  • Performed duties as assigned by the Pharmacy Manager, Staff Pharmacist, and Store Manager, including utilizing pharmacy systems to enter patient and drug information.
  • Assisted customers and patients by offering information on goods and services.
  • Adhered to the company policy regarding good faith dispensing during all prescription dispensing activities.
  • Filled prescriptions by retrieving, counting, and pouring pharmaceutical drugs, verifying medicine correctness and checking for possible interactions. Resolved customer issues and answered questions to ensure a positive customer experience.

Interests

Travel, culture, cooking, reading

Skills

  • Plan activities                          
  • Support emotional needs
  • Connect with parents

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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