About Marissa Selwood

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Classification
Babysitter/Nanny
Agency
Abracadabra Childcare Services

Marissa is a Babysitter/Nanny, with 5 years experience caring for children from any age. Marissa 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).

22.00 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
Higher School Certificate - New Zealand
Bachelor of Arts majoring in Psychology and American Studies
Other courses
First Aid Certificate

Introduction:
I am a caring person that relates well to both children and parent and I am able to follow instructions or take charge as needed. I am reliable and hard working.
2005 - Current
Part-time Solecharge Nanny - Glebe
Roles & Responsibilities: Caring for two children aged fourteen months and 3 years. Duties include preparing bottles, changing nappies, stimulating play, indoor and outdoor activities, daily outings and general household duties. The placement was made through Abracadabra with one of our existing clients 12 months ago. The feedback we have received throughout this placement has been excellent and Marissa comes highly recommended.
Reason for Leaving: Mum going send both children to day care.

2004
Manager – Lollipops Playland/Supervisor of After School & Holiday Program – New Zealand
Roles & Responsibilities: Worked in reception and café, supervision of daily running of playland, customer service/dealing with parents on all levels, money handling, food and coffee making and paperwork.
Reason for Leaving: To move to Sydney

2003 - 2004
Casual Solecharge Nanny – New Zealand
Roles & Responsibilities: Caring for one 3 year old little girl. Duties included, preparing meals, daily activities, play, outside activities and general household duties.
Reason for Leaving: Moved to Sydney

1999 – 2000
Solecharge Nanny
Roles & Responsibilities: Caring one 8 year old girl after school and during holidays. Duties included collecting from school, accompanying to after school activities, preparing meals, assisting with homework and supervising bath-time. Marissa also carried out general household duties.
Reason for Leaving: Went to University to study Bachelor of Art majoring in Psychology and American Studies.

1996 – 1998
Solecharge Nanny – UK
Roles & Responsibilities: Caring for two boys aged 4 and 6. Duties included taking older boy to and collecting from school, daily activities with younger child such as arts & crafts, education games and activities and supervising indoor and outdoor play. Preparing meals, daily outings and assisting with homework.
Reason for Leaving: Returning to Australia

1994 – 1996
After School Care Assistant & Holiday Program Assistant
Parnell Community Centre
Worked in the office carrying out administrative tasks, customer service, money handling and dealing with customers/parents.
Reason for Leaving: To travel overseas.

Interests

Books, films, popular culture, music, computers, art & gym
  • 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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