Susan W @ Abracadabra Childcare Services

Babysitter/Nanny affiliated with Abracadabra Childcare Services

About Susan W @ Abracadabra Childcare Services

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Classification
Babysitter/Nanny
Agency
Abracadabra Childcare Services

Susan W is a Babysitter/Nanny, with 13 years experience caring for children from newborn. Susan W is represented by Abracadabra Childcare Services child care agency.

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

Ass. Dip. in Social Science (Child Studies), Orange TAFE, 1996
Higher School Certificate – Gulgong High School, 1994
Other courses
Profile:
Susan is a warm and friendly girl who has a genuine love for working with children, helping them develop through stimulating play and educational activities. She likes to create a fun environment and interact with the children on all levels, she is there for their every need and understands what it takes to keep a household running smoothly. Susan has been with the same family for seven years in her most recent role and she was very sad to move on. She is actively seeking employment on a full-time basis so can build a special bond again with the future family that she works for.
Jun 09 – Current
Full-time Solecharge Nanny – Happ Family, Waverton
Roles & Responsibilities: Caring for three children aged 8, 6 & 2 years at commencement where duties include getting two eldest ready for school, preparing nutritional snacks and meals, school drop-off, daily outings, changing nappies, settling, feeding, walks to the park, gymbaroo and playgroups, arts and crafts, music and dance, stimulating play and activities, educational play and activities and all household duties.

June 02 – May 09
Full-time Variable Solecharge Nanny – Leroy Family, Sydney
Roles & Responsibilities: Caring for three children aged 8, 6, 3 and a newborn along the way. The children are now aged 14, 12, 9 and 6 years. Susan was responsible for following a busy schedule with four kids, getting them ready for school, school drop off and pick up, stimulating play and activities, educational games and fun activities such as arts and crafts, music and dance and cooking. Accompanying the children to after school activities, assisting with homework, preparing nutritional snacks and meals and the running of a smooth household and its administration. In this role, the mum worked from home most of the time which initially at times was challenging with the children knowing mum was there, but Susan was open to discussions and suggestions on how to better improve the situation and it worked very well not long thereafter.

Feb 99 – Feb 02
Solecharge Nanny – Silk Family, Sydney
Roles & Responsibilities: Caring for one 5 month old at commencement and a newborn along the way. The children were aged 3.5 years and 21 months on leaving. Susan was responsible for changing nappies, following a routine, settling, preparing bottles, introducing solids, reading, arts and crafts, fun games and activities, preparing snacks and meals, daily outings, walks to the park and all household duties. Susan still keeps in touch with this family and continues to babysit for them when needed. The family has since had a further 2 children so Susan would have 4 in her care at the one time.

Feb 99 – Feb 02
Casual Solecharge Nanny – Mar and Hemmings Families, Sydney
Roles and Responsibilities: Regularly minding children from two families on separate occasions with children aged 2, 6 and 8 years and 1, 8 and 12 years where duties would include all of those listed above in Susan’s more recent roles as a nanny.

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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