Natalie G @ Abracadabra Childcare Services

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

About Natalie G @ Abracadabra Childcare Services

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

Natalie G is a Au Pair/Babysitter/In Home Carer/Nanny, with 6 years experience caring for children from any age. Natalie G is represented by Abracadabra Childcare Services child care agency.

Carer Rates (+ Agency Booking fee $33.00)
500.00 per week
700.00 per week
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

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Certificate III in Children’s Services

University of Southern Queensland (Tertiary Preparation Program) November 2017 – November 2018

Toowoomba State High School Mount Lofty Campus 2010 – 2011

Toowoomba State High School Wilsonton Campus 2007 – 2009

Wilsonton State Primary School 2003 – 2006

Warwick State Primary School 2001 – 2002

Coolangatta State Primary School 2000 – 2001

Other courses

Certificate of Completion – Tertiary Preparation Program

Year 12 Graduation Certificate

CPR Certificate – Renewal 8 February 2020

First Aid Certificate – Renewal 20 May 2020

Asthma Management – Renewal 20 May 2020

Anaphylaxis Management – Renewal 20 May 2020

Working With Children Check – Renewal 8 November 2021

Professional Development

Skills for School Age Care

Supporting positive behaviour in Children’s Services

A Little Bit About Me..

I am a 25 year old Australian woman from Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia who is looking to secure a live-in home educator role with the right family. My hourly rate for live-in is $15 + Super and I am looking for 35+ hrs per week.

I am fluent in verbal and written English and I am learning Igbo, a West African Language. I would also like to learn German. I have a devoted, meticulous, organised, proficient, punctual, reliable, responsible and versatile work ethic. I have six years of professional child care experience primarily as a live in Nanny. I aspire to become a Primary School Teacher in Germany after my Nannying career. I would love to work in an environment where my strengths and talents can be utilised to their best potential. My previous employers have commended me for my calm, patient, mature and professional approach when caring for their young children.

Employment

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April 2016 – December 2017
Live in Nanny
Yeates family in Sydney

I provided care for two children; a four and a half year old girl and her three year old brother. The boy required an EpiPen (treatment of anaphylaxis) for his allergy to peanuts.

Nanny Duties:

  • Assisting the children with getting dressed and brushing their teeth in the morning
  • Driving or walking the children to daycare, kindy, school and back home in the afternoon
  • Nutritional meal preparation throughout the day
  • Ensuring a bag is packed with all of their necessities for outings (the boy required an Epipen due to his allergies)
  • Taking the children on outings to the beach, city, library, parks, and occasionally the cinema to watch a movie as a special treat
  • Creating activities for the children throughout the day such as constructing a cubby house, dancing, singing, playing musical instruments, completing puzzles, building with LEGO blocks, playing inside and outside games, painting, play dough making, and imaginative playing (cooking, dress ups)
  • Reading books to the children at home and at the library
  • Supervising the children whilst they were playing and swimming in a children’s pool at home
  • Washing, folding and putting away their clothes
  • Bathing the children in the evening and during the day if there were soiled incidents
  • Cooking dinners for the family 3-4 times a week
  • Occasional and arranged babysitting for the parents
  • General domestic cleaning

September 2015 – March 2016
Live in Nanny
Leverett family in Geelong, Victoria

I provided care for an eight month old baby boy.

Nanny Duties:

  • Dressing him for the day
  • Walking him in his pram to daycare and back home in the afternoon
  • Nutritional meal preparation throughout the day (bottle feeding, purée and eventually solid foods)
  • Ensuring a bag is packed with all of his necessities for outings
  • Taking him on outings to the city, library, parks, mother’s group and music class
  • Creating a home made sensory toy for him to play with (pasta or rice in a water bottle)
  • Interacting with him by dancing, playing baby games such as peek a boo or with age appropriate educational toys, singing with music, playing musical instruments, and talking to him
  • Reading books to him at home and at the library
  • Soothing him by creating a calm and safe environment whilst in my care
  • Improving his sleeping routine during the day and at night for the parents
  • Encouraging him to crawl and eventually walk
  • Washing, folding and putting away his clothes and reusable nappies
  • Bathing him in the evening and during the day if there were soiled incidents
  • Occasionally cooking dinners for the family
  • Occasional and arranged babysitting for the parents
  • General domestic cleaning

January 2015 – August 2015
Live in Nanny
Fadian family in Brisbane

I provided care for three children; a four year old boy, his two year old brother, and their three and a half year old cousin.

Nanny Duties:

  • Assisting the children with getting dressed and brushing their teeth in the morning
  • Driving or walking the children to kindy and back home in the afternoon
  • Nutritional meal preparation throughout the day
  • Ensuring a bag is packed with all of their necessities for outings
  • Taking the children on outings to the city, library, parks, occasionally the cinema to watch a movie as a special treat and other local activities
  • Creating activities for the children throughout the day such as constructing a cubby house, dancing, singing, playing musical instruments, completing puzzles, building with LEGO blocks, playing inside and outside games, painting, play dough making, and imaginative playing (cooking, dress ups)
  • Reading books to the children at home and at the library
  • Washing, folding and putting away their clothes
  • Bathing the children in the evening and during the day if there were soiled incidents
  • Occasionally cooking dinners for the family
  • Occasional and arranged babysitting for the parents
  • General domestic cleaning
  • Live in Nanny for the Watson family in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

June 2014 – December 2014
Live in Nanny
Watson family in Brisbane

I provided care for a two year old girl.

Nanny Duties:

  • Assisting her with getting dressed and brushing her teeth in the morning
  • Nutritional meal preparation throughout the day
  • Ensuring a bag is packed with all of her necessities for outings
  • Taking her on outings to the city, kids club, music class, swimming lessons, parks, and play dates with her friends
  • Creating activities for her throughout the day such as constructing a cubby house, dancing, singing, playing musical instruments, completing puzzles, playing inside and outside games, painting, play dough making, and imaginative playing (cooking, dress ups)
  • Reading books to her at home and at the library
  • Washing, folding and putting away her clothes
  • Occasionally bathing her in the evening and during the day if there were soiled incidents
  • Cooking dinners for the family 2-3 times a week
  • Occasional and arranged babysitting for the parents
  • General domestic cleaning
  • Live in Nanny for the Warwick family in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

May 2013 – May 2014
Live in Nanny
Warwick family in Sydney

I provided care for three children; a two year old boy and his eight month old twin brothers.

Nanny Duties:

  • Dressing the children and brushing the two year olds teeth in the morning
  • Nutritional meal preparation throughout the day (bottle feeding, purée and eventually solid foods for the twins) and standard meals for the two year old
  • Ensuring a bag is packed with all of their necessities for outings
  • Taking the children on outings to the city, library, parks, and playgroup
  • Creating home made sensory toys for the twins to play with (pasta or rice in a water bottle, gel bags with different items inside)
  • Creating activities for the children throughout the day such as constructing a cubby house, dancing, singing, playing musical instruments, completing puzzles, building with LEGO blocks, playing inside and outside games, painting, play dough making, and imaginative playing (cooking, dress ups)
  • Interacting with the twins by dancing, playing baby games such as peek a boo or with age appropriate educational toys, singing with music, playing musical instruments, and talking to them
  • Reading books to the children at home and at the library
  • Soothing the twins by creating a calm and safe environment whilst in my care
  • Encouraging the twins to crawl and eventually walk
  • Washing, folding and putting away their clothes
  • Bathing the children in the evening and during the day if there were soiled incidents
  • Occasional and arranged babysitting for the parents
  • General domestic cleaning

January 2012 – September 2012
After School Care Assistant at Gabbinbar State School OSHC Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia

I provided care for children from prep to year seven; four to twelve years old. Some children were from different ethnic backgrounds, had disabilities and special needs such as Asperger’s syndrome, Autism, Down syndrome, ADHD, Asthma, Anaphylaxis, Diabetes and a young boy was in a wheelchair.

Child Care Assistant Duties:

  • Nutritional meal preparation throughout the day
  • Arranging various daily indoor and outdoor activities
  • Assessing the hall, playground and toilets for hazards
  • Collecting children from their classrooms or from a taxi
  • Encouraging children to practice personal hygiene (washing their hands before and after eating, going to the toilet etc)
  • Encouraging children to clean up after themselves and the areas they played in
  • Interact, observe and supervise the children whilst maintaining a safe play environment at all times
  • Write down weekly observations on a selection of children varying each week; including pictures and diagrams of the experience
  • Help children with school work and homework

Interests

I love travelling domestically and internationally, learning about different cultures and their languages, reading history books, walking on the beach, and watching David Attenborough documentaries.

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

General Duties

  • 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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