Helen T @ Abracadabra Childcare Services

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

About Helen T @ Abracadabra Childcare Services

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

Helen T is a Babysitter/In Home Carer/Nanny, with 20 years experience caring for children from any age. Helen T 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).

28.00 per hour (flat rate)
35.00 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

Infant Massage Instructor, IMIS – Perth, Western Australia
2010

Teacher of Infant Aquatics, Austswim – Perth, Western Australia

Teacher of water and safety Austswim – Perth, Western Australia
2010

2016 - Senior First Aid and CPR (regularly updated to conform with teaching/work)

2002 - Brain Gym Instructor, Educational Kinesiology Foundation – United Kingdom

Certificate IV Kinesiology, ACNM – Brisbane, Queensland
1997 - 1998

Nursery Nurse, Stevenson’s College – Edinburgh, Scotland
1986 - 1988

Other courses

Working with Children Check

CHILD CARE EXPERIENCE

Senior Educator Online Child Care Bunbury 6232 A contract from May 2015- February 2016

Qualified Child Care Worker, Goodstart Early Learning Centre, Perth, Western Australia
2011 - 2015

Qualified Child Care Worker, Carrington Child Care Centre, Palmyra, Western Australia
2010 - 2011

Qualified Child Care Worker, Mission Australia, Hilton, Western Australia – Casual
2009-2010

Qualified Child Care Worker, Ashford Child Care Centre, Adelaide, South Australia – Casual
2007 - 2009

More information regarding working experience is available on request.

INFANT SWIMMING EXPERIENCE

Infant swimming Instructor 2 Private clients in Bunbury/ I have taught two private clients from the ages of 2-4 years old.
2015 - 2016

Infant Swimming Instructor, Life Care Baby Swim, Bicton, Western Australia – Casual.
2014 - 2016

Infant Swimming Instructor, Swim west, Wembley, Western Australia – Casual
2013 - 2014

Aquatic learning School in Edinburgh Scotland November 2014 to January 2015

INFANT MASSAGE EXPEREINCE

I have done several workshops in Bunbury and in Perth in between working as a child care worker and infant massage instructor.

Key Responsibilities in Child Care
♣ Supervising children
♣ Planning and implementing daily programs for infants/babies aged from 6 weeks to 3 years using the Early Years Learning Framework.
♣ Supporting and supervising other staff with planning daily routines and activities for children
♣ Keeping records up to date on an ongoing basis
♣ Undertaking other duties as directed, consistent with the nature and level of my position

Key Achievements in Child Care
♣ Developed programs that support children’s learning in a happy and friendly environment
♣ Achieved strong team cooperation and motivated staff to provide the best service possible
♣ Recommended and promoted technical and professional solutions to improve behaviour management
♣ Have had the opportunity to work with a software called Educa which enables you to write and record learning stories online and gives you the opportunity to communicate directly with other staff and parents.

INFANT SWIMMING INSTRUCTOR

Worked on a casual basis for a number of swimming schools

Key Responsibilities:

♣ Teach water familiarisation, including floating, kicking and movement to infants aged 6 months to 3 years over a term (9 weeks)
♣ Teach basic swimming skills including basic freestyle (face submerged and breathing), the beginnings of breast stroke, gliding (forwards and backwards), sculling and treading water.
♣ Have been involved in private lesson teaching a range of ages from 6 months to 4 years old the basic skills of gliding, face submerged and breathing skills and basic diving skills.

Interests

About me...

Hard working and self motivated, Helen Thompson offers over 20 years experience in the child care sector in both private and clinical settings.

With a strong history of reliability and resourcefulness Helen has learned how to work well in a team environment. With a genuine affection for children she has a real interest in the young and has no difficulty in gaining their confidence. With a keen focus on delivering different ways of assisting children to learn through play, Helen would be a valuable asset to any organisation.

Personal Attributes:
♣ Observant intuitive, open and honest
♣ Warm and friendly approach to life
♣ Caring, enthusiastic, positive and motivated
♣ Quietly confident with a good sense of humour
Professional Assets
♣ Excellent hands-on experience with children and able to relate well with them
♣ Excellent communication skills with parents and staff
♣ Has the ability to provide empathy, understanding and compassion whilst remaining professional and ethical
♣ Alert and active and able to use judgment and initiative

  • 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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