Kimberley V S @ Abracadabra Childcare Services

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

About Kimberley V S @ Abracadabra Childcare Services

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Babysitter/In Home Carer/Nanny
Agency
Abracadabra Childcare Services

Kimberley V S is a Babysitter/In Home Carer/Nanny, with 10 years experience caring for children from any age. Kimberley V S 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).

30.00 per hour (daytime)
35.00 per hour (evening)
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

Picnic Point High School (NSW)                                                                                                           
October 2002 - June 2005

Diploma in Events Management                                                                                                
February 2010 – October 2010

Certificate III Fitness                           
August 2015

Certificate IV in Make-up Artistry Gorgeous Cosmetics                               
2009

Other courses

Pool Lifeguard
October 2017

First Aid Certificate

Working with Children’s Check/Police Check

Ticket Manager/ Event Coordinator                             
October 2017 – February 2018
Surf n Slide Manly, Sydney

In this summer casual job I work as an all rounder at a children’s waterpark based in the Northern Beaches. My role is varied but my main focus is booking and hosting children’s birthday parties, handling of phone/email enquiries, booking and confirming functions, effectively communicating the rules of the park to all patrons and making sure they are adhered to, cash handling and customer service. Opening and closing of the park, being the point of contact for all enquiries, questions and complaints, effectively putting in place new procedures and making sure they are communicated effectively. Ensuring the safety for all employees and customers are priority and handled in a professional manner.

Pool Lifeguard/ Children’s Program Leader                 
November 2016 - October 2017
Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre

In this fun, yet challenging role I prepare and deliver aquatic and sports based birthday parties and school excursions for children between 4 years - 12 year olds. Communication and interaction with families, parents, teachers and guardians are a very integral part of this position to ensure the events run smoothly without incident and in a safe manner. This role also comes with a high level of responsibility so that everyone involved is sufficiently supervised and all regulations are enforced. Head counts are undertaken every half hour, reports are provided to the duty managers and always being prepared to provide first aid or other actions when necessary.

Before and After School Care  
YMCA Sydney                           
June 2015 – December 2015
Permanent Part-Time Educator

During my time at the YMCA I was caring for children ranging in age from 5 years to 12 years in a before and after school care program.  I was responsible for engaging in activities with the children, games and puzzles, stories and reading, afternoon tea, afternoon tea, supervising outdoor play/activities, liaising with parents and ensuring the safety of the children at all times.

Contracted Nanny/ Babysitting                                         
September 2014 – Current
Various Families in Sydney/ Melbourne

As a Nanny and baby sitter, I care for and supervise children of varying ages from a few months old up to 13 years of age. The duties include preparation for the day, pick up and drop off to school as well as pre-school, house-hold admin, cleaning and taking the children on outings and activities. I have been responsible for all the children's day to day needs. Being sole in charge, I was incorporating structure and daily routines based on the parents guidance and preferences. I am also responsible for the administering of medications, assisting in the development of social manners and skills, and reinforcing appropriate discipline to the children when needed.  I am willing to take on and have done housekeeping duties such as laundry, cooking, household management, running errands and ensuring the smooth running of the household.

In my previous nanny experience I have been sole charge for 2 different families on a long-term basis. The age range for these families was 2 to 5 years of age, one family consisting of three children the other two children. In my Nanning role my duties were inclusive of home-stays when parents were away on business or leisure, attendance to large events with the families to care for the children and overseas/domestic travel. Families entrusted me with the family car to drive the children to events, sporting activities and outings. As well as this I would implement at home activities such as; crafts, cooking, and outdoor play to help promote educational experiences like math, science and personal health and wellbeing through playful interactions and fun.

Live Out Nanny (NSW)                                                 
September 2014 – February 2015
Permanent Full-Time nanny Sydney

Caring for three children aged 5, 4 and 2.5 years where I was responsible for getting the children up and ready in the morning, breakfast/packed school bag/morning tea & luch for the eldest child, school drop off, organising daily outings, in-home age appropriate activities, all associated household duties including laundry, cooking, running errands and ensuring the smooth running of the household.  School pick up, attending after school activities/sports, playdates, preparing afternoon tea, evening meal.

Other Work History

FBI  Travel Agency ( Melbourne)                                                   
May 2016 – July 2016
Receptionist

Elixr Health Club  ( Sydney)                                                 
June 2015 – September 2015
Receptionist

Barangaroo Delivery Authority  ( Sydney)                                   
March 2014 – May 2014
Executive Assistant to the Design Director

In- House Executive Search Team,                                    
September 2013 – January 2014
Kings College ( London)
Team Assistant to the Principal Search Managers

Equity Partners Private Equity  Firm (NSW)                              
August 2011 – May 2012
Personal Assistant/Office Manager

Beaumont Consulting Sydney                                                   
May 2011 - August 2011
Office Administrator

VMware Australia Sydney                                                       
August 2009 – May 2011
Office Manager

Interests

Childcare, painting, reading, exercise, cooking, music

  • 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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