Melanie J @ Abracadabra Childcare Services

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

About Melanie J @ Abracadabra Childcare Services

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

Melanie J is a Babysitter/In Home Carer/Nanny, with 10 years experience caring for children from any age. Melanie J is represented by Abracadabra Childcare Services child care agency.

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

Batchelor of Occupational Therapy 
University of Queesland
2006 - 2011

Senior Certificate
Nambour State HIgh School
2005

Other courses

Working with Children's Check

First Aid Certificate

Sept 2014 - June 2018
Personal Carer for close family member

Paediatric Occupation Therapist
AEIOU Sippy Downs Early Learning Centre
March 2014 - August 2014

  • Provision of occupational therapy services to children with Autism Spectrum Disorder within a early educational setting
  • Collaboration with a multi-disciplinary team to develop programs targeting educational and family-centred goals for individual chilodren and groups of children
  • Provision of parental and staff training to support children's specified needs and facilitate skill acquisition.

Paediatric Occupational Therapist 
Synergy Learning and Therapy
July 2012 - March 2014

  • Independent management and provision of family centred therapy intervention to children and adolescents with a range of developmental and neurological conditions including Autism 
  • Spectrum Disorder, Learning Disorders and Cerbral Palsy.
  • Provision of onsite intervention, in addition to school/daycare/ECDU visits and involvement in staff educations and stake holder meetings.
  • Conducted regular integrated therapy sessions with a Speech Patholoogist, including specialised feeding therapy sessions.
  • Use of formal assessments and informal observations to produce in-depth reports for families and other health professionals.
  •  Participation in training, resource management, multi-disciplinary case conferencing and goal setting.

Paediatric Occupational Therapist
MindMattrz Psychology Clinic
March 2012 - July 2012

  • Establishment of occupational therapy services with the practice
  • Independent caseload management including assesment and intervention with children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder and/or other developmental conditions
  • School and home visits, in addition to in-clinic service provision
  • Goal Planning with families and case conferencing with mult-disciplinary team members for individual clients
  • Administrative duties including completion of documentation for funding support and communication with external service providers.

Paediatric Occupational Therapist
Pathways Occupational Therapy
July 2011 - January 2012

  • Provision of therapeutic intervention with children (aged between 2 -10 years)
  • Liaison with families to develop family-centred goals and intervention, in addition to providing family education and support
  • Independent management of caseload, including planning and implementing sessions, liaison with mult-disciplinary professionals from other agencies and completion of documentation
  • Administrative duties including managing client files and gathering intake and assessment documentation and information

Interests

Volunteer Roles:

2017 - Tutor at the Smith Family Learning for Life Club at Nambour State College

2018 - Tutor at the Smith Family Learning for Life Club at Kawana Library

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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