Sophie P @ Abracadabra Childcare Services

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

About Sophie P @ Abracadabra Childcare Services

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Babysitter/In Home Carer/Nanny
Agency
Abracadabra Childcare Services

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

27.00 per hour (flat rate)
30.00 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

2008
Masters Creative Arts
University of Wollongong

2005
Bachelor Creative Arts
University of Wollongong

2000
Higher School Certificate
Queenwood School for Girls

Other courses

Working with Children Check
First Aid Certificate (booked to do a refresher course)

About Me...

I have a genuine love for working with children of all age groups, I have exprience with all ages ranging from 3 months to teenage years through working as a solecharge Nanny, After School Carer and Weekend Overnight Nanny.

I love to actively involve myself with the children by engaging with them on all levels, keeping them entertained and stimulated, orgnaising fun daily outings and age appropriate games in the family home.  I am very creative and love music and dance.

I am willing to work in with the parents on their schedule and routine and can adjust to different and varying family dynamics.

There is nothing more fulfiling than caring for children and supporting a family.

2018 – 2021
Part-time Nanny
Glebe, NSW
Mon – Fri 7:30am – 12pm

Caring for two boys aged 5yrs and 6yrs where I was responsible for:

  • Breakfast routine
  • Lunch preparation
  • Preparing 6yo for school
  • Walking 6yo to school for 9am start
  • Entertaining 5yo from 9am – 12pm, including stimulating educational activities such as reading lessons and writing lessons
  • Light household duties including laundry, meal prep for dinner, vacuuming, grocery shopping
  • Walking 5yo to daycare for a 12pm start
  • Occasional evening babysitting ad hoc

2018 – 2020
On-call Overnight Carer
Darlinghurst, NSW
Fortnightly weekend overnight care

Caring for one 10 yo girl and a 5 yo boy where I was responsible for:

  • Collect children from father
  • Overnight stay at my residence
  • Cooking Lunch/Dinner/Breakfast
  • Overseeing homework completion for 10yo
  • Outings to museums, city walks, library, swimming at Boy Charlton pool
  • Sleep routine
  • Handover to father upon his return from business trips

2015 – 2017
After-school Carer & Ad hoc overnight when mother was on night shift (nurse)
Melbourne, VIC
Mon/Wed/Thurs 3pm – 7pm

Caring for one 12 yo boy and a 9 yo girl where I was responsible for:

  • Pickup from school
  • Afternoon snack and dinner
  • Overseeing homework completion for both children
  • Stimulating evening activities
  • Household duties including laundry, meal prep for mother for nightshift, preparing lunches for following day
  • Bedtime routine ad hoc

2015 – 2020
Casual babysitter for 6 families
Age Range: 5 months – 12 years

During this time I was on call to 6 different families within my area.  They would call when needing childcare support both during the days as well as eves and weekends.  I was responsible for:

  • Getting children ready for the day
  • Organising fun daily outings to the park/library/playdates/playgroup
  • Keeping the children engaged and entertained at all times
  • Changing nappies, preparing bottles, settling for naps
  • School drop off and pick up
  • Attending after School Activities/Sports/Lessons
  • Preparing snacks and meals
  • Assisting with Homework
  • All associated household duties
  • Bathing and preparing children for bed

2011-2015
Singing Teacher & Music Theory
Private School in Mpumalanga
South Africa

2000-2001
Solecharge Share Nanny
2 families - 5 afternoons p/w & Weekends

Caring for two infants where I was responsible for:

  • Engaging with the children on all levels
  • Stimulating play and educational activities
  • Preparing bottles, changing nappies
  • Preparing afternoon tea and evening meal
  • Bathing, Dressing and Preparing for Be
  • General Household Duties

1998-2001
Part-time Creche Assistant
Fitness First Gym

Caring for children ranging in age from newborn to 5 yrs, five mornings a week where I was responsible for:

  • Playing games, activities, stories and reading
  • Role Playing, Puzzles & Games
  • Changing Nappies
  • Maintaining a Clean and Healthy Environment
  • Liaising with Parents

Other Work History

2005-2011
Lead Singer
Princess Cruises 

Interests

Singing, Music, Reading

  • 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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