Shyamala (Usha) M @ Abracadabra Childcare Services

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

About Shyamala (Usha) M @ Abracadabra Childcare Services

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

Shyamala (Usha) M is a Babysitter/In Home Carer/Nanny, with 10 years experience caring for children from any age. Shyamala (Usha) M 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).

24.00 per hour
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
  • Currently - Diploma in early childhood care
    Open Colleges

  • ASCA (American swimming coaches association) Swimming Certification – Level 1

  • Ditching and sea survival techniques – CINEC MARITIME Campus

  • Airbus A320 inflight safety and services training program

  • GCE Advanced Levels – 2004

Other courses

 

  • Holder of a valid OCHRE Card

  • Completed First Aid Training

Professional Summary

A devoted and professional Early Childhood Educator with the ability to connect with children of all ages. Passionate about the childcare industry and helping children develop their social, emotional, intellectual and motor skills. I am a caring, hardworking and an enthusiastic childcare professional with strong communication and organisational skills. Currently looking for a childcare role that will continue to build upon my knowledge and experience.

Oct 2018 to Current
Childcare Assistant
AMEP Creche
Darwin

I am responsible for looking after and caring for children ranging in age from newborn to 5 years in a creche environment whilst the children's parents attend their classes at an English Teaching College.

I engage with the children on all levels through stimulating play and educational activities, ensuring each individual childs needs are met, reading stories, arts and crafts, floor play, outdoor play, changing nappies, feeding, settling for naps and liaising with parents on all levels.

Jan 2018 -  Sept 2018
In-home Childcare Educator
Gowers Family

Responsibilities:

  • Cared for Four children, Twins aged 7 and siblings who are 5 and 2 respectively

  • Organised healthy lunches and cooked nutritious meals

  • Planned creative play, craft work and learning activities to assist with the child development

  • Transported children to and from school

  • Ensured the home and outdoor play environments were always clean and safe

  • Created engaging age-appropriate activities to stimulate the children’s minds including weekly Library sessions

  • Performed light housekeeping duties including, laundry and general cleaning duties

Achievements:

  • Nurtured strong relationships with parents and children that continues to this day

  • Demonstrated ability to supervise, educate and care for two children’s lives for two years

Feb 2016 to Oct 2017
THE WORLD NEEDS A FATHER

Managed ongoing operations at the Christian Organisation TWNAF that focuses on fatherhood mentoring through Christian principles founded by South African pastor Cassie Carsten.

Key Responsibilities

  • Planning meetings and conferences for the master mentor sessions around the island – Venue booking, food and beverages, speakers, logistics

  • Develop budgets, revenue forecast and accountability of all financial management of the funds

  • Handling the calendar and agenda for the country head of TWNAF

  • Handling all collateral material for conferences and workshops. Translations of master mentor materials into local languages.

Nov 2006 to June 2008
SRI LANKAN AIRLINES

Member of the Cabin Crew of internationally award winning Airline Sri Lankan. Being trained on health and first aid, ditching and sea survival techniques, in flight safety and crew resource management.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensuring safety checks of passengers on international flights

  • Attending to customer service requests onboard

  • Standard meals service operations and preferential meal requests

  • Ensuring hygiene standards are met to provide customers a clean and fresh

    environment

  • Conducting first aid procedures on passengers during emergency

Oct 2005 to Oct 2006
​​​​​​​HSBC

Employed at HSBC’s Global service center as a customer service executive handling UK Customer account openings.

Key Responsibilities

  • KYC Document collection for account opening

  • Credit Checks on new to bank customers

  • Attending customer queries via phone calls related to account opening

Interests

Captain of Swimming Year 2003
Water Polo National Runner up for Year 2003
Awarded school colours for Water Polo Year 2004
Took part in track and field events

  • 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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