Vicki C @ Abracadabra Childcare Services

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

About Vicki C @ Abracadabra Childcare Services

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

Vicki C is a Au Pair/Babysitter/In Home Carer/Nanny, with 20 years experience caring for children from any age. Vicki C is represented by Abracadabra Childcare Services child care agency.

Carer Rates (+ Agency Booking fee $33.00)
25.00 per hour (flat rate)
500.00 per week
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
  • Certificate III in Community Services (Children Services)
Other courses
  • Working with Children Check
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Police Check

Summary: Well over 20 years of child care experience, I have worked for many families; longest stint was 5 years as a Nanny Housekeeper caring for 2 children from newborn up to 5 years age.

Have worked for Brisbane companies like Dial N Angel, Charlton Brown, Centenary Nannies, Indigo Services, Rock my baby and Essential Nanny.

Nanny Duties: Providing indoor and outdoor activities, reading, art and craft, cooking, music and dance Outings to playgroups, library story time, visits to the park for BBQ’s, provide “What We Did Today” scrap book, photos sent to parents of child’s day so that they are included.

Plan age appropriate activities and monitor development milestones, high experienced in infant care and working with children with challenging behaviour and disabilities.

Household duties: running errands, groceries shopping, taking kids to doctors and making appointments, attending to tradesman, cooking meals for entire family, cleaning and dog grooming.

2007 - Current
Business Owner

Events Childcare Worker /  Nanny / Babysitter
Country Nanny Agency
Tamborine Mountain

Established Country Nanny a boutique wedding venue child care service for Tamborine Mountain, Gold Coast Qld. Providing an individual personalised service that is unique to Tamborine Mountain Wedding Group, it is a much sort after service providing care for all ages while parents attend weddings and functions.  My co-worker is now running the business and I am looking for live-in work as a Nanny/Au Pair.

Aug 2018 - Current
Pink Rose Cleaning & Home Help

Established my own business with 8 clients.

Providing clients with home cleaning, pantry and linen cupboard organisation. Offering on call, flexible to changes. Strong communication skills required & proactive.

Jan-July 2018
Governess/Nanny                 
Qld Outback
Uniting Care Brisbane

Teaching prep boy via Charleville school of the air. Required to be highly organised and plan School activities in advance, liaise with school, teachers and attend school activities in Charleville. Also cared for 2 very active boys aged 3 and 6 after school and during holidays with activities and outings both indoor and outdoor. Assisted with domestic duties as required.

2015-2017
Casual On-call Solecharge Nanny
Toowoomba Nannies
Various Private Families

Provided in-home childcare support and home help for various private families in Toowoomba.  This included before and after school care, preparing breakfast, dressing children, ensuring school aged children had everything they needed for the day, preparing snacks and meals, organising fun daily outings, age appropriate activities in the home including arts and crafts, stories and reading cooking, play dates, going to the park / library and all associated household duties.

Sept 2016 – Dec 2016
Permanent Nanny
Accountant Family            
Toowoomba 

Caring for 4 children - 2 girls at school, 2 boys 4 & 2 years.  I was responsible for School drop off and pick up, kindy drop off and pick up 3 days a week. Cared for 2-year-old 5 days a week taking them on outings, activities, cooking and domestic duties as required.

Jan 2013 – Dec 2013
Part-time Nanny - 30 hours a week
Callie Family
Brisbane

Caring for 2 girls aged 2 & 4 providing educational activities both indoor and outdoor, walks to the park with the pet dog. Dancing, library and music.  Assisting with domestic duties such as washing, ironing, meals prepared.                          

2010 - 2013
Dial an Agency
Permanent & Casual Nanny
Various Families listed below

Permanent Nanny
Private Family, Inspector Underwood
4 days per week
Underwood QLD

Caring for twins aged 18 months old and a 4 year old where I was responsible for getting the children up and ready for the day, preparing breakfast/snacks/meals, organising fun daily outings, arts and crafts, cooking, reading stories, games and puzzles and all associated household duties.

Casual Nanny/Babysitter
Private Family
Cooperoo, Brisbane


Caring for one 6 month old where I was responsible getting them up and ready for the day, preparing bottles, changing nappies, settling, feeding, bathing, walks to the park/library, age appropriate games and activities and all household duties required to assist with the smooth running of the household.

March 2008 - 2010
Little Ducks Child Care Centre         
Brisbane

Assistant in the nursery caring for 6 babies and toddlers.  Acting as Group Leader planning and implementing activities.  Liaising with parents while being attentive to their needs.

1996 – 2008
Nanny / Housekeeping

5 Star Hotels & Resorts
Gold Coast

  • Stanford Plaza Brisbane formally Heritage Hotel (leading hotels of the world)
  • Couran Cove Resort and Island Resort full housekeeping and banquets

Interests

Skills: Highly organised, hands on, proactive, kind and caring, patient, fun and active, attentive and perceptive to child health changes, strong communication skills. One step ahead of parents to ensure all is kept up to date.

  • 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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