Ava Maria P @ Abracadabra Childcare Services

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

About Ava Maria P @ Abracadabra Childcare Services

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

Ava Maria P is a Babysitter/In Home Carer/Nanny, with 24 years experience caring for children from any age. Ava Maria P is represented by Abracadabra Childcare Services child care agency.

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

  • Diploma in Child Care
  • Diploma in WHS
  •  Diploma in HR
  • Cert IV in Workplace Training and Assessment
Other courses
  • Senior First Aid/Baby & Child First Aid Certificate/Anaphylactic Certificate
  •  Police clearance Working  with Children
  •  National Criminal  Check

Skills:

  • Adaptable, flexible and resourceful with high level of energy.
  • Self motivated.
  • Sound judgement skills and high level of stress tolerance.
  • Excellent multi tasking skills.
  • Implement and develop and or/maintain appropriate daily routines and supervise all activities to safeguard children against potential dangerous incidents.  Supervise naps and bed times.
  • Regular communication with parents to ensure that their requirements and preferences are maintained.
  • Safeguard children against potential dangers, such as swimming pool, kitchen utensils, stairs and poisons.
  • Extensive experience being in sole charge of children for extended periods while parents are absent.
  • Care and maintain proper hygiene for children’s bedrooms, belongings and play area.

Career Summary:

  •  More than ten years experience in looking after and assisting with children.
  •  Extensive background working with babies from six weeks to pre-school, primary and elementary level.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communicational skills.
  • Excellent professional attitude.
  • Responsible for preparing and feeding all meals to babies, toddlers and children.
  • Assist with bathing and dressing.
  • Taking and supervising children on outings.

Objective:

Being a caring and trustworthy nanny/baby sitter with an aim to provide quality care to children, toddlers and their family. Be able to utilize my compassionate approach and childcare skills in order to contribute to the development of children effectively. It is essential that families inform me of all details of how they like things to be carried out.  The more detailed information is provided the better.

Due to my understanding of the different stages of child development I am able to care for babies, toddlers and older children and know how to integrate play, learning and fun.

October 2017 – Ongoing

  • Casual on call at two local childcare centres

August 2017

  • Assist with 5 week old twins - overnight
  • Feed, change and settle

May 2017 – July 2017

  • Assisting with  21 month old triplets – two days per week
  • Reading books, playing with puzzles, shapes of different colours
  • Going on walks and to the park
  • Supervising while they play on slippery dip and swing
  • Feeding, changing nappies
  • Settling for afternoon nap and evening sleep   

March 2017 – May 2017

  • Looking after 15month old two days per week
  • Preparing snacks, and dinner
  • Changing nappies
  • Playing games, painting, reading

July 2016 – January 2017

  • Looking after 3 month old baby from 8:00PM till 6:00AM
  • Feeding, changing and re-settling

April 2016 – May 2016

  • Supervision of  A symmetrical twins with  Developmental Delay and  impaired hearing
  • Two other younger siblings, aged 5 and 12 months
  • Mum has Bipolar Disorder, Severe Osteoarthritis, a weak lung with a reoccurring blood clot, back pain and spurs on her hips, all which cause a great deal of pain.

Feb 2015 – April 2016

  • Assisting and being in sole charge with thirteen week premmie triplets.  All shifts were 10 hours and most of the time I was in sole charge. Preparing formulas, feeding, settling and changing nappies and clothing as required.  All child related duties. 
  • Accompany Mum and bubs to Tresillian   for 10 day stay 

Jan 2015 – February 2015

  • Assisting with child related duties of two children aged 3+yrs and 16 months whilst parents are working
  • Looking after one 3yr old girl for ten days during holidays

Nov. 2014 – Jan. 2015

  • Attending to 2 ½ yr old girl whilst day care is closed
  • All aged related activities, outings including local library

Oct. 2014

  • Looking after 2yr old boy as Mum is pregnant and not feeling well.
  • Keeping to child routine
  • Taking him to outings in parks and playgroup
  • Assisting with general house hold duties

Oct. 2014-Nov. 2014

  • Temporary  nanny for three children ages 3, 5 and 7 whilst their nanny was overseas
  • Driving children to school, picking them up after school, taking them to after school care  activities.
  •  Preparing and supervising evening meals.  
  •  Assisting with family washing and tidying at the end of the day.

January 2014 – June 2014

  • Taking care of three year old boy. One full day and two half days.
  • Picking up from day care
  • Prepare bath, dinner and assist with bedding
  • All child related activities and outings

September 2013 – Fridays 2014
Shared care nanny role

  • Shared care for children aged boy 1 girl 3
  • Assisting mother with all child related duties. Meal preparation and feeding
  • Supervision and preparation of age appropriate activities
  • Light household duties

June 2013 – May 2014

  • Looking after little girl since she was three months old
  • Activities to assist with development of skills
  • Feeding, playing and bedding

June 2013 – October 2013
Temporary Nanny

  • Sole charge care for girl 3 and boy 1 years old
  • All child related duties, preparing and feeding of meals
  • Outings to parks and playground
  • Age appropriate activities
  • Light household duties

2011– Present and Ongoing
in all the resorts in the Blue Mountains

  • Babysitting/nanny service for infants through to teenagers
  • Carry out required duties: such as formula preparation, feeding, changing, assistance with sleep
  • Preparation of meals
  • Outings to parks and playgrounds
  • Supervising and training with activities such as crafts, reading and other activities suitable to age.

 

Interests

Reading, Movies, Cooking

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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