Nikki T @ Abracadabra

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

About Nikki T @ Abracadabra

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

Nikki T @ is a Babysitter/In Home Carer/Nanny, with 10 years experience caring for children from any age. Nikki T @ 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

2004 to 2009: Ravenswood High School, Sydney NSW
Higher School Certificate
School Leadership Prefect
Bronze, Silver and Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award

Other Certifications: St Johns First Aid
Responsible Service of Alcohol
Australian Barista School

2008 - Responsible Service of Alcohol
2007 - Leadership/Development program
Youth, Water & Stone (Train the Trainer)

2009 - Certificate Three in Business Administration
2009 - Seniors First Aid

Other courses

Career Objective:
I have a genuine love for working with children and it is my chosen career path. I have a strong background in caring for infants and school age children both locally here in Australia and in the UK where I worked at a Boarding School. I make ensuring the wellbeing and comfort of those I am responsible for my highest priority. I am eager to further develop my in-home caring skills in a non-pediatric environment.

Personal Qualities:
Honest, caring, thoughtful, personable, considerate, empathetic, nurturing, confident, level headed in high stress situations, hardworking, self motivated, reliable, enthusiastic, highly organised, and very responsible.

July 2014 – Current
Abracadabra Childcare Services
Sydney NSW

Permanent, part-time nanny for two families with children ranging from 18 months to 4 years. General duties include feeding, bathing, and clothing the children as well as general upkeep of the household such as laundry and ironing. I am also responsible for developing literacy, numeracy and social skills. One child also suffers from a medical condition requiring special needs, whereby I am responsible for her prescription medication as well as monitoring and dressing affected dermatological areas as required.

Feb 2008 – Present
Sole Charge Nanny
Inner West, Sydney

During this time I have worked for various families who have referred me on to their families and friends. This is now on a very regular basis as I have a strong network of families who I have built a very special bond with however I have recently moved to the Northen Beaches and I am looking to secure a permanent part time job with the one family.

I have experience working with all age groups ranging from 3 months to teenage years, I have been responsible for scheduling and organising daily activities which are age appropriate to the children in my care. I am very creative and love art and crafts, stories and reading time and stimulating play and games. I actively involve myself with the children by engaging with them on all levels and understanding each individuals childs needs. I am willing to undertake light household duties when required and am able to fit in with and adapt to the families and needs and requirements.

Jan 2010 – June 2010
The Dragon School, Oxford UK
Full-time boarding school mistress for boys aged of 10-13.

During this time I was responsible for developing literacy, numeracy and social skills of the children, general nursing duties such as ensuring appropriate medications were taken and tending to non-critical wounds, as well as tending to the mental health of students. Duties included junior school and parent relations.

June 2009 – Dec 2009

Lady Gowrie Nursing Home
Sydney NSW

As part of my HSC I undertook work experience spending one day a week caring for the elderly.

Dec 2014 – present
ESP Healthcare, Sydney NSW
Permanent part-time home carer for the aged and disabled. General duties include personal care, medication assistance, meal preparation, housekeeping, shopping and transporting clients.

Feb 2013 – June 2014
Double Roasters, Sydney NSW

Casual waitress responsible for customer service and cash handling.

July 2012 – Jan 2013
Table Spoon, Sydney NSW
Casual waitress responsible for customer service and cash handling.

Nov 2010 – Dec 2011
Fink Chocolate Café,
Sydney NSW

Casual waitress responsible for customer service and cash handling.
 

Interests

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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