Lisa G @ Abracadabra Childcare Services

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

About Lisa G @ Abracadabra Childcare Services

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

Lisa G is a Babysitter/In Home Carer/Nanny, with 3 years experience caring for children from any age. Lisa G 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).

26.00 per hour (flat rate)
35.00 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

2015: TasTafe
• Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

2013: TasTafe
• Certificate III Children’s Services
• Certificate IV Children’s Services ( Outside School Hours Care)

2012: Don College Campus
• Certificate II in Community Services
• Outdoor Education
• Introduction into Sociology and Psychology

2011: Reece High School (Grade 7-10)
• Mathematics
• English
• Cooking
• Hospitality and Catering
• Health and Wellbeing
• Science

Other courses

First Aid Training
Working with Vulnerable People

Current
Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Care (Outside School Hours Care) Team Leader

Caring for children ranging in age from 5 years to 12 years where I am responsible for preparing afternoon tea, assisting with homework and projects, games and activities, indoor and outdoor play, liaising with senior staff and parents on all levels. Maintaining a clean, happy and healthy environment for the children and understanding each individual child's needs.

2012-2015
(work placement)

Experience gained at the following centres:

- Keiko Child Care
- Miandetta Primary School (Prep/One Class)
- Volunteer at Chat ‘n’ Choose
- Dana Drive Child Care
- Our Lady of Lourdes (Outside School Hours Care)
- Family Day Care Services ( Mersey Leven)

Responsibilities included:

• Interacting and caring effectively for the needs of children, including health, hygiene and safety.
• Planning play experiences for each child’s interests and learning needs.
• Observing and interacting with children.
• Building respectful and trusting relationships with children and their families.
• Documentation.

2012 - 2015
Casual Babysitter
Private Families

During this time I was caring for various families with children ranging in age from newborn to teenage years where I was responsible for:

- Getting the children up and ready for the day
- School Drop off and Pick-up
- Organising Daily outings
- Arts and crafts & Music and Dance
- Age appropriate activities and educational games
- Preparing snacks and meals
- General Household duties and running errands

Interests

Skills and Knowledge
• Customer Service
• Communication skills
• Basic computer knowledge
• Able to prepare healthy hygienic meals
• Ability to communicate effectively in both orally and writing
• Well versed in caring for children from birth and up
• Immense knowledge of planning activities and experiences appropriate for different age groups and stages of development for children
• Ability to work in partnerships with families and people in the working sector
• Working with children who have special needs such as Autism, Down Syndrome and Developmental Delay

Personal Attributes
• Well presented, I dress appropriately to what is expected
• Reliable team member who gets work done and is consistent
• Good attention to detail
• Works well in a team environment as well as individually
• Communicates and expresses thoughts within the working environment
• Positive, caring and respectful nature
• Exhibit flexibility, I adapt to change
• Valid Driver’s License

  • 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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