5 stars (1)

Nanny in Blyth

Babysitter in Blyth

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Female Non-smoker Member since Feb 2014 Last Updated Jun 2019 Last Login 18 Feb 2020 Email

My Summary

Part Time Nanny
Live Out Nanny
Full Driving Licence
Ofsted Registered
DBS Check
Special Needs Experience
First Aid Training
Own Car
Childcare Qualifications
Newborn Experience

About Me

Hello my name is Sandra Douglass I live in Blyth i am a ofsted reg home childcarer / nanny with 25 years experience in childcare.

In my spare time I like to walk my crazy border collie Fen along the beach and countryside I also enjoy aromatherapy and have attended a few night classes to gain experience .I enjoy watching tv and listening to music.

My Experience

I have 25 +years experience in childcare after having my own children I became a registered childminder I did this for 5 years I also cared for children for Northumberland Childrens Services offering respite care to children who's families were in crisis for various reasons.

I then went to Ashington Family Centre as a part time playworker for 3 years until the centre closed.

After attending and completing a crèche course at Barnardos they offered me a job as a sessional crèche worker I enjoyed this job very much but the centre closed in 2005 for 1 year so they could build the new Sure Start Centre I returned in 2006 in 2009 I started my NVQ level 3 and after completing in 2010 I moved into the nursery as sessional nursery nurse I left in 2012.

In 2014 I started my own business SMILES ALL ROUND MOBILE CHILDCARE as a nanny /babysitter in the childs home.Im ofsted registered and hold full insurance .

I also co facilitate a youth club for young people with additional needs on a Monday night at The Buffalo Community Centre in Blyth I also run creches there if childcare is needed during one of the many courses they run.left there February 2019.

My Qualifications

Paediatric first aid level 2
QA level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid At Work

NVQ 3 Childrens Care Learning and Development

Advanced Apprenticeship in Childrens care Learning and Development

level 2 key skills in communication

level 2 key skills in application of number

Chache level 2 Working in the Health Sector

Cache level 1 Preparing to work in Adult Social Care

HABC level 1 in Principles of Health and Safety in the Workplace

level 2 Understanding Health Improvement

NCFE level 1 in Mental Health Awareness

Introduction to Phlebotomy

level 2 Sessional Crèche Work

I have also attended many courses in child health and development to keep my skills up to date.

My Availability

No availability

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Last Updated: 23/06/2019

My Fees

  • Babysitting from £5.00 per hour
  • Nannying from £10.50 per hour (gross)

My fees vary depending on type of care required

full time or as and when and babysitting.

I am self employed .

My Documents


Below are the latest reviews for Sandra D. Please note that reviews represent the subjective opinions of other Childcare.co.uk users and not of Childcare.co.uk. Parents must carry out their own checks and references on childcare providers to ensure that they are completely happy before enaging in the use of their services.

Sandra is an excellent nanny.Ocasionaly, she has looked after my 5years old daughter and once a week after my 17month old son. My son loves her and is always happy when I pick him uo after being in Sandra's care. I wish I had a job with ore hours to be able to hire Sandra full time. She has loads of experience in working with kids, she is caring and understanding of their needs.
I would definetly recomended to a friend.

  • 5 stars Overall

by about Sandra D on 26/01/2015

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