5 stars (10)

Nanny in South Hams District

Babysitter in South Hams District

Female Member since Nov 2015 Last Updated Sep 2019 Last Login 17 Sep 2019 Email

My Summary

DBS Check
First Aid Training
Childcare Qualifications
Evening Babysitter
Weekend Babysitter
Daytime Babysitter
Newborn Experience
Hotel Babysitter
Emergency Babysitter

About Me

I'm 34 years old and I drive and own my own car with a full clean driving license.
I'm a bubbly outgoing person .
I consider myself to be extremely reliable , hardworking and committed.
I really enjoy body pump in my spare time and walking my miniature sausage dog 'slinky'. I'm a non smoker and like to maintain a healthy active life style.
I like to spend my time with family and friends and enjoy trying new restaurants.
High lights .....
-fully qualified in childcare holding an nvq level 2 & 3
- fully insured
-dependable / extremely reliable
-out going / friendly
-availability for some early mornings / late finishes / over night stays / weekends and able to travel with the family with one months notice
-family oriented

- excellent time management and punctuality
- confident decision maker who works well under pressure

My Experience

I trained in a nursery and pre school . I have worked as a nanny for many local familes in Ivybridge and surrounding areas - who have all provided me with fantastic references. .
My professional experience varies in different settings and ages . I’ve looked after and cared for newborn babies upto 11 year olds.
I have two daughters myself age 7 and 11.
Over many years I have done a lot of evening babysitting and day time help manly for holiday guests staying in hotels, cottages or their second holiday homes here in the south hams.
I really enjoy working with babies / toddlers in particular
I'm more than happy to send a copy of my cv / references via email upon request

My Qualifications

I am fully qualified in childcare holding both nvq's in level 2&3
renewed my paediatric first aid July 2018
Safeguarding 2019

My Availability

I’m currently looking for a new family Monday - Tuesdays , this could be long days / over nights or late finishes.
I’m am always available for weekend babysitting day time and or evening / over night stays . Available for wedding / events
Sorry I do not offer a wrap around service ie before and after school

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Before School no no no no no no no
Morning no no no no no no no
Afternoon no no no no no no no
After School no no no no no no no
Evening no no no no no no no
Overnight no no no no no no no
Last Updated: 01/09/2019

My Fees

  • Nannying from £9.00 per hour (net)
  • Babysitting from £10.00 per hour

As I offer a range of services my prices do vary please see below

Evening /weekend evenings babysitting - £12 x- £15 ph
Over night nanny £80 - £120 at your family home .
I charge a 50% cancellation fee.
Day time nanny fees range from £9 to £14 ( £15 an hour gross for a share role) depending on employed or self employed and how many children to care for
Of course every family has different requirements so the above is more of an indication
New Year's Eve I charge £20 an hour
Please note I'm not ofsted registered so I can't help with tax credits or tax free / vouchers

My Documents

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  • Training Certificate: safe guarding (added 29/05/2019)
  • First Aid Certificate: pediactric first aid (added 19/07/2018)
  • Training Certificate: level 2 in early years care and education (added 05/08/2017)
  • Training Certificate: level 3 diploma (added 05/08/2017)


Below are the latest reviews for lucy. 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.

Lucy looked after our young baby while we went out together for the first time since giving birth. Lucy bathed the baby fed her and put her to bed, she also sent a photo half way through the night so we could see things were going well. When we arrived home our baby was sleeping calmly and slept right through until 6am. Lucy also kept our dog company while we were gone. I would highly recommend Lucy for babysitting.

  • 5 stars Overall

by about lucy on 09/09/2019

Lucy has been working with my two children for over a year now two days a week. Lucy is a fantastic nanny, who is always punctual, and reliable, as well as being fun, understanding and nurturing towards the children. Lucy thinks of lots of fun things to do with them and focus’s on there needs and interests. Lucy always remains kind and calm with the children and is able to defuse challenging situations. I would recommend Lucy to anyone needing regular or one off sitting, she has the initiative and experience to jump straight into a role x

  • 5 stars Overall
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by about lucy on 23/07/2019

Lucy was our our Nanny for our wedding day, she was absolutely fantastic taking the pressure off us and our family and allowing us all to really enjoy the day knowing that our daughter was safe and happy with Lucy. Nothing was too much trouble and she happily did a 12 hour day. Can’t recommend her enough whatever your childcare needs.

  • 5 stars Overall
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by about lucy on 12/11/2018

Lucy is really lovely and got on really well with both my daughters straight away. Really trustworthy and reliable, so easy to talk to and get on with. felt comfortable leaving my girls with her without a worry and she kept in contact with me through the evening reassuring me that my girls are settled and being good and as a mum that goes a long way and is always lovely to hear. I would definitely let her have my girls again if and when I go out again. It was also lovely that Lucy told me when I got back that my girls were so good and they are a credit to me which was lovely to hear :)

  • 5 stars Overall

by about lucy on 22/09/2018

Lucy has been great - I was very happy to leave my son with her. She was very good at communicating and was happy to come and meet us at our house before the day too. Would highly recommend her.

  • 5 stars Overall

by about lucy on 08/06/2018

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