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Lucy

Nanny in South Hams District (also available for babysitting)

4.85 stars

Usually responds within 3 hours

Female Member since Nov 2015 Last Updated Sep 2023 Last Login 16 Jun 2024

My Summary

Live Out Nanny
Night Nanny
Full Driving Licence
Ofsted Registered
DBS Check
Special Needs Experience
First Aid Training
Own Car
Childcare Qualifications
Evening Babysitter
Weekend Babysitter
Daytime Babysitter
Newborn Experience
Hotel Babysitter
Emergency Babysitter
I'm Covid-19 Vaccinated

About Me

I'm 39 years old and I drive 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 dogs 'slinky' and ‘baby Bettie ‘
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 / proxy parenting

-family oriented

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

My Experience

I trained in a nursery and specialised in ‘the baby room’
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 10 and 15 .
My most recent roles
- employed part time nanny…… i currently have been with this family for nearly 3 year
- adhoc over nights ( 6 months)
- Sunday ad hoc nanny (3 years)
- proxy parenting for high profile family in London (new born twins 6 months)
- proxy parenting whilst parents travel for primary age school children.
I really enjoy working with babies (new born in particular) and have a lot of experience with twins
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 June 2021
Safeguarding 2019

My Availability

I now have one or two days a week available Mondays and potentially Fridays too .
Please note I’m already booked for NYE 2022
evenings / weekend as hoc bookings - aswell as wedding / events
My minimum booking is 4 hours and I can offer overnight care
Sorry I do not offer a wrap around service ie before and after school

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Before School yes no yes no yes yes yes
Morning yes no yes no yes yes yes
Afternoon yes no yes no yes yes yes
After School yes no yes no yes yes yes
Evening yes no yes no yes yes yes
Overnight yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Last Updated: 29/09/2023

My Fees

  • Nannying from £15.00 per hour (net)
  • Babysitting from £15.00 per hour

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

Evening /weekend evenings babysitting £15 ph
Over night fees vary depending if child / children sleep through (£120- £204)
New borns (nights) £18an hour.
I do have a 50% cancellation fee for bookings that are cancelled last minute and 25% otherwise.
Of course every family has different requirements so the above is more of an indication
New Year's Eve I charge £22 ph

My Documents

  • Training Certificate: early years curriculum (added 29/09/2023)
  • Training Certificate: nappy & toilet training (added 29/09/2023)
  • Training Certificate: children’s interests (added 29/09/2023)
  • Training Certificate: safe guarding (added 29/05/2019)
  • Training Certificate: level 2 in early years care and education (added 05/08/2017)
  • Training Certificate: level 3 diploma (added 05/08/2017)
  • Reference (added 27/09/2023)
  • Exam Certificate: safeguarding update (added 27/09/2023)
  • image/svg+xml Ofsted Certificate (added 29/03/2023)
  • First Aid Certificate: Lucy Hilton (added 13/06/2021)
  • First Aid Certificate: pediactric first aid (added 19/07/2018)
  • image/svg+xml Childminding Agency Certificate (added 20/04/2020)
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Reviews

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 has looked after our 11 month old daughter on a couple of occasions, for day time and bedtimes, and we can't recommend her highly enough! Lucy is warm, personable, punctual and professional and we have complete trust and confidence when leaving our daughter with her. Lucy sends us updates whilst looking after our girl and has been fantastic at keeping in touch throughout the whole process. We feel extremely lucky to have found a nanny like Lucy!

  • 5 stars Overall
  • 5 stars Setting
  • 5 stars Cleanliness
  • 5 stars Food
  • 5 stars Communication

by Avatar for Freya Freya about Avatar for lucy lucy on 14/07/2023

Lucy was an absolute star. We had a wedding to attend and needed an afternoon/evening babysitter for my 11 month old (who has never been looked after by anyone else), and Lucy was brilliant. She was punctual, professional and kept me updated throughout the day. My daughter was happy & settled when I got home and seemed to have had a lovely time! Highly recommend.

  • 5 stars Overall
  • 5 stars Setting
  • 5 stars Cleanliness
  • 5 stars Food
  • 5 stars Communication

by Avatar for Emily Emily about Avatar for lucy lucy on 03/07/2023

When I first met Lucy I knew she would be a great person to care for my daughter. My daughter of 3 years old always comes back from her time with Lucy with a fun memory made and beaming with a smile. She is also flexible when plans change.I highly recommend her.

  • 5 stars Overall

by Avatar for Helen Ki Helen Ki about Avatar for lucy lucy on 03/11/2022

I have known Lucy for a while now as doing add-hoc days and overnight. To sum up, very disappointing eventually and I will never recommend her to anyone. Extremely money and self-oriented rather than child-centred. Be careful

  • 1 stars Overall
  • 1 stars Setting
  • 1 stars Cleanliness
  • 1 stars Food
  • 1 stars Communication

by Avatar for Mr Smo Mr Smo about Avatar for lucy lucy on 02/11/2022


Response by Avatar for lucy lucy on 11/11/2022:

I’m beyond disappointed to read this review after it was 5 star last week. The only negative review I have received in all my years.
Totally the opposite to what other clients have experienced.
I am so sorry you feel like this.
I really enjoyed looking after your children for a couple of months.

Lucy has come in to our lives and has been totally brilliant in every way. My two girls (aged 2 and 5) have bonded quickly and enjoy their time with her. She is utterly reliable and punctual and a great person too. She is empathetic to our needs and does all she can to help. I cannot recommend her highly enough.

  • 5 stars Overall
  • 5 stars Cleanliness
  • 5 stars Food
  • 5 stars Communication

by Avatar for phil phil about Avatar for lucy lucy on 10/10/2022

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