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Nanny in South Hams District

Babysitter in South Hams District

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Female Member since Nov 2015 Last Updated May 2022 Last Login 17 May 2022

My Summary

Live Out Nanny
Night Nanny
Full Driving Licence
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 38 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 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 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 HAVE SOME DATES AVAILABLE LAST MINUTE FOR THE MAY HALF TERM & bank holiday *******I now have one or two days a week available and as from June 2022 I will have 3 days per week *****
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: 17/05/2022

My Fees

  • Nannying from £15.00 per hour (gross)
  • 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 (£100 - £140).
New borns (nights) £16 an hour.
I charge a non refundable booking fee.
Day time nanny fees range from £12 - £20 depending on location/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 £22 an hour
Please note I'm not ofsted registered so I can't help with tax credits or tax free / vouchers

My Documents

  • First Aid Certificate: Lucy Hilton (added 13/06/2021)
  • image/svg+xml Childminding Agency Certificate (added 20/04/2020)
  • 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)
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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.

In March my husband and I went on holiday without our children for the first time in a long time. Lucy was so helpful the whole time, an absolute professional and the children adore her. With plenty of activities planned and organised by Lucy the children were happy and entertained which made it so much easier for us to be away from them. Lucy was also wonderful in providing updates whenever we wanted to know how the children were doing and organising phone calls with them to suit our timings.
I couldn’t recommend Lucy highly enough, we will definitely be working with her for a long time to come. The entire time we felt confident that our children were safe and well looked after.

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by Avatar for Heather Heather about Avatar for lucy lucy on 29/04/2022

We have three handfuls aged 4, 6 and 8. Lucy has been an absolute natural and a pro in every way - the children love her and look forward to seeing her. Everything you could ask for in a nanny. Recommended without reservation!

  • 5 stars Overall

by Avatar for Stephen Stephen about Avatar for lucy lucy on 26/04/2022

Lucy has babysat for our 4 month old twins twice and I can’t recommend her highly enough! I was a little nervous leaving them but Lucy put me at ease and I came back to two happy contented babies. She got on really well with our 8 year old daughter too :-)

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by Avatar for Rebecca Rebecca about Avatar for lucy lucy on 25/04/2022

Lucy is everything you want and more in terms of childcare. She is not only thorough and highly professional but she is also charismatically engaging around the children who are instantly captivated by her presence. She has a “spark” about her that cannot be found just anywhere… it’s special.
She instantly makes you feel at ease and slots into your family as if she was always there.

  • 5 stars Overall
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by Avatar for eboobier eboobier about Avatar for lucy lucy on 06/03/2022

We had Lucy come in at short notice to help with our 3 year old who had broken his leg. She she so good, I cannot recommend enough! My son had a lovely time, painting, playing games and having stories read to him. I was upstairs working and I could hear him laughing and enjoying himself. Lucy is professional, capable and highly recommended.

  • 5 stars Overall

by Avatar for nicola nicola about Avatar for lucy lucy on 20/01/2022

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