Nanny in Harrogate

Babysitter in Harrogate

Female Non-smoker Member since Aug 2016 Last Updated Dec 2017 Last Login Apr 2019

My Summary

Full Time Nanny
Live Out Nanny
Full Driving Licence
DBS Check
Nanny Housekeeper
Own Car
Evening Babysitter
Weekend Babysitter
Daytime Babysitter
Mothers Help
Hotel Babysitter

About Me

Nanny for the past 11 years, working in a multitude of positions both abroad and in the UK for a wide range of families. A highly creative, organised and versatile individual who adapts well to new situations. Hard working, trustworthy with the ability to remain efficient and good humoured under pressure. Extremely responsible, flexible and reliable. I am a competent cook who has always been required to cook for children and include children in the process.

My Experience

Personal Profile
A highly creative, organised and versatile individual who adapts well to new situations. Hard working, trustworthy with the ability to remain efficient and good humoured under pressure. Extremely responsible, flexible and reliable. I am a competent cook who has always been required to cook for children and include children in the process. I have my food hygiene certificate. Non smoker, full clean driving license.

Qualifications
(University of Wales Newport)
2:1 BA (HONS) Fashion Design
Foundation Art, Pass with Merit
(St. Alban’s RC High School, Pontypool.)
GCSE’s 6 A’s 4 B’s (including A’s in English, maths and science)
A Level Art, Sociology and Law

Work History
March 2013 – August 2016: Full time Nanny, Bakewell, Derbyshire. B,5.B,3.
April 2011 – November 2012: Full time Nanny/P.A., Regent’s Park, London
Sole charge for 2 children; boy 8 and girl 11, this family are in the public eye so confidentiality was important. A lot of PA work was included in this position and upto 4 hours, per day, of tutoring for the boy. The parents were divorced so this position required great organisational skills and flexibility with working hours as the children moved between houses.
January 2011 – March 2011: Temporary Nanny/P.A., Belgravia. Full time, sole charge Nanny for one little boy, 16 months. This position also included some PA work such as organising their house move for them. This job required a high level of discretion.
November 2010 –December 2010: Temporary Nanny position. Three girls, 6,10 and 11 – full time, travelling with the family to Marbella for 2 weeks on holiday. This position required me to help to prepare the eldest daughter for her 11+ exams in January. The eldest daughter has dyspraxia and English is the family’s second language so this had to be taken into account when helping with the exam preparation.
September 2010 – November 2010: Live out Nanny and household P.A., London. Full time, sole charge Nanny for two girls,5 and 7. This position also required me to work as the family’s P.A. – organising the household, liaising between workmen and the family, managing the cleaner and driving for the children and father.
March 2010 – July 2010: Live in Nanny, Hamburg. Full time, sole charge Nanny to a 2 year old girl of a high profile family. I used my creative skills learnt through my professional training to instigate craft sessions which were designed for a 2 year old to maximise her developing imagination and manual dexterity.
February 2010 – March 2010: Live in Nanny, London. Temporary cover for a family with 3 children: twin girls 4 and a 6 year old girl. The family required me to travel with them to Austria for a skiing trip.
October 2008 – December 2009: Live in Nanny, London. Full time, sole charge Nanny to two children, b.5 and g,7. In my spare time I also worked for numerous other families and did some tutoring.
? 3 month old baby and her 4 year old brother.
? Tutored a Russian girl, 9, English to a level where she could get into a British private school.
? GCSE maths revision with a 16 year old girl.
? Two girls, 11 and 14
? Boy, 9, babysitting.
? Girl, 4, babysitting.
? Two sisters, 4 and 8.

May 2008 – October 2008: Waterstones, Abergavenny. Permanent, part time bookseller. I started a children’s reading group in this store.
October 2007 - April 2008: Live in Nanny, Torino. Sole charge Nanny for g.4, g.6 and b.9months. This job required excellent organisational skills.
January 2007 – January 2007: London Fashion Week. Working as an assistant to Pamela Chapman, I worked backstage at the catwalk shows for Noir, John Rocha, PPQ, Gharni Strok, Amanda Wakely and Julien MacDonald.
June 2006 - September 2006: Mother‘s Help, Hamburg. Mother’s help to two children, b.8 and g.13, in a rural German coastal village. Also did some teaching within the local school.
June 2006 - June 2006: Graduate Fashion Week, London. Assistant to Jane Galpin in the Gala dressing room. This position consisted of assisting organisation of Gala Award entries; including data collation for participating students and preparing display of garments and accessories for judging. This position included a huge variety of challenges and required resourcefulness in a fast paced environment with no margin for error. On the final day I was greatly involved with the Gala Show and assisted in entertaining the sponsors and ensuring they were satisfied with their investment.
July 2005 - February 2006: Marks and Spencers, Cwmbran. Permanent part time Sales Assistant.
October 2004 - Jan 2005:Monsoon, Newport. Working on a temporary basis over the Christmas period as a Sales Assistant.
October 2003 - Jan 2004: Birthdays, Newport. Sales assistant.
Nov 2002 - Feb 2003: Parkway Hotel, Cwmbran. Temporary position over Christmas working as a Silver Service Waitress.
May 2002 - July 2002: Horse and Jockey Pub, Pontypool. Waitressing in a busy Pub Restaurant. Dealing with customers, working as part of a waiting team, and liaison between kitchen, bar and restaurant.
Nov 2001- Jan 2002: Parkway Hotel, Cwmbran. See above.
July 2001: Rrookes, Rogerstone. Temporary position as Development Kitchen Assistant. Duties involved liasing between factory and Development Kitchen to transfer materials, general kitchen housekeeping and running Product Assessment, reheating products and collating relevant paperwork.

Other Information
I was my Course Representative and Graduate Fashion Week Representative. In the Design Wales contest I reached the semi finals with my collection for the Welsh knitwear company "Corgi". I was the costume designer on a third year degree film and spent a week working on location learning how to work as part of a film crew. I also took an active role in every catwalk show in University, both on stage and backstage. At our show in the Millenium Centre in Cardiff I was responsible for the timing of the models during the show.


References Available Upon Request

My Qualifications

(University of Wales Newport)
2:1 BA (HONS) Fashion Design
Foundation Art, Pass with Merit
(St. Alban’s RC High School, Pontypool.)
GCSE’s 6 A’s 4 B’s (including A’s in English, maths and science)
A Level Art, Sociology and Law
Food Hygiene Certificate

My Availability

I am available for daytime work with my son or evening babysitting without him. Weekend work may be negotiable.

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Before School yes yes yes yes yes no no
Morning yes yes yes yes yes no no
Afternoon yes yes yes yes yes no no
After School yes yes yes yes yes no no
Evening yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Overnight no no no no yes yes no
Last Updated: 29/07/2017

My Fees

  • Nannying from £12.00 per hour (net)
  • Babysitting from £10.00 per hour

£12/hour

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