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Karen
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Nanny in Cinderford

Babysitter in Cinderford

5 stars
(4)

Usually responds within 4 hours

Female Member since Sep 2016 Last Updated Mar 2022 Last Login 16 May 2022

My Summary

Full Driving Licence
DBS Check
Special Needs Experience
Own Car
Childcare Qualifications
Evening Babysitter
Newborn Experience
Hotel Babysitter
Key Worker Childcare
Home School Helper
I'm Covid-19 Vaccinated

About Me

I am a
qualified Nanny. I have had live in and out nanny jobs. I have a 8 year old granddaughter, and 5 year old twins and a 3 year old grandson. I also work in schools as a teaching assistant.
I love working with children of all ages. I am kind and patient and fun loving. I enjoy cooking and holidays abroad. I am married and have a 29 year old son, and two grownup step children.

My Experience

I have worked as a nanny for families, run nursery schools, and worked in further education. I have young grandchildren. I have a full driving licence.
I have worked with children with physical needs , and special educational needs.

My Qualifications

NNEB, level 3 teaching assistant, level 2 in elderly care.
GCSE in English, French,German, Maths, History.

My Availability

I am currently working some mornings and afternoons on school runs and after school care. I am free during the school day and some mornings afternoons . Please contact me for details of availability.

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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 no no
Overnight no no no no no yes yes
Last Updated: 09/03/2022

My Fees

  • Babysitting from £9.00 per hour
  • Nannying from £8.80 per hour (net)

Occasional jobs or weekends £10 per hour. Short term help negotiable.

My Documents

  • Exam Certificate: Diploma in health (added 10/01/2019)
  • Exam Certificate: Mrs Karen stephens (added 10/01/2019)
  • UK Passport (added 10/01/2019)
  • DBS Check (added 10/01/2019)
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Reviews

Below are the latest reviews for Karen. 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.

Karen immediately made us feel relaxed as she is clearly very confident with young children. Both of my boys can be very energetic and Karen was brilliant in helping them to enjoy playtime whilst also being able to calm them down ready for dinner and bed time.
She is really reliable, my boys love her and we couldn't ask for better.

  • 5 stars Overall
  • 5 stars Communication

by Avatar for Tamsin Tamsin about Avatar for Karen Karen on 11/11/2021

The title says it all really!

We have had Karen helping our family regularly for almost 2 years now. She helps look after my 2 young children while I am at work as my wife has some health issues and can finds things difficult. With this in mind, not only does Karen look after and help the children but she also assists my wife with anything she may need around the house such as making cups of tea or hanging washing up.

Karen is very friendly and her experience in childcare is evident. Our children love her and treat her as part of the family. She is always punctual and very responsive to any communications or requests. We feel lucky to have found her :-)

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

by Avatar for Kev Kev about Avatar for Karen Karen on 03/05/2021


Response by Avatar for Karen Karen on 03/05/2021:

Thank you Kevin, it is a pleasure to help you all.
You have made me feel very welcome and appreciated..

Karen provided us with 3 1/2 days of nanny cover whilst we were visiting her area. On the lead up, she was very conscientious, providing us will all her papers, certificates and a number of different references: who all spoke so highly of her. We arranged a video-call so we could meet face-to-face and we were really struck by how much effort she put into making it so easy and smooth and we really established a trusting relationship before we even met in person.
On the first day, we couldn’t get over how quickly our 20 month old took to Karen. She came to where we were staying/working and he was happy to go outside and play and be in her company. We often spotted them smelling the flowers, throwing sticks in the stream, wondering around the grounds - really happily and easily.
Hudson got sick and Karen was so helpful in advising us about where to go for treatment and medicine as well as willingly adjusting her time to come and help.
We will be using Karen for sure next time we are in the area! I only wish we lived closer so we could use her more often. I highly recommend and trust Karen with our little boy who adored her.

  • 5 stars Overall
  • 5 stars Communication

by Avatar for Vickers Vickers about Avatar for Karen Karen on 25/07/2019

Karen comes to our house and helps us in the morning by preparing our children for school and taking them there. She does an excellent job extremely reliably. She's very willing to adapt when our arrangements demand it. She is caring and patient and has established a great rapport with us.

  • 5 stars Overall
  • 5 stars Communication

by Avatar for John John about Avatar for Karen Karen on 21/05/2017

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