5 stars (3)

Childminder in Kettering

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Female Non-smoker Member since Sep 2017 Last Updated Mar 2019 Last Login 19 Jun 2019 Email

My Summary

Ofsted Registered
First Aid Training
DBS Check
Newborn Experience
Full Driving Licence
Own Car
School Pickups
Childcare Qualifications
3 and 4 Year Old Free Childcare
Tax-Free Childcare

About Me

Thank you for looking at my profile. My name is Helen and I live with my husband Chris and youngest daughter Emma who is 16 years old. My two older children are 20 and 24 my daughter is studying Biology at Nottingham University and my son is working as an engineer in Bristol. My home is a large semi-detached house on the Ise Lodge estate in Kettering, with a fully enclosed garden. I provide home cooked meals and a home from home environment.

I have 13 years experience in early years childcare, as a childminding assistant and Pre-school assistant. I love looking after children and helping them to reach their full potential by providing a wide range of activities and toys appropriate for their individual age and stage of development and encouraging independence and self-esteem. I will take the children to parks and local groups allowing them to mix with other children encouraging their confidence and social skills.

I appreciate that parents are the most important people in a child's life and therefore will consult with you on all aspects of your child's care and learning.

My Experience

Childminding assistant for 4 years in Weldon [2005-2009]
Queen Eleanor Pre-school in Geddington for 5 years [2009-2014]
Childminding assistant in Geddington for 3 years [2014-2017]

My Qualifications

NVQ level 3 in Childrens Care, Learning and Development
QA Level 3 award in Paediatric First Aid
Safeguarding Children Certificate
Food and Hygiene Certificate
Cuk Childminding Introductory Training

My Availability

My hours are Monday to Friday 7am until 6pm

But I am flexible with these.

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After School yes yes yes yes yes no no
Evening no no no no no no no
Overnight no no no no no no no
Last Updated: 05/10/2017

My Fees

  • Childminding from £4.00 per hour

My Local Schools

This childminder has not yet informed us whether or not they provide any drop off or pick up services at local schools.

My Documents

Reviews

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Helen has looked after my daughter since she was 9 months old, she will be 3 soon.
My daughter absolutely adores Helen and I believe that is because she is such a lovely caring person who genuinely loves what she does. I would recommend her to anyone & everyone in a heartbeat.

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by about Helen on 25/10/2017

Helen has cared for my children for the last two years and they have always thoroughly enjoyed their time with her. She always meets my children with a lovely smile and makes them feel very welcome. Helen provides lots of activities and visits to local parks and groups which my children really enjoy. I would highly recommend Helen, she genuinely loves what she does.

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by about Helen on 22/10/2017

Helen has looked after both my children aged 2 & 3yrs. At her presant job. She always has a smile on her face and my children love seeing her. They talk about her when they are not with her. Helen is very down to earth and can turn her hand to anything. She is also not to bad at singing. ! She's is very creative. Your children will love being with her. ?

  • 5 stars Overall
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by about Helen on 10/10/2017

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