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Childminder in Longford

Babysitter in Longford

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Female Non-smoker Member since Aug 2018 Last Updated Sep 2020 Last Login 31 Oct 2020

My Summary

Ofsted Registered
DBS Check
Special Needs Experience
Overnight Care
First Aid Training
Evening Babysitter
Weekend Babysitter
Daytime Babysitter
Newborn Experience
Full Driving Licence
Own Car
School Pickups
Childcare Qualifications
2 Year Old Free Childcare
3 and 4 Year Old Free Childcare
Hotel Babysitter
Childminding Agency Registered
Tax-Free Childcare
Emergency Babysitter
Flexible Hours
Free Smear-Test Childcare
Corona Helper
Free NHS Emergency Childcare
Key Worker Childcare
Virtual Nanny

About Me


I am an Ofsted registered childminder, nanny and babysitter in Longford.

I live in a family home with my fiancé and two kittens. We have a large enclosed garden and plenty of off road parking spaces.

Being Ofsted registered, I do follow EYFS, Development Matters and many other forms of guidance. This would include 7 areas of learning and development using statutory framework that shapes the educational program.
I offer funding for 2 and 3 year olds who meet the criteria.

I act on my own initiative and I am highly organised with excellent communication skills. I work closely with families to provide the best level of care for their children by creating a fun and stimulating environment in which children develop and strive.

I cover a wide area of Gloucestershire where I can provide care in my home or in a family home.
I have a full clean driving license with child car seats.

My Experience

I have previously worked as a private nanny for multiple families for over 8 years. Caring for children from birth to 16 years old.
I have worked with families with twins, multiple and children with additional needs.

I have worked as a part time nanny, sole charge nanny, a nanny abroad, mothers help, personal tutor, house keeper, travel guardian also a holiday and emergency cover nanny.

I provide housekeeping and general family duties.
I ensure the children take part in a range of activities such as; swimming, toddler groups, cooking, monkey music, arts and crafts, music lessons, wildlife centres, historical places, religious celebrations, forest school, outdoor and indoor play and personal tutoring including homework.

My Qualifications

Enhanced with barred list DBS on the update service
Paediatric Level 3 First Aid
Level 3 in Childcare
BSL Levels 1-5
Infection Prevention and control
Fundamental British Values
British Sign Language
Health and Safety
Food and Hygiene Safety
Fire Safety
Equality and Diversity
Child Protection , Child Protection Advanced
The SEND Code of Practice
Prevent Duty, Prevent Duty Advanced
Supporting Early Language and Development
Supporting children with SEND in the Early Years
Speech,Language and Communication

My Availability

Contact for detailed availability

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Before School no no no no no no no
Morning no no no no no no no
Afternoon no no no no no no no
After School no no no no no no no
Evening no no no no no no no
Overnight no no no no no no no
Last Updated: 29/09/2020

My Fees

  • Babysitting from £10.00 per hour
  • Childminding from £7.00 per hour

Nannying From £11.00 per hour

Housekeeper From £11.00 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

This member has provided us with electronic copies of the following documents that have been reviewed by Childcare.co.uk and are held on file. The documents have been certified by the member as being true and accurate. We recommend you ask to see original copies of the documents before you hire them in order verify the true accuracy for yourself. Find out more about checks & references.

  • Training Certificate: Food, Safety, Infection Control, Nutrition and Hygiene (added 14/08/2020)
  • Training Certificate: Safeguarding Children on the Autism Spectrum (added 14/08/2020)
  • Training Certificate: Dementia (added 14/08/2020)
  • Training Certificate: Safeguarding Leadership Level 4 (added 14/08/2020)
  • Exam Certificate: BSL Exam (added 01/08/2020)
  • Training Certificate: Attachment in the Early Years (added 31/07/2020)
  • Training Certificate: Early Years Team Work and Leadership (added 31/07/2020)
  • image/svg+xml Childminding Agency Certificate (added 26/06/2020)
  • First Aid Certificate: Paediatric First Aid (added 30/05/2020)
  • Training Certificate: Inspections, Ratings and the CQC (added 17/04/2020)
  • Training Certificate: Training for TYO (added 17/04/2020)
  • Training Certificate: Safeguarding Young People (added 17/04/2020)
  • Training Certificate: Delivering the Revised EYFS (added 17/04/2020)
  • Training Certificate: Positive Behaviour Training (added 17/04/2020)
  • Training Certificate: Understanding Behaviours Training (added 17/04/2020)
  • Training Certificate: The Prevent Duty Advanced (added 17/04/2020)
  • Training Certificate: ADHD Training (added 17/04/2020)
  • Training Certificate: Autism Training (added 17/04/2020)
  • Training Certificate: Being a Key Person in Early Years Settings (added 17/04/2020)
  • Training Certificate: Child Exploitation (added 17/04/2020)
  • Training Certificate: Child Protection Additional Training (added 17/04/2020)
  • Training Certificate: Concussion Training (added 17/04/2020)
  • Training Certificate: Epilepsy Training (added 17/04/2020)
  • Training Certificate: Diabetes Training (added 17/04/2020)
  • Training Certificate: Asthma Training (added 17/04/2020)
  • Training Certificate: Anaphalaxis Training (added 17/04/2020)
  • Training Certificate: FGM (added 17/04/2020)
  • Training Certificate: Child Protection Refresher (added 17/04/2020)
  • Training Certificate: Reflective Practice (added 17/04/2020)
  • image/svg+xml Ofsted Certificate (added 17/04/2020)
  • image/svg+xml Childminding Agency Certificate (added 17/04/2020)
  • DBS Check (added 17/04/2020)
  • Training Certificate: Supporting Children's Emotional Well-being (added 17/04/2020)
  • Training Certificate: Supporting Children with Speech, Language and Communication Needs (added 17/04/2020)
  • Training Certificate: Safeguarding Children (added 17/04/2020)
  • Training Certificate: Prevent (added 17/04/2020)
  • Training Certificate: Schemas (added 17/04/2020)
  • Training Certificate: Effective Partnership Working with Fathers (added 17/04/2020)
  • Training Certificate: Delivering the EYFS (added 17/04/2020)
  • Training Certificate: Raising Developmental Concerns with Parents (added 17/04/2020)
  • Training Certificate: Expectations of Behaviour (added 17/04/2020)
  • Training Certificate (added 17/04/2020)
  • Training Certificate (added 17/04/2020)
  • Training Certificate (added 17/04/2020)
  • Reference: References (added 17/04/2020)
  • Full CV (added 17/04/2020)
  • Training Certificate: Child Protection Advanced (added 17/04/2020)
  • Training Certificate: Child Protection (added 17/04/2020)
  • Training Certificate: Effective Safeguarding Practice (added 17/04/2020)
  • Training Certificate: Equality & Diversity (added 17/04/2020)
  • Training Certificate: Equality & Inclusion (added 17/04/2020)
  • Training Certificate: Fire Safety (added 17/04/2020)
  • Training Certificate: First Aid (added 17/04/2020)
  • Training Certificate: Food Hygiene & Safety (added 17/04/2020)
  • Training Certificate: Fundamental British Values (added 17/04/2020)
  • Training Certificate: GDPR (added 17/04/2020)
  • Training Certificate: Health & Safety (added 17/04/2020)
  • Training Certificate: Improving Children's Learning Through Play (added 17/04/2020)
  • Training Certificate: Infection Prevention and Control (added 17/04/2020)
  • Training Certificate: Providing Healthy Food Environment (added 17/04/2020)
  • Training Certificate: Speech, Language and Communication (added 17/04/2020)
  • Training Certificate: Supporting Children with SEND in the Early Years (added 17/04/2020)
  • Training Certificate: Supporting Early Language Development (added 17/04/2020)
  • Training Certificate: The Prevent Duty (added 17/04/2020)
  • Training Certificate: The SEND Code of Practice (added 17/04/2020)
  • UK Passport (added 08/04/2020)


Below are the latest reviews for Claires. 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.

Couldn’t rate Claire enough.
Having three kids, twins and a 3 year old to look after. She was incredible. Me and my wife were very anxious at finding someone. What a blessing it was finding Claire. Always on call! Thank you once again!

  • 5 stars Overall

by Samchelt about Claires on 31/10/2020

I don’t usually write reviews, but I felt this time was a must.

Claire helped us out over the past few months tutoring our children.

From the first day Claire brought the exact aged books for the children in order to provide a structured learning plan. She arrived with an activity bag which the children loved and even took the children out on days out.

Me and my wife are so pleased that we found her and can’t wait for half term to help with school work and taking the chi,Daren out. We really do feel at ease with Claire and the children even ask if she can visit on weekends - which she does!!

Claire has provided support for our children and I feel they have made an incredible progress as the online learning was a struggle.

Claire was and remains incredibly flexible and I can’t wait to see what the next half term brings.

Me and my wife had a brief holiday during the year and Claire provided support when we were there. She also babysat in the hotel which was a bonus when we had a wedding.

Super excited for the children and for the help she brings.

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

by Alf2019 about Claires on 16/10/2020

Claire has looked after my babies while my husband has been away working from June to July. They’re 6 weeks old and I knew, once my husband was away, I would find it difficult managing the home, caring for my babies and looking after 2 dogs.

Claire is an outstanding childminder, I was able to drop my babies off and have a few hours to myself. I didn’t think I needed the few hours, but it has helped me greatly. Claire on many occasions over the time we had her has taken the dogs for long walks and even helped us with housework which has been a god send.

I was worried that my husband was leaving and I would really struggle, but I found Claire and I do really hope she will be available to help us out again!!

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

by Hels about Claires on 29/07/2020

Claire has been such a delight through what we thought was a difficult time! We had a tough few weeks at the beginning of lockdown. Claire entertained our daughter both Saturdays and Sundays and continues to do so. We couldn’t have asked for more! We love her!

  • 5 stars Overall

by Faye about Claires on 23/07/2020

Claire has looked after our 6 month baby a couple of times since we decided to move to the area. We felt at ease and our baby loves her. Claire has had him over night and all day which has been a blessing for us to have our time and to catch up on the much needed house work. When Claire doesn’t have our baby, she has done the ironing and washing in her home and delivered it back to us the next day. Claire also takes our dog out with her and is an incredible part of our family. I would thoroughly recommend Claire.

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

by Meghan about Claires on 14/07/2020

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