Hi, i am Debbie, i am 55yrs young and married to Alan, I have 4 adult children and 10 grandchildren aged from 2 years to 11 years, I live facing the promenade in Rhyl, I enjoy music, reading, going for long walks and playing squash,Alan works for Fords and runs marathons in his spare time.My family all live away from home now. I am a non smoker. I am on the CSSIW list of Approved Nannies. I am self employed so would pay my own tax and national insurance.
I have 35 years personal experience of childcare and I have worked in a local nursery firstly as a nursery nurse and i was then promoted to Deputy manager, when i left I decided to start my own childminding business from my home, i offered a very high standard of care and received excellent inspection reports from CSSIW. All parents are willing to give references regarding my care and character.
From June 2015 I retired from my childcare business but I miss my work and I still want to provide good childcare to families but now on a smaller scale. I know how overwhelming caring for little ones can be so I am giving mums and dads a little TLC when they need it.
I am available as a private nanny Or mummy and daddy help,
caring for your child in your own home. Giving more one to one care and love.
NVQ Level 2 Childrens Care and Development.
NVQ Advanced level 3 in Childrens Care and Development.
NVQ level 2 in Health and Social Care
7 GCSES all grade c or above
Sociology, Welfare and Society, English Language, English Literature, Health Studies and Home Economics also i will be starting NVQ level 5 in june.
Paediatric First Aid, Food Hygiene, Child protection and safeguarding children
working with Flying Start
Pacey and Flying Start approved
Appetite for life healthy eating
I am flexible I offer hourly half days and full days
i take 5 weeks holiday per year and these are given at the start of the year. so give me a call if you require high quality childcare in the rhyl area, I accept childcare vouchers. All certificates and references can be viewed.
I have PLI and have my own transport. Message me for details.
|Last Updated: 13/03/2019|
- Nannying from £10.00 per hour (gross)
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My Little one has been attending Debbie's Little stars for almost two years now and I couldn't have been happier with the care that she has received. The setting for little stars is excellent, right across the road from the beach where Debbie takes the little ones to play in the sand. Lovely indoor and outdoor play areas with a wide range of fun/ educational toys. Outside is bright and decorated to stimulate the children's imagination. Debbie is always out and about with the children, going to either the library or the park amongst other outings, and there is always lots of activities planned for the day ahead. My little one has enjoyed such activities as baking, messy play, dressing up and lots of craft work. Debbie provides an excellent service with a wealth of experience in child care and i would highly recommend Debbie's Little stars to those seeking excellent quality childcare.
Response by smudge on 29/08/2014:
Thank you Nicky, it has been my pleasure having your little one thank you for your lovely review x
I have recently booked my 7month old daughter into little stars as soon as I seen the advert I knew I had to view. The outdoor space is fab bright, lots of toys for all ages and most importantly secure. Inside the rooms are bright and big for little ones to venture. Whatever age your child is there is something they can do, the big playroom it is filled with toys, puzzles, arts & craft. Debbies experience speaks for itself and you can tell instantly she genuinely loves looking after children the house is so equipped. If your looking for an amazing childminder in rhyl then look no further would recommend to anybody.
Response by smudge on 07/05/2012:
Thank you jodie cant wait to have your little one see you soon xx
I have recently moved from Rhyl to warrington, While I was staying in Rhyl Debbie looked after my youngest child in a nursery based facility. Debbie is absolutly fantastic with children, my son misses her so much since we have moved. Debbie is a fantastic childcare provider and I have been and visited her property since leaving the area and her facilities are absolutly fantastic. Debbie has a child friendly environment and her bond with every child she looks after is amazing. I would recommend Debbie to anyone who is seeking a professional and friendly childcare provider. Debbie's main priority is your children. Debbie provides healthy eating options and has so many fun filled activities that your children will love. I know from personal experiences that its so hard to leave the most precious thing in your life with a childminder but Debbie will put your mind at ease and the reassurance you will get from your children when you collect them is an amazing experience. My son always came home with so many stories to tell about his day it's amazing to know someone is caring for your child the way you do yourself. We will miss Debbie so much but will keep in contact with her and visit on a regular basis good luck Debbie I wish you all the best xx
Response by smudge on 05/05/2012:
Hi hun so lovely to hear from you when you next come to sunny wales we will have to get together, thank you for the lovely review speak soon love to jack xxx
I have chosen debbie as my childminder for my 8 month old daughter as i wanted her to feel at home from home, I feel my daughter will be in safe hands, and treated as one of her own.
Debbie has a natural charm with children, this is obvious from the moment she interacts with them, she maintains the highest standards of professionalism throughout, this is evident in her portfolio and her preparation in the setting up of Little Stars Seren Bach.
Debbie makes you feel relaxed in her home with a sense of ease and openess, her setting is wonderful, very well equipped and a beautiful location.
Response by smudge on 29/04/2012:
Thank you so much Nicola, i look forward to having your little one with me here at Little Stars Debbie
After reading debbie's profile i decided to give debbie a call and then popped around to visit with my son, i can honestly say my son will be in great hands, debbies home is the perfect enviroment for my son and im so happy there was still placements available. my son did not want to leave :) plenty of toys and brilliant activities for children. debbies qualifications speak for themselves however it was her hands on interaction with the children in her care that impressed most!
Response by smudge on 15/04/2012:
Thank you so much look forward to seeing you again soon debbie
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