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Childminder in Mexborough

Female Member since Feb 2020 Last Updated May 2021 Last Login 10 Jan 2022 Email Website

My Summary

Ofsted Registered
Special Needs Experience
First Aid Training
DBS Check
Newborn Experience
Full Driving Licence
Own Car
School Pickups
Childcare Qualifications
2 Year Old Free Childcare
3 and 4 Year Old Free Childcare
Free Smear-Test Childcare
I'm Covid-19 Vaccinated

About Me

Hi, my name is Claire Jones. I live with my husband Scott, our two daughters Neve and Esme and our pet dog Charley. I’m so excited to share my news, I am now an Ofsted registered Childminder. Becoming a childminder is something I’ve been looking into for a few years now, it's not a decision I’ve made lightly. As a qualified nursery nurse my routes are caring for children and introducing them to early years education. Having been a community nursery nurse for the last 12 years, I have loved my job but I feel now is the right time to open my own setting and go back to my love of caring for children.

My Experience

I’m an experienced childcare practitioner, qualifying as a nursery nurse in 2003. Over the past 16 years a have worked in Education and Public health. I have worked in a number of childcare setting from schools, day nursery’s and creches. This has allowed me to gain experience of working with children from ages of Birth to 11 years old. My specialized age group being birth to 5 years.
For the last 12 years I have been working as a community nursery nurse in the health visiting service. My role involved assessing children’s development, as well as supporting families with toilet training, sleep problems, eating habits and challenging behavior. I’ve loved my job but I have missed working and caring for children (yes even though I have two of my own). Having my own setting has always been a dream of mine. I feel now is the right time to go back to my routes and I’m very excited that this is finally coming together.

My Qualifications

These are my most relevant qualifications and training so far:

Characteristics of Effective Learning - January 2020

Level 3 Early Years Paediatric First Aid & Anaphylaxis Training - March 2019    (2 days course)

 Childminder Pre registration course - January 2019

 Safeguarding Training - At least 3 yearly from 2007 ~ 2019

Paediatric life support training - Yearly from 2007 ~ 2019 

BTEC National Diploma in Early Years -  2001~ 2003 

Food Hygiene certificate - 2003

Key Skills Level 1 and 2 in English - 2001 ~ 2003 

NVQ level 2 in Early Years Care and Education -  2000~2001

My Availability

The childcare I plan to offer is about quality and not quantity. For that reason, my spaces will be limited. Please contact me to enquire about places.

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Last Updated: 19/05/2021

My Fees

  • Childminding from £4.50 per hour

Please contact me to find out my options of fees and what they include.

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

  • image/svg+xml Ofsted Certificate (added 14/02/2021)
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