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Babysitter in York

Female Member since Dec 2020 Last Updated Feb 2024 Last Login 22 Apr 2024

My Summary

DBS Check
Special Needs Experience
Evening Babysitter
Weekend Babysitter
Daytime Babysitter
Emergency Babysitter

About Me

I'm a friendly and reliable babysitter with a genuine passion for providing a safe and nurturing environment for children. With a background in supporting children, especially those with special needs, I bring a patient and understanding approach to childcare. My experience has equipped me with the skills to create a positive and engaging atmosphere while ensuring the well-being of the little ones under my care. I am honest, responsible, and dedicated to making sure your children have a great time in a secure environment. I look forward to the opportunity to bring joy and peace of mind to both you and your kids!

My Experience


**Autism Support Worker | The Learning Support Centre | Sept 2023 – Current**
I deliver 1-2-1 support, both in person and online, to students studying in higher education on the autism spectrum.

**Crisis Line Volunteer | SHOUT 85258 | Sept 2022 – Feb 2023**
I engaged in text conversations with children, young people, and adults, providing empathetic support and assistance to individuals in crisis.

**Mentor | York Mind | Apr 2022 – Oct 2023**
I conducted face-to-face sessions utilizing various therapeutic techniques to support young people in improving their mental health and well-being.

**Playworker | Hempland Kids Club | Apr 2021 – Sept 2022**
I supervised and engaged with primary-aged children, organising activities and ensuring their safety.

**Babysitter | Self-Employed | June 2018 - Sept 2019
I babysat three children (10, 4, and 2). I would look after them in the evening whilst both parents worked and occasionally on the weekend.

**Volunteer Teaching Assistant | Silver Birch Primary | Jul 2019**
I supported primary-age children with neurodevelopmental conditions and behavioural challenges, providing them with emotional support.

**Volunteer | Cross Hills Library | Sept 2014 – Sept 2017**
As a children's reading activity coordinator, I encouraged primary-age children to read and participate in engaging activities, aiding their literacy and social skills.

My Qualifications

- BSc (Hons) in Psychology with Counselling (1st) from York St John University.

- SHOUT – Crisis Line Training
- York Council Safeguarding
- Level 3 Counselling Skills
- Level 2 Safeguarding Children
- GDPR & Data Protection
- Introduction to Autism & the SPELL Framework (CPD Acc)
- Autism: Stress & Anxiety (CPD Acc)
- 6 NAS Core Modules: Understanding Autism (CPD Acc)
- Level 1 BSL Certification

My Availability

I have flexible availability.

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Before School yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Morning no yes yes yes yes yes yes
Afternoon no no yes yes yes no yes
After School no yes yes yes yes yes yes
Evening yes no yes yes yes yes yes
Overnight no no no no no no no
Last Updated: 19/02/2024

My Fees

  • Babysitting from £10.50 per hour

I am open to negotiation.

My Documents

  • Training Certificate: Supporting Families (added 19/02/2024)
  • Training Certificate: Autism and Communication (added 19/02/2024)
  • Training Certificate: Autism, Stress, and Anxiety (added 19/02/2024)
  • Training Certificate: Understanding Autism (added 19/02/2024)
  • Training Certificate: Level 2 Safeguarding Children (added 19/02/2024)
  • Training Certificate: Level 1 BSL (added 19/02/2024)
  • Training Certificate: Safeguarding Course - City of York (added 11/08/2021)
  • Training Certificate: Safeguarding Course - FGM (added 11/08/2021)
  • Training Certificate: Safeguarding Course - Radicalisation (added 11/08/2021)
  • Training Certificate: Safeguarding Course (added 11/08/2021)
  • Council Tax Bill (added 19/02/2024)
  • image/svg+xml UK Driving Licence (added 19/02/2024)
  • DBS Check (added 19/02/2024)
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