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Maternity Nurse in Gedling

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Female Member since Jan 2012 Last Updated Nov 2023 Last Login 12 Apr 2024

My Summary

Night Nanny
MNT Course
First Aid Training
Special Needs Experience
DBS Check
Baby Sleep Expert
I'm Covid-19 Vaccinated

About Me

Hello, I’m Maxine, a highly experienced and mature maternity nurse with a professional, sensitive, compassionate and conscientious approach to caring for babies.

Favouring a gentle, respectful and responsive approach to new-born care, I have proven success of working in partnership with parents to establish successful routines. Highly considerate of the parents preferred style, I offer excellent support, implementing feeding and sleeping routines that are gentle and consistent without compromising baby's needs. With my knowledge and understanding of supporting breast, bottle and combination feeding through practical and personal experience, I am able to help and offer guidance as required. With my knowledge and experience I am able to support each stage of a baby’s physical, cognitive and emotional development.

My approach is inclusive of the whole family unit and my aim is to offer support and contribute towards a harmonious home environment.


"Maxine was amazing and we would highly recommend her. She was incredibly professional, tidy, punctual, yet also very warm and loving. She took such wonderful care of our baby"

“We are incredibly grateful to have had Maxine with us as part of our growing family. She fit right in from the beginning and made a world of difference to our experience of having a new-born with a toddler. We would welcome Maxine back without hesitation for any future babies”

"It has been wonderful to have Maxine help us with our little one over this period, she is a very proactive, energetic and caring maternity nurse. She has a strong, positive and can-do attitude and is very knowledgeable and supportive. We couldn’t sing her praises highly enough”

"Responsible, punctual, very supportive and easy to live with. Maxine took her job very seriously providing full care of the baby, she was great with the baby as well as the whole family. My two boys, 5 and 6 years old absolutely loved her and were sad when she left"

"Maxine is a very warm, kind and extremely knowledgeable person. She supported first time Mom to adapt and grow confidence in her new role meaning that our first weeks at home were calm and enjoyable. We will be forever grateful to Maxine for her time with us, any family she joins should consider themselves very lucky"

“I would totally recommend Maxine as a maternity nurse. She was trustworthy, capable and experienced in her role, definitely an asset for the family”.

“As first-time parents my husband and I were inexperienced and nervous, Maxine’s gentle, friendly and hands-on approach at no point made either of us feel silly or inadequate parents. She was incredibly supportive of me, a fairly hormonal mum frantically trying to breastfeed, she ensured I was well rested and taught me a huge amount about breastfeeding. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Maxine to anyone looking for a very professional, very knowledgeable maternity nurse”.

“Kind, gentle and non-judgemental approach. Displaying depth of knowledge and experience but with a light touch. Always calm and focussed on baby but respectful of the mother’s position, building mother and fathers confidence in moving forward. Maxine tactfully managed the wider family input of a multi-generational household under Covid19 lockdown conditions – fitting in unobtrusively and discreetly”.

“Our experience with Maxine was overwhelmingly positive, she joined us when our baby was 5 weeks old, and we were exhausted. She is extremely knowledgeable, has great stamina and really enjoys babies. She really helped us in those first few weeks and taught us so much for later on. We’re grateful for all of Maxine’s help and really enjoyed having her in our home”.

My Experience

Maternity/ Nursery Nurse with 35 years of experience which includes working with private families, in primary education and pre-school settings as well as raising my own two children.

OCN qualified maternity nurse with experience of:

Babies from birth through to four months.
Supporting parental choice of feeding, breast, bottle and expressing. I am able to offer advice on both breastfeeding and bottle feeding and have experience of supporting babies with reflux and colic.
Experience of tongue and lip-tie exercises after surgery to enable successful feeding.
General maternity nurse duties including, bathing, changing, massage, daily walks outside, night duty, baby laundry. Other duties which are individual baby/ family specific.
Engaging baby in age appropriate developmental play including tummy time, talking and singing, sensory books and first toys.
Supporting parents to ensure adequate time to rest.

Ofsted registered NNEB qualified nursery nurse with:

Seven years' experience working as a dedicated nanny for families with children aged from four weeks to five years. General care and well-being of each child, planning age appropriate activities and engaging in organised groups outside of the home.

Fourteen years' experience supporting children aged two to seven years in both pre-school settings and primary school classes. Duties included planning activities to meet the educational needs of each child, undertaking observations, report writing and ensuring the well being of each individual child.

Parenting experience:
Proud Mum of two grown up sons.

My Qualifications

Nursery Nurse (NNEB)
Maternity Nurse (OCN)
Sleep training (OCN)
Infantile Colic, Reflux & Allergies (OCN)

Enhanced disclosure (DBS)
Paediatric First aid certificate

Ofsted Registered (Inspected March 2018, fully compliant with current Ofsted regulations)

A full working knowledge of the current EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage)
SENCO qualified.
Early years behaviour management.

I am a non-smoker, I have a clean and full UK driving licence.

My Availability

Temporary, live in 24/5 for a maximum 12 weeks

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Before School yes yes yes yes yes no no
Morning yes yes yes yes yes no no
Afternoon yes yes yes yes yes no no
After School yes yes yes yes no no no
Evening yes yes yes yes no no no
Overnight yes yes yes yes no no yes
Last Updated: 05/11/2023

My Fees

  • Maternity Nursing from £20.00 per hour (gross)

My Documents

  • Training Certificate: Breast Feeding (added 11/08/2021)
  • Full CV (added 15/06/2021)
  • Exam Certificate: Colic, Reflux and Infant Allergies (added 15/03/2021)
  • Exam Certificate: Managing Early Years Behaviour (added 05/11/2020)
  • Exam Certificate: Open University (added 05/11/2020)
  • Exam Certificate: Sleep Coaching (added 05/11/2020)
  • Exam Certificate: Maternity Nurse Training (added 05/11/2020)
  • First Aid Certificate: First Aid (added 05/11/2020)
  • DBS Check (added 05/11/2020)
  • image/svg+xml Ofsted Certificate (added 05/11/2020)
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