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Childminder in Colchester

Babysitter in Colchester

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Female Member since Mar 2012 Last Updated Mar 2022 Last Login 17 May 2022

My Summary

Ofsted Registered
Overnight Care
First Aid Training
DBS Check
Evening Babysitter
Weekend Babysitter
Daytime Babysitter
Full Driving Licence
Childcare Qualifications
Hotel Babysitter
Tax-Free Childcare
Emergency Babysitter
Flexible Hours
I'm Covid-19 Vaccinated

About Me

Hi my name is Sophie, I've been married to my husband for 7 years now, and we have our own daughter who is 5 years old, and was born prematurely.

I'm a fun, loving, energetic person. I interact well with children of all ages. I am very sociable and easy to get along with, I am also a excellent communicator.

I love getting messy, going to groups and just generally being outdoors!

My Experience

I studied at college and whilst doing that I went to 6 different placements which were a mixture of nurseries and primary schools.

I’ve worked in a variety of settings, from crèches, to being room leader in a nursery, and for the last 12 years have been nannying including being with one family for 7 years.
I’ve cared for children aged birth- 12 years.

I’m February 2022, I became a Ofsted registered childminder.

My Qualifications

I studied CACHE diploma level 3 in childcare and education at Colchester institute 2007- 2009 and recieved a pass grade.

Whilst at work I also done CACHE level 4 NVQ in Children’s Care, Learning and Development - achieved in May 2011

I have- a full UK clean driving license.
Clean CRB
Ofsted registered- home child carer
Paediatric first aid
Sign and say
Children's yoga

My Availability

My working hours will be 7.30am- 5.30pm for school wrap around children, or 8am-5pm for early years spaces Monday to Thursday, and 8.30-2.30 on a Friday but term time only.

I offer adhoc/ emergency/ last minute cover pending availability, whether that’s a full day, school pick up or evening babysitting, and can be to cover your usual childcare providers holiday, may be an extra day at work you have, or just some child free time!

Only available currently for school pick ups in Wivenhoe.

* I also offer event childcare such as a wedding crèche or hotel babysitting, and can provide other nannies.*

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After School yes yes yes yes yes yes no
Evening yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Overnight yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Last Updated: 30/03/2022

My Fees

  • Babysitting from £13.00 per hour
  • Childminding from £6.00 per hour

To be discussed

My Local Schools

My Documents

  • Reference (added 12/01/2018)
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  • image/svg+xml Ofsted Certificate (added 12/01/2018)
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