I LOVE MY WORK! I offer very loving and caring childcare. I am available on a very flexible basis, babysitting, proxy parenting, or temp nanny cover. I am passionate about childcare and am very nurturing.
My latest jobs have included maternity care for 3 month old twins working for 24 hour periods, maternity care for a newborn, and continuous care for twins from 3 months to 3 years. I have covered regular proxy parenting whilst parents have been away both in this country and abroad. I accompanied new parents on their first holiday abroad with their 4 month old - taking care of the baby through the night. I have offered advise to new parents, and telephone help has been consistent.
I have 3 children, however they are 24 22 and 20. I have experience with newborns to 24 year olds! I have worked with children for over 30 years and it still remains my passion! My husband and I have spent the last few years fostering. I am loving, organised, firm but fair. For more information please give me a ring or message me!
My experience is from Newborns to teens. I have cared for both twins and triplets from newborn, along with sibling groups of up to 4!!. Before having our family I worked for many years as a nanny, working abroad and in the U.K. I met and cared for some fantastic children, lots of whom I am still in touch with-even though they are now adults! I worked as both a live in/out nanny. I have also been a registered childminder and again cared for many children. I loved my job as a foster carer, and felt honoured to be asked to care for a child in great need. My husband is a full time tennis coach and is very much part of home life due to being self employed and taking all school holidays off. I have then enjoyed returning to nannying. If you want to chat more, please give me a call. Helen x
NNEB trained and Maternity/Post Natal Carer trained
As an approved foster carer, I was continuously taking training courses from child development to working in partnership and safe guarding.
First aid 11/03/14 and Paediatric First Aid May 2019
Ncfe in social care level 3 11/3/14
Healthy living and healthy eating 14/01/14
Family links - Nurturing programme 03/04/14
SEN training - 14/03/14
Sleep success workshop 25/09/12
Safeguarding training 08/09/14
Fire safety 28/06/13
Counselling level 2
FASD training 03/11/14
Nest Maternity non medical training level 3 28/11/15
I take regular bookings and temporary. I already have children booked in for dates during 2020 - proxy parenting bookings and travel bookings. Give me a ring to check on my availability and I will see if I can help. Hx
|Last Updated: 20/01/2020|
- Babysitting from £12.00 per hour
- Nannying from £12.00 per hour (gross)
With my experience, I charge £12 per hour I feel this rate may be considered high.... However I know my children are my world, and I will make yours just that! Valued, cherished little people, who I will nurture and care for, to the best of my ability!
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Helen was a wonderful babysitter for my 2 year old and I would be happy to recommend her to anyone. Upon arrival she easily consoled my usually tearful baby and entertained him while I got ready to leave. She was extremely capable and I would not hesitate to use her in the future.
We contacted Helen as due to work commitments, we needed some ad-hoc child care. She was more than willing to help us out.
Helen babysits my 3 year old on a regular basis, both at my house and hers - weekdays and weekends. My Daughter loves both her and her family.
When my daughter spends time with Helen, I know she will have fun, and be in a save an loving environment.
I almost dot want to post this, as I'd like to keep her all to myself!!
Thanks for all that you do Helen! xxx
Helen looked after our twin boys aged 17 months for 24 hours when we needed some much needed R+R. The boys took to her instantly and we felt at ease leaving them with her. The boys were thoroughly entertained and Helen kept us up to date with their activities throughout the day/evening.
Thomas was very upset when helen left which goes to show how well they bonded with her. We would have no problem in recommending helen and its just a shame she doesnt live closer so should could be our nanny to our boys!
Helen provided care for my 2 children, boys of 10 month and 4 years in a very loving and caring manner. Her approach to childcare and engaging with the family is non invasive but very effective and supportive. We have been very, very lucky to find Helen and I only wish we could have kept her for a longer period of time .
I would strongly recommend Helen. Helen also has a fantastic, calm approach essential for supporting a working mum! We wish Helen the very best for her future.
We got in touch with Helen when we needed short term childcare cover whilst my mum was recovering from an operation and my mother in law was in Australia. We have two year old twin girls and they immediately took to Helen. (We have always been able to rely on family for childcare before and this was the first time we've left them with anyone else so this was incredibly important.) Helen has a fabulous, natural manner with children and they were extremely happy and relaxed in her company. She kept them continually entertained and busy during her time with us, with the perfect balance of fun and educational games and activities, lots of which she brought herself from home. She was always organised, punctual and reliable. We can absolutely recommend Helen as a nanny without hesitation. She made a difficult period for us extremely easy.
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