5 stars (3)

Nanny in Weston Super Mare

Babysitter in Weston Super Mare

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Female Non-smoker Member since Oct 2012 Last Updated Mar 2018 Last Login 07 Sep 2019 Email

My Summary

Part Time Nanny
Full Time Nanny
Live Out Nanny
Night Nanny
Full Driving Licence
DBS Check
After School Nanny
Nanny Housekeeper
Special Needs Experience
Own Car
Childcare Qualifications
Evening Babysitter
Weekend Babysitter
Daytime Babysitter
Newborn Experience
Mothers Help
Hotel Babysitter

About Me

Hi, I'm Dawn and I have over 10 years of Early Years experience also I have three step children who keep me very busy! My main interests are walking, art and creative activities, as well as lots of messy play!

My Experience

Completing my foundation degree with the Open University in 2012 I am now a Level 5 Qualified Early Years Practitioner with over 10 years experience. I I have worked in many day nurseries, childminding settings and Schools throughout Somerset, North Somerset and Bristol during my career. My most recent role was as a Deputy Manager in an Ofsted graded Good day nursery in Bristol. I have also worked as a sole charge nanny in which I found to be highly rewarding.
In my previous role I was lucky enough to win two awards in The 2011 Awards of Excellence, these were 'The Early Years and Education Award' and 'The Diversity Award'.
Every day working with children is exciting and inspiring. The way children learn and develop has always been of interest to me during my studies. It's all about having fun, laughing and most of all listening to children.

My Qualifications

2002 Level 3 BTEC National Diploma in Early Years
2002 Level 2 Award in Forest School Assistants - lots of fun outdoors!!!
2010 Level 4 Certificate in Early Years Practice
2012 Level 5 Foundation Degree in Early Years and Education

I also hold up to date:
Food Hygiene
Advanced Child Protection
Fire Safety Training
First Aid Awareness
Allergen training

My Availability

I am available days, evenings and weekends.

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Before School yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Morning yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Afternoon yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
After School yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Evening yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Overnight yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Last Updated: 04/07/2016

My Fees

Dependant on booking.

My Documents

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  • Training Certificate: BTEC Award in Forest School (added 30/07/2016)
  • Training Certificate: BTEC National Diploma in Early years Level 3 (added 30/07/2016)
  • Training Certificate: First Aid (added 04/07/2016)
  • Training Certificate: Foundation Degree in Early Years (added 04/07/2016)
  • Training Certificate: Advanced Safeguarding Children (added 04/07/2016)
  • Training Certificate: Food Hygiene (added 04/07/2016)

Reviews

Below are the latest reviews for Dawn. Please note that reviews represent the subjective opinions of other Childcare.co.uk users and not of Childcare.co.uk. Parents must carry out their own checks and references on childcare providers to ensure that they are completely happy before enaging in the use of their services.

We are so glad we found Dawn! She has looked after our baby daughter from 8 months for days and evenings including putting her to bed.

Dawn has lots of experience with children and made me feel confident that our baby daughter would be well looked after which meant I could properly relax.

From their first meeting, my daughter was so happy around Dawn, playing with her immediately. Which was a great sign. Dawn clearly loves being around babies which was really important to me.

Dawn is responsible and easy to chat to, she has bags of common sense and even cleared away toys and other bits while we were out for the evening which is a testament to her character.

It is so wonderful to know that we can leave our little girl is safe, warm and friendly hands while we are away. Thanks Dawn!

  • 5 stars Overall

by about Dawn on 24/07/2016


Response by Dawn on 15/08/2016:

Thank you so much for your kind words Charlie. It's been fantastic meeting you all, spending time with your wonderful daughter is really rewarding. I'm so happy to be able to support you all. Thank you. :)

Hello,
We have had Dawn working for us for a few months now and all I can say is -she is- AMAZING!!
Our boys took to her straight away. She has a great loving nature and personality that is so much appreciated. Every morning she arrives, always EARLY, with a smile and bubbly nature and gets stuck in straight away. She has made my transition back to work (now with two) so much easier.
She incredibly qualified and we are just very lucky to have found her!! She has sole charge of my one year old and does the preschool run with almost four year old. She is very accommodating and will help in anyway she can. I would highly recommend her for babysitting or summer care (we are away in August so she'll be free for a few weeks of us to do some summer care work)
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If you need any further information please feel free to contact.

Kind Regards,
Rebecca

  • 5 stars Overall
  • 5 stars Setting
  • 5 stars Cleanliness
  • 5 stars Food
  • 5 stars Communication

by about Dawn on 06/07/2016


Response by Dawn on 10/07/2016:

Thank you for your lovely review Rebecca. Everyday it is a pleasure to be a part of your family and I am so pleased you are happy with everything. Assisting Michael and Luke with their learning and development in any way I can gives me a real sense of acheivement.

I have 3 boys aged 5, 7 and 9 and have had Dawn for babysitting.
Dawn came across as an easy going capable person and was not at all phased with my 3 boisterous boys.
She was happy to be left to get them at to bed.
It was the first time I'd left my kids with a babysitter outside of the family but Dawn left me feeling very confident in leaving them.
The next morning the boys were full of praise for Dawn and all really liked her.
I will definitely be using her again and my boys are also looking forward to that happening - makes going out so much easier.

  • 5 stars Overall

by about Dawn on 10/05/2016


Response by Dawn on 04/07/2016:

Thank you for your lovely review and kind words. It is a pleasure to be a part of caring for your three lovely boys. Thank you. :-)

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