Avatar for u.screenName }}

Childminder in Worthing

Babysitter in Worthing

Usually responds within 24 hours

Female Non-smoker Member since Feb 2010 Last Updated May 2020 Last Login 13 Jul 2020 Email

My Summary

Ofsted Registered
Special Needs Experience
Full Driving Licence
Own Car
First Aid Training
DBS Check
Evening Babysitter
Weekend Babysitter
Childcare Qualifications
Newborn Experience
School Pickups
2 Year Old Free Childcare
3 and 4 Year Old Free Childcare
Hotel Babysitter
Tax-Free Childcare
Emergency Babysitter
Flexible Hours
Key Worker Childcare

About Me

I live in East Worthing with my daughters who are now 22 and 26
We have some pets - a rabbit and a tortoise. I work under the guidelines of the EYFS. My aim is that children are happy and learn as they play,with a balance of structured activities and freedom to make their own choices. I offer a warm and friendly environment, the children have a fun and happy time while in my care. They are safe and will be well cared
Graded Good in all areas by Ofsted - 'Children are confident and play well alongside each other, as well as independently. This
shows that they feel safe and secure'.
'Children benefit from a range of outings, which helps to develop
their knowledge of the world and contributes to a healthy lifestyle. '
'The childminder has a good knowledge and understanding of safeguarding procedures and how to keep children safe. '
' The childminder regularly observes children's learning so
she has a secure knowledge of their interests and, therefore, plans challenging and fun activities. Consequently, children enjoy learning and make good progress in preparation for school.'

My Experience

I have been an Ofsted registered childminder for 22 years, and have looked after children from ages 3 months up to 14 years.
At Val's childminding the children are happy and safe.
I complete learning journal's online for all under 5 year olds, these can be accessed at any time by parents so you can see your child's progress and photos.
Before I became a childminder I had a full time office job and my eldest daughter was in full time nursery, so I understand what it is like to have to leave your child while you are at work. I do everything I can to make it easy for the parents and the child, including settling in sessions.

My Qualifications

I have completed level 3 in Children and Young People's workforce.
I am fully up to date with all essential training including pediatric first aid.
I had my latest inspection in September 2018 and have been graded Good in all areas.

My Availability

I am available from 7.15 am to 5.30pm Monday to Thursday, and 7.15 to 4.00 on Fridays. I will consider hours outside of these times - please ask..
I am happy to do full time or part time contracts, as well as term time only or school holiday only.
I take children to and collect from Springfield school and can also do Chesswood school.
I am also happy to do temporary childcare or emergency care spaces permitting.
I am able to offer the funding for 2. 3 and 4 year olds.
For school holiday spaces I can offer adhoc school holiday care for over 8s if required
From March 2020 my term time vacancies are _
Under 5 year old one space
7.15 until 2.30 Mondays

For over 5s before school I have spaces.

After school I will have a space Tuesday and Thursday, and until 4.00 fridays.

If your child is age 8 or over and attends Chesswood school, please contact me for availability.

From September 2020 I will have an additional space on Wednesdays.

For school holiday care please ask, as vacancies vary.

For babysitting contact me to discuss hours and fees. I'm happy to babysit between Littlehampton and Hove.

March 2020
Currently available for children of keyworkers. Please message for hours etc .

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
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 yes no no
Evening yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Overnight no no no no no no no
Last Updated: 10/05/2020

My Fees

  • Childminding from £4.75 per hour
  • Babysitting from £8.00 per hour

My basic hourly rate is £4.75 per hour for part time or term time only, with a reduction to £4.50 per hour for full time contracts. Outside of normal working hours there would be a higher rate which can be discussed when you visit me.

I am able to offer the 30 funded hours, also the 2 year old 15 hours funding.

I don't charge for my holidays.

We can discuss fees in more details when you visit.

For babysitting contact me to discuss fees.

My Local Schools

My Documents


No reviews have been submitted for this Childminder.

You must be a registered parent and logged in to leave a review.

If you don't have an account then Register Free now.

This profile has been produced from information provided to us by the user. We have not verified or confirmed the accuracy of any of the information and members should undertake their own vigorous checks and references.. Please ensure you read our Safety Advice and information on how to Check Childcare Provider Documents.