Hello, my name is Katie, I am a 29 year old OFSTED Registered nanny, with over 15 years experience in caring for children from newborn to 14 years,
I am a fun, creative, energetic, friendly, and reliable person who adores children. as well as caring for children I am able to provide healthy home cooked meals, keep a clean and tidy home and run errands, including but not limited to grocery shopping, caring for pets, dog walking, organising toys, taking children to and from school, play dates, swimming lessons, music practice. So that you can arrive home to happy well fed children and a clean and relaxed home.
I have experience in sleep training and potty training, helping you to establish and maintain a routine in your home whilst promoting the child's independence.
I am currently the baby room leader at a nursery, I am keeping my career options open.
I have a 20 month old daughter who comes to work with me. she is very easy going and enjoys playing with other children.
Please feel free to give me a message or a call if I can help with your childcare needs.
BTEC National Diploma in Children's Care, Learning and Development
I have done placements lasting six months at:
3 different schools and 2 different nurseries
I have worked full time for one year at the Ark Nursery in Oakham
I also have 1 years nannying experience working with twins aged 11 weeks and a two year old. (nannying experience was for bedtime routine, and the odd weekend, two hours 5 days a week for 1 year)
I have also worked at Twinlakes Park (a theme park for small children in Melton Mowbray) one day a week for three years.
I have returned to the U.K from America where i worked for Disney as a youth activities counselor caring for children aged 0 - 12.
I have just finished a nanny share job where i worked for 3 families with children aged 4-12 years. i have finished these jobs to go on maternity leave. And i am now looking for a new family to care for.
My experience shows that I am completely dedicated to working with children, aged 0 - 14 years.
BTECH National Diploma in children's learning & development - Level 3
CPD (childcare level 4 (04/05/20)
Food Hygiene Level 2 (16/06/19)
Paediatric First Aid (30/03/19)
British Sign Language Level 2
Level 2 Food Allergy (14/06/19)
Baby care training Diploma (14/06/19)
Nursery Management with nursery nurse and child safeguarding
(24/06/19) Adult Literacy Level 2 (March 2009)
Supporting Children with SEND
Prevent Training (14/06/19)
Promoting Positive Behaviour (13/05/20)
FGM Training (18/06/19)
How to use Jext (Epi- pen)(4/05/20)
Fire prevention and fire fighting Theory (DCL) (8/2/12)
Personal safety and social responsibilities (5/2/12)
Prevent Covid-19 (4/05/20)
An introduction to infection prevention and control Supporting early language Development (13/05/20)
Social Media Marketing (19/05/20)
Preventing children from Child sexual exploitation
Improving children's learning through play (11/05/20)
Equality and inclusion in early years setting (11/05/20)
Being a Key Person in an early years setting (10/05/20)
Availability changes so please do not hesitate to contact me about my availability.
|Last Updated: 03/06/2020|
- Nannying from £12.50 per hour (gross)
- Babysitting from £11.00 per hour
Please contact to negotiate fees (around £10 - £12.50 per hour)
- Full CV (added 04/06/2020)
- UK Driving Licence (added 01/10/2018)
- DBS Check (added 04/08/2017)
- UK Driving Licence (added 25/07/2017)
- AccessNI Check (added 14/07/2017)
- Ofsted Certificate (added 13/07/2017)
- Training Certificate (added 13/07/2017)
- Training Certificate (added 13/07/2017)
- First Aid Certificate: Pediatric first aid certificate (added 29/06/2017)
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Katie nannies for my three boys for 5 years. She started when my youngest was 10 months old, until when my oldest was 12. Katie is very well-organised and is good at encouraging the children to be, too. She is great at coming up with new and fun ideas either for school holiday outings or for wet-weather play at home.
The children very much enjoyed having Katie as their Nanny. She was proactive in finding activities and classes for them and adaptable to changing home tasks and situations. She tidied up with them which is always a bonus and walked the dog when I was away. She is good at the pretending games they like to play. I had complete confidence when leaving the children for the day, that they would be well looked after and occupied with interesting activities.
Although I havnt actually used Katie to officially babysit for my children, I personally know Katie and my children never leave her alone! She’s fantastic with all 5 of them, I have a child with disabilities and Katie offered some restbite over night to give me a break, I don’t normally like to leave him with many people but I knew my son would be well cared for with Katie. I can’t recommend katie highly enough.
I was so incredibly lucky to find Katie; within minutes of her arrival to meet me and my little girl (then 4) I knew she was precisely what I needed to help with my long days at work. She has fitted seamlessly into our household and I trust her implicitly. She is wonderful with my little girl and does precisely as I ask every day; I often come home to a gorgeously organised playroom, a well fed, bathed and happy little girl ready for bed. I honestly don't know what I would do without her. She's dealt with many things I've overlooked (forgetting project day), bought shopping for me if I had nothing in, driving my little girl to her Granny's house, and basically been an immense help for a single working mother. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend her.
I found Katie through Childcare, and after an initial meeting we knew Katie would be the perfect babysitter to look after our little 6 month old girl. She is extremely friendly, always arrives on time and was immediately confident with our daughter. We wanted someone who we not only trusted explicitly but someone we also got on with, we have definitely found this with Katie!
Could not recommend her highly enough, she always responds to my late night texts asking for a babysitter the next night, constantly puts me at ease when my daughter is left with her with message updates and I'm beginning to question whether my daughter actually prefers her to me!
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