Nanny in Didcot

Female Non-smoker Member since May 2013 Last Updated Aug 2017 Last Login Oct 2018 Email

My Summary

Full Time Nanny
Live Out Nanny
Full Driving Licence
DBS Check
Nanny Housekeeper
Special Needs Experience
First Aid Training
Own Car
Childcare Qualifications
Newborn Experience

About Me

I am 39 years of age, live with my Partner of 12 years and have 2 children aged 17 and 19.

Throughout my previous working career I have gained knowledge and understanding of working in my own home as registered child-minder working with children from birth to teenage years.
Throughout my career and various job roles I have always had hands-on experience (which includes providing personal care and supporting individuals with daily living skills, planning social and leisure activities according to each individual needs and ensuring educational excellence)

I am a dedicated, enthusiastic individual, and committed to my work to ensure that I always provide the best possible care for those whom I work with in a safe and comfortable environment.

I am a highly motivated individual, whom loves working with children of all ages, enjoying a wide variety of activities and who has the ability to have fun but also to be firm and consistent with boundaries when needed. I use my initiative and have the ability to adapt to situations that may arise.

I have a Full Clean driving licence.

My Experience

I have various caring roles throughout my career. To which working with Young people have been my

Please see blow my Employment History;

Deputy Manager – Registered Children’s Home (October 2011-present)- responsibilities have included
Ensure ongoing assessment of children and young people’s needs in day to day practice.
Work as part of a multi disciplinary team both within the home and with external agencies.
To act as a keyworker and complete all duties required within the keyworker role.
To provide structure, routines, boundaries and consistency.
To work inline with all children and young people’s placement plans, risk assessments and behavior management plans.
To promote positive outcomes for all children and young people
Relate to and engage young people who display challenging behaviour.
At all times ensure the health, safety and wellbeing of the children and young people.
Deliver the support required to ensure the life chance opportunities of children and young people are met in relation to their social, educational, leisure, emotional, physical and cultural needs.
Attend reviews and or professional meetings.
Ensure an open culture is created so that children and young people feel they can complain and that they are listen too.
To work in accordance with the National Minimum Care Standards for Children’s Homes and co operate with the Inspection process.
To provide and participate in the homes leisure activities.
To be alert to signs of distress and abuse and to ensure young people are monitored and protected.
• To provide a caring and supportive environment for children and young people that respects and affirms their racial, cultural and religious identify and lifestyle.
To provide for the physical needs of the children and young people by cooking, washing, ironing, shopping, budgeting etc.
To provide a caring and supportive environment for children and young people that respects and affirms their racial, cultural and religious identify and lifestyle.
To facilitate and support children’s family contacts.
To accompany children on their annual holiday
The Position also had added responsibility of managing staff and effective day to day running of the home and ensuring compliance with Ofsted is withheld at all times.


Residential home for Adults with learning disabilities
Deputy Manager ( October 2010- October 2011 )
Senior Support Worker ( July 2008 – October 2010)
To provide a safe, homely living environment for all residents with learning Difficulties by promoting their rights including choice, dignity and respect, privacy and the right to access Services and Activities.
Direct Supervision and Review of Residential Care Staff , managing the achievement of
staff’s performance and development targets
Support Management to achieve effective Management of a 5 Bedded House.
Working as part of a professional team within the policies and procedures.
Organising activities, outings and meetings
Completing relevant paperwork and communicating effectively
Responsible for personal development and attending regular training
Carrying out Risk Assessments
Liaising with other professionals e.g. Psychiatrists G.P.s, care managers
Responsible for chairing meetings, staff reviews and managing probation periods
Recruitment and selection of prospective residential staff
Training and induction of new RSW’s and agency workers
Responsibility for ensuring management of budgets
Overall responsibility of Health and Safety, Fire Regulations and ensuring
Policies and procedures are observed by all.
Organising activities, outings and meetings
Completing relevant paperwork and communicating effectively
Responsible for personal development and attending regular training


Community Care (October 2007 – July 2008)

Area Supervisior (January 2008 – July 2008)
Liaising with Professionals e.g. Social Services, care managers, G.P;s
Following and reviewing Care packages
Managing a team of staff including producing weekly workable rotas

Senior Care Worker (October 2007 – January 2008)
Hands on role providing personal care to individuals within their own homes and supporting them to be as independent as possible
Carrying out risk assessments and monitoring care packages
Supervision and induction of staff
Liaising with other professionals e.g. Psychiatrists G.P.s, care managers

Registered Childminder (1999 – October 2007)

Providing and creating a safe and homely environment for children.
Working with and longside Parents/ Guardians to ensure the best care and learning outcomes for their children ensuring their wishes are fully maintained within this.
Writing own policies, procedures and risk assessments.
Organising activities, and outings according to each child’s individual need’s.
Responsible for own accounts and budgets.
Completing relevant paperwork and communicating effectively
Responsible for personal development and attending regular training



Key Skills
Excellent hands on skills when working with key client group
Working closely with Young people
Enthusiasm to provide learning experiences that are both exciting and fun for Young People
Creative Skills
Good Cooking Skills
Team building and motivation
Budget monitoring
Assessments
Key-working
Knowledge of Legislation
Group work
Supervision
Appraisals
Strong written/oral skills
Flexibility and depth of knowledge
Staff rotas/recruitment
Risk assessments
Care meetings and reviews

Good administration skills and PC Literate

My Qualifications

Academic Qualifications

Chipping Campden Secondary School (1988 – 1990)
G.C.S.E Qualifications – 10 GCSE's including Mathematics and English.

Evesham College, Worcester (1990 – 1992)
B-TEC National Diploma in Health and Social Care - Distintion

Professional Qualifications and Training

Cache Level 3 in Childcare and Early Years Education - 2007
NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care – 2010
Diploma Level 3 in Management - 2012

Makaton SigningTraining - 2009
Birth to Three Matters Training ( Various courses)
Internal and external training covering Working with Service Users
Challenging Behaviour
Health and Safety,
Risk Assessments
Handling Medication in a Social Care Setting
Emergency First Aid at Work
Fire Awareness
Staff Supervision, training and development
Team Teach Trained
Care planning
Safeguarding Children
Restorative Justice Training
Sexual exploitation Training

Staff rotas/recruitment
Risk assessments/Care programmes
Care meetings and reviews
PC literate

My Availability

I have the ability to be flexible with my availability
I am looking to for a Live Out Nannying Position Mon-Fri and am flexible with start and finish times.
I would also be available on occasions to cover weekend's, evenings and sleep-in if necessary.

My Fees

Negotiable at interview.

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