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Profile of 'Lizzie' (#69974) – St Kilda  All caregiver work

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Lizzie's Description

I am currently working part time, caring for the one year old daughters of two families but my time with these lovely girls will end in December as they will both be attending child care next year. I am therefore looking for similar work in 2015.

Prior to my current role I was nanny for a one year old boy and a two year old girl on Tuesdays and Wednesdays until the middle of this year. In 2013 I worked as the assistant to a qualified room leader in the babies room of child care centre, supporting the education program and providing care for up to eight little people a day.

I have also previously worked as a teacher's assistant in a school for children with special learning needs, and as assistant to the children's librarian in a public library service.

For two years, I studied toward a post graduate diploma in primary school teaching in New Zealand but moved to Australia before completing the qualification.

I am hoping to complete a qualification in children's services in 2014.

I have a current National Police Record Check and Working with Children Check, and recently obtained statement of attainment for the St Johns first aid course:

HLTAID004 Provide an Emergency First Aid Response in an Education and Care Setting

This course covered the following units:
* HLTAID001 Perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
* HLTAID002 Provide Basic Emergency Life Support
* HLTAID003 Provide First Aid
* HLTAID004 Provide an Emergency First Aid Response in an Education and Care Setting
* 22024VIC Course in Emergency Management of Asthma in the Workplace
* 22099VIC Course in First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis

I have always enjoyed the company of children and have a lifelong interest in education. I understand the value of play and enjoy providing engaging, entertaining opportunities for young people to extend their experience and understanding of the world.

I offer a kindly, caring and affectionate approach and believe in supporting children in their development of self-managed social skills through the establishment of reasonable, clearly articulated and consistently maintained behavioural expectations. Positive reinforcement and redirection are always my preferred strategies in managing and guiding children's behaviour. Kindness, reliability, self-respect and respect for others are the values I most value and those I endeavour to model for children in my care.

Lizzie's Experience / Skills / Qualifications

Type of Caregiver: All caregiver work
Years Experience 1 - 2
Police Check Available: Yes
First Aid Certification: Yes
Has a Driver's License: No
Education Level: College/University
Other Certifications:

Type of Work

Ages of children Lizzie is comfortable providing care for:
0 - 1 years
1 - 2 years
2 - 3 years
3 - 5 years
5 - 10 years
10+ years
Type of work Lizzie is interested in:
Casual Babysitting
Live In
Additional services Lizzie may provide:
Care for Elderly
Care for Pets
Care for Disabled Children

Lizzie's Availability

I am interested in working 5 - 10 hours per day, and 3 - 5 days per week.
Day After School Evening
Day After School Evening
Day After School Evening
Day After School Evening
Day After School Evening
Day N/A Evening
Day N/A Evening

Lizzie's Rates

Expected Hourly Rate: 20
Additional Fees/Details:

Lizzie's Additional Information

Do you have children? No
Do you have a Vehicle? No
Do you smoke? No
Willing to Travel? How Far? Yes          (How Far: 20)
Are references available? Yes
Preferred Situation: Live-Out
Citizenship: Landed Immigrant
Registered carer with the Family Assistance Office: No
Country of Birth: New Zealand
Other Languages: None
Gender: Female
Marital Status: Single
Age: 56
City/Suburb: St Kilda
State/Province: Victoria
Dietary Needs:
Additional Information:

Lizzie's Rating Details

Parent Submitted Ratings: None
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