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FULL TIME OR PART TIME NANNIES (LIVE IN OR LIVE OUT)
Nannies are professional child carers and usually caring for children where both parents are working. Qualifications: Qualifications vary from University Degrees- Early Childhood Teachers, TAFE Child Care: Certificate III and Diploma, or Nanny School Diplomas. Nannies without formal qualifications, but with years of experience, can also be the perfect choice. Experience: Usually a minimum of 2 years. Either 2 years’ experience as a Nanny or 12 months experience in a Childcare Centre and 12 months as a Nanny. Duties: The primary role of a nanny is to care for your children. Nannies perform "nursery duties" which usually involve looking after children and their belongings. Usually this includes children’s laundry & cooking, keeping bedrooms, play areas and the kitchen clean and tidy.
PROXY PARENT / LIVE IN
Usually mature experienced nannies or mothers who are responsible for the smooth running of the household and care of the children in absence of the parent (cleaner is usually retained).
PA / NANNY
PA/Nannies are professional with extensive Nanny and Housekeeping experience. PA/Nannies are the ideal solution for working families with school aged children who don’t need a nanny any more but require full time support (including school holiday & sickness cover). Qualifications can vary from being a mature and experienced Nanny or Housekeeper to someone from the Corporate world looking for a career change. Experience: Usually a minimum 5-10 years. Duties: The primary role is the care of school aged children. PA/Nannies are responsible for the smooth running of a busy household and can include taking children to school and pick up, after school activities and homework supervision. House Management: tidy & laundry, shopping, menu planning and children & family cooking, household & personal purchases and errands. They can act as family PA organising children’s social diary, children’s appointments, family & social events & travel, supervision of other staff (i.e. housekeeper, gardener etc.), liaison with maintenance & tradespeople. Job description tailor made to each family’s requirements. (No cleaning, family must retain a clearer).
Provides an extra pair of hands to assist an at home parent. Qualifications: Mothers Helpers are not usually trained or qualified. Experience: Limited Nanny/Babysitting experience or experienced mothers with their own children. Duties: Assist with childcare but should be fully supervised when caring for babies and toddlers; family meal preparation and light household duties.
TEMP NANNIES AND BABYSITTERS
Our temporary nannies are trained to jump right in, quickly adapt to the routine, and provide coverage when you need it most. Must have at least 2 years experience as a nanny or babysitter.
MOTHERCRAFT NURSE / NIGHT NURSE / MATERNITY NURSE
Mothercraft Nurses help smooth the transition between hospital and home. Their knowledge and experience is invaluable to new parents in all aspects of baby care. Care of babies and toddlers.
Qualifications: Can be Enrolled or Registered Nurses with Tresillian or Karitane qualifications. Some are midwives or paediatric nurses or experienced Nannies with many years of experience with babies.
Experience: Usually more than 5 years.
Duties: Care of newborns & their mothers and assist in the education of parents with settling or feeding problems.
BEFORE / AFTER SCHOOL CARE
Supervision of School Age children, school drop off and pick up, accompany to after school activities, supervise play and homework, meal preparation. (No cleaning, family must retain cleaner).