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Erin J. - Seeking Work in Waterford

10.30 / hour
Full-time hours

Hello! My name is Erin. A little about myself…I am an enthusiastic and experienced caregiver with history as a nanny, babysitter, housekeeper, and even a pet-sitter. I am very artistic; I enjoy cooking, baking and art/crafts. I love playing games and teaching kids to draw or do crafts, more importantly help with school work. I am also willing to help prepare meals and if anyone in the family has dietary needs I will be sure to adapt. I am a very responsible, clean, organized worker. I acknowledge that selecting the right caregiver for your family is a very important decision and I would love the chance to show that I am able to fit the part. :)
Taylor M. - Seeking Work in Waterford

15.00 / hour
1 yrs of experience

Hi! I am 22 years old and I have been working in child care professionally for 4 years! I work for an after school program through Carelot! I have nannied over the passed two summers for two separate families! I am outgoing and super fun! I have my own car and I am a non smoker! I love pets as well! I enjoy outdoor activities and arts and crafts as well! I am also CPR and First Aid certified and I am going to school currently for nursing! I hope to hear back from some of you!
Regina C. - Seeking Work in Waterford

14.28 / hour

Hi my name is Regina.I live in Waterford ct I'm CPR certified and first aid certified. I've been a care giver 10+years .I've worked in a hospital for 14 years with adults and children. I have 3 daughters of my own, and I know you're looking for the best quality care available and I can give you that. I have a clean driving record a reliable car and I'm willing to help around the house with light house keeping and running errands. Thank you for taking the time to view my application. Good luck with your search.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Waterford, ME?

As a parent, it’s natural for you to ask your nanny for a little extra help around the house. However, the boundaries for a nannies duties vary from person to person. In general, a nanny is responsible for making sure your children’s needs are met. This includes things like ensuring they have opportunities to play and be active, that they have a healthy diet and a sanitary home. When tasks go beyond child care, for example scrubbing kitchen counters, folding laundry, gathering groceries, or teaching a language, you will likely need to provide additional compensation.

How can I ensure I have a great relationship with my nanny?

To start, it’s important you set expectations and are aligned on compensation from day one. This includes outlining vacation days, a protocol for sick days, and everything else you would want your own employer to cover. From here, spend time getting to know them. Take your nanny out one of Waterford’s great restaurants, learn about their childhood, and discuss your parenting philosophy. Finally, be sure to resolve conflicts as they arise. Open communication is crucial to ensuring a healthy long-term relationship.

Questions to ask prospective Waterford Nannies:
  • Have you been a nanny previously? How long did your employment last?
  • Are you trained in First Aid or CPR?
  • How would you handle a situation where our child began choking?
  • How do you handle tantrums? Can you share an experience disciplining children?
  • What sort of household tasks are you open to doing?
  • Are you open to a live in arrangement?
  • Do you plan to work for our family over multiple years?
  • Do you have a driver's license in Maine?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Waterford?
  • How flexible are you on weekends and evenings?
  • What salary are you seeking? Are you comfortable being paid by direct deposit?
  • Are you able to help with food preparation?
  • What could you cook for a child aged 2-5? Do you know how to make baby food?
  • Are you comfortable facilitating play dates?
  • Have you ever potty trained a child before?
  • Have you worked with newborns? Do you know how to change a diaper and prepare formula?
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