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Maura K. - Seeking Work in Charlestown

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I've cared for children for over 15 yrs. I have worked with newborns up to age 21 yrs old. I have worked with disabled children for about 3 yrs, and there I was responsible for up to 7 children. I am fun, loving, caring, silly, serious when need be, trustworthy etc. I have 2,sons ages 3 and 11. So I've def been through it all and then some!! I nannied for a down syndrome little boy for 8 yrs. I just parted ways after being a mothers helper/ nanny where I took care of a newborn little girl, and also sleep trained her. My most current job is just taking little nannying jobs as they come, even though I do want long term placement with a loving family!
Aimee C. - Seeking Work in Charlestown

11.44 / hour

Been a babysitter/nanny for 8 years . 21 years old, babysit for 3 families as of right now but looking for full time or part time with one family . worked at two camps(one being a special needs camp in brighton) worked with children newborn too 12 years of age .
Arlene W. - Seeking Work in Charlestown

11.44 / hour

I babysit many kids and I really love kids I really do a good Job taking care of them to the best of my knowledge.
Arlene W. - Seeking Work in Charlestown

11.55 / hour

I am a very nice and caring person I always babysit my families and friends kids and I do a very good job taking care of them I also have three kids of my own but they all grown up now.
Erin K. - Seeking Work in Charlestown

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

I have been a nanny for the past 17 years. I've worked long term for 3 families
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Charlestown, RI?

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 Charlestown’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 Charlestown 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 Rhode Island?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Charlestown?
  • 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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