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Frances R. - Seeking Work in Pittston

15.00 / hour
Full-time hours
9 yrs of experience

Mother of six, foster mom to eighty-three (babies going for adoption) nanny of six for last ten years. 0-3 is my age were I have most training and experience. I have received training on the care of cerebral palsy, asthma, colostomy, heart monitoring, seizures, drug withdrawal and more. In my community I was involved in boy scouts, girl scouts, ll, baseball, taught church school so my life has been centered around children and I love to watch them learn and grown. I have worked for Luz. Co Children & Youth, St. Josephs, Catholic Social Services, Human Resources and was privileged to be Director/President of a licensed private adoption agency. I've worked in every form of government County, State, Federal. Newborns inspire me to continue being a nanny each accomplishment is something to celebrate and that we do. From the first roll over to learning colors and animals their thirst for knowledge is amazing. I love being part of a child's care team and their family. I am using with a family from newborn to three yrs. and ready for a program. I like to pqrticipate in activities the child is involved in.
Cora Z. - Seeking Work in Pittston

10.00 / hour
< 1 yr of experience

I have 30 + years of working in child/adolescent mental health as a therapist. My specialty is in trauma care. I have the ability to work with all types of children with any type of need. I love to play and appreciate how important the balance Is between play and responsibility. I have a strong ability to bond and develop trust with children. I can not discount the raising of my two daughters while balancing work and school. I believe that children in today's world also need to be exposed to positive interactions, respect and empathy.
Lacey  S. - Seeking Work in Pittston

10.00 / hour
3 yrs of experience

Hi! My name is Lacey Santarelli. I am currently an undergraduate student at Marywood University studying Clinical Psychology and Counseling. Every summer for the past four years I have been a nanny for a wonderful family who lives in Scott Township. I really enjoy being able to make the kids laugh and smile. I also have very good people skills thanks to my minor of counseling and development. I would offer a safe environment for you children where they can have fun yet learn.
Lisa S. - Seeking Work in Pittston

12.00 / hour
Full-time hours
< 1 yr of experience

I have three children of my own and I would treat your children as if they were my own...
Stephanie  O. - Seeking Work in Pittston

12.00 / hour
Full-time hours
1 yrs of experience

Katie H. - Seeking Work in Pittston

17.14 / hour

Babysitter since I was 12 yrs old, life guard for 10 years, swim instructor for 2 years, and a child therapist for 6 years.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Pittston, PA?

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 Pittston’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 Pittston 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 Pennsylvania?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Pittston?
  • 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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