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Payge L. - Seeking Work in Renfrew

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

Hello. I have created this account in hopes to pursue a position babysitting/nannying. I am the mother to a beautiful and healthy 4 month old boy. He is the drive that fuels my heart. I enjoy children and helping others. I enjoy the outdoors very much, that's basically how I grew up. However, I also like indoor activities such as painting and building things. I consider myself a babysitter or a nanny because I can provide childcare as well as help with cooking, cleaning, and transportation. I am a very patient and caring individual. You will find that I am very reliable and honest in my work as well as my character. Being a parent myself, I understand how important it is to know that our children are always being taken care of in the best way possible in the times when we have to be away from them. I am here to assist you and your family to the best of my abilities. Please feel free to contact me today and we can talk. Valid Driver's License: Yes Has a Vehicle: Yes Can Swim Well: Yes Smoking Status: Non-Smoker Comfortable with pets: Yes Languages spoken: English, English My Nationality: American Background Check: Willing to obtain Eligible to work in the U.S.: Yes Civil Status: Single 5 years experience, 4 references I have watched children from the ages of infant to ages 15-16. The following children I have watched were children of; family members children family members friends children the children of past coworkers and my own friends parents children. I have yet to work in a professional type atmosphere, but I have all of the references and clearences you may need from all of the people I have mentioned above. When I was younger, I was also responsible for being a mom type figure to my younger brother. That included establishing rules, making sure he went to school and did his work, making sure he was safe, buying food for the house, cooking, etc. I have watched infants and toddlers from ages 1-6. I DO NOT have a CPR certification but can obtain one ASAP I have no documented experience working with special needs children BUT I am a very patient and nurturing person. I do not get in the least bit overwhelmed by children. I would help you child to the best of my ability if they so happen to have a special need.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Renfrew, 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 Renfrew’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 Renfrew 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 Renfrew?
  • 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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