Port Orchard, WA
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Kathryn M. - Seeking Work in Port Orchard

22.85 / hour

I am 33 years old, a non smoker, reliable, responsible. I have 10 + years of experience with being a nanny/babysitter/mothers helper with all age groups including infant care, twins, toddlers, and school age children. I also have my CPR, infant/first aid cards (I will make sure to renew all my CPR,Infant/first aid training before or as soon as the job would start), my picture I.D. which has my s.s. on the right hand corner, I had a state wide ongoing background check done, all cleared, also two others done also cleared. I took a Nanny skills Assessment test from a professional nannies site, and I passed it. I had a child development class in High school, and a safety course online, i have no children of my own, I have all clean records with the law, I have a good relationship/background with my family. I am a trustworthy, patient, respectful, loving, gentle, easy going/out going, cautious, fun to be around. I will do the following if/ or when needed , overnight/late night stays, last minute calls for child care, last minute I need you today type situations, so if you ever needed me to stay later then you had originally planned then that's fine too. I will also do light house keeping- (Dishes- emptying and reloading the dishwasher/washing the dishes , laundry washing/folding, and putting away if needed, and whatever else might be needed daily/ or on a weekly basis ? I am also a mother's helper, house/pet sitter, holiday/help preparing holiday meals, clean-up, set-up with decorations or whatever comes along, help with families cooking, office help like straightening out papers, books, anything like that. I will also travel with the family I work for if they need the extra hands and/ or are in desperate need of the extra assistance or just would like someone to travel with you, and keep the children happy and content. I am also available for overtime and late nights/overnights or even work/business or family trips, so if you need to go away , and you need a trustworthy, responsible nanny to watch the children in your home while your away, I can do that anytime. I will also give you my Aunt's phone number if requested, she owns an animal rescue, she will make a very good reference concerning pet sitting. I am located in Port Orchard. I am available to start May 19th ASAP! If you have any questions or concerns feel free to contact me by email anytime or phone Kathryn
Morgan C. - Seeking Work in Port Orchard

12.99 / hour

I began my babysitting career when I was twelve, after receiving First Aid Certification. My first experience caring for children was in the nursery at my church; I have since babysat for multiple families over the years, with my most recent being a family with three wild little boys. I have loved every moment I spent taking care of the wonderful children I did.
Kelsey A. - Seeking Work in Port Orchard

22.85 / hour
Full-time hours

i have been a nanny off and on for years i have been around children my whole life kids newborn to 12 years old i have delt with food alergies and scheduling issues i am very flexible so i can work around anyones schedule within reason i connect well with children i have not met a child in my life that i did not like or enjoy being around i am very passionate about my work with kids
Jennifer I. - Seeking Work in Port Orchard

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

Have experience with multiples and up to five children; - Performed a variety of duties including preparing and serving meals to children, bathing and dressing children, and assisting them with every day activities; - Frequently did the laundry and tidied children's rooms. - Took the children away from home for walks, played games with them and held in reserve a vigilant eye while they were entertaining themselves to make sure they were secure.
Megan C. - Seeking Work in Port Orchard

14.28 / hour

I have nannied since 16 and worked this last year at a middle school. I have worked with all ages, worked with children with behavioral disorders, learning disabilities, and multiple children at a time.
Sandy F. - Seeking Work in Port Orchard

17.14 / hour

Cared for my own children, including home schooling them through graduation; working currently with infants in a pre-school.
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in Port Orchard, WA?

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 Port Orchard’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 Port Orchard 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 Washington?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in Port Orchard?
  • 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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