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Barbara

Varsity Lakes,  QLD

Member Since September 2019
100% Response Rate
73% Completion Rate
  (3 Reviews)

Barbara

Varsity Lakes,  QLD

Member Since September 2019
100% Response Rate
73% Completion Rate
  (3 Reviews)

RATES  

$34.00 / HOUR  |   $265.00 / DAY  |   $272.00 / OVERNIGHT

Hi My name is Barbara; although to many families, I’m know as ‘Nanny Barbs.’ I am an Australian Diploma Qualified Nanny in early childhood. I’ve worked many years in childcare centres, before and after school facilities, as well as run my own Babysitting and Nannying business. I have over 23 years of experience with children of all ages; from newborn 4 days old to 13 yrs of age. I have supported many families of various make ups, this include twins (multiples), Premature Babies as well. I hold all the following certificates for peace of mind and reassurance you’re in great experienced hands. Diploma of children services First aid, Asthma and Anaphylaxis NSW Working with children check QLD Blue card National Police Check I also have obtained certificates in many short courses as well to further develop my knowledge in helping care for your precious children. Here are a few to name... All about Infants and toddlers Learning through developmental milestones and skills Learning through music Road safety Early years learning framework - EYLF My time our Place (Before and Afternoon school based) Behaviour management 0-5 years developmental learning skills And many more. Currently 1/4 through my online teachers aide degree. I live in Varsity Lakes though service a 20km Radius from my residential property. I have my own reliable 7 seater car and full license. I also have multiple different aged car seats installed, in my own car as if needed. 2x rear or forward facing up to 4yrs and 2x 6m-8yrs 5 point harness / booster seats. All these seats are always washed and sanitised after every use and professional cleaned monthly, Same with my entire car. A child’s Health and safety is always my number one priority. I am fully Vaccinated including Covid 19 Booster. I love taking children that are in my care out on adventures and excursions. As I feel there is so much more for children to learn and develop while outdoors exploring their surroundings. Rather than spending large amounts of time on electronic devices. Though this is all Depending on the current weather of the day and age of the child in my care of course, but Nanny Barbs always has a plan B ready to go for unexpected weather days. I always bring along fun, educational craft, activities and games. All age appropriate for children in my care. Many older Children always ask “ Nanny Barbs do you have your Mary Poppins bag today”. As they know it’s full of educational yet fun games and things to work together on. Whilst caring for children, health and safety is my number one priority, no matter where we go or what we do. One of the sayings I go by is “Your kids are my kids when in my care“. This means, I will care for them, educate them, spoil them and respect them just as if their parents would as in the end I’m hired to be a reflection of you and lend a hand. My hours are often flexible and are always moulded differently to suit each family; as to me, each family is unique and operates in there own special ways. I have had experience with many children at all times of the day, whether it be mornings, afternoons, evenings, overnight or even that extra pair of hands as you travel around the world, weather it be for business or personal travel. (I have traveled to many different destinations many times before, my passport is in date and ready to go. I’m also fully vaccinated as well) Nanny Barbs isn’t only their to care for the children in her care. Yes they are my number one priority but in times when a child is within an independent safe activity or are sleeping. I don’t just sit around and wait. It’s just not me. You’ll notice on these days, you may have washing hung out or folded, dinner prepared or cooked, dishes attended to. Pretty much anything I see that needs to be done and I can attend to it. You can consider it done. There is no challenge too big or too small. Nanny Barbs will give it her all to attend to it after ensuring your children come first. “Weather you need a Helping hand here or there or even everywhere Nanny Barbs will always do her very best to be there. 😊” During any spare time, if I’m not planning activities and fun educational things to do with children in my care, I love to go swimming and play tennis, on those wet rainy days I love to work on some craft or photography projects, write more kids songs (which you may hear me sing), children stories and poetry. Thank you in advance for taking the time in reading this, I hope it provides some answers to any questions you may have or answers to the questions you needed answered while you’re on the lookout for a reliable, Highly Qualified, trustworthy, honest nanny or babysitter. I look forward to hopefully hearing from you soon. ManyThanks; Nanny Barbs 💕

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Hi My name is Barbara; although to many families, I’m know as ‘Nanny Barbs.’ I am an Australian Diploma Qualified Nanny in early childhood. I’ve worked many years in childcare centres, before and after school facilities, as well as run my own Babysitting and Nannying business. I have over 23 years of experience with children of all ages; from newborn 4 days old to 13 yrs of age. I have supported many families of various make ups, this include twins (multiples), Premature Babies as well. I hold all the following certificates for peace of mind and reassurance you’re in great experienced hands. Diploma of children services First aid, Asthma and Anaphylaxis NSW Working with children check QLD Blue card National Police Check I also have obtained certificates in many short courses as well to further develop my knowledge in helping care for your precious children. Here are a few to name... All about Infants and toddlers Learning through developmental milestones and skills Learning through music Road safety Early years learning framework - EYLF My time our Place (Before and Afternoon school based) Behaviour management 0-5 years developmental learning skills And many more. Currently 1/4 through my online teachers aide degree. I live in Varsity Lakes though service a 20km Radius from my residential property. I have my own reliable 7 seater car and full license. I also have multiple different aged car seats installed, in my own car as if needed. 2x rear or forward facing up to 4yrs and 2x 6m-8yrs 5 point harness / booster seats. All these seats are always washed and sanitised after every use and professional cleaned monthly, Same with my entire car. A child’s Health and safety is always my number one priority. I am fully Vaccinated including Covid 19 Booster. I love taking children that are in my care out on adventures and excursions. As I feel there is so much more for children to learn and develop while outdoors exploring their surroundings. Rather than spending large amounts of time on electronic devices. Though this is all Depending on the current weather of the day and age of the child in my care of course, but Nanny Barbs always has a plan B ready to go for unexpected weather days. I always bring along fun, educational craft, activities and games. All age appropriate for children in my care. Many older Children always ask “ Nanny Barbs do you have your Mary Poppins bag today”. As they know it’s full of educational yet fun games and things to work together on. Whilst caring for children, health and safety is my number one priority, no matter where we go or what we do. One of the sayings I go by is “Your kids are my kids when in my care“. This means, I will care for them, educate them, spoil them and respect them just as if their parents would as in the end I’m hired to be a reflection of you and lend a hand. My hours are often flexible and are always moulded differently to suit each family; as to me, each family is unique and operates in there own special ways. I have had experience with many children at all times of the day, whether it be mornings, afternoons, evenings, overnight or even that extra pair of hands as you travel around the world, weather it be for business or personal travel. (I have traveled to many different destinations many times before, my passport is in date and ready to go. I’m also fully vaccinated as well) Nanny Barbs isn’t only their to care for the children in her care. Yes they are my number one priority but in times when a child is within an independent safe activity or are sleeping. I don’t just sit around and wait. It’s just not me. You’ll notice on these days, you may have washing hung out or folded, dinner prepared or cooked, dishes attended to. Pretty much anything I see that needs to be done and I can attend to it. You can consider it done. There is no challenge too big or too small. Nanny Barbs will give it her all to attend to it after ensuring your children come first. “Weather you need a Helping hand here or there or even everywhere Nanny Barbs will always do her very best to be there. 😊” During any spare time, if I’m not planning activities and fun educational things to do with children in my care, I love to go swimming and play tennis, on those wet rainy days I love to work on some craft or photography projects, write more kids songs (which you may hear me sing), children stories and poetry. Thank you in advance for taking the time in reading this, I hope it provides some answers to any questions you may have or answers to the questions you needed answered while you’re on the lookout for a reliable, Highly Qualified, trustworthy, honest nanny or babysitter. I look forward to hopefully hearing from you soon. ManyThanks; Nanny Barbs 💕

Availability

Days Times
Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat 5:30 am to 11:30 pm

Reviews

Sarah B .       June 2023

My 17 month old loved Nanny Barb! She was so kind and caring and made my little girl feel safe and loved. Would love to have her back again.

Julian F .       January 2023

What an amazing experience for our kids.
Activities, awards, above and beyond.
Really appreciate Barbara’s time and the way she engaged with our children. Highly recommended!

Jess J .       September 2022

Barbara was early, prepared and jumped right in. She listens well, and took over with ease. Our baby son loved her right away and she was able to get in tune with him very quickly. She appears to have amazing experience and taught me a thing or two. Highly recommended, but I’d like to keep her for myself!

References

   February 18, 2022     Personal

Barbabra has provided care for my four children as a nanny over 8 years ago.
Barbara was engaging supportive and helpful in all aspects of looking after the children and helping our family whilst on holidays and also while we moved house.

Barbara goes above and beyond her duties and is kind and very caring

Skills

Age Groups

Services

Barbara prefers a maximum number of 6 children per booking.

Education

2022 - Inspire Education

Cert 3 Education Support (Teachers Aide And Educational Support)

2011 - Hnh Accredited College

Diploma Of Early Childhood (Early Years Learning Up To 6yrs)