Relevant Skills and Experience: I am an experienced caregiver for children, with particular experience caring for newborns, infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Presently, I am supporting a Hong Kong-based family (from England) by caring for their toddler and my responsibilities include and have included: caring for and maintaining a safe and healthy environment for an infant, including: bathing, dressing and feeding the infant; supervising, caring for and tending to the emotional well-being of the child; preparing and serving nutritious meals; organizing activities and outings for children; supporting the child’s intellectual development; transporting and accompanying the child in a busy urban setting; and household responsibilities. Prior to this role, I supported a Hong-Kong-based family for 4 years as a caregiver and domestic worker, caring for their child from birth. My responsibilities there included: maintaining a safe and healthy environment in the home for the children and grandmother, including: preschooler and toddler care; bathing, dressing and feeding the children; supervising, caring for and tending to the emotional well-being of the children; providing additional support to a special needs child; preparing and serving nutritious meals; organizing, activities such as games and outings for children; instructing children in personal hygiene and social development; and taking children to and from school, appointments and activities; and full housekeeping.
Personal Attributes Relevant to the Position: For me, being a good caregiver requires putting your heart into it. My approach is one of competence and learning. I understand that caring for the children contributes to the overall stability of the household.
Certifications & Additional Skills: I have an Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a national certificate in household services.
Availability: Upon offer.
Regional Preference: Canada