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Catherine O.

Nanny in Homewood, IL 60430.

Looking for full or part-time work as a nanny.

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Homewood, IL

  • Age 58
  • 25 years paid experience
  • Female

Last signed in: Yesterday

Rating Average rating of 5 (1 review)

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5 out of 5 stars

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If you have a chance to work with Cathy, jump at it! She has been our full time babysitter for one month and ou...

- Meredith M.
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Preferred Rate $13-$25 per hour

Catherine’s Bio

"INTEGRITY" is one word to best describe me.  "COMPASSION" is the 2nd word.  I have been a caregiver for 25yr and have vast experience w/infants, preschool, grade school and H.S.  I consider myself a nurturing, fun, smart, reliable caregiver, who is also a great listener.  I will make learning a game full of fun and praise.  Being creative both outdoors and in, reading, playing games, cooking, music, art, sports or just quiet times are several things I like to include.  We have 5 adult children of our own (college grads) 2 precious dogs and I am CPR certified because of my Dental background for 15yrs in both clinical & mgmt.  Excellent references can be provided.  I look forward to speaking with you.
Cathy

Experience

Age Specific Experience

25 years of paid child care experience with:

  • First year
  • Toddlers (1 to 3 years)
  • Preschooler (3 to 5 years)
  • Grade School (6 to 11 years)
  • Pre-teen/Teenagers (12 years and over)

More than 10 years of infant care experience

Infant Care:

  • Instruction (proper swaddling, feeding, changing, bathing)
  • Assist with setting a routine
  • Overnight care
  • Mother's helper
  • Occasional care

Special Needs Experience

Special Needs Care Experience

  • Cognitive Disabilities
  • Physical Disabilities
  • Medical/Special Healthcare Needs
  • Social/Emotional

Special Needs Conditional Experience

  • Alzheimer's
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Cancer
  • Delayed Speech
  • Diabetes
  • Down Syndrome
  • Hearing Loss
  • Heart Defects
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Mental Illness
  • Mobility Challenges
  • Muscular Dystrophy

Special Needs Services Experience

  • Administering Medication
  • Assistance With Transportation
  • Bathing
  • Bladder and Bowel Assistance
  • Blood Glucose Testing
  • Dressing Assistance
  • Feeding Assistance
  • Feeding Tube
  • Grooming and Hygiene
  • Injection Assistance
  • Insulin Injections
  • Mobility Assistance
  • Positive Behavioral Support
  • Recreational Music or Art Therapy
  • Repositioning
  • Respiratory Care
  • Specific Meal Preparation (foods to avoid, etc.)

Availability & Job Preferences

Availability Duration

  • Permanent (1 to 2 years)
  • Permanent (2 or more years)

Job Duration

  • Will consider either a part time or full time position
  • Start date is flexible

Availability

My availability is valid through 9/27/15

  • Open (all day, everyday)

Skills & Abilities

Homework Help:

  • Finishing homework
  • Checking answers
  • Studying for a test
  • Proofreading
  • Basic Math
  • Elementary Science
  • Earth Science
  • Science
  • English
  • Essay Writing
  • Social Studies

Additional Services:

  • Meal Preparation
  • Laundry
  • Light Housekeeping
  • Swimming Supervision
  • Crafts
  • Potty Training
  • Willing to run errands as needed
  • Willing to drive children to events, school, appointments, or carpooling

Reviews

5 out of 5 stars

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5

If you have a chance to work with Cathy, jump at it! She has been our full time babysitter for one month and our daughter absolutely loves her. Cathy is professional, reliable, and prompt. She has a true gift for interacting with children. Our daughter loves the games she plays with Cathy and learns new things from her every week. She is so creative and engaging with our daughter, and I love how she has expanded her imagination. I feel confident that our daughter is very safe in Cathy's care. Her experience and kind manner make her an A+++ babysitter. I can't say enough good things about Cathy! She is the babysitter you are searching for and are praying to find for your family, and I am confident that she will bring laughter and joy to any home.

- Meredith M.

Provider's Response

Thank you so much for your kind words and please know, how fortunate & blessed I feel, to be working with such a wonderful family.

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Catherine O.
Catherine O.
Homewood, IL 60430
58

years
of age

25

years experience

Preferred Rate $13-$25 per hour

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