Colleen B. Nanny in New York, NY 10156.
Looking for full or part-time work as a nanny.
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First Aid Training
First Aid Training
New York, NY
- Age 48
- 12 years paid experience
Last signed in: This week
Rating (3 reviews)
Preferred Rate $20-$30 per hour
Hi my name is Colleen Blake. My childcare style basically comprises of Exclusive Childcare. Being involved in engaging and the nurturing of all kids and part of their lives as it make me feel that i have accomplished a huge goal eg, teaching is my passion and is very rewarding to me, as I strive to implement creative thinking skills to all kids, I do extremely believe and emphasize on outdoor and indoor activities to all kids should be physically active as they can, as well as build on their social skills. I am a very articulate caregiver, energetic, kind, honest, loving, caring, patient, tidy, organized, responsible, reliable, efficient, intelligent, experienced of 12+ years (in New York, New Jersey and other states), creative, engaging, attentive, qualified, and committed. My rate is $16.00-$30.00 per hour. I am CPR, BLS, AED, First Aid certified and an Exceptional Baby Nurse specialist. In additional I work as a Doula. I am experienced with Feeding Tubes and Apnea Machine, also I am fluent in English. Can't wait to establish and develop a relationship with a wonderful family!
Age Specific Experience
12 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
- 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
Special Needs Conditional Experience
- Asperger's Syndrome
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
- Autism Spectrum Disorder/Pervasive Developmental Disorder/Asperger Syndrome
- Cerebral Palsy
- Delayed Speech
- Developmental Language Disorder
- Down Syndrome
- Hearing Loss
- Heart Defects
- Juvenile Diabetes
- Learning Disabilities
- Premature Newborn
Special Needs Services Experience
- Administering Medication
- Bed Baths
- Blood Glucose Testing
- Dressing Assistance
- Feeding Assistance
- Feeding Tube
- Grooming and Hygiene
- Injection Assistance
- Insulin Injections
- Mobility Assistance
- Positive Behavioral Support
- Respiratory Care
- Specific Meal Preparation (foods to avoid, etc.)
Availability & Job Preferences
- Short-term (1 to 3 months)
- Temporary (4 to 12 months)
- Permanent (1 to 2 years)
- Permanent (2 or more years)
- Summer Position
- Will consider either a part time or full time position
- Start date is flexible
My availability is valid through 5/31/18
- Open (all day, everyday)
Skills & Abilities
- Meal Preparation
- Light Housekeeping
- Potty Training
- Travel with Family
- Willing to run errands as needed
- Finishing homework
- Checking answers
- Studying for a test
- Basic Math
- Elementary Science
- Earth Science
- Essay Writing
- Social Studies
Very unprofessional. Canceled on us at 5AM the day she was suppose to babysit our son. She did not want to walk to the subway that early in the morning by herself. She knew that was the time she would need to leave for a week prior to showing up. She then would not return a single phone call or text message. She basically dropped off the face of the planet after canceling. I had to call out of work due to her crazy antics. She had watched our son many times prior to this. I would not recommend her. She was very unprofessional and unreliable.
I did respond and informed Jonah and Erin Young that I was unable to babysit their son that day. The main reason for me not wanting to babysit for them anymore is that they are a very malicious couple and would take weeks to pay me my wages after babysitting their son. I would have to make numerous calls before they consider paying me. This couple does not like to pay after the assignment has been completed and would make numerous excuses about not having money to pay immediately.
Colleen was our baby nurse for a few months after our son's birth in 2014. She spent the first night after he was born sitting by my bedside in the hospital, helping me to breastfeed him and change him. I was induced and then had a c section so I was very fatigued from the combination of pitocin, anesthesia and surgery. She came into our home and was a calm and encouraging presence for two new parents caring for their first baby. I feel I was less stressed as a new mom and able to rest and recover from my surgery better because she was in my home every day in those first few months, caring for our son and really caring for me as well. She would bring me tea to help with my breast milk production and bake healthy treats like banana bread for my husband and I to have as a snack around the house.
When we have another baby we will hire her again as our baby nurse.
Tara C. Thank You!! For the astounding remarks which has led me to remarkable success in my work opportunities.
Colleen was with us for only a short time but she was really good with the boys. I have twin boys and they were four months old. She kept notes of all the things they did, which was helpful for me and she was very calm and gentle with them, even when they were screaming together (definitely a good quality when working with twins!) She was punctual and would come all the way from Newark to Brooklyn and was never late! She also clearly loves children!!
Charmaine K and Family. I express my appreciation for the compliment. "Thanks" for entrusting me with your very precious twin boys. I treasure this opportunity as well as the probability you have given me to be part of such a Dynamic and Awesome family!!
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