Child Care Services
Making sure that your child is safe, well cared for and happy are some of the most vital concerns for any parent. Having a nanny or babysitter is fast becoming an increasingly popular choice. Knowing that your children are safe, home and well cared for can help remove the stresses of today's busy lifestyle. Getting stuck in traffic, no available or limited day-care places, or having to work late can become less of an issue.
Having someone come to your home at a time that suits you can also means less disruption to your child's routine and can increase job flexibility.
Our staff are highly experienced qualified childcare professionals. They adore children and love the work that they do. 24/7 childcare staff are fully invested in your child's development and wellbeing; they will ensure your child's healthy, mental, physical and emotional growth.
Our childcare staff have an understanding of the different stages of childhood development and are able to care for babies, toddlers and older children. They know how to integrate play and learning but most importantly have fun.
We know that your child/children are the most precious and important people in your world. In allowing someone to come into your home and care for your children you need to know that that person has been rigorously assessed.
24/7 Childcare Services is a division of 24/7 Nursing & Medical Services. Our reputation over the last ten years has thrived on the knowledge that we only select and provide the very best staff. We conduct a rigorous interview in an effort to ensure a perfect match for each family. We pay particular attention to the candidate's personality, general demeanour, enthusiasm, interests, skills, creative ability, and their experience with children and their availability.
All staff are:
- screened and personally interviewed
- reference checked
- police and working with children checked
- matched to your family
24/7 Childcare staff are able are able to respond in an emergency and are trained in CPR and First Aid. They will also be proficient in:
- creating daily schedules
- preparing your children's meals
- assisting with homework
- taking to after school activities
- planning social activities and play dates
- doing the school runs
- providing you with feedback
- providing specialised personalised care for children with a disability or special needs
Our services are available 24hours a day 7 days a week. We offer many different types of staff:
Care for children of any age who are in need of supervision for a few hours.
Fully invested in your child's development & wellbeing with more responsibilities and duties than a babysitter. They will have advanced Childcare training or many years experience as a Nanny.
Allows the parents to sleep and to be refreshed for the day ahead. Duties include preparing & sterilising bottles, night feeding, changing nappies, settling your baby to sleep.
Mix of a baby sitter and a nanny. The same staff member cares regularly for your children a few hours a week.
Specialising in providing valuable support, professional knowledge, guidance & reassurance especially to first time parents. Duties include assisting parents with newborns, establishing routine, settling techniques & sleeping, bathing, assistance with feeding difficulties as well as post natal care of the mother and the baby.
With a friend is also a popular option as the cost is shared and the children are able to interact with one another.
All our staff have at least 3-5 years experience working professionally with children. Professional qualifications are required for most of our positions but they are not always essential.
We recruit candidates from all over the world who speak all different kinds of languages and possess various skill sets. We understand how important it is for your family to find a really wonderful person to care for children in the comfort of your own home. By choosing 24/7 to assist you in finding the right person you can be confident in knowing that you can trust that your child/children will be receiving the highest standard of care possible.
We also provide emergency back up childcare services for times such as:
- when your own carer has called in sick
- the school or childcare centre is closed or your child is to sick to attend daycare or school
- when you have to go to work and are unable to take the day off
Our childcare staff's prime responsibilities for your child/children are to meet all their social, intellectual, emotional and physical needs. Before any care commences we ensure that we are briefed on how you like things to be done, what routines need to be followed and what your expectations are.
24/7 provides all our families with a communication folder detailing the days activities such as general progress, dietary intake, any progress the children make such as new words, any challenges or laughs and of course all the fun and games along the way.