Ruta has three years of experience, working in a private family looking after 3 children ranging from 4 to 9. She prepared light meals, helped with homework and bedtime. She also has experience with children with dyslexia and hyperactivity.
Originally from Lithuania she speaks flawless English. She has graduated from music and art school in Lithuania then moved to the UK to study Psychology at Roehampton University. She spends her days managing an art gallery in Barnes, but wants to spend time working with children as well. She loves playing the violin, is passionate about art and loves restoring old pieces.
She is warm, capable and approachable. One parent says "One of the people we were really going to miss when we moved was Ruta. She is excellent in every way, with both children and adults. You will consider yourself lucky to have found her. I have only praise for her and I cannot fault her in any way whatsoever"
Florence balances care and affection with the firm yet fair approach. A parent describes her perfectly "It is hard to find someone who the kids love, but who is also trustworthy and responsible enough to take on the responsibility. My daughter loves Florence but she also respects her which is just as important. Florence is intelligent, kind, and hard-working."
Kayleigh went to school in Chiswick and worked in Richmond for many years. She misses the children after moving into a more office based job and is really excited about spending time with them when babysitting.
Kayleigh has a warm, calm and approachable manner. She is fun but firm when necessary. One parent says "My little boy always goes to bed on time, he loves her and I couldn't be happier."
She is mature, engaging and highly organised. Her referees speak highly of her ability to engage in a wide range of activities and relate well with the children in her care, helping and encouraging them. One of her colleagues at Beavers said “She was invaluable at a number of camps that we held for the youngsters. As you can imagine, getting 10 Beaver aged children organised and ready to sleep in a tent is not an easy task!”
Niki has 7 years experience working with children as a nanny, nursery nurse, teaching assistant and a teacher. She is a qualified primary teacher and holds a Paediatric First Aid Certificate.
Niki adores teaching children, she specialises in PE and gymnastics. She also has a passion for arts and crafts which she loves to share with the children in her care.
Niki has been caring for my son since he was 18 months old both as a nursery nurse and a regular babysitter. She is energetic and warm he loves her - especially because they do some cool creative activities when she babysits for him.
Daniela has 15 years experience as nanny working with children from young babies to 12 year old. She is Paediatric First Aid qualified and OFSTED registered.
Originally from Czech Republic she speaks flawless English. She has numerous childcare qualifications including many in maternity nursing (eg sleep training caring for multiples, breastfeeding support) child psychology and nutrition. She loves reading, baking, crafts, swimming and is learning to play the piano.
She is warm and engaging. One parent says “My children all adore her...they can be challenging but Daniela keeps them well organised but with a gentle manner. She has an excellent understanding of the needs of children and is warm, loving, professional and responsible. She will be a great nanny for any family she works for.”
Katie is a Police Constable with the Metropolitan Police Service. She has 4 nieces and nephews and extensive experience caring for them as they grow up. She has full First Aid training.
Katie enjoys her work at the police but finds working with children rewarding and would like to spend time doing his on her days off. She is sporty and loves to keep fit at the gym. She is also passionate about reading non-fiction and educational books.
She is warm, capable and approachable. One parent says “Whilst Katie is not traditionally trained in childcare she has a natural empathy and capability. I cannot recommend her highly enough for babysitting work”.
Evrim loves working with children and has buckets of energy. Parents say wonderful things about her with comments such as "We couldn't be happier. Evrim came into our house confident but respectful and fitted in right away. I am constantly surprised and pleased by my daughter's development in Evrim's care" and "Evrim is a reliable responsible individual. I have found her a pleasure to work with and would highly recommend her to others".
Renata loves spending time with children. In her words "they give me positive energy and I feel so young when I am with them". In her spare time she loves to stay fit and is also qualified fitness instructor.
Renata is grounded and conscientious with a lovely sense of humour. One parent says "Renata is a very warm, loving and caring lady with a natural flair around children. They thoroughly enjoy their time with her and I felt assured they were happy and safe in her care".
Shelley has 4 years experience as a nanny in the Richmond area. She is a Ofsted registered and holds a Paediatric First Aid Certificate.
Originally from Aberdeenshire she moved to London to experience a big city and found she loved it here. She loves tennis, cycling and played for her local football team for 8 years.
She is warm, capable and approachable. One parent says “Shelley is very responsible, stuffed full of integrity and common sense. Totally reliable and a caring thoughtful girl. My girls adore her.”
Jessica has three years experience working with children. She worked her way up to be the Duty Manager at the indoor play centre in her home town where loved hosting parties for the children and leading the after-school club.
Jessica is bubbly and energetic and loves working with children. She holds a Paediatric First Aid Certificate and has recently started studying at Roehampton University for a degree in Psychology.
Katalin has 7 years experience as a nanny working with children of many different ages. She loves cooking and baking and also beautiful gardens.
Katalin is a child-care gem. One parent says "Katalin is kind, responsible, caring, punctual and organised, the children are always very excited and happy to see her."
Marie is a Teaching Assistant at a Richmond Primary school. She worked for nine years as an early years practitioner with nursery children and now works with children from 5-11 year old.
With three grown teenage children of her own and loads of nieces and nephews she has loads of experience caring for all age groups.
She is warm, capable and approachable and a favourite with children and parents alike.
Her favourite subjects at school are Art and Maths and in her spare time Ruby loves to listen to music, visit the cinema and regularly goes swimming.
She is personable, dedicated and caring. One parent says “Ruby is a very conscientious, caring and inherently kind person with a genuine interest in, and enthusiasm for, working with young children”
Emma has 4 years experience as a nanny in the Richmond area and worked previously in a nursery for 8 years. She is qualified to NVQ Level 3 in childcare, is OFSET registered and holds a Paediatric First Aid Certificate.
Emma has three children of her own and loves to attend the gym and catch up with friends when she has time!
She is warm, capable and approachable. One parent says “Emma is excellent with children and they adore her. As a mother of three children herself, she is experienced with children of different ages, and a great sounding board and source of advice for me in my own parenting. She is reliable, sensible, and calm in a crisis. I would have absolutely no hesitation in recommending her to others.”
Monika loves to be active and especially enjoys swimming and roller skating.
Monika is bubbly and energetic. One parent says "She is very reliable" "the children are very fond of her" "Monika reacted very calmly and appropriately when our daughter was unexpectedly ill whilst she was babysitting."
Amy has two years experience working with children in local nursery. She has achieved her Level 2 Childcare certification and holds a Paediatric First Aid Certificate.
Amy is very family oriented and loves spending time with them. She is a quiet gentle person who just loves working with children.
She is quiet yet charming and clearly loves working with children. One parent says “she is brilliant, reliable, interacts engagingly with the children. My children love spending time with her and regularly request her to babysit for them.”