This is where you will find useful information as one of our babysitters (more updates intended in future *watch this space*).
Please let us know of your general availability to complete work by filling out this form "Babysitter Availability Form". We will try to not bother you with work opportunities when you have specified that you are not available or do not want to be contacted. Therefore, please update us for periods of longer than 3 weeks when your availability changes for any reason, you can update us using the same form above for both temporary and permanent changes including if you wish to be removed from our database.
If you have not yet completed/need to update your online profile please complete the following form "Babysitter Website Profile Form" to ensure we can get your profile up promptly.
If you are one our babysitters already and are awaiting payment as you have been advised that we collected it on your behalf please fill out this form "Babysitter Invoice For Payment Form" to ensure payment is completed efficiently for you (please allow up to 5 working days).
Please use this form "Accident/Incident/Issue Reporting Form" to report to us...if you experience any accidents (to yourself, the children or any property is damaged), or other incidents that make you feel uncomfortable or any issues at all you feel we need to be aware of (including significantly early or late finish times from those anticipated, unsafe working environments or anything at all really).
WANT TO JOIN UP AS ONE OF OUR BABYSITTERS?
If you were hoping to join our team of babysitters. We recruit three times a year at present: The First intake of applications is processed in early February, and Second intake early March, Apply before 1st February or 1st March respectively. The Third intake is processed in mid July, apply before 15th July. You are welcome to email at any time but you will not be processed any further until those time periods. Please fill out this form "Babysitters Application Form" and it will require you to attach your Cover Letter and Curriculum Vitae.
Please see the outline of the Job Description and other criteria below and write a cover letter to identify how your skills and experience are relevant to the qualities we require. Then if it makes sense to you please also complete this "Babysitter Website Profile Form" - We can help you with the Website Profile as part of our sign up process but you MUST complete the Babysitter Application Form to begin process of joining our team.
We are Belle Babysitters Ltd a babysitting agency operating in Dunedin since 2012. We provide a variety of childcare including short term, ongoing, day/night time, sometimes overnight, to both local and visiting families typically within Dunedin.
We are looking for a range of suitable people over 18 years of age to join our on call team of babysitters.
If you are an energetic person who thrives on caring for and interacting with children, we want to hear from you!
Key attributes we are looking for include:
* Ability to show initiative
* Flexibility is a must
* Aged 18 years or older (we can begin processing 17year olds)
* Staying in Dunedin for a minimum of 1 year or more
* Willingness to prepare meals and do light housework would be ideal
* Some previous experience (multiple occasions in 2 or more child contexts) and an interest in caring for children
* Current Full Drivers License and access to a vehicle preferred (the amount of work you will be able to complete will be limited without these)
* Current First Aid Certificate (or willing to get one within 6 months) is required
* Must be able to pass a police check
* Be able to provide one minimum (but preferably two referees who have seen you in a working context with children, otherwise a second general work referee is required). - Two working referees are required
Please include as part of your application a cover letter/statement as to how your current skills and experience meet these attributes.
This is a great opportunity to get work which allows a lot of flexibility and variety.
Renumeration Details: Usually $18 per hour, public holidays and other exceptions, occasionally $20-25 per hour. You will be required to pay your own tax. Other bonuses may be added. Rates do increase alongside increases to minimum wage.