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Maria D

#29247 - Au Pair in Centurion - 60(f)

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29247
Maria D
3 Jul 2022
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Female
60 years old
English, Afrikaans
Wierdapark , Centurion , Gauteng
Sutherland High School

immediately
for 12 months or longer

Live-In or Live-Out
Yes

06:45-17:00
06:45-17:00
06:45-17:00
06:45-17:00
06:45-17:00

Infant
No maximum

Has the following
Yes
Yes
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No

No

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Additional information
South Africa
South African

Portuguese
Unmarried
Christian
R100 / hour
R5.00 / kilometre

Yes

20 hrs / week
No maximum

Nissan Micra
More than 5 years
Teaching experience
Yes
Yes
Provided assistance with homework, meals, driving to extra mural activities
Educational background

High school

High school Matric - Witbank (1980)

Degress and other courses

Degree/course private - Biblical Studies (Current)
Introduction to families
Due to retrenchments I have had to adapt to my circumstances by using my various gifts and talents by providing assistance and living in care to affluent families children, and or frail care. I'm energetic, loving, caring and gentle in my daily walk built on faith and trust. In building relationships I find I am able to easily engage with children of all ages. I'm have a calm and patient disposition to life. I'm creative, and a professional in all I do or say. I value honesty and integrity in people and I believe in treating all as I would like them to treat me. 2010 I managed a frail care center for the aged and retired, a challenge as I had never done something like this before. I was surprised to see myself thrive as I embraced my daily tasks with love for the elderly. April 2011 brought along a new challenge: au-pairing. I took care of two boys aged 5-8yrs. Fun and challenging as I, being a mom to daughter's only, found it a privilege to be trusted to care and look after two precious sons. My reliability enables families to comfortably go about their daily work whilst children, domestic workers are well cared for. I keep a daily account in a diary, so that parents are kept informed as to the well-being of their children and home and needs that may arise. In turn parents use the diary to let me know any changes to the routine for the next day as well, over and above what has been agreed upon. I hope to hear from you soon.
My nurturing nature allows me to easily foster relationships and friendships with both children and parents. I have a natural flair with children, fun loving nature and extremely patient, and a great listener and communicator. Children and parents alike all like to be heard and understood and this I am able to do with ease.
My hobbies are reading, walking for life to energize my body, soul and spirit, enjoy cooking and baking, crochet, biblical studies, serve in a community church, watching movies and or socializing with friends and family. I’m involved in community upliftment projects, ie. social justice"Jesus Cares"program.
Childcare references

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3 May 2011
31 May 2011
0-9months baby boy
looking after the little boy and making sure he is changed, feed, rested, entertained

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25 Mar 2010
30 Apr 2011
Nursing / Retirement home for the elderly
I was the manager of a Nursing/retirement home for the elderly providing frail care.

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1 Jul 2011
31 Oct 2012
boy 8 years
(Full day) position - I'm currently caring for her son 8year old. I see to the needs; supervise, assist with homework, take to extra murals in the afternoon, and over the holidays take on planned outings.
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Maria became a part of our family, and played a very important role through some difficult personal circumstances. Her dedication to the well-being of our son was endearing. She cared for and supported our family in a wonderful manner.

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10 Jan 2019
25 Feb 2019
Over 50 years
Marti has had a major hip replacement op and I’ve been looking after her and the animals.
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Maria has been absolutely wonderful. Caring , compassionate and very patient. I have not been the easiest person to take care of, yet Maria's care and commitment is unwavering

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16 Mar 2020
Current
Mrs. Belinda Johnston
Frail Care and meeting the needs of a mother and wife within her limited capacity due to a chordoma brain tumor. This is and still is the most humbling experience because as much as I’ve given exceptional love and due consideration I’ve received it double fold and been utterly treated with the utmost kindness, generosity and respect ❤️