Meet Our Babysitters
Below is only a selection of our amazing team of babysitters:
Amanda has a love for all children and animals (except birds as she has a phobia). She has a passion for music and movements as well as imaginative play and loves to read and encourage children within her care to get involved with books. Amanda has completed her Cert III in Early Childhood Education and will embark on completing her Diploma as well. She comes from a big family and has been around children all her life. Amanda is considered the favourite babysitter for all her nieces and nephews as well as her friends children. Safety is paramount for Amanda as well as respect for all parents and caregivers.
Amandine’s favourite three things are children, dogs and nature. She is regularly exploring the bush with her friends and their children and used to work for Nature Play WA. She is very passionate about the wonderful benefits nature can bring to a child. Amandine loves exploring with children, learning together and being creative. She has also had a strong inner child which is why she thinks children gravitate toward her. Amandine used to be a foster carer and has worked with various disabilities and complex trauma in her 15-year career. She is highly experienced with children of all ages from babies to teenagers. Amandine believes deep down all children crave quality time, patience, encouragement, boundaries and love. If she was ever to return to study again she would study child psychology as she loves to see children grow and develop.
Amy is a caring and fun babysitter who holds her Cert III in Early Childhood Education and Care. She is experienced working with children of all ages within day care and as a private babysitter. She has recently left the childcare industry to pursue a carer within the sports industry. Amy enjoys being outside and travelling as well as watching AFL and baking. She completely understands how daunting it can be leaving your child with a sitter especially for the first time but always eases her clients and makes the process as easy as possible for the families.
Amy began looking after children at the age of 13. She has provided services in individual and group contexts in both personal and professional capacities. Amy has had experience working with children from varied cultural backgrounds and ability levels in a range of different environments (Clinic, home, school, and community). With a background in Speech Pathology, she has developed skills in managing those with complex communication needs (e.g. requires the use of AAC) and behavioural difficulties. She is comfortable working with children of all ages and has provided services for people across their lifespan. She is an energetic and passionate individual that is dedicated to providing a holistic, strengths-based approach to helping children learn to communicate with the people and world around them. She finds great joy in meeting new people and providing support to children and their families. In her spare time, she enjoys interacting with the arts and she particularly enjoys expressing herself through music and dance.
Angela is a Mum of two boys and is a qualified and experienced Primary School Teacher. She loves working with a variety of children of all ages and abilities. In her spare time, Angela loves to bake and currently runs her own children's toy business from home. She has a warm, friendly and calm nature and is a kind personable babysitter. Angela is located in the Southern Perth region and available various times in the evenings during the week and weekends.
Anita has over 15 years of experience working with and supporting children in an education setting and is currently working at a local catholic school. She is experienced, qualified, enthusiastic and professional. Anita is a devoted mother to her 3 adult children, who all still live at home! She is a fun-loving, nurturing person who adores working with children. Her interests are cooking, reading, the outdoors, beach walks and sailing. In addition to compulsory 1st aid training, Anita is trained in midazolam, and diabetes and has a cert 4 in special needs.
Belinda is our longest serving babysitter who is always happy to go above and beyond for her clients. Belinda has a large variety of experience working with children of all ages. She completed her Cert III in Early Childhood and worked within the childcare industry for 25 years and ran her own creches and has also coached children’s soccer. She is a mother of two and currently works as a kids camp activity instructor – abseiling, archery you name it, she can do it! Belinda has become well known for being the energizer bunny who never runs out of steam when caring for little ones. She is truly passionate and loves working with children to provide an engaging and fun environment for all the children she cares for. Belinda has a variety of availability throughout the week and weekends in the Mandurah and South West Region.
Beta has always loved kids and aside from her own two children she is also called Mama Beta by all her nieces and nephews which really highlights her close relationship with them. She has years of experience working with children of all ages from newborns to teenagers. One of Beta’s passions is arts and crafts and not only has she sold her artwork but has also taught and worked with children with additional needs in the art therapy field. When she isn’t in her art room she enjoys exploring Perth and loves a good adventure or new experience. Beta loves working with children as she naturally has a caring nature.
Bobbi is an amazingly friendly and kind babysitter and a great asset to the Cherished Cherubs team. She has worked with children since the age of 13 and worked in Early Childhood Education since leaving school which made her realise this was the career she was born to do. Bobbi is a lifelong learner and has studied most of her life to pursue further knowledge, skills and interest to be able to provide more depth and variety to the work she does. She currently works as a Primary Teacher which she loves greatly but she also hold qualifications in Early Childhood, Psychology and Allied Health Assistance. She takes a very holistic and therapeutic approach to her work with children and families and takes great pride and pleasure in being able to support others and establish safe and caring relationships. Bobbi takes great pleasure in being able to provide a service that allows parents some time out knowing that your child’s health, happiness and wellbeing is her first and only priority.
Caitlin is currently completing her studies to be a Secondary Italian and English teacher and is proudly bilingual. She enjoys spending time at home with her partner and two cats and a dog. Caitlin loves reading, baking, going to the beach and snorkelling. She is very active and loves to go for a run and play netball. Caitlin is experienced working with children of all ages in a variety of roles – Italian teacher, tutor, babysitter and OSHC Educator. Her favourite part of all her jobs is building strong relationships with all the children she meets.
Carmen is a friendly and upbeat babysitter, originally from Britain, and is excited to be part of the Cherished Cherubs team. She adores children, animals and life in general. Carmen has two wonderful daughters with her caring husband and as a family they love to go on walks, trips to the beach and playing with their Black Labrador ‘Herbie’. Carmen has previously worked as a dance teacher with children aged 3 to 16 years old and enjoyed promoting physical activity while having fun. Carmen loved dance and used to be part of a professional Russian Ballet company. In her spare time she enjoys reading, writing, martial arts, singing and skiing.
Chamie has always been confident around children of all ages and it's this attribute that led her to become a babysitter. She enjoys working with Cherished Cherubs as it gives her a sense of fulfilment, interacting with adorable and amazing children. Chamie loves spending time with kids and will go the extra mile to ensure they have a great time!
Chloe is bubbly and creative babysitter originally from Scotland but has been living in Australia since she was young. In 2018 she returned to the UK on a working holiday for two years where she spent her time working at a kids adventure camp as an Activity Instructor. Chloe thoroughly enjoyed her time working on camp so much so that it inspired her begin her studies when she returned to Australia. Currently she is completing her Cert IV in Education Support. In her spare time Chloe likes to read, draw, listen to music as well as spending time with her family especially her niece and nephew as she absolutely adores being an Aunty.
Claire is a wonderful mature-aged babysitter. She is a Mum of 3 and grandmother to one and is known as ‘Nannie Mac’ in her family. She has been a practising Registered Nurse for over 30 years and currently working in medical rehabilitation wards in two Perth hospitals. Claire loves spending time with her granddaughter, swimming and going for long walks with her dog. Spending time with kids of all ages brings Claire joy and she feels it keeps her young. She enjoys kicking the footy in the backyard, colouring, painting, doing puzzles and reading books. Claire likes to create a fun environment for the children in her care so they can enjoy their interests and maybe learn something new.
Daphne is a friendly and bubbly babysitter who loves being active as well as being creative as she comes from a very musical family (although she admits she didn’t inherit much of that talent). She is currently a nursing student at Curtin University with the hopes of working within the paediatric field and she has over 10 years’ experience as a babysitter. Daphne is extremely passionate about working with children because of the life they bring to the party. Daphne finds it fulfilling to see the little, or not so little anymore, human grow and bloom into their beautiful selves. In her spare time she enjoys riding on her ‘Dutch’ bike, going for walks with her dog and dancing.
Deborah is someone we want to keep forever. She is a mum and grandma and has extensive experience in a variety of jobs previously, from running a health shop, to being in real estate, as a board member for a family day care scheme and drama coaching. She enjoys gardening, renovating houses and cooking. Deborah is committed to taking good care of children and really engages effectively with them. She is reliable and intuitive. A funny babysitting story: "I am acutely aware of the importance of being on time in this job, so much so that I arrived a week early! (embarrassing)" Deborah is available at various hours and lives centrally.
Dixie (Dixita) is a proud Mum of 2 boys with a love of working with children. She has her Cert III in Early Childhood and has 5 years’ experience working within an early learning childcare centre and is experienced caring for children of all ages. Dixie is passionate about education and learning as well as being fun and engaging with the children in her care. In her spare time she enjoys relaxing and sitting down with a good book. Dixie says the unique personalities of each and every individual child is what drives her enjoyment in caring for children.
Dorothy has worked for Cherished Cherubs for over 5 years and is a wonderfully reliable and well respected member of the team. Dorothy is part of our selected group that have been dubbed the ‘baby whisperers’ and is well experienced and confident working with young babies as well as children of any age. She has over 15 years’ experience working within the childcare industry and has her Diploma in Children Services and is currently completing her Bachelor of Early Childhood. Dorothy is a kind, gentle and calming babysitter which makes her a wonderful sitter for young ones and an asset to Cherished Cherubs. Dorothy is available in the evenings within the central suburbs of Perth.
Dushari has always loved children and after gaining experience in special needs and education support, she decided to become a babysitter. She loves spending time with children and teaching them new things. She has a Certificate IV in Education Support, which makes her an asset to Cherished Cherubs. Dushari is experienced in working with girls at a popular Girls' School in Perth, so she knows how to handle different personalities and create a fun learning environment for kids.
Elana was born in Cape Town, South Africa and has been living in Perth for over 20 years. She works in special needs at a primary school and has done so for the past 10+ years. Her previous experience was with Autism and Development delays and tutoring students with learning difficulties. She has two older children, meaning she has an extensive array of experience and is very patient, kind and nurturing. Elana has a love for the beach, reading and catching up with family and friends. She has a well-behaved pug dog named Oliver.
Eleanor is a mature aged babysitter with 3 grown children and 4 grandchildren. She has been a wonderful Cherished Cherubs team member for over 10 years and is a qualified nurse and midwife. Eleanor worked extensively at Red Cross Children’s Hospital in South Africa as well as Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children in the U.K as a paediatric nurse and midwife. In her spare time she enjoys gardening, cooking, reading, travelling and craft. Eleanor loves working with children and is experienced with children of all ages. Eleanor believes they are all unique little individuals and it is an absolute privilege to her to be able to care for them. Eleanor is available in the Northern Suburbs and has various availability throughout the week and weekends.
Emma is originally from Ireland and moved to Perth 7 years ago. She loves being active and being outdoors with her husband and their 4 lovely children. Emma loves to paint, read, catch up with friends over coffee and going out for family walks. Emma completed her Fetac level 5 and 6 in childcare in Ireland and has years of experience working and caring for children of all ages. She is very excited to be a member of the Cherished Cherubs team and looks forward to minding future little ones.
Erica is a mum of 2 very active and entertaining children. She and her partner taught both children, baby sign language and she is able to communicate using some basic Auslan and can also speak German. Erica loves animals and has 2 dogs, a cat and a tank full of fish at home. Prior to having her own children, she worked as an Occupational Therapist for 15 years. She also has a black belt in Zen Do Kai martial arts and has spent the past 2 years teaching martial arts, life skills and sharing the anti-bullying message to children aged 3-16. She is no longer teaching on a regular basis but still helps out in classes when required. Erica loves working with babies, especially since she knows she won't be having more of her own, so enjoys any opportunity to sneak some newborn cuddles. She is also just as comfortable with older children and loves to ensure that parents know they are leaving their children in safe hands.
Georgie is a loving and committed mother of two very happy grown-up children and is also a grandmother. She grew up in a positive and loving home with eight brothers and sisters and knows how important it is to create an environment in which children can flourish as individuals. Georgie has worked in restaurants and catering for many years as well as running cooking classes and now that she is retired, she enjoys caring for children. She loves to share her passion for cooking with children to help them become at ease in the kitchen. Georgie is a positive, reliable, organised, trustworthy and compassionate babysitter. Georgie has a range of availability throughout the week and weekends and is located in the central suburbs.
Grace is a well-travelled and down-to-earth professional. She is a creative soul and always has a project on the go. In her spare time, you can find Grace by the ocean with a coffee in hand. She has over 10 years of experience working with children both in a childcare and social work setting. She feels passionate about fostering a safe and curious environment for children to learn, develop and grow. Grace is experienced working with children of all ages and abilities and loves working with children because she believes they are a beautiful reminder of the joy that exists within the small moments of each day.
Hannah C is a qualified Early Childhood Teacher currently working for the Education Department and also has experience working within Childcare in addition to 10 years of babysitting experience. She is experienced with children of all ages and has a passion for play-based and inquiry-based learning. In her spare time, Hannah enjoys going to the beach and doing sports with her husband and friends. She loves speaking Spanish and went on a solo trip exploring South America just before the pandemic began. Hannah is a reliable and honest babysitter who loves working with children and enjoys meeting new families.
Hannah is an experienced babysitter working with children from 6 months old to 17 years old. She is a nurturing, empathetic, caring and the bubbly young lady who strives to make all her clients feel comfortable and supported within their homes. Hannah also has 2 godchildren who she spends the majority of her spare time with having fun and engaging in activities. She tries to bring as much happiness and laughter to the people around her which brings her joy and makes her job gratifying. In the last few years, all of Hannah’s past jobs have been related to the care and involvement of children with additional needs including medical, physical, behavioural and emotional. She has a passion for learning and teaching and helping to improve the quality of life for all her clients.
Hannah R is a bright and bubbly babysitter. She has years of experience and currently works alongside children as she completes her studies in Speech Pathology as well as her volunteer work within kindergartens. Hannah is a very bubbly, creative and active person and loves to be fun and engage with the children in her care.
Heidi is a mum and genuinely adore caring for children and supporting families. With a Diploma in Childcare, many years of volunteer work and over 30 years’ experience working with children, Heidi is a fantastic Cherished Cherubs babysitter. “I have worked with children in play schools, day care, in home nanny and disability support since I was 14. It is the most rewarding work”.
Isabella has over 5 years of experience working with children as a babysitter, OSHC educator, tutor and community mentor and now currently works as a dance teacher. Dancing is one of her favourite things and being able to mentor and develop children in an area that she loves is more than she could have ever asked for in a job. Isabella loves to learn and tries her best to pass this love on to each and every one of the children she interacts with. She is currently completing her Bachelor of Secondary Education which was largely fuelled by her passion for learning and educating and the joy she gets from working with children and seeing them smile and grow as individuals. Isabella is excited to be a member of the Cherished Cherubs team and to meet and work with lots of new families to spend time caring for and getting to know their beloved children and unique personalities.
Jane comes from a large extended family and is a Mum of two and grandmother to 6. She has been working with children from a young age and is experienced with children of all ages from newborns to teenagers. Jane volunteered for 18 years in the foster care space and loves the quirkiness and innocence that children bring. She enjoys reading, crafts, nature walks and finding new and exciting places to explore. Jane also loves animals and has a large Malamute and a very grumpy old Birman cat.
Janet is a mature aged babysitter and has two grown children as well as three grandchildren. Originally from the North West of England, Janet has been living in Perth for over 10 years and is a trusted member of the Cherished Cherubs team who is experienced with children of all ages. Janet is currently completing her nursing studies and is also an experienced support worker within aged care and with children with additional needs. Her hobbies are reading, colouring, walking, cooking and baking. Janet loves children as they keep her young and fun and looks forward to meeting new families and children.
Jenelle has been working with babysitting agencies on and off for the past 20 years giving her lots of experience working with children of all ages. Jenelle is an adventurer and has travelled far and wide including the Arctic and Antarctica which gave her the magical experience of seeing a polar bear in the wild. In her spare time, she loves camping and scuba diving. She is an avid volunteer worker and currently volunteers with Blue Gum Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation care group so each week she is looking after injured and orphaned wildlife including joeys, possums, echidnas, birds and reptiles. She has two gorgeous ragdoll cats and loves spending quality time at home when she is not off on her adventures. Jenelle takes pride in her title as “Favourite Aunt” with all her nieces and nephews and basks in the glory of being the cool and fun aunt and babysitter. She is quite a diverse person and just has a special knack with kids of all ages. We are excited to have Jenelle back on the team and she looks forward to meeting some new little faces.
Jennifer has two grown sons, and two cats and absolutely loves dogs and all animals! In the past, Jen was a Director of Catering for Canadian Pacific Resorts and owned her own General Store. She now cooks and caters for luxury yachts and homes. When she is not busy cooking up a feast, she thoroughly enjoys getting out in nature, exploring the wildlife, diving, and skiing. In addition to being a stay-at-home Mum for 10 years, Jen has worked as a casual babysitter and volunteered for her kid's sporting teams. Jen has always enjoyed babysitting and she finds it rewarding, important but most of all, FUN! Jennifer has been a member of the Cherished Cherubs team for a few years and is experienced working with children of all ages.
Jenny is an active gardener who enjoys reading and loves to learn new things. After many years of exploring the red dust lands, she is excited to now be living near the beach. Jenny is a qualified early childhood teacher with over 30 years of experience working in a range of professional roles including teaching, directing of children’s services, governess, nanny and child protection. The fact that her past roles have always involved children demonstrates her enjoyment of getting to know each and every child. Jenny says that children are joyful and keep her young at heart.
Julie first started working as a babysitter when she was a teenager living in Tom Price. Since then, she has not only raised her own two children, she has helped care for nieces nephews, friends children and grandchildren. In the last few years, Julie has been lucky enough to travel extensively throughout the world. As an entertainer in music, Julie has been entertaining mainly Seniors in the community, at Seniors Centres, Retirement Villages, Community Concerts etc. Julies says she absolutely loves working for Cherished Cherubs, especially when she goes back to families she has been to a few times before, loves to see the children again who are all so excited to see her as well. Julie loves to bring her many years of experience as an Entertainer to children with music, dancing, and play-acting.
Kanika is originally from India and relocated to Australia approx. 10 years ago. She has completed her Cert III in Early Childhood and Cert IV in Education Support. She is experienced with children of all ages and has worked as an educator in daycare and currently works as an EA within primary schools. Kanika loves to help children and encourage them to learn at their best level. Her main priority while working with children is to always ensure that they remain safe, healthy and happy.
Kavesha currently works within a before and after school care service working with school aged children. She is very passionate about working with children and is a happy go lucky person with the confidence to tackle any challenge that comes her way. Kavesha enjoys outdoor activities including spending the day at the beach or going for walks or hikes with her friends. Although she is an outdoor person she does love spending some time indoors reading motivational books. Kavesha is currently in the midst of pursuing her Bachelor in Early Childhood as she wishes to be an Early Childhood Teacher. She has a great passion in learning and teaching young children and looks forward to meeting many wonderful families.
Kelly is a nursing student at ECU and mother to three beautiful boys. When she isn’t busy studying or being a Mum, you can find her running at the gym or exploring the local parks with her kids. Kelly also loves to read, draw and bake in her spare time. She is in her final year of nursing and hoping to specialise in paediatrics. Kelly is experienced and adores working with children of all ages and believes the role we play in helping guide their unique minds is key to our world's future.
Khiara is a Law and Psychology student with a passion for helping others. She loves anything outdoors, arts and crafts and building new relationships. Khiara has 5 years’ experience within the childcare industry as well as working as a nanny and creche attendant. She looks forward to supporting new families who need someone responsible and reliable to help provide excellent care for their little ones.
Lauren M has been involved with childcare for 10 years, nannying for 4 years, as well as a teacher's Assistant. Her next ambition is to achieve her youth mentoring certificate, which will be handy as her two children become older. A bit of an animal fanatic, Lauren has 3 cats, a fish and looking to add a puppy. She likes to read, go to the beach, do yoga and be creative. Lauren has always known she would dedicate her life to children and brings a lot to Cherished Cherubs. She wants to leave all families feeling happy and confident in their choice to leave their most precious little souls in her care.
Lauren R comes from a large family, who are very close and enjoy socialising together. She is currently studying Occupational Therapy, as well as working for a catering business as wait staff and delivery service. In her spare time, Lauren loves to exercise and take her dog Zane for a walk. She has a strong passion for dance and attends dance classes most days of the week as well as teaching at her own dance studio. Being a lover of kids, Lauren thoroughly enjoys the opportunity to work for Cherished Cherubs, as she loves engaging with all the kids she looks after and seeing them smile, brings her so much joy. Lauren is very active and has the ability to multi-task, which we all know is a great quality to have when it comes to looking after young children.
Lea is originally from Germany where she grew up with her Mum and two younger sisters who she assisted in caring for and also became the neighbourhood babysitter. She has been working in the industry for over 5 years including her time working as an Au Pair in Canada. Lea loves working with children and values their light-heartedness, creativity and seemingly endless energy that she believes often gives oneself another perspective and makes the job very rewarding. She is a very positive person that approaches life with a can-do attitude and is motivated to always learn something new. When she is not studying or working she enjoys learning about the world by reading or travelling, spending time outdoors or having game nights with friends. Lea also loves spending times with animals, enjoying a good cup of tea and doing yoga.
Leah is originally from Thailand and has been living in Perth for over 10 years. She has completed her Diploma in Children’s Services and has been working in the childcare industry for over 7 years. Leah is experienced working with children of all ages as well as sets of twins and has experience as a Disability Support Worker working with children with additional needs. She is a patient and caring babysitter whose passion is educating and providing safe care for children.
Leanne is a caring and respectful spirit and has enjoyed working with children since she was young with an adult child of her own. Leanne has experience working with children of all ages including newborns. Leanne is fun-loving and thoroughly enjoys being creative particularly with hands-on play and craft activities to promote and encourage healthy motor development. She loves to read and promote imaginative play with the children in her care.
Liezel is originally from the Philippines where she graduated with a Bachelor of Primary Education and also completed her Masters in Child Studies – Complete Academic Requirements. She had a 17 year long career as a teacher in the Philippines as well as working as a tutor before relocating to Australia. Currently Liezel works as a Service Coordinator within a before/after school care service where she has been working for over 4 years. As part of her role she facilitates the programming and activities completed at the centre and is extremely proud and grateful to have won the 2018 National Award for Best Program Opportunities as well as winning the 2019 Ambassador Award. Liezel loves being creative and doing art activities with children as well as listening to music and watching movies (especially Disney). She has a passion for photography and always loves to travel and explore the beautiful locations that Australia has to offer. Liezel loves spending time with children to create meaningful and beautiful experiences while ensuring they feel safe, secure, comfortable and of course making sure they are having fun. Liezel is located in the Central Suburbs and is available evenings and weekends.
Liling (Ling) is originally from Malaysia and moved to Australia, settling in Perth, at the age of 7 with her parents and brother. When not working for Cherished Cherubs, she works for the department of health as a Payroll Officer. Ling has two nieces and two nephews who she babysits for and has also completed work experience in a childcare centre. Ling is a huge animal lover and has two cats of her own. In her spare time, she enjoys yoga, going for walks and spending time with family and friends. Ling has been working with Cherished Cherubs for over 10 years and loves the opportunity to meet new families and gain different experiences with all of the children she looks after.
Lola has always had a passion for childcare and started babysitting when she was 13 years old. She holds a Cert II in Early Childhood and has years of experience working with children from newborns upwards in a variety of different settings (creches, day-care, nanny, babysitter). When Lola moved to London after she completed high school she worked as a live-in-nanny and her original plan to stay for a year turned into 3 years because she loved the work so much. Over the years she has had the pleasure of working with many amazing families where she was able to form special bonds with so many different children and families of all different ages and background and of course their own unique personalities. Lola has a love for all things creative, whether that be messing around with colourful paints, dancing to music or designing interior spaces in her interior design course. She is also a big animal lover and has a little dog called Jasper and a cat called Rapunzel (Lola was 6 when she named her cat after her favourite princess). Lola has years of hands on experience working with children from newborns onwards. We are so excited to have Lola as part of the Cherished Cherubs team and she looks forward to meeting many more wonderful families. Lola has various available in the evenings and weekends and is located in the Central/Northern suburbs of Perth.
Madelene (Mady) is extremely passionate about working with children and providing them with quality care. She believes every child is individual and extraordinary in their own way and spending time with children to help them explore their unique imagination and interests is one of the things she loves most. Her love for caring for children has seen her pursue her Bachelor of Education studies and she has worked within the Education and Childcare industries for the past few years. Mady loves being in the company of others, exercising, exploring nature or spending time with family pets in her spare time.
Mallika is a graduate physiotherapist who desires to be a paediatric therapist as she has always enjoyed working with children. Throughout her university and high school experience, she worked as a babysitter, nanny, tutor and paediatric therapy assistant for kids with a disability. Mallika is bright, bubbly and a very friendly person who enjoys being creative with kids and keeping them entertained with various activities for hours at end. She also loves all kinds of pets. Besides working, Mallika enjoys rock climbing, plays touch rugby and loves to crochet. Mallika has a passion for working with children and is available most evenings and weekends in the central suburbs of Perth.
Maria is very passionate about people especially the younger generations and their mental and emotional health which has led her to do her Masters in Counselling. She currently works as a School Chaplain and loves spending time with the students. Maria enjoys playing board games, and social sports such as volleyball and basketball and also enjoys creative activities such as painting, graphic design and colouring in – she finds it quite therapeutic. She is also highly involved with kids and youth in her local church community.
Melanie is a kind, compassionate and caring babysitter who has been a trusted and reliable member of the team for over 5 years. She is a Mum of 3, has completed volunteer work within the education field and has cared for children with additional needs. Melanie is highly experienced in working with children of all ages from newborns to teenagers. She is calm by nature but has a fun perspective on life and absolutely loves being a Mum and working with children and meeting new families.
Mellissa is a Mum of two boys and thoroughly enjoys her role with Cherished Cherubs and being able to care for and engage with the children in her care. She believes the best part of her job is hearing the children’s laughter and being able to have fun with them in a safe environment while meeting their needs. Mellissa enjoys baking, walking, reading, spending time with family outdoors and being part of her local community. She loves being able to help those around her by providing meals, offering to babysit their children or even just being there to have a cuppa at the end of the day.
Molly has 10 years of experience caring for children of all ages as a babysitter, nanny and au pair as well as now being a Mum and Foster Parent to 5 wonderful boys. Through her foster care journey, she has gained skills in engaging and managing the needs of children with a range of backgrounds, behaviours and care levels and can adjust to fit into every family's dynamics and requirements. She has extensive experience in caring for large families with multiple children of varying ages. Molly has a background in psychology and a keen interest in learning the why and how behind how children can thrive. With 5 boys she is used to keeping up with a high energy and busy lifestyle.
Naomi is a Mum of 3 including a set of twins and is also a Foster Carer. Included in the family is a lovely Labrador who is very friendly and adored by her children. Prior to having children she had a 20-year teaching carer in the post-compulsory education sector. Naomi is extremely passionate about helping children to thrive and loves seeing children develop and grow. Naomi’s experience includes running music classes for babies and toddlers for many years, working in and running creches, being a playgroup leader, being involved in the school P&C as well as different committees for charities involving children. She is experienced working with pre-term babies through to teenagers and loves meeting new people and helping families.
Natasha is a fun-loving student nurse with a passion for helping others. She loves any and all animals with a passion also. Natasha has been volunteering with young children since she was 15 years old and recently has started working within the childcare sector. Currently, she also volunteers at Perth Children’s Hospital which is a role she thoroughly enjoys. Natasha believes that caring for children is one of those unique joys in life and helping a child to be safe and have fun is something that cannot be matched.
Nicole is currently studying both Primary Teaching and Law at Murdoch University. She works as a gymnastics coach and has been babysitting for over 8 years. In her spare time, she likes to relax and read a good book, or catch up on an exciting TV show that she may have missed while busy studying. She plays the piano and is very musical, so finds it relaxing composing her own songs. What Nicole most enjoys about working for Cherished Cherubs is that it allows her to have a very hands-on technique with the kids and gives her the opportunity, to not just watch them or stick them in front of a TV, but allows her to interact with them and have activities prepared that nurture their brains and help their growth and development. Nicole has experience with all ages and has a positive outlook and bubbly attitude.
Raye-anne has worked with children for over 40 years in a variety of fields and roles including long daycare, before and after school care, gymnastics coach, nanny/babysitter, multi-sports etc. She really loves watching children grow with confidence and self-esteem. Children’s safety, health and well being is foremost in any activity or job that she undertakes with the children in her care. Raye-anne is a very proud Mum and Nanna and loves embracing the individuality and respectful relationship in each and every child and adult alike is the core of her working life.
Remi is currently studying for her Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Studies) and has experience working in childcare with children from 6 months to 5 years old. She is extremely passionate about early childhood education and values play-based learning experiences. Remi has a kind, nurturing and bubbly personality and thoroughly enjoys interacting and building positive and trusting relationships with children and their families. She loves working with young children and being able to provide opportunities that encourage and extend their learning through engaging in play-based experiences and meaningful interactions. Remi has a background in drama and creative arts and loves to encourage children to engage in fun and creative activities and play. Through Remi’s studies and experiences she has developed a strong knowledge of the Early Years Learning Framework and National Quality Standards, along with her creative and bubbly personality makes Remi a wonderful asset to the team and an attentive and trusting babysitter.
Riana is currently studying for her Bachelor of Education (Primary) degree at Curtin University. She is also nearly completed her certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care, which she studied at a nature-based day care in Busselton. Riana started babysitting at the age of 14 and has not stopped loving the quality time she gets to spend with the children in her care. When she is not in Perth, she is spending time with her family down south and walking on the beach with her dogs. When she is not training her German Shepherd, Mavrik, she goes running and plays basketball. Riana is not afraid to get dirty while playing with children and enjoys meeting new families and building lasting bonds. What Riana enjoys most about working for Cherished Cherubs, is the opportunity to get down to the children’s level and have fun. She loves working with all age groups and enjoys being able to give parents the peace of mind that their children will be cared for and have a good time while they are gone.
Rida is a very patient and easy-going person with years of babysitter experience which has taught her how to interact and engage with children in a positive and responsible manner. She is currently completing her studies in Community Services which has provided more knowledge and experience to communicate and understand a more diverse range of children and families of all ages and abilities. Rida loves engaging children in a variety of different indoor and outdoor activities and has a passion for learning and teaching.
Rita is a Mum to two grown daughters and has three grandchildren. She moved to Australia from the UK in 2014 to be near her family and since then has had the great pleasure of being closely involved in caring for her gorgeous grandchildren. Rita has worked for Cherished Cherubs for over 5 years and in that time has been lucky enough to look after hundreds of children and to build relationships with several families of which she is their regular babysitter. Rita is extremely reliable and trustworthy and has a friendly, kind and patient disposition. She usually finds that she can easily establish a connection with children and loves engaging them in activities and exercising their imagination and creativity. When Rita has spare time she enjoys swimming, yoga, the beach, and bushwalking as well as going to the movie. She is a lifelong passionate reader.
Sabia has a great passion for learning and teaching as well as working and caring for children. She has completed her Cert III in Early Childhood Education and Care and has worked and cared for children in all her previous job roles and is confident working with children of all ages. Currently, Sabia volunteers as part of In Search of Safety with the Red Cross which includes her attending schools as a guest speaker to share stories with children about seeking asylum and refuge in Australia. In her spare time, she enjoys playing volleyball and is currently part of two volleyball teams. She is a very active person but also enjoys sitting down to read a good book. Sabia also loves animals and currently has two pet rabbits. The unique personalities of each individual child are what drives her passion and enjoyment in caring for children.
Sienna is a mature and responsible babysitter with years of babysitting experience and has also worked in the disability support sector supporting and assisting families. She has a great passion for children and animals and enjoys being able to care for pets when she meets new families. In her spare time, Sienna loves to dance, sing, and read and enjoys being creative, doing cross-stitching, colouring and playing games. Sienna’s favourite part of being a babysitter is getting to know and building a relationship with families. Caring for people comes naturally to Sienna as she has been doing it since a young age and thoroughly enjoys being able to work in this field.
Skua is originally from South Africa but has grown up and lived in Australia since she was 9 years old. She has a great love for anything outdoors or fitness related which makes her a very energetic and fun babysitter. Skua spends most of her free time at the beach or anywhere outside with friends or her dog who she considers her child. She is currently completing her studies in Personal Training as she enjoys interacting with people of all ages and abilities in a healthy and productive way. Skua began looking after children as a casual babysitter in her teens and has also worked in childcare. She has always enjoyed spending time and getting to know the children within her care as well as their parents and building relationships with each family. Skua has a great passion for learning and always ensures she works hard to achieve her best.
Sonja has three grown-up sons, two cats and loves to draw and paint. She is a former Primary School Teacher and vocational trainer who has worked in colleges throughout Australia and Mongolia in Education Management and Support as well as classroom training. She was a first aid trainer for a number of years including with St John Ambulance and delivered Asthma courses to childcare groups in Perth. Sonja enjoys art and craft with children, reading stories, playing outside and being a caring and supportive babysitter to children of various ages.
Suzie is young at heart and a loving and energetic mature aged babysitter. She has over 13 years’ experience working with children of all ages including newborns in various settings – nanny, babysitter, daycare, creches etc. Suzie enjoys going to the gym and participating in Latin, Zumba and Pilates classes. She loves the outdoors, travelling and takes the time to enjoy the company of her friends and family whenever possible. When taking care of children Suzie always provides the best possible care to ensure they feel loved and safe on top of enjoying their time with her.
Tarina has worked with Cherished Cherubs for a few years and consistently receives wonderful feedback from the families she cares for. As a proud parent of two girls, Tarina spends her time running around with them along with caring for their rescue dog, their guinea pig and their budgie. Tarina herself is the youngest of six children and her Dad always called them his six green apples. She has always enjoyed babysitting family and friends’ children and was a regular volunteer at her daughter's Primary School. In her spare time, she likes to read, go for walks, and enjoy a good movie. Tarina likes babysitting for Cherished Cherubs due to the flexibility in the hours to accommodate her family life. She is experienced with all ages and is honest, reliable and has a caring nature which makes her an asset to the Cherished Cherubs team.
Teresa has 3 daughters and soon to be 5 grandchildren. She loves spending time with her family and engaging in play with her grandchildren and made the move from NSW to WA to be closer to family. Teresa loves all animals and has 2 dogs of her own. In her spare time, she likes to read and take walks along the beach. Teresa is a very patient and fun babysitter and is experienced with children of all ages. She is very passionate about caring for children and enjoys teaching children new skills and engaging them in new experiences.
Tess is a qualified Physiotherapist who aims to specialise in the paediatric field. She has years of babysitting experience as well as nannying experience and worked as a teaching assistant at Cod Camp. Tess also worked with the elderly teaching fitness classes. She spends her spare time at the beach, playing the guitar or with her pet poodle, Sooty. Tess is a compassionate, patient, and organised person.
Tracey is a passionate and empathetic babysitter who loves the unique nature of each individual child and is confident with children of all ages. She is a Mum herself and currently works as part of the Cabin Crew team where she gets to help Mums and Dads with their little ones during perhaps the hardest part of their holiday – travelling! Tracey also assists and care for unaccompanied minors who are travelling on their own which of course requires some extra special love and attention. Her family loves the beach, whether it’s just for a walk or having a swim and feels so lucky to live in Perth with some of the most beautiful beaches in the world.
Yasmeen is originally from Sydney and has been living in Perth for over 5 years. She is currently studying her Cert III in Early Childhood Education and Care and plans on completing her Diploma in this field to expand on her knowledge and experience. Yasmeen loves to be filled with knowledge and enjoys being able to assist children and their parents with any questions they may have. She currently works within the childcare industry and is experienced with children of all ages and abilities and has also worked within after school care programs and as a support worker. Yasmeen loves to stay active and loves her pets – 3 cats and a parrot. In her free time, she enjoys being able to catch up on her studies, reading and relaxing with a movie.
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“From the initial quote and booking to the baby sitting service, Cherished Cherubs have been outstanding all the way through!! It gave us complete peace of mind knowing our son was well looked after.” – Christina
“We had Riana look after our 1.5 year old son for a few hours while we went out for dinner. From the moment she walked in the door both my son and daughter were obsessed with her.” – Michelle
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