Employment

MLNA “Melbourne’s Leading Nanny Agency” assists families to engage the services of

Private Carers

In the family home as

  • Nannies
  • Nanny Share
  • Live in or out Nannies
  • Night Nannies
  • After School Carers
  • Before School Carers
  • Babysitters
  • Cleaners
  • Housekeepers
  • Mother craft Nurses
  • House minding
  • Mothers Helpers

The Minimum Criteria for Cleaners:

  • Three domestic cleaning related referees that are not from family and friends
  • Police Check completed in the last 12 months
  • Own car and licence

Minimum required weekly availability:

  • Nannies – 3-4 full week days (plus additional casual work).
  • After School Carers – 4-5 afternoons per week.
  • Baby Sitters – 7 nights per week.
  • Cleaners – 4 full days per week

All Carers must

  • Be at least 18 years’ old
  • Be an Australian Citizen or a permanent resident or have a relevant visa to allow employment on a continuous base for 12 months or more
  • Have a Police Check completed in the last 12 months, click here
  • Have three related referees that are not from family and friends
  • Have own car and licence
  • Have letter from your doctor stating you are fit and healthy to work in the relevant field (if required)
  • Make a 12 month commitment to work with our agency

And be prepared to complete:

  • An application form
  • Attend a preliminary phone screening interview
  • Attend a secondary behavioural interview
  • Relevant training modules
  • An induction

For more information about opportunities with THE AGENCY, please call the office on (03) 9576 7000 – We would love to speak with you!

 

 

Our sister business ALHCA “Australia’s Leading Nanny Agency” engages the services of

IHC Childcare Educators

For the delivery of the Government subsidised In Home Care Program to

  • Families who live in rural or remote areas
  • Parents who work non-standard hours
  • Families with challenging or complex needs, or who are facing challenging situations
  • No other form of childcare is available, appropriate or accessible

All IHC Childcare Educators must also have:

  • A minimum Certificate III in Early Childhood Education qualification or equivalent or be enrolled and working toward
  • Current First Aid Certificate HLTAID003 or HLTAID004
  • Current CPR Certificate HLTAID001
  • Police Check completed in the last 6 months, click here
  • Employee Working with Children Check
  • Protecting Children – Mandatory reporting and other Obligations eLearning Module – To complete this training, click here
  • Active PRODA account – To register for one click here

NDIS Support Workers

For the delivery of the below NDIS registration groups

  • Daily living life skills 0114
  • Daily personal activities 0107
  • Participate community 0125
  • Household tasks 0120
  • Community nursing 0114

All NDIS Support Workers must also have:

  • Disability qualification or proven prior relevant experience
  • Current First Aid Certificate HLTAID003 or HLTAID004
  • Current CPR Certificate HLTAID001
  • Employee Working with Children Check
  • Protecting Children – Mandatory reporting and other Obligations eLearning Module – To complete this training, click here
  • Certificate in NDIS Worker Screening Check (from February 2021), click here
  • NDIS Worker Orientation Module – To complete this training, click here

Registered Training Organisation

The Agency has a strong relationship with Suzan Johnston, a Registered Training Organisation that is committed in providing high calibre training courses. As our preferred childcare qualification provider we recommend all our carers to complete their qualification through Suzan Johnston. Our affiliation has increased the number of carers with childcare qualifications, promoting growth and development. Together we are working to create informative and interesting professional development workshops to encourage continual up skilling.

Professional Development

We are committed to providing Nannies a platform to get together learn new skills and develop current expertise. Below we have a list of the wide range of topics we cover in our different professional development workshops. Like us on Facebook for more information about the up and coming workshops.

WORKSHOPS AND SEMINARS

THE AGENCY is offering the following topics to nannies on a rotational basis through training and development workshops and seminars:

Health and Safety

SAFETY
  • Hazard Protection
  • Water safety
  • Safety around the house
  • Sun smart
  • Car and road safety
  • Outdoor safety
  • Cot safety
  • Bike and scooter safety
COLIC AND REFLUX
  • Feeding difficulties
  • Physical/emotional ailments
  • Unsettled behaviour
  • Distressed behaviour
FAMILY MENTAL HEALTH WORKSHOPS
  • Post natal depression
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Bullying in the playground
  • Cyber bullying
  • Detecting and reporting abuse


SPECIAL NEEDS
  • Hearing
  • ADHD
  • Autism
  • Spectrum analysis
  • Asthma/Eczema
  • Aspergers
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Physical disorder
  • Learning disorder
  • Dyslexia
  • Sleeping disorder
  • OCD
HYGIENE
  • Sickness
  • Exclusionary illnesses
  • Handling of bodily wastes
  • Food contamination, preparation and storage
  • Pets

Children Development

CHILD DEVELOPMENT STAGES
  • Newborns
  • Toddlers
  • Preschoolers
SPEECH DEVELOPMENT
  • Age appropriate language development
  • Introducing words
DUNSTAN BABY TALK
  • Crying babies
  • Baby language
EDUCATING CHILDREN
  • How to read to children
  • Counting with children
  • Stimulating an enquiry mind
  • Story time / engaging a child


OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY
  • Fine and gross motor skills
  • Age milestones
  • Age appropriate physical activities
DISCIPLINE
  • Different discipline techniques
  • Managing tantrums
  • Distract and divert
  • Approaching parents
  • Using time out effectively
  • Maintaining children’s self esteem

Food and Play

FOOD
  • Introducing solids
  • Dietary planning for the family and kids
  • Experimentation with new foods
  • Psychology of food
  • Easy family cooking recipes
  • Feeding infants
  • Bottle sterilization
HEALTHY EATING
  • For babies
  • For toddlers
  • For preschoolers
PLAY
  • Creating successful outings and excursions
  • Interactive outdoor play


SWIMMING
  • With babies
  • Safety around the pool
CHILDREN EXERCISE
  • Sports
  • Ball
  • Pilates
  • Yoga
ARTS AND CRAFT
  • Age appropriate activities
  • InteMaking play dough, bubbles and clay
  • Fun recipe ideas

Babies

TWINS AND TRIPLETS
  • Creating routines
  • Effective feeding strategies
  • Time saving ideas
  • Outings and excursions
  • Recording activities
  • Sleep deprivation
  • Difference between day andnight
BABIES AND SLEEP
  • Sleep routing development Sleep settling
  • Sleep cycle
  • Preparing sleeping area
  • Age expectations
BATHING
  • For babies
  • For toddlers
  • Safety hints and tips
  • Preparing for bathing time


NAPPY
  • How to wipe
  • Use of cream
  • Hygiene
  • Cleaning methods
  • Medical
  • Stool consistency
  • Thrush
  • Nappy rash
  • Liquid intake and output
  • Cloth diapers vs. Disposable diapers
BABY MASSAGE
  • Digestive relaxation
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Mind, body and soul
  • Connectivity with children

Planning and Assistance

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
  • Managing your finances
  • Book keeping
  • Doing your taxes
  • Superannuation
  • Submitting your tax return
REPORTING
  • How to report abuse
  • How to approach authorities/police
  • How to report insurance claim


HOUSEHOLD MANAGEMENT
  • Implementing family routines
  • Laundry management
  • Panty management
  • Food management
  • Wardrobe management
  • Ironing
  • Washing clothes
  • Getting rid of stains