Jennifer Scales

JENNIFER SCALES

Child Nurse

Due to the current pandemic Home visits are available for patients in the immediate area (Caringbah to Cronulla). The cost of a home visit is $55 including GST.

Please phone the practice to check availability.

Jennifer joined the practice in 2013. She graduated as a Tresillian Mothercraft nurse in 1984 and initially worked for many years in nurseries (0-2yrs) within the long day care sector. She completed her Workplace Cert IV (1994) and became a qualified trainer in Child Care, working for several years in private institutions and Sutherland/St George Community College.

Jennifer was employed for 6 years at Sutherland Family Support Services, working as a nurse assisting “at risk” mothers & babies. There she also gained a qualification as a “Triple P” facilitator (Positive Parenting Program) enabling her to educate parents and grandparents in appropriate parenting strategies for ages 0-5years. She also worked voluntarily for the Sutherland Shire Post-natal Depression Group.

Jennifer has worked as a clinic nurse within the Sutherland Shire for 7 years assisting parents of 0-2 year olds in such areas as feeding, settling/sleeping, physical and emotional development. She has raised 3 children of her own & is passionate about her role in providing support for the entire family unit and continues to keep updated with any relevant information which will benefit the wellbeing of mother and child.