Job Description

A loyal, hard-working and adaptable individual is required to look after two boys, aged two and five, and carry out occasional housekeeping duties as required, at a three-bedroom property in the heart of Chelsea (the family

also have a part time housekeeper). The role will be shared care (working with parents, mainly the mother), for approximately 35-40 hours a week. Ideally working Tuesday – Saturday:

 

  • Tuesday –  Thursday 1pm –  7pm
  • Fridays 7.30am –  7pm
  • Saturdays 9:30-6:30pm 

 

A driver is not essential, though holiday travel will be required (approximately 3 holidays per year). The family are looking for a professional, discreet, energetic and organised nanny, with experience of looking after children of a similar age. The right candidate will be positive and patient, with a can-do attitude, capable of setting boundaries whilst engaging the children in fun and creative activities. Common sense and a nurturing  nature are essential, and the role will include typical nursery duties such as;

  • Preparing healthy meals
  • Undertaking nursery/schools runs
  • Helping with bath/bedtime 
  • Organising age appropriate activities.

The five-year-old son has a few allergies; therefore, the right candidate must also be responsible and vigilant.

Other Responsibilities and Duties

  • Taking the children to and from school
  • Creative and educational activities
  • Accompanying the children to activities, appointments and play dates
  • Preparing healthy meals for the family
  • Occasional evening babysitting
  • Packing overnight bags for weekends away and/or holidays
  • Occasionally accompanying the family on holidays (agreed in advance)
  • Infrequent overnight care (agreed in advance)
  • General household cleaning and tidying (keeping the home wellkept and organised, assisting the Part Time Housekeeper also employed)
  • Assisting with the laundry and home related duties when necessary
  • Errand running (post office, dry cleaning, food shopping)

Please note this role is to start in February 2020.

 

Location:  Chelsea, SW10

Position:  Permanent Nanny/Housekeeper

Salary:   £28,000 to £35,000 gross per year, with overtime/travel paid at an agreed rate

Annual Leave:  28 days annual leave (including bank holidays)

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