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About Emma Henderson

Emma Henderson

Childcare Consultant

Emma heads up our childcare desk, specialising in sourcing and placing experienced and professional child carers, including maternity nurses, nannies, governesses, international nannies, bilingual nannies and temporary nannies. With a degree in education and a background teaching teamed with nearly 8 years’ experience as a nanny recruiter, Emma is an asset to the team and a true expert in her field. Emma is highly personable and quickly ascertains the needs of both client and candidate in order to make the perfect match.

 
 

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Negotiable

VIP family based in Chelsea are looking to secure two rota maternity nurses to care for their newborn baby due April 2020.
Main task is to care for the baby and provide the parents with a smooth introduction to their baby and help with settling them in at home. This is not the family's first child - but they would still like a maternity nurse will have a wealth of experience. The maternity nurse will lead on assisting to set a routine when the time is right. International travel may be required.

Working hours: 24/7, 1 week on, 1 week off
Due Date: Early April 2020
Salary: £200 - £250 per 24 hours (Paid only for weeks worked)
Could suit two professionals who have worked in this set up before and work well together i.e. similar approaches to routine setting

*The family will also consider 2 x 12 hour maternity nurses working in rotation, days and nights.

For more information please contact childcare@leamanconsulting.com

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£50,000 - £60,000

Professional and experienced nanny needed for a high profile family based in Chelsea. The role is for a friendly nanny to care for their (almost) 2 year old girl during the nights and weekends. 

Working hours:

  • Friday 8pm > Monday 9am
  • Tuesday 8pm > Wednesday 9am
  • Wednesday 8pm > Thursday 9am
  • Days off are Mondays and Thursdays

Accommodation: bedroom en-suite when on duty
Duties: bed-time, bath-time, story-time.  Baby monitor at nights. International travel. 
Salary: up to £60,000 gross per year
Start Date: ASAP
 

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£50,000 - £60,000

1 week on, 1 week off Nanny Needed
Professional Nanny needed for high net worth family in Chelsea to take care of a little girl turning 2 in December.
Duties include everything related to the little girl - nursery duties, travelling with the family, baby monitor at night, bedtime bath time routine, reading stories.
The ideal nanny will be caring and genuine, a sense of fun is very important.
It is also essential that the Nanny is happy to travel with the family internationally and often with short notice.
A nanny who is comfortable working around hands-on parents and allowing parents to have family time.

Start Date: ASAP
Location: Chelsea
Accommodation: Bedroom en-suite when on duty with baby monitor
Working hours: 24/7, 1 week on, 1 week off
Salary: £700 - £800 net per week

 

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£500 - £600

Live-in Monday to Friday, working hours 7am to 7pm. A lovely international family located in Holland Park and they have two little girls, 3 and 4 years old. They go respectively to nursery and school in the morning and tend to have very busy afternoons in between classes and play dates. Ideally you will be a confident driver for school runs. At the house there is also a housekeeper, a part time chef that prepares most meals and a driver that most days, when he is not needed in the office, helps the nanny.
The father is Italian and would love to have an Italian speaking nanny but it’s not essential. It’s a very busy household so they need someone who’s very dynamic and flexible.
You will have a muck in attitude and be a good team player and able to work alongside other staff members. Both parents work, so it is sole charge, but they will be around for some dinners/evenings etc if they can be. They like to be involved. The family are really lovely, down to earth and easy to get on with. We recently placed the families PA/House Manager who is enjoying it thoroughly.

The family travel quite often for both work and holidays and the nanny would be required to travel with them. Most travel would be to Europe, the US and Caribbean and at times the Middle East.

Location: Holland Park
Starting: 18th November
Length of booking: Ongoing (emergency cover)
Salary: £550-£600 net per week
Driver: preferred
Hours: Monday – Friday 12 hours a day

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Negotiable

Lovely client in Marylebone are looking for a live-in 24/5 nanny to care for their toddler.

The nanny would be required to:

  •  Take the toddler to toddler classes
  •  Take them to activities such as swimming & music lessons
  •  Prepare meals for the children
  •  Take them on outings
  •  Support all aspects of their development
  •  Go for walks to the local park or playground
  •  Help with the evening routine
  •  Read stories to them
  •  Travel with the family 


Start Date ASAP
Working hours: 24/5
Accommodation: Bedroom/bathroom on separate floor
Salary: £1000 net per week

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Negotiable

Professional Nanny Needed in Kensington to care for two school aged children (6 years old and 10 years old) | Immediate Start

Duties include, but are not limited to:
- Everything related to the children
- Supervising their homework
- Organising age appropriate and educational activities
- Playing with children indoors and outdoors
- Looking after the children’s welfare, safety and happiness
- Organising children’s belongings
- Liaising with other household staff members where appropriate
- Travelling with the family internationally

Working hours - Monday- Friday, 7am until 7pm
Salary - up to £60,000 gross per year
Start date - Immediate

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Maternity Nurse Needed for Professional Family in Surrey

Lovely first-time parents are looking for an experienced and caring maternity nurse to join their home in Surrey.
You will be responsible for everything related to the baby (due mid-Feb 2020), ensuring that the baby's needs are met. You must be friendly, easy going and professional. With experience working in a similar role within a private household. This is a live-in role, working 6 days a week providing round the clock cover for 6-12 months.

Duties may include, but not limited to:
- Advising on and helping parents with feeding the baby (breast and bottle)
- Responsible for the physical needs of the baby, which includes bathing, changing, settling, and taking care of the baby's laundry, nursery and equipment.
- Establish a form of routine when it comes to the baby’s feeding and sleeping patterns
- Provide advice on any baby related issues that may arise
- General helping where needed, a real muck in attitude needed
- Travel to the Maldives in May 2020

*Please note we cannot guarantee a response to every application*

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Negotiable

Live-Out Nanny Needed in Belgravia

First time parents based in Belgravia are looking for a highly experienced baby nanny to care for their 6 month old adorable daughter. The family are looking for a flexible and calm nanny with excellent knowledge of babies and their development. A friendly, discreet and sensitive personality would be ideal. The candidate must be able to commit to the family long term, for at least eighteen months. Candidates need to be willing to travel as the family frequently travel to the US. Fluent English skills is also required. You will be family focussed with a proactive and patient personality.

The family employ a housekeeper and family PA. This is an informal household. The family have a very friendly Labrador dog who is based at home. The candidate must be comfortable around dogs.

Duties
• Nursery duties relating to the baby.
• Interacting with baby and taking her to appointment, classes and some activities.
• Sole charge.
• Stimulating development.
• Implement a structure.
• Weaning and potty training.
• Preparation of organic food produce.

Specification
• Days - Monday to Friday
• Hours 8.30am to 6pm
• Babysitting - 2 evenings per week (Days to include one Friday or Saturday evening to be negotiated)
• Driver - n/a
• Travel - An unrestricted passport for travel (including the US)
• Salary - depending on experience.
• Start date - December 2019 or January 2020

Applicants for this position should have excellent checkable references and a valid DBS (CRB). Please note only candidates with a minimum 3 years experience in a similar role will be considered.

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£4333 per month + Tax Free

A valued client of Leaman Consulting based in Saudi Arabia is looking for an international nanny to care for their 4 year old son.

Highly experienced, ideally qualified, developmentally focused, live in nanny required to join a staffed household to provide one to one care for their child. 

This is a fully staffed, formal VIP household and the family are looking for a friendly, well presented, professional Nanny who works well in a team and is happy working in a busy environment.

You will accompany the family on frequent trips abroad (typically 2-3 months in the summer, plus 1-3 week trips throughout the year) to various European and US locations.

Typical working hours will be 6 days per week, 12 hours per day, but flexibility is required.

Requirements, but not limited to:

  • Knowledge and understanding of the British educational system.
  • Demonstrate longevity in previous roles and experience with similar age group
  • The ideal nanny will be caring and genuine, a sense of fun is very important.
  • It is also essential that the Nanny is happy to travel with the family (Europe, US).
  • Must be a team player as the home is fully staffed.
  • Exceptional English skills are a must, with bilingual Spanish or French speakers being a bonus.

Package: 

  • Start date November 2019 
  • Salary: DOE approximately £52,000 net per year (£4333 per month +) Tax Free 
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Negotiable

Lovely family of 5 are looking for an organised, positive, playful nanny to care for their two boys aged 4 and 6 years old, as well as their 6-month-old baby girl.

Duties include school drop-off/pick-ups, homework support, arranging playdates, taking them to after-school activities, care of baby during school times.

The family travel during most school holidays – destinations include Maldives, LA, Europe! A nanny who is happy to travel is a must.

The role is a mixture of sole and shared charge. For example, when the nanny is taking the children to after-school activities, the housekeeper is on call to help with the care of the baby.

The family employ a chef, housekeeper, private PA - so working well in a formal, fully staffed household is necessary.  

Working hours: 24/5 (Sat eve through to Mon eve off duty). The overnight care will be for the boys who sleep during the night, the maternity nurse/ housekeeper will take the baby monitor.

Accommodation: bedroom with en-suite, separate entrance (staff quarters)   

Start date: Immediate

Salary: £78,000 gross per year +

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£55,000 - £60,000

Nanny Needed in Notting Hill to care for two school aged children (6 years old and 10 years old) | Immediate Start

Duties include, but are not limited to: 
- Everything related to the children
- Supervising their homework
- Organising age appropriate and educational activities
- Playing with children indoors and outdoors
- Looking after the children’s welfare, safety and happiness 
- Organising children’s belongings 
- Liaising with other household staff members where appropriate
- Travelling with the family internationally

Working hours - Monday- Friday, 7am until 7pm
Salary - up to £60,000 gross per year
Start date - Yesterday!

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Negotiable

VIP family based in Chelsea are looking to secure two maternity nurses to work in rotation caring for their newborn baby due April 2020.

Main task is to provide the parents with a smooth introduction to their baby and help with settling them in at home. This is not the family's first child - but they would still like a maternity nurse will have a wealth of experience. The maternity nurse will lead on assisting to set a routine when the time is right. A candidate who is dynamic, easy-going, discreet is best suited to this fully-staffed household. International travel may be required. Could suit two professionals who have worked in this set up before and work well together i.e. similar approaches to routine setting.

Working hours: 7pm - 7am, Monday - Sunday 
Due Date: Early April 2020
Salary:  Negotiable
Length of booking: TBC

*The family will also consider 2 x rota maternity nurses working in rotation, 1 week on, 1 week off. 

For more information please contact childcare@leamanconsulting.com!

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