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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

A return client of Leaman Consulting are looking for a new weekend nanny to live-in on the weekends. Someone to roll their sleeves up, get involved in everything, be a confident driver, good with all ages, forward thinking, independent, English as a first language, not phased by children's activity or family errands, creative, fun, happy to travel – almost like a big sister!

The family are keen to interview ASAP and get started probably at the end of Jan. 

Hours: Friday @14:00 – Monday @10:00
Duties: Usual nannying of 4 children (G17, G15, G13, B7), lots of driving the children around, very little cooking (in house chef), laundry of children and keeping rooms tidy etc
Salary: £30-35k (plus discretionary bonus)

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Daily Nanny Needed in Hampstead January 2020 Start

A wonderful family with two children aged five months old girl and one boy just over 3 years are looking for a professional nanny to help care for their children. Baby experience very welcome. Predominantly help with baby required but experience with both is necessary. The family are looking for someone with plenty of energy, who can work alongside and fit in well with mum.

The ideal nanny will be able to prepare meals, preferably lunch and dinner for my toddler. He will be at nursery in the afternoon and baby has a long nap during this time so helping with the day to day juggling of having two young children - whether that be taking the baby for a walk, playing with the toddler, settling baby to sleep, help with weaning or helping with very simple jobs around the house inc. some ironing for baby. The family do have a full time housekeeper so they really want someone who can focus on the children and meals.

Working hours: Monday - Friday, 8am-6pm

It would also be preferable if the nanny could do one night a week babysitting, evening flexible but most likely either Thursday, Friday or Saturday evening. The family are rarely out later than 10/10.30pm. 

Start asap. Live-out. 

Driving license preferably but not essential. 

Someone who can travel with us when required. 

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up to £1,200 per week (tax free)

Professional Nanny needed to help care for three children (between 4 -11 years old) helping with their education and all nanny duties.

The focus will be on the children’s education, liaising with the school; assisting with homework; planning fun activities to promote development. The nanny will also need experienced working with multiple children, understanding how to engage on their level whilst maintaining a routine and a respectful environment.       

The role would suit an all-rounder who is fun and playful. Someone that is active, enjoys sports or partaking in activities such as horse riding and water sports and so on, but also has an educational background. This position would suit candidate with a kind demeanour; a confident swimmer and skier would be a bonus to accommodate the children during these activities. 

The ideal candidate will have a good understanding of how to integrate well within a fully staffed household and respectful of the team environment, showing motivation and diligence. In the team they already employ a junior nanny, housekeeper and private PA. Working as a team is essential.

The family travel extensively throughout the year when the children are on school break.

 Accommodation: own room with private en-suite on the staff grounds.

Hours: The working schedule is 6 days per week 12 hours daily. Whilst traveling overseas can vary. 

Location: This position is based in Qatar however the family travels often throughout the year. 

Salary: up to £1200 per week DOE.

 

*Please note we cannot guarantee a response to all applications*

 

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Lovely family based in Kensington are looking for an experienced career nanny to take care of their three children aged 7, 5 and 3 years old.

You must have experience of caring for children of a similar age before and have an idea of fun and stimulating things to do in the day. 

The eldest children are in full-time school, which is within walking distance of the family home and the nursery for the youngest is a short bus ride away. Opportunity for down time in the day to pop to gym etc during nursery hours. 
You must be flexible, naturally dynamic and full of energy, loving, with a positive attitude and easy-going nature. You will very much become part of the family and they are looking for a long-term commitment. You will be confident assisting with homework and taking on the task of organising playdates, classes, birthday parties, dentist appointments and the family shop online. 
The family travel throughout the main school breaks, and you will be required to travel with them (skiing, Maldives, Hamptons etc.)

Mixed sole/shared charge. 

Starting January 2020

Working Hours: Monday – Friday, 7am till 7pm

Salary: £12 - £13 net per hour (up to £58,000 gross per year)

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Fabulous Role for a Professional Nanny | London | ASAP Start 

International family of 4 are looking for an experienced nanny to join their family on a live-in basis.  The family have one boy who is 16 months old and a 7-year-old girl. The days and hours are 24/5 with some flexibility.

The chosen nanny will be proactive, organised, loving and happy to travel. The nanny will oversee all nursery duties, cleaning toys, ensuring children’s drawers are tidy and clothes organised. Most importantly making sure the children are well cared for, loved and are being encouraged to learn and play.

The nanny would be required to:

  •  Take the toddler to classes
  •  Take both children 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 with flexibility
Accommodation: Bedroom/bathroom on separate floor
Salary: up to £1000 net per week

 

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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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£55,000 - £65,000

Professional and experienced night nanny needed for a high profile family based in Chelsea. The role is for a friendly nanny to care for their 2 year old girl during the nights and weekends. Start January 2020. 

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. 
Salary: up to £60,000 gross per year
Start Date: January 2020 
 

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£28K - £35K DOE

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 

 

Occasional  babysitting  and overnight care may be required and will always be discussed in advance.

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)

Experience/Skills/Characteristics

  • Flexible regarding the tasks which they are required to complete in the household
  • Relevant experience as a nanny caring for children of a similar age in a private environment
  • A proactive and responsible attitude
  • Excellent personal presentation and a positive attitude
  • Discretion and loyalty are essential
  • A strong work ethic and good time management skills
  • Strong communication skills and good command of the English language
  • Must be eligible to work in UK
  • Clean UK Driving licence is preferred but not essential
  • Have a current DBS check, or willing to initiate a new one
  • NonSmoker is essential
  • Checkable references

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)

*we cannot guarantee a response to all applications*

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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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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: 7am - 7pm, 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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