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Updated: 17th August 2018

Live-In Jobs – Permanent

Arnos Grove (N14): Live-in nanny/housekeeper Monday-Thursday

A live in nanny/housekeeper is sought to join a family in Arnos Grove (N14).  The family consists of Mum, Dad, and their three daughters aged 5 and twins of 20 months.  This role is a Monday to Thursday job, so gives a great opportunity for candidates who wish to do so to have a long weekend and you’d not be required to stay for the weekend if you did not wish to.

Days and hours: 4 days a week, Monday to Thursday, 6:30am to 6:30pm (some flexibility could be offered to the right candidate, for example to offer fewer hours on a Tuesday and some additional hours on a Friday.)

To start: when the right candidate is found, ideally September 2018

Salary: £22,500 per year for a four day week.

On Mondays and Tuesdays your role will include a blend of housekeeping and working alongside Mum and Grandma (who helps look after the children while Mum is working on Mondays) in helping to care for the three children.  On Wednesday and Thursday you’d be in sole charge of the children, helping with all elements of their daily routine.  The older girl attends school, which is a short drive away, so you’ll need to be able to drive confidently.

Housekeeping will include laundry, ironing, keeping the children’s toys and living spaces clean and well looked after, helping with cooking and running general errands for the family.

The family is warm and friendly, and they are seeking a happy and lively nanny who can really enjoy become part of the family.  You should ideally have experience with toddler/pre-school age children, really enjoying engaging with children of this age as well as communicating well with school age children too.  You should have lots of energy and enthusiasm, as well as being nurturing and loving.

Your accommodation will comprise your own bedroom (which is located on its own on the top floor of the house).  The bathroom is a shared family bathroom.  You would also be welcome to use the family’s car for your own personal use if you wished.

You will need to have an up to date DBS certificate, a valid paediatric first aid certificate and a driving licence, as well as at least three years of previous nannying experience and excellent references to support this.

Please contact helen@happyfamiliesnannies.co.uk for more information or to apply.

Golders Green (NW11): Live-in nanny/parent's help 35 hours a week

A lovely family of 4 based near Golders Green, NW11 are seeking a live-in nanny / parents help to work 35 hours a week from approx 7am-10am and then 3.15 – 7.15pm Monday to Friday. A fluent Italian and English speaker is a must.

The boys are 5 and almost 7 years old. The role would suit someone studying or someone who enjoys a particular a hobby, sport, going to the gym for example that they could focus on during the daytime as there will be some downtime where they can do what they want (or take on another local nanny job during the day). 

The start date can be asap for the right candidate or as late as August.

Salary: up to £18,000 gross per year for the right person.

Your duties will start at 7am where you’ll help to prepare breakfast for the boys, help get them ready for school and drop them to school from 8.15am – both boys are at the same school. You will then come home and do some light housework relating to the children (children’s laundry, tidy bedrooms, etc) and tidying the kitchen from breakfast.

Once these duties are completed, you can do what you want to until 3.25pm when the boys will need collecting from school. They have afternoon activities three days a week, occasional play dates, etc. 

You would be expected to do at least 30 minutes of homework with each child daily (it’s very important to the family that you are capable to help with their homework and encouraging with their education!). 

You’ll engage / supervise them in playing (both of them are quite energetic and can benefit from stretching their legs in the afternoon, especially if they have not had a sport activity).

The boys usually have dinner at around 5, have a bath at 6 and are in bed by 7. You’ll then help to tidy up the communal areas and prep the boys’ school bags / sport kits for the following day. Babysitting will be expected up to two times a week/weekend.

The right candidate will be a non smoker, fluent Italian and English speaking, passionate about childcare and child development (ideally have received teacher training and / or have worked in a school setting before, be a self starter, with a real can do attitude loads of enthusiasm and energy to play an active role in two young boys’ lives. 

You will need to have a valid enhanced DBS certificate and can provide at least 2 references from previous employers as well as have a valid paediatric certificate. 

Please contact jessie@happyfamiliesnannies.co.uk for more information or to apply.

Finchley (N3): Live-in nanny

A lovely family of four seek a kind, loving, intuitive and proactive LIVE-IN nanny (and competent London driver) to work permanently. The family live in Finchley, N3.

The live-in nanny will work Monday to Friday from 7am – 7pm. You will happy to babysit up to two times per week, and occasional weekend night to be agreed in advance. 

Salary will be £565 gross weekly (£29,425 gross yearly) for the right candidate. 

The job willstart ASAP for the right person. 

You will have a genuine passion to work with children and have had at least 3 years experience of working with two young children at once. You’ll have sole charge of a 16 month old boy and a 3 year old boy. 

From September the 3 year old boy will be at nursery in the mornings. You will have the younger child all day. You will need to take the initiative to organise activities, take the children on fun outings and be proactive. Mum and dad work full time and so you’d have sole responsibility of the children. 

If you have experience of helping children with learning difficulties and/or child development this would be a huge advantage as the little boy has a genetic condition that affects his development slightly. 

You’ll be organised, intuitive, proactive, imaginative, playful, knowledgeable of milestones and have the ability to help develop the children to the best of their abilities. You will be patient, kind, caring, warm and flexible.

Living arrangements: You’ll have a floor to yourself with your own double bedroom and bathroom. 

You’ll be happy to do child related duties and light housework and be happy to muck in when you can and be flexible and easy going. You’ll be a non smoker with excellent, checkable references, a clean and full UK driving license (a car can be provided), a valid and current enhanced DBS certificate and paediatric first aid certificate. 

Please contact jessie@happyfamiliesnannies.co.uk for more information or to apply, attaching your CV and any written references you have.

4 and 5 day per week jobs – Permanent

Stoke Newington (N14): Nanny up to 35 hours a week

A lovely multilingual (German and English speaking) family based in Stoke Newington, N16 are seeking a local, loving, reliable and organised nanny to work 25 to 35 hours a week starting at the end of August. 

The salary offered will up to £434 gross per week / £22,547 gross per year for the right person based on a 30 hour working week. 

Hours will be from 7am – 9.30am and then from 3-7/7.30pm Monday to Friday. Hours can be slightly flexible for the right person! 

The family have three loving children aged 7 yrs (girl), 5 yrs (boy) and 4 yrs old (girl). The two older children will be at school in September and the youngest will be at nursery. They are a fun family to be around and are looking for someone who would like to be part of the family for some time to come. 

Babysitting a few times a month will be required. During school holidays the children tend to travel abroad and so the majority of your work will be required during term time with some exceptions. On occasion, you may be asked to work full days (if you can), if the children are off school / nursery for inset or sick days for example. 

You will arrive to work in the morning and help get the children ready for school and nursery, you’ll help with mealtimes, school drop-off and pick up, housework such as preparing meals, tidying up after the children, loading the dishwasher, buying emergency groceries, hanging up and folding the kids laundry and helping with homework if needed. 

You will be a fluent English speaker (also a German speaker would be a huge bonus!) as well as someone who is local! Mum is working full time and needs a very reliable and punctual nanny to support her. 

You will be excellent communicator, have experience with more than one child, organised and very tidy! You’ll be very patient, loving and nurturing (good at cuddles!). You’ll be good at and happy to do cooking and light housework. 

A driver is not necessary however if you do drive there is parking available close by. 

You would ideally have at least three years childcare experience and prior nannying experience. You will need to have a valid and current enhanced DBS certificate and paediatric FirstAid certificate and available to start a new role end of August. 

Please contact jessie@happyfamiliesnannies.co.uk for further information.

Finsbury Park (N4): Nanny (with some PA duties) 42 hours a week

A loving family of 4 (and a friendly cat!) based in Finsbury Park, London N4 seek a kind and nurturing live-out permanent nanny (some PA duties) to work FOUR days a week – a total of 42 hours a week – to start last week in September.

Hours: Monday – Thursday, 7.45am until 6.15pm.

Salary: up to £830 gross per week for the right person, approx £43,192 gross per year (over £19.50 gross per hour!)

You will speak fluent English, be positive, proactive, kind and nuturing, able to work as a team with mum and dad and have a mutual respect for each other. You’ll be fun, physically fit, sensible, encouraging, engaging with the children and happy to be part of a loving family.

You will be a non-smoker, have a happy disposition, be respectful and have a genuine love for children.

Mum and dad work full time but will always try to be as hands on as possible with the children. Mum works between home and town and so you’ll be comfortable with this set up – she would ensure she stays out your way! (She works in a separate area of the house).

Mum likes to take the 8 year old girl to to school each morning. You will take the 3 year old boy to nursery in Highbury by foot (10 mins walk) by 9.15am.

Duties will include some PA support when the kids are at nursery/school (Beauty PR agency) arranging travel, basic diary management and admin, general child related duties such as helping to keep the house tidy, clear toys away and manage the kids bedrooms, making meals for the children.

You’ll take and collect the boy at 1pm and bring him home for a sleep. You will collect the girl from school (car provided for drivers) in Camden at 4.30pm and bring her home and make an appropriate evening meal for the children at 5.15pm.

You will need to have a current enhanced DBS certificate, paediatric first aid and at least 3 years nanny experience working with children of this age and ideally some PA experience but this is not essential. You will need excellent checkanle references. You will be able to use your own initiative and willing to learn.

Please contact jessie@happyfamiliesnannies.co.uk for further information.

3 day per week jobs – Permanent

Caversham (RG4): Nanny 27 hours per week, term time only

A reliable and flexible nanny is required from September for a family living in Caversham, RG4, near Reading. (Of note, the family may move to the Henley area in due course). The family consists of Mum and her two sons who are 3 and 7 years old. Mum works 3 days a week and her sister (the children’s aunt) is currently also staying at the family home, but works too.

This is a term time only contract. You will be working at least 27 hours a week during term time, but with the potential for more, by mutual agreement, for the right candidate.

Salary: from £12,636 gross per annum, depending on experience.

To start: September 2018

Days and hours: Term time only. Your core working hours will be 6am-9am and 3pm-9pm Monday, Tuesday and Friday, with occasional additional work by prior arrangement (paid as overtime).

In the morning, you will assist with finishing breakfast and getting the children to school and nursery. You will collect the children from nursery and school later, support them with homework/reading, cook them supper and get them ready for bed. It would be a bonus if you were prepared to get involved in taking the children to outside activities, such as swimming.

An owner driver is preferred, as is OFSTED registration and the family would be willing to consider candidates wishing to bring their own child to work.

Please contact steph@happyfamiliesnannies.co.uk for further information.

Farnham (GU10/GU9): Nanny 3 days (14 hours) per week, full time in holidays

Two lovely families are looking for a nanny to provide wrap around care for roughly 14hrs a week in term time and 30hrs a week during the school holidays.  The families live five minutes drive from each other in Farnham GU10/GU9.

Salary: up to £15 gross per hour for taking care of two families (£14,850 p.a.) depending on hours and experience.

Start: September 2019.

Days and hours: 3 days a week – Mon/Tues/Thurs.  The hours vary between term time and school holidays

  • Term time – 13.5 hours a week (36 weeks a year): Hours of work 8-9am and 3pm-6.30pm
  • School Holidays – 31.5 hours a week (12-16 weeks a year)

The children from one of the families are 2 years old (boy), 4 (girl) and the other family have a girl age 4 (they have a son who will be at private day nursery)

The two older girls will be attending the same school from September 2018. The two year old will be at a local nursery from Jan 2019. The families are looking for someone long-term. 

They require a driver as the two homes are not within walking distance.

The perfect nanny would be happy to do any child-related housework, tidy the kitchen after mealtimes, laundry and cooking each day and then take care of the kids and collect them from school / nursery, take them to any after school activities, take them to the park, engage with them and play age appropriate games, help with reading and homework. 

The nanny will need to be a confident driver, a non smoker, have a current DBS certificate and be paediatric first aid trained.  

You’ll have a minimum of 3 years experience with these age groups, you’ll be passionate about children, physically fit, energetic, have a happy disposition, calm and kind, firm but fair, you’ll be organised and capable, honest and reliable. 

Please contact vicky@happyfamiliesnannies.co.uk for further information or to apply.

Farnham (GU9): Nanny 3 days (19 hours) per week

A family in Farnham (GU9) is seeking a nanny for three days per week.  The days required are Tues, Weds & Friday.   The family has a daughter aged 1.

Days and hours: Tuesdays: 11:30am – 6pm, Wednesdays: 2pm – 6pm, Fridays: 9:30am 6pm

Salary: up to £12 per hour gross, depending on experience.

Start: ASAP

You’ll be responsible for all elements of the girls daily routine, spending your morning attending toddler groups and age appropriate classes/activities. The family are looking for someone kind, patient, playful and imaginative to explore the world and come up with fun age-appropriate activities. Someone who makes their daughter laugh and helps her discover and fall in love with the world by supporting her curiosity and creativity. Enjoying crafts and baking or other creative activities would be great. And someone who loves to spend time outdoors too.

The family is seeking a nanny with previous nannying experience, and with a track record of remaining in their jobs for a long time, as this consistency is very important to them. You will also need to have excellent references. For this family, cooking is a high priority, and you will need to demonstrate a good understanding of healthy eating and be confident to prepare a range of home cooked meals for the whole family. You should hold a current enhanced DBS certificate and be paediatric first aid trained. OFTSED registration would be a bonus, or the necessary qualifications to become OFTSED registered.

Please contact vicky@happyfamiliesnannies.co.uk for more information or to apply.

Muswell Hill (N8): Nanny 3 days (36 hours) per week Tuesday-Thursday

A lovely family of 4 with two young boys require an experienced, bright, capable, kind and caring nanny to work three days a week – a total of 36 hours a week. The family live in Muswell Hill, North London, N8. 

Salary: up to £28,000 gross per year (£15 gross per hour) depending on your experience and qualifications. 

To start: Mid-October 2018

Days and hours: three days a week, 7am – 7pm – mostly Tuesday-Thursday, but with flexibility to swap days on occasion with notice.

The boys will be aged 4 and 2.5 years old. Both go to nursery part time and so some days you may have just one child to take care of at a time. Mum works shifts and so is sometimes at home. The role is sole charge and so you will have had at least 4 years experience taking care of children of this age in a sole charge capacity.

You’ll be nurturing and very capable with common sense and a good understanding of children needs. You will have a genuine passion for working with children. You’ll be mature enough to take full lead in planning activities and able to use your own initiative. You will enjoy the outdoors and spending time outside with the children.

The right candidate needs to be flexible with working hours and ideally this will be their only job.  Someone local with experience in the area would be a great bonus. 

You will demonstrate creativity in creating opportunities for both children to learn and grow. You will be able to maintain a clean and tidy environment in the areas where the children play and sleep and be happy and capable to cook them healthy meals and take them on fun and educational outings and local toddler groups. 

Excellent references must be provided from previous employers and fluent English is a must. A non smoker. Driving licence not necessary. You need to have a current DBS certificate and ideally paediatric first aid qualified or willing to do a course.  

Please contact jessie@happyfamiliesnannies.co.uk for more information or to apply.

1 and 2 day per week roles – Permanent

Farnham (GU9): Nanny 21 hours a week

A lovely family of 4 based in Farnham, GU9, are seeking a local, friendly and experienced permanent nanny to work  21 hours a week.

This role will suit someone looking for a long-term position who ideally lives locally. The start date will be early September.

Salary offered will depend on the individual but will be around £16,000 gross per year. You will be required to work 7.45am -6pm Monday and Tuesday (the 2 days can be altered, but would need to be consecutive and not a Friday)

There are two girls aged 4yrs and 16 months. Both parents will be in work so it’s imperative you are reliable and punctual and have excellent references to prove this. 

The family are seeking someone caring, loving, responsible, energetic, stimulating and engaging. Someone who will stick to routines, enjoy taking the youngest daughter out to local baby groups and activities and be creative with playtimes. You will cook healthy and appropriate meals for both girls. In the morning, you will assist with finishing breakfast and getting the eldest child to school. You will spend the day with the youngest daughter, then do the school pickup. You will support the eldest with homework/reading, cook supper and play with the girls

You’ll be happy to clean up after them and do child related housework and generally be easy going and happy to muck in where needed. 

You need to be a non smoker and have excellent references. You will need to have at least 2 years nanny experience with babies of this age. You will have an up to date enhanced DBS certificate and paediatric first aid. An owner driver is required.

Please contact vicky@happyfamiliesnannies.co.uk for further information or to apply.

Henley (RG9): Nanny 18 hours a week Tuesday and Thursday

A flexible and reliable nanny is sought for a family living in Henley RG9. The family consists of Mum, Dad and their two sons who are 3 and almost 1. Dad works full time and Mum works flexibly, both may be working at home from time to time.

Days and hours: 8am to 5pm Tuesday and Thursday and occasional babysitting/ad hoc overtime with mutual prior agreement.

Salary: from £11,232 gross per annum

Start date: September 2018.

You will be required to care for and entertain the children, feed them nutritious, balanced meals, take them out for activities and tidy up at home after meals/play. Occasionally you may be asked to do some housekeeping duties if Mum is home with time off to be with the children, for example.

A driver would be beneficial, but is not required, since everything is within easy walking distance and  the family would prefer someone who is willing to become OFSTED registered (at the family’s expense if required).

Please contact steph@happyfamiliesnannies.co.uk for more information or to apply.

Rickmansworth (WD3): Nanny 16+ hours a week Monday and Wednesday

A nanny is sought to join a family in Rickmansworth, WD3, for at least 16 hours per week.  The family has two children, a girl aged 5 and a boy aged 3. 

Days and hours: ideally 16 hours a week, Monday and Wednesday 10am-6pm.  If a candidate prefers, these 16 hours a week  could be one longer day (10am-6pm) and two shorter days.  In addition, up to 20 hours could be offered for the right candidate (e.g. 2 longer days plus an afternoon).  There is some flexibility over the days on offer, for the right person.

To start: ideally early September 2018.

Salary: up to £14 per hour depending on experience.

The family is shortly relocating from London, and the children will be starting at a new school.  The nanny’s role will be a balance of housekeeping during the day (assisting with the family’s laundry and ironing, helping to manage the children’s play spaces and toys, and general tidying and running any necessary errands which may be needed).  You’d then pick the children up from school and spend time with them after school, playing with them and helping with any after school activities/homework, then dinner and bath time routine. 

The family is seeking a reliable kind and gentle nanny, but who is also not afraid to set boundaries for the children.  This is a permanent position and so the family is looking for someone who is able to commit for the long-term. 

You’ll need to have a clean driving licence and be an experienced driver.  You will also need to be happy to use your own car for work purposes (mileage reimbursed).  You will need an up to date DBS certificate, paediatric first aid, and excellent checkable references. 

Please contact helen@happyfamiliesnannies.co.uk for more information or to apply.

Part day/after school roles – Permanent

Rickmansworth (WD3): Nanny 20 hours a week

A nanny/housekeeper is sought to join a lively and happy family of five in Rickmansworth. The family comprises mum, dad and their three boys who are aged 9, 7 and 5.

Days and hours: 20 hours a week, ideally Monday – Thursday (but the days could be flexible for the right person), 1:30pm – 6:30pm.

To start: ideally September 2018 but the family can wait for the right candidate

Salary: up to £13 gross per hour, depending on experience

You’ll arrive at 1:30pm and spend some time preparing a healthy meal for the children (ideally you’d be happy to prepare enough for mum and dad to eat later too), and other light housekeeping such as ironing, hanging out laundry and changing the children’s beds and managing their rooms and play spaces.

You’ll then pick the boys up from school (which is a very short walk from the house) and bring them home. After school their routine may include some after school activities, an occasional play date or just relaxing at home or going out for some fresh air before feeding them dinner. They also get some homework, and you’d help with this too.

Both Mum and Dad work from home, but when the nanny is there they would keep a fairly low profile and leave you to it as much as possible!

The family is seeking a candidate who is warm, friendly, adaptable, loving and cuddly! You should also be a confident cook and happy preparing simple and nutritious home cooked meals. The boys are energetic but also well behaved and each has their own interests, and the family would love a nanny who is able to relate to each boy individually and take a real interest in them.

A driver is required and you’d need to be happy to use your car for work purposes (mileage will be reimbursed). You should have an up to date DBS certificate and in date paediatric first aid (or be willing to obtain these). Previous experience of working with school aged children would be a bonus.

Please contact helen@happyfamiliesnannies.co.uk for further information.

Pinner (HA5): mother's help 15 hours a week

A mother’s help is sought to work within a family of four, based in Pinner (HA5) for a permanent role. The family has a four year old boy and a newborn baby who was born in April.

To start: as soon as the right candidate is found.

Hours: at least 15 hours per week, ideally 2:30pm to 7:30pm, Monday and Friday, plus the same on either Tuesday or Thursday. There may also be an additional 2 hours in the mornings (not necessarily every morning) for candidates who are able to commit to this.

Salary: around £10 gross per hour, but the precise salary will depend on your experience.

The family is seeking someone who could come and look after the baby whilst mum does the school run (or do the school run for the older boy if mum is busy with the baby), and then could play with the little boy when he returns home from school, or look after their baby whilst mum helps the older one with homework etc. You’ll also help with preparing/clearing up dinner, bathing the children and getting them ready for bed/reading stories etc.

There are also some housekeeping duties involved, including:

– children’s laundry/ironing

– managing the children’s rooms and living spaces

– tidying up as you go

– helping around dinner time (e.g. preparing food, clearing up after dinner

– loading and unloading the dishwasher

– sterilising and preparing baby bottles.

A candidate who is proactive and able to see what may need doing around the house during any ‘down time’ would be a real asset.

They are seeking someone reliable, proactive and responsive to instructions. You will be child-focused and engaging with the children. Someone who has previous experience with working with either babies or early years children would be a bonus. You should have excellent spoken English.

A driver would be advantageous but is not essential. You should have an up to date DBS certificate and a paediatric first aid qualification, or be willing to get one.

Please contact helen@happyfamiliesnannies.co.uk for more information or to apply.

Hampstead (NW3): after school nanny 15-20 hours a week

A family in based in Hampstead, NW3 are seeking a permanent after school nanny to take care of their friendly daughter who’s almost 7 years old for 15-20 hours a week from September 2018.

If you want more hours the family can offer some extra housework (to make up another 5 hours a week). This position would suit a local teacher or a TA.

The hours and days required will be 3.45pm – 6.45pm Monday to Friday during term time (if you’re able to work more hours during the school holidays this would be a bonus but not essential) otherwise the same hours during the holidays will be required.

The salary offered will be up to £260 gross per week based on 20 hours for the right person. Extra hours can be offered in the form of babysitting if required. 

Duties will include school pick up at 4pm, walking home together or taking her to an activity, giving her an after school snack, helping with homework, giving her dinner (this is normally pre-prepared). Some light housekeeping duties would be an additional help such as loading/unloading the dishwasher or folding some laundry (simple tasks only). 

You will be fully capable to engage with the little girl and keep her entertained and make her feel safe and loved. You’ll be nurturing, capable, fun, responsible and have a happy and bubbly personality. 

You will need at least 2-3 years childcare experience with this age, a current enhanced DBS certificate, paediatric first aid trained and have excellent checkable references from previous employers. 

Please contact jessie@happyfamiliesnannies.co.uk for further information or to apply.

Church Crookham (GU52): Wrap around care nanny (17 hours a week)

A reliable and flexible nanny is sought for a family living in Church Crookham, GU52, to start Sept 2018. The family consists of Mum, Dad, and two daughters, aged 6 & 9 yrs. The family are Dutch/English and are looking for someone who would fit with their multicultural living. 

You will be required to work Mon-Fri 8-9am & 3-6.30pm, the hours are slightly flexible depending on the day and Fridays won’t be required every week.

Salary up to £12 gross per hour, depending on experience.

Duties will vary according to the times you are working, but will typically include taking the girls to school; school pick up; preparing meals and snacks; taking the children to any after school activities and supervising any homework.

Additional hours can be provided for the right candidate, such as with babysitting and they are really looking for someone adaptable to fit in with their family blend.

A driver is required.

Please contact vicky@happyfamiliesnannies.co.uk for more information.

Kingston (KT2): Wrap around nanny 14 hours a week

The following hours are ideal based on the family’s current schedule. However, they are able to have some flexibility for the right candidate. If you meet the criteria and are available on these days but not for the exact hours, please do still get in touch.

A lovely family of 4 based in Kingston Upon Thames, KT2, are seeking a local, friendly and experienced permanent nanny to work 14 hours a week.  There are two boys aged 7 & 4yrs.

Days and hours: Mondays 3-8.30pm, Tuesday or Wednesday 3-6pm and Thursdays 3-8.30pm

The family are also happy to have someone 2-3 mornings a week 7-9am if this is suitable for the right candidate

A fluent English speaker is essential.

The start date will be mid August for the right candidate.

The salary offered will be £13 gross per hour for the right person – approx £9,500 per annum

Your duties will include helping to get the children ready for school, preparing breakfast for the children, school drop off. You will pick the children up from school and take them to any after school activities, the park, play dates, help the children with their reading/homework and give them dinner. You would then bath the boys and put them to bed around 7pm.

Some flexibility will be required on occasion should you need to stay later. During the school holidays you’ll be expected to work longer hours if possible, but this isn’t essential.

Someone experienced, who is confident, kind, energetic, positive, patient, firm and proactive would suit this role. You’ll be passionate about childcare & child development and sensitive to the boys emotional needs. The family are looking for someone with lots of enthusiasm and energy, as well as having an excellent awareness of safety and wellbeing for children this age.

You must have at least 2 years nanny experience – a current enhanced DBS certificate, be a non smoker, have a paediatric first aid certificate or willing to complete a course and provide at least 2 excellent references from previous employers. An owner/driver would be beneficial but not essential.

Please contact vicky@happyfamiliesnannies.co.uk for further information or to apply. 

Wokingham (RG41): Before and after school nanny 22 hours a week, term time only

A flexible before and after school nanny is sought for a family living in Wokingham RG41. The family consists of Mum, Dad, their daughters who are 20, 15, 8 and 7 years old (with the older 2 being independent and not requiring the nanny’s care) and son who is 4, plus their cat. Mum and Dad both work and Mum is increasing her hours from September.

Days and hours: 7.30am-9.00am and 3.00pm to 7.00pm Monday to Thursday during school term time.

Salary: up to £10,296 gross per annum, based on £12 gross per hour during term time.

Start date: September 2018.

You will be required to collect the three younger children from school, make dinner, tidy the kitchen afterwards, support with homework, reading and getting to their additional activities such as Beavers. The family would prefer a bubbly, outgoing personality who can offer them a long term commitment.

A driver is not required, since everything is within easy walking distance and the family are happy to consider someone wishing to bring their own child to work.

Please contact steph@happyfamiliesnannies.co.uk for more information.

Earley (RG6): Nanny share 15 hours a week (Monday to Wednesday), term time only

A flexible before and after school nannyshare is sought for 2 families to be based in one of their homes in Earley RG6. Family 1 consists of Mum, Dad and their 2 sons aged 4 and 18 months. Family 2 consists of Mum, her daughter aged 5 and son aged 3. The nanny will only be responsible for the 2 older children who are at school, the younger children will be at nursery and all the parents work.

Days and hours: 7.50-9.50am and 3pm to 6pm Monday to Wednesday during school term time.

Salary: £8775-10,530  gross per annum, based on £15-18 gross per hour during term time.

Start date: September 2018.

You will be required to take the children to school, returning to perform some light housekeeping duties. You will then collect the children from school, make dinner, tidy the kitchen afterwards and offer support with homework and reading. The families would prefer a bubbly, outgoing personality who can offer them a long term commitment.

A driver is not required, since everything is within easy walking distance and the family are happy to consider someone wishing to bring their own child to work.

Please contact steph@happyfamiliesnannies.co.uk for more information.

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