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Updated: 22nd May 2024

Live-In Jobs – Permanent

4 and 5 day a week Jobs – Permanent

Hampstead (NW3): nanny/housekeeper 50- 52.5 hours a week

A Kind and friendly family of 4 in search of a warm, organised full-time nanny-housekeeper in Hampstead NW3. Kids: 3yo girl, 5yo boy

  • Gross Annual Salary: Based on working 50 hours a week; Between £48,000 – £52,000 depending on your skills, qualifications and experience.
  • Days/Hours: 50 – 52.5 hrs weekly. Start: 8/830am (flexibility in term time) End: 7pm (not as flexible)
  • Start: Mid/end June 2024 but flexible

You’re someone who truly enjoys kids and can help manage a happy house alongside two working parents. This is a sole charge position. The children go to school locally. The daily schedule includes school pick up (1 or 3pm), walking to after school activities, providing a healthy supper, helping the kids tidy up and then bath time. Mum and Dad take over for bed time.

The perfect candidate will be reliable and trustworthy with excellent communication skills. You’re a person who notices what needs doing and likes to get stuck in with little oversight. When the kids are at school, you’ll be in charge of the house. Depending on time and daily priorities, that could include healthy meal planning, groceries, cooking, tidying, loading and unloading the dishwasher, organising, running errands, laundry, light vacuuming and helping things run smoothly. The family employs a cleaner 2x a week so deep cleaning is not expected.

Mum works full time from her home office and Dad does same 2x a week so you’ll need to be comfortable with this set up. The family also includes a very friendly but very lazy indoor cat.

Someone local will be preferred. Ability to babysit on occasion would be most appreciated. Proxy parenting will be required a couple of times annually. Driver not required, no parking available.

You will be a non-smoker. You will have a current enhanced DBS certificate and be paediatric first aid trained. You will have excellent checkable references from previous employers.

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

3 day per week jobs – Permanent

None at present

1 and 2 day per week roles – Permanent

Hampstead Garden Suburb (NW11): nanny with SEN expertise Thursdays and Fridays

A kind and loving family of four (and a friendly medium sized dog) based in Hampstead Garden Suburb, NW11 are seeking a fun, caring, patient, bubbly, experienced, capable and loyal, nanny (Inc light housekeeping) to work part-time 2 full days a week. You must be fluent English speakingA confident London driver will be essential. Parking is available, ideally you’ll have your own car to use. 

The boys are aged 6&8 years old. The youngest has a rare genetic condition. He has no medical needs or behaviour issues but has a learning disability and is non-verbal. You’ll be someone who can build really good relationships with both boys. Experience/awareness of children with communication issues or SEN in general is really important – and someone who is compassionate, attentive and has a willingness to learn about their child and adapt to him. Someone with an interest in child development would be fantastic.  

Mum or dad may be working from home and so you will need to be comfortable with this set up. They’ll stay out the way as much as possible!

  • Start date: ASAP 
  • Days and Hours: 19 hours a week. Thursday and Fridays (ideally) from 8.30am – 6.00pm.  
  • Salary: Up to £19,760 gross annually depending on your experiences and qualifications (£20 gross hourly). 

Duties will include during term time: 

  • Morning School Run: You’ll either walk the eldest child to school – leaving home around 8.35am or you’ll help the youngest child on the school bus that comes around 8.45am. 
  • Morning/Afternoon: tidying up the kitchen from breakfast, washing, putting clothes away, giving floor a quick hoover, getting boys clothes ready for the next day, cooking/food shopping and food prep for the family/getting boys dinners ready, making shopping list for anything needed. No deep cleaning would be requested, the family have a cleaner weekly. 
  • Afternoon School Run: leave home at around 3pm to collect oldest from school then come home again. The younger child comes back off the bus around 3.45pm. After school: manage after school, play, art and crafts, any play dates or after school activities. Both boys usually eat together around 5pm (depending on times for after school activities). After dinner you’ll support the boys with play/activities and tidy up the kitchen. 

During school holidays, it will be a combination of taking boys to and from activities, playing with youngest during the day, giving them meals etc. During the holidays other duties would only be boys clothes and food. The boys love being outside so that is important to them. 

The perfect nanny will be good fun and really have a passion to work with young children and will be happy to become part of their loving family and to grow with and evolve with them. You’ll need to be comfortable around dogs! (they have a dog walker). You’ll be a loving, patient and warm nanny who is very reliable and responsible. You’ll be full of positive energy, physically fit and a non smoker.  You’ll have an enhanced DBS certificate, experience with children of these ages. You’ll need at least 3 years solid nanny experience, you’ll be confident in setting clear boundaries and be an excellent communicator. You’ll have excellent, checkable references.⭐️

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

Part day/after school roles – Permanent

Muswell Hill (N10): afternoon nanny with full time in the holidays

A lovely family of four based in Muswell Hill, N10 seek a physically fit, playful, motivated and caring nanny to work part time during term time and full time during school holidays. The boys are ages 2 & 4 and both attend school 8.20-3pm Monday to Friday. You’ll need to be comfortable with parents in the house as they work from home a few days a week.

The family are open to someone without professional childcare qualifications as long as they have experience of working with these ages; are passionate about nannying and can keep up with two active boys! The little one needs lifting and is quite heavy so a physical ability is important.

Driving is not required. Free street parking is available nearby, there is no parking available at home.

  • Start date: Monday; 13th May 2024.
  • Gross Annual Salary offered will be between £27,900 and £31,000 annually (£18 – £20 gross hourly) depending on your qualifications and experiences.
  • Core days and hours: During term time (35 weeks annually) you’ll work 20 weekly hours (2 – 6pm) and during the school holidays (17 weeks per year) you’d work 50 hours a week (8am – 6pm).

You’ll collect the boys from school at 3pm (5 mins from home).  You will take the kids to local parks and cafes, libraries and other activities away from home. You’ll be required to manage any play dates or bring the kids home to play. You’ll manage the childrens evening meal, baths and hand over to mum / dad before they go to bed. Each day will involve some light housekeeping, including tidying up from breakfast, children’s laundry and preparing meals for the children. During school holidays you’ll spend time with the boys playing, arts and crafts, going on fun days out, cooking and baking and generally ensuring they’re safe and happy.

You will be happy to support the family with some light housekeeping (children’s laundry, washing up and managing the children’s bedrooms and play areas). No deep cleaning would be expected as the family have a cleaner who comes weekly.

You’ll be capable and happy to cook when needed and you’ll be capable to prepare any packed lunches when required.  The perfect nanny will be happy to run small errands when required such as getting groceries when required from the local shop (a very short walk).

Experience of working with children of these ages will be essential. You’ll be someone who is really good fun whilst being sensible and capable to set clear boundaries who has plenty of initiative. You will be energetic, bubbly and able to bond with the children. Someone physically fit is essential. You’ll be happy to help the children with their development in a fun and engaging way. You will work together as a team with mum/dad in order to set clear boundaries.

You’ll be a fluent English speaker and you’ll be someone who is looking for a long-term position who wants to become part of the family. You will be physically fit and energetic.
Additional babysitting hours available, but optional.

Someone happy to communicate openly and confidently with the family will be essential. You will enthusiastically muck in with family life and help mum and dad raise happy, kind and well adjusted children. You will be a non-smoker. You will have a current enhanced DBS certificate and be paediatric first aid trained. You will have excellent checkable references from previous employers.

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

Temporary roles

None at present