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Updated: 14th August 2019

Live-In Jobs – Permanent

Hampstead (NW3): Live in Nanny Tuesday to Saturday plus lots of international travel

A lovely family of five are seeking an experienced, fun, energetic and fluent French / English speaking full-time, overseas travelling LIVE IN nanny (some time spent in NY and Switzerland) you’ll be degree educated, muck in attitude and a super organised nanny who’s happy to travel frequently.  The children are 9 months old, 3.5 and 5 years old.

  • Days and Hours: 7am – 7.30pm / Tuesday to Saturday (up to 62.5 hours a week)
  • Start date: Flexible start date for the right person (from September 2019 – January 2020)
  • The salary will depend on your experience and qualifications and will be competitive and above the market rate. You will be happy to work along side other staff members. Mum works from home and so you’ll be happy with this set up.

You’ll be fully focused on all three children, if not with the children, nursery duties will be expected. The older children attend nursery and so you’ll focus on the baby at this time.

You’ll attend baby and toddler groups, parks, fun and educational activities and play age appropriate games, manage any after school activities / clubs, take them swimming – enjoy singing, dancing, arts and craft with them too!

You’ll be capable to prepare healthy and fresh meals for the children. You’ll need excellent and solid experience with babies, bottle feeding, weaning, potty training a bonus.

The ideal nanny will be French mother tongue with an excellent level of English, easy going and flexible, hard working and professional, discreet, able to encourage and support the children with their development and engage with them. 

You will be energetic, an initiative taker, intuitive, have a lot of common sense, bright and very organised. Someone who is able to think on their feet, loving and nurturing and an excellent communicator.

You’ll be an experienced nanny with excellent solid childcare experience with children of this age, fully capable to take sole charge of three children.

You will be happy to travel frequently with the family. You’ll be a non-smoker, have a valid and current DBS certificate, paediatric first aid certificate and EU or British passport.

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

4 and 5 day per week jobs – Permanent

Radlett (WD7): Nanny 50 hours a week

An experienced, hands on, and caring nanny is sought to join a lovely family of four in Radlett, Hertfordshire.  The family comprises Mum and Dad and their two young children (girls), aged 2.5 and 7 months at the start date.  This will be a shared care role, working closely in collaboration with Mum to support her in bringing up the children. 

The role could either be live out or live in, depending on the candidate’s circumstances. 

  • To start: ideally early September 2019, or as soon as the right candidate is found
  • Days and hours: 50 hours a week, namely Monday to Friday 9am t0  to 7pm
  • Salary: will be set dependent on experience and skills of the candidate, but expected to be between £30,000 – £35,000 gross p.a. 

Your role will be very child focussed, helping with all elements of the children’s care and daily routine, as well as being hands on and fun, creating lots of developmental and play opportunities for the children.  The children have got a good routine already, so you will need to adhere to that and adapt it to their changing needs as they grow.   Alongside direct care for the children, you will help with preparing healthy and nutritious meals for the children, as well as their laundry and ironing and helping to manage their belongings.  The family has a daily housekeeper so no wider housekeeping is required.  

The older girl attends pre school on four days of the week, so sometimes you may assist with drop/off and pick up.  

The family is seeking a friendly and happy nanny with extensive experience of working with young babies and who is confident to work both alongside a parent or in sole charge of the children as needed.  You will be able to create a great bond with both the children and parents.  The nanny should have the expertise to be able to provide advice so as to guide and assist with the children’s development, whilst also working within the family’s parenting style.  You should be proactive and able to work independently with limited guidance.  

You should have at least 5 years’ of previous nannying experience, including plenty of experience of working with babies.  A DBS certificate on the update service, and a valid paediatric first aid qualification are required.  The family needs a nanny who is able to drive, and a car can be provided for your use for work.  You should have excellent, checkable references.

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

Roke (Near Wallingford - OX10): Nanny/housekeeper 35.5-42 hours a week

An experienced, proactive live out nanny/housekeeper is required 37 ½ to 42 hours a week across four days for a family living in Roke, near Wallingford, OX10. The family consists of Mum, Dad and their two daughters aged 4 and 6. Both parents work, Mum 3 ½ days per week.

  • Days and hours: 7.00am to 6.30pm Monday to Wednesday and 3.30pm to 6.30pm on a Thursday (11.00am to 6.30pm during the school holidays – 20 weeks of the year)
  • Salary: £25,000 to £30,000 gross per annum based on £12-14 gross per hour.
  • Start date: 2 September 2019

Both girls will be at school in September, so during the term time you will help with their morning routine and drive them to school in Abingdon. Your focus will be on housekeeping during the school day, to include laundry, ironing, errands, cooking preparation. You will collect the children from school at 3.30pm and bring them home, ensuring they are provided with healthy, balanced meals and snacks. You will need to support with homework / reading and take them to any after school activities. During the school holidays, you will engage the girls in stimulating, age appropriate activities, particularly out and about, ensuring they get plenty of fresh air and fun.  The family are happy to engage a cleaner during the holiday period, to enable you to focus largely on the children.

You should ideally have at least 3 years’ paid childcare experience and an owner driver is essential. OFSTED registration, or willingness to obtain this at the family’s expense is also required. This would suit an energetic, nurturing and enthusiastic individual, experienced working with young primary school aged children.

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

Sonning-on-Thames: Nanny/housekeeper full time

A full time nanny/housekeeper is sought up to 59 hours a week for a family living in Sonning on Thames RG4.  The family consists of Mum, Dad and their two daughters aged 8 and 3. 

  • Days and hours: 59 hours per week, namely 6.30am to 6.15pm Monday to Friday though with periods of down time in the day once light housekeeping is complete.
  • Salary: £28,000 gross per annum depending on experience and qualifications
  • Start date: 19th August 2019 or sooner for the right candidate

Your primary responsibility will be full charge of both girls outside of school / nursery hours, with the younger child attending nursery 3 days a week.  The family employs a cleaner, so your housekeeping duties will largely be relating to the children and other light duties. During term time, you will benefit from some “down time” on the 3 days when the younger child is at nursery.

An owner driver is required for this role which includes school and nursery drop off/pick up .

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

3 day per week jobs – Permanent

Hampstead (NW3): Nanny/Mother's Help 2-3 days a week

A lovely family of three (and a lovely friendly dog) based in Hampstead, NW3 seek an experienced, reliable, positive and kind nanny to work part-time, 2-3 days a week (depending on what the nanny wants, the family can be flexible.)  The family are considering moving to South London within the year so please consider this when applying.  The family has a beautiful girl aged 9 months old.

  • Start date: Mid-July 2019
  • Days and hours: 16-24 hours a week (2-3 days) days can be flexible but must include a Friday each week – 9.30am – 5.30pm
  • Salary (Based on three days a week): £13-£15 gross per hour depending on your experience and qualification. Up to £1,560 gross per month (up to £18,720 gross per year).

If the nanny wanted some extra hours in the form of babysitting this also can be offered.

Mum will be around some of the time and so you’d need to be comfortable with this set up. They also have a lovely dog and so you’ll need to be happy with him.  You will be capable to take sole care of the baby and do all child related duties.

The family are looking for someone who will treat their little girl as if she was their own, you’ll have a genuine passion to work with children. You’ll be physically fit, organised, kind, patient, positive and smiley, someone who is very engaging with their daughter and good fun.

You’ll have a good level of common sense, fluent English speaker and ideally someone who is looking for a long-term position.

Duties will include:

  • Taking the baby to local groups and doing fun age related activities together, going to the park, managing her naps.
  • You will do all child related house duties (no deep cleaning will be expected)
  • Managing the areas where the baby eats, sleeps and plays (as they have a dog and their daughter is crawling now, if you are comfortable hoovering and mopping the living room daily this would be greatly appreciated).
  • Feeding the baby (some batch cooking would be fantastic when the baby is sleeping) experience of weaning will be essential and ideally someone knowledgable about allergies as she has currently a cows milk intolerance.

You need to have at least 2-3 years childcare experience with children of this age as well as at least one year of solid sole charge nanny experience. You will be warm, nurturing, engaging, very reliable, intuitive, trustworthy and have a genuine love for children.

You must be a fluent English speaker and 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 further information or to apply.

Eversley (RG7): Nanny 3 days a week (Monday, Wednesday, Thursday)

A reliable and proactive wrap around nanny is sought up to 25 ½  hours a week for a family living in Eversley RG27. The family consists of Mum, Dad, their sons aged 6 and 10 and two dogs.

  • Days and hours: 7.00am to 10.30am and 2.30pm to 7.30pm Monday, Wednesday and Thursday.
  • Salary: up to £16,000 gross per annum.
  • Start date: as soon as the right candidate is found

You will be responsible for assisting the children with breakfast and getting ready for school, which is a short walk away. No cleaning is required, but you will be required to keep the house tidy, do some simple food preparation including for the parents and preferably dog walking. After doing the school pick up, you will provide the children with healthy meals and snacks, support them with homework/reading and take them to any after school activities. During the school holidays your duties will remain largely the same, but instead of school you will be dropping/picking up the boys at their holiday clubs.

An owner driver is required for this role and it is unlikely to suit someone wishing to bring their own young child to work.

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

Chorleywood (WD3): Nanny three days a week for 6 months+

A very reliable, proactive and fun nanny is sought to join a family of five in Chorleywood. The family has three children, aged 9, 7 and 3. This will be at least a six month contract (from approximately the end of September/start of October 2019 until March 2020), covering their current nanny’s maternity leave – although could be longer depending on when she returns to work. 

  • Days and hours: three days per week, Monday-Wednesday, 7:30am – 6:30pm
  • To start: expected to be early October 2019 (though it may be slightly earlier), for at least 6 months
  • Salary: between £20,600 and £22,300 gross per annum (pro-rata for the duration of the contract) depending on experience (equivalent to £12-£13 gross per hour)

You’ll be an organised and efficient nanny who can manage the routines of a busy family, taking the children to school and nursery (these are in the same location).  Whilst their youngest daughter is at nursery, for three hours each morning, you would return home and help with light child-related housekeeping and preparing a meal for the children.  At midday you’ll pick her up from nursery and bring her home for lunch.  You’ll spend the afternoon with her and then return to pick the older children up later, helping to support them with homework and taking them to any after school activities they may have, then dinner and a bath. 

You should be very reliable with an excellent sickness record from previous employment, with references to back this up. You will need to have a recent DBS certificate (or be on the update service) and paediatric first aid qualification. You should have previous paid childcare experience of at least 4 years. A driver is required, and the family can insure you on their car for work, or you may use your own car (mileage reimbursed), depending on your preference.

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

Woodside Park (N12): Nanny three days/two days and two half days per week

A lovely family of four based in Woodside Park, N12 are seeking a calm and loving part-time nanny to work 3 full days or 2 full days and 2 half days between Monday to Friday.  They have two lovely boys who are 4 months old and 3 years old.  Mum will be around on occasion to feed however will stay out of the way when not needed, she intends to increase her work hours and so someone who may be happy to work more hours in the future would be a essential. 

  • Hours and days: 25.5 hours a week, namely 9am – 5.30pm three days a week or for the right person 2 full days and two half days (could be morning or afternoon). Preferable days would be between Tuesday to Friday.  If you wanted some extra hours, there’s potential to earn more when needed ad-hoc or babysitting.
  • Start date: 2nd September 2019
  • Salary: Up to £18,450 gross a year depending on experience.

The family are looking for someone who is able to allow the day the revolve around the baby, whilst keeping loosly to a schedule. You will focus on him and take him on walks, local activities, manage his bottles and weaning (which will start in the near future), someone with weaning experience will be essential (specifically baby led weaning). 

You’ll collect the older child from nursery in the afternoons at 4.30pm (10 min walk from home). You manage the childrens afternoon schedule and evening routine.  You’ll be competent to check what the older boy needs for the next day at nursery, what clothes/snacks he needs for certain clubs, checking bags each day etc.  He will start school Sep 2020. 

You’ll be fully competent at cooking healthy meals for the children – someone who’s not afraid to get mucky, someone happy to do arts and craft, finger painting and baking ! You’ll play age appropriate activities and games. They have a lovely garden with play equipment for the kids. You will be able to set clear boundaries and be firm at times but fair at the same time. 

You will do all child related house duties (no deep cleaning), managing the areas where the children eat, sleep and play, children’s laundry, ironing, wardrobe management and running small errands for the family (occasional light grocery shopping, post office trips etc).

You’ll be reliable, really engaging with the children, you’ll want become part of the family!  The family is seeking someone who’s comfortable to cook healthy balanced meals for the kids, patient and calm, pro-active in doing activities with the children/taking on outings and trips – lots of outdoor play and having loads of fun!

You will have solid experience as a nanny with children of these ages especially experience with young babies, weaning experience and knowing what busy parents need in relation to the kids and household. You’ll be patient, engaging, calm, fun and loving. You’ll have an excellent level of common sense, a genuine passion to work with children, a fluent English speaker.

You need to have at least 2-3 years childcare experience with children of this age as well as at least two years of solid sole charge nanny experience. You will be a fluent English speaker and 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.

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

1 and 2 day per week roles – Permanent

Hampstead (NW3): Nanny/Mother's Help 2-3 days a week

A lovely family of three (and a lovely friendly dog) based in Hampstead, NW3 seek an experienced, reliable, positive and kind nanny to work part-time, 2-3 days a week (depending on what the nanny wants, the family can be flexible.)  The family are considering moving to South London within the year so please consider this when applying.  The family has a beautiful girl aged 9 months old.

  • Start date: Mid-July 2019
  • Days and hours: 16-24 hours a week (2-3 days) days can be flexible but must include a Friday each week – 9.30am – 5.30pm
  • Salary (Based on three days a week): £13-£15 gross per hour depending on your experience and qualification. Up to £1,560 gross per month (up to £18,720 gross per year).

If the nanny wanted some extra hours in the form of babysitting this also can be offered.

Mum will be around some of the time and so you’d need to be comfortable with this set up. They also have a lovely dog and so you’ll need to be happy with him.  You will be capable to take sole care of the baby and do all child related duties.

The family are looking for someone who will treat their little girl as if she was their own, you’ll have a genuine passion to work with children. You’ll be physically fit, organised, kind, patient, positive and smiley, someone who is very engaging with their daughter and good fun.

You’ll have a good level of common sense, fluent English speaker and ideally someone who is looking for a long-term position.

Duties will include:

  • Taking the baby to local groups and doing fun age related activities together, going to the park, managing her naps.
  • You will do all child related house duties (no deep cleaning will be expected)
  • Managing the areas where the baby eats, sleeps and plays (as they have a dog and their daughter is crawling now, if you are comfortable hoovering and mopping the living room daily this would be greatly appreciated).
  • Feeding the baby (some batch cooking would be fantastic when the baby is sleeping) experience of weaning will be essential and ideally someone knowledgable about allergies as she has currently a cows milk intolerance.

You need to have at least 2-3 years childcare experience with children of this age as well as at least one year of solid sole charge nanny experience. You will be warm, nurturing, engaging, very reliable, intuitive, trustworthy and have a genuine love for children.

You must be a fluent English speaker and 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 further information or to apply.

Rickmansworth (WD3): Nanny two days a week (Tuesday and Wednesday)

A loving and happy nanny is sought to join a lovely family of four in Rickmansworth (WD3).  The family has a little boy aged 4 and a little girl of 1.  They also have a lovely and gentle golden retriever dog. 

This is a long-term, permanent position. 

  • Days and hours: 22 hours a week, namely Tuesday and Wednesday – 7:30am to 6:30pm.  Additional hours could be offered either on a Monday or Thursday, for the right candidate
  • Salary: approximately £13,700 p.a. based on 22 hours a week (equivalent to £12 gross per hour), with precise positioning depending on experience
  • To start: as soon as the right candidate is found (latest October 2019)

You’ll arrive in the morning and feed the children breakfast, then take their little boy to school (he is just starting reception) which is around a 5-10 minute drive away, so a driver is essential.  You’ll then spend most of the day looking after their baby daughter, managing all elements of her care and routine and taking her to age appropriate classes and groups and giving her lots of fun and fresh air!  

At around 3pm you will pick up the little boy from school and bring him home for dinner and start the children’s bath time routine.  You’ll help to develop and manage a regular after school routine.  

The family are looking for someone very warm, kind, reliable and child focussed, who genuinely thrives off spending time with the children, being very hands on and developing loving relationships with them.  You should be a great communicator both with adults and children, and be comfortable around dogs.   

You should have at least 3 years’ previous nanny experience with strong references from previous nanny employers.  A driver is required, and you should be willing to use your car for work (mileage reimbursed).  Ofsted registration would be a bonus but is not essential.  You should have a DBS certificate on the update service and paediatric first aid (or be willing to obtain these).

The family will consider a nanny who has their own child that they’d need to bring to work with them, provided this dynamic works within the family’s routines.

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

Rickmansworth (WD3): Nanny two days a week (Tuesday and Thursday)

A loving, kind and fun nanny is sought to join a lovely family of four in Rickmansworth.  They have a little girl aged 3 and a baby boy who will be 1 at the start date.  

  • Days and hours: 22 hours a week, namely Tuesday and Thursday – 7:30am to 6:30pm
  • Salary: between £13,700 p.a. and £14,900 p.a. depending on experience (equivalent to between £12 and £13 gross per hour)
  • To start: beginning of October 2019 (or earlier if the right candidate wished to start before this)

You’ll arrive in the morning and feed the children breakfast, then take their little girl to pre-school which is a 10-15 minute walk or short drive away.  You’ll then spend most of the day looking after their baby son, managing all elements of his care and routine and taking him to age appropriate classes and groups and giving him lots of fun and fresh air!  At around 4pm you will pick up the little girl from nursery and bring her home for dinner and start the children’s bath time routine.  

Dad works very locally in central Rickmansworth, so he may pop home from time to time to say hello – or you can pop in occasionally to visit him at work!  

When their son is napping, you will be asked to help with the children’s laundry and, time permitting, ironing.  You can also use this time to help prepare a meal.  The family do not require any wider housekeeping other than basic nursery duties.  

The family are looking for someone very warm and child focussed, who genuinely thrives off spending time with the children, being very hands on and developing loving relationships with them.  You should be a great communicator both with adults and children.   

You should have at least 3 years’ previous nanny experience with strong references from previous nanny employers.  A driver is not essential but would be a bonus.  You should be Ofsted registered, or willing to obtain this (the family will meet the cost of the annual fee), have a DBS certificate on the update service and paediatric first aid (or be willing to obtain these).

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

Gerrards Cross (SL9): Nanny two days a week (Tuesday and Thursday)

A loving, engaging and happy nanny is sought to join a lovely family of five in Gerrards Cross (SL9).  The family has three little girls, aged 3 and twins of 1 at the start date. 

This is a long-term, permanent position. 

  • Days and hours: expected to be 23 hours a week, ideally Tuesday and Thursday 7:30am to 7pm, although there may be flexibility over the days for the right person.
  • Salary: approximately £14,300 to £16,100 based on a 23 hour week (between £12 and £13.50 gross per hour), with precise positioning depending on experience
  • To start: around November 2019 – mum is returning to work in December but would like some settling in days prior to this.

You’ll arrive in the morning and feed the children breakfast, then take the eldest girl to nursery which is around a 10 minute drive away, so a driver is essential. You’ll then spend most of the day looking after the twins, managing all elements of their care and routine and taking her to age appropriate classes and groups (to be agreed in advance with the family) and giving them lots of opportunities to play and engage, helping with their learning and development.   

 In due course, the twins may also start a morning a week at nursery, during which time you would be ask to assist with light child-related duties such as tidying their clothes and toys, preparing a meal for the evening etc.

The older girl returns from nursery around 5pm and so you’ll pick her up and bring her home for dinner. 

The family are looking for someone kind, engaging and nurturing, who will devote their time to all elements of the children’s care.  You should be very hands on and enjoy developing loving relationships with them.  You should be a great communicator both with adults and children.

You should have at least 3 years’ previous nanny experience, ideally with twin experience or experience with multiple very young children in a domestic setting.  You will need to have strong references from previous nanny employers.  A driver is required, and a car can be provided for your use if this is preferred.  Ofsted registration would be a bonus but is not essential.  You should have a DBS certificate on the update service and paediatric first aid (or be willing to obtain these).

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

Part day/after school roles – Permanent

Hampstead Heath (NW3): Nanny 30 hours a week

A lovely family of three based in Hampstead Heath, NW3 are looking for an experienced, creative and proactive nanny to work part-time during term time (12.30pm – 6.30pm) and four weeks a year working full time time during school holidays.  A fluent and excellent English speaker is a must.  Their little girl is 3 years old and attends nursery part time. 

  • Start date: 9th September 2019 (or earlier for the right person)
  • Salary: £18,000-21,600 gross a year depending on your experience and qualifications.
  • Days and hours: You’ll work 30 hours a week, Monday to Friday 12.30pm – 6.30pm (48 weeks a year) and full time for four weeks in the school holidays (Monday to Friday 8.15am – 6.15pm). 

The family tend to go abroad quite a lot in the school holidays and so you’d get a very fair holiday entitlement.

You’ll have a happy and positive disposition, responsible, enthusiastic, experienced, educated, have an excellent level of English, proactive and creative. You ideally enjoy cooking healthy meals and going for walks in the park as the family live next to Hampstead Heath. 

During term time, the nanny will need to pick the little girl up from nursery. Manage any after nursery activities (ballet/tennis) or go to the park, fun activities, arts and crafts. You’ll also prepare dinner. You’ll be capable to support her reading and writing. 

You’ll be happy to do all child related house duties and manage the areas where the child sleeps, eats and plays.

A driving licence is not necessary, however there is parking available if you’d want to drive or the family would make their car available for brief journeys. 

You will need at least 2-3 years childcare experience, 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.

Finchley (N3): Wrap around care nanny Monday-Friday

A lovely family of five based in Finchley, London N3 seek an enthusiastic, engaging, loving, experienced, London Driving nanny (a car can be provided). There are options for the right person with regards to number of hours the family can offer (28-35 hours a week). 

There is opportunity for a long break in the middle of the day while the kids are at school. If you wanted the extra hours, housework could be offered. If you only wanted after school work 3pm – 8pm Monday to Thursday they could offer up to £18 gross per hour ! (£18,720 gross a year) plus extra hours in the school holidays. 

The family have three lovely children of 8 months old, 5.5 and 9 years old. 

  • Ideal days and hours – Monday to Thursday 7am – 9am and 2.45pm – 7.45pm– a total of 28 hours a week (the family could offer 35 hours per week if the nanny wanted extra hours in the form of housework)
  • Start date: 29th July 2019
  • Salary: Between £18,720 gross per year based on working after school hours and up to £27,000 gross based working 35 hours a week depending on your experience and qualifications (up to £2,600 gross a month).

Mum will be returning to work after maternity leave and so the position will become sole charge. 

It’s likely that the baby will go to nursery and be dropped and collected by parents. You will drop and collect the older children to and from school in Mill Hill. 

You’ll manage any after school activities, take the kids to the local park and engage with them. You’ll be happy to arrange play dates and fun school holiday outings, you’ll be competent to check what the children need for the next day at school, what clothes/snacks they need for certain clubs, checking bags each day etc. 

You’ll be good at cooking healthy meals for the children and play age appropriate activities and games, bath and bedtime. You will be able to set clear boundaries and be firm at times but fair at the same time. 

You will do all child related house duties and some light housework (if you want the extra hours), managing the areas where the children eat, sleep and play, children’s laundry, ironing, wardrobe management and running small errands for the family (occasional light grocery shopping, post office trips etc).

The eldest child has mild Aspergers which occasionally can be a challenge but also rewarding as he is very engaging and kind natured, experience of this would be a bonus. 

The family are looking for someone enthusiastic and engaging. You will have solid experience as a nanny/with children and knowing what a busy mum needs in relation to the kids and household. You’ll be patient, engaging, calm, fun, loving and also someone with perspective.  You’ll have an excellent level of common sense, a genuine passion to work with children – a career nanny, a fluent English speaker and ideally someone who is looking for a long-term position.

You need to have at least 3 years childcare experience with children of this age as well as at least two years of solid sole charge nanny experience. You will be a fluent English speaker and 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.

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

Windsor (SL4): Wrap around care nanny Monday-Friday (32 weeks of the year)

A wrap around nanny is sought term time only for a family living in Windsor SL4. The family consists of Mum, Dad and their son who is 3. Both parents work full time. 

  • Days and hours: 6.30am to 8.30am and 3.00pm to 6.00pm Monday to Friday during the term time only (32 weeks of the year)
  • Salary: £9,600 gross per annum
  • Start date: September 2019

You will be responsible for getting the child up in the morning and ensuring he receives a healthy breakfast before taking him to school. In the afternoon, you will collect him and bring him home, providing him with suitable snacks and an evening meal. You will engage him in fun, stimulating and age appropriate play and other activities before one of the parents returns home.  This would suit a warm and nurturing individual and an owner driver is essential.

Contact steph@happyfamiliesnannies.co.uk for further information or to apply. 

Chobham (GL4): Afternoon nanny, 16 hours per week

A lovely family of 3 – soon to be 4! (and a friendly dog) based in Chobham, GU24 seek a caring and calm nanny/mothers help to work part-time, 4 days a week (depending on the nanny, the family can be flexible.)  The family are moving to Chobham from London, so someone local who can help ease the transition would be a bonus. The family have a 4yr old boy, who starts school in September and a baby due in August.

  • Start date: September 2019
  • Days and hours: 16+ hours a week (4 days) days can be flexible – 3-7pm.
  • Salary : £13-£15 gross per hour depending on your experience and qualification. Up to £1,040 gross per month.

Mum will be around most of the time and so you’d need to be comfortable with this set up. They also have a lovely dog and so you’ll need to be happy with him.  You will be capable to take sole care of the baby when Mum is on the school pick up and do all child related duties.

The family are looking for someone experienced with newborns and young school age children, you’ll have a genuine passion to work with children. You’ll be physically fit, organised, kind, patient, engaging with their son and good fun.

Duties will include:

  • Playing with the older child and caring for the baby
  • Child related house duties – cleaning, tidying, laundry (no deep cleaning will be expected)
  • Cooking the older child’s supper
  • Generally being an extra pair of hands after school when both children are home
  • Occasional dog walking

You need to have at least 2-3 years childcare experience with children of this age. You will be warm, nurturing, engaging, very reliable and trustworthy.

You must be a fluent English speaker and 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.

The family will be looking for a full-time nanny from April 2020, so there would be the opportunity to stay with the family when the temp contract comes to an end. 

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

Hendon Central (NW4): After school nanny 20-25 hours a week

A live out Loving, Patient and Enthusiastic part-time permanent (after school hours) fluent English speaking nanny is required for a family based in Hendon Central NW4, a confident London DRIVER would be preferred but not essential (a family car could be used).  

You’ll have a positive attitude and a happy disposition, the sort of person who is family oriented, a confident driver and good communicator who’ll be able to build a great relationship with all of the family and particularly with their 8 year old son. 

  • Start date: End of August/Sep 2019
  • Hours and days required: 20 hours a week (up to 25 hours can be offered in the form of child related housework/babysitting of the candidate required this).
  • Monday to Friday – Essential hours will be from 3.30/4pm – 7.30/8pm (occasional babysitting with advance notice may be required). Someone local would be a bonus.

The total gross annual salary based on working 20 hours per week will be £14,560 gross per year depending on your experience and qualifications. 

School is located in Borehamwood and finishes at 3:30pm, their son arrives on the coach near the house at 4 pm. Your duties would involve picking him up from the coach stop or on some days directly from school (depending on after school activities) and either bring him home for dinner/snack/shower or take him directly to the activities. 

You will take care of all childcare related duties including managing the areas where the child sleeps, eats and plays. 

You’ll be a fluent English speaker, have a happy disposition and a can do attitude. A driver would be a bonus but not essential. 

The perfect candidate will be capable, nurturing, caring, kind, good fun, trustworthy, genuine, a good communicator, open and honest, loving and patient. You’ll help to encourage the child with lots of positive reinforcement. 

You’ll have a genuine passion to work with children and enjoy what you do. You’ll be a non smoker, have a happy disposition, energetic and physically fit. 

You’ll need a current enhanced DBS certificate and first aid certificate. You will need to have worked with this age group for at least two years and ideally you’ll have previous nanny experience and excellent checkable references.

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

Temporary roles

None at present