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Updated: 17th January 2020

Live-In Jobs – Permanent

Mill Hill (NW7): Live in junior nanny/housekeeper 40 hours a week

A lovely family based in Mill Hill NW7 are looking for a junior LIVE-IN nanny/housekeeper to work up to 40 hours a week between Monday to Friday, and ideally Saturday mornings.  The family have two beautiful boys ages 2 yrs and 4 years old who both currently attend nursery. 

  • To start: February 2019
  • Salary: £17,160 gross per year for the right person. (£1,430 gross monthly). 
  • Hours: The nanny / housekeeper would be expected to work up to 8 hours on some days and 5 hours on other days. Starting from 7am and finished by 7pm.You’ll have plenty your own time and the family can be flexible for the right person.  You may be asked to babysit up to two times per week. You’ll be happy to go to Spain in the Summers for up to 2 weeks at a time.

Duties will include getting the boys ready in the mornings, giving them breakfast, taking to nursery (some days mum/dad will take one child), helping with the housework (tidy up, washing, cleaning, cooking (you’ll be able to cook fresh and healthy meals, follow recipes – manage most mealtimes for the children) manage all areas where the children eat, sleep and play).  Everything is within walking distance, so no need to drive.

You’ll collect the younger child at 4pm on Monday and after lunch on Thursday and Friday (on a Tuesday he is collected by grandparent and on a Wednesday he is mainly with mum). He has an afternoon nap between 1-3pm. You’ll collect the older child at 3pm which is walking distance from home. You’ll feed them dinner, help prepare the evening routine, bath, reading, bedtime.

Some days grand-parents come and take over or help or children go to their house.

The nanny will also look after boys during school holidays, sometimes they attend camps.

Ideally some help with taking care of the children and some housework on Saturday mornings would be most appreciated, and babysitting when possible one evening at the weekend (to be organised depending on availability).

The family live in a lovely newly refurbished 5 bedroom house with a nice big garden. They are located very close to shops/restaurants in Mill Hill Broadway, and less than 5 minute walk to Mill Hill Broadway train station. You’ll have your own bright and comfortable single bedroom and shared bathroom with the children. There’s a smart tv and WiFi in the bedroom.

You’ll be energetic and enthusiastic, an initiative taker and have plenty of common sense, you’ll be fun and happy to do age appropriate activities with the boys – arts and crafts / look into activities in the local area for holidays. Help with their development, reading, singing and dancing! Having lots of outdoor time, garden, park trips and farms etc.

You will have solid experience in childcare, ideally as a nanny and / or nursery school. You’ll know what a busy mum needs in relation to the kids and running a household. You’ll be patient, have good attention to detail, organised, 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 and ideally someone who is looking for a long-term position. You need to have at least 1-2 years childcare experience with children of this age. You will be a strong 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 more information or to apply.

Golders Green (NW11): Live in nanny 47 hours a week

A lovely family of five based near Golders Green NW11, seek a willing driving, (school runs only) full time, live-in nanny. You’ll be an energetic, warm, positive and proactive fluent English speaking nanny – you’ll work 60 hours a week. (The family can provide the car for you).  Their three beautiful children are twins of 18 months old (boy and girl) and a 5 year old girl. 

You’d be expected to babysit 1-2 nights a week. 

The role will be mainly sole charge, there may be a little shared care at times as they’d have a close family and grandparents may pop by from time to time (also parents come home earlier most Fridays). 

  • Start date: March 2020
  • Salary: up to £26,000 gross per year depending on your qualifications and experience.
  • Core days and hours: Monday –  Friday 7am – 7pm with up to two babysitting evenings per week.
  • Accommodation: You’d have a double bedroom with en-suite shower in a brand new 5 bedroom house just built. There’s a lovely big garden, driveway and it’s less than 5 minute walk to Golders Green Station and the high street. 

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. The role is demanding as there are three energetic children to care for!

Most days will involve taking care of the twins and collecting the older girl from school. You may need to manage occasional play dates and after school activities. You’ll help with the morning breakfast routine and school run. During the day you will focus on the twins. They have a very structured day, you’ll take them to local activities and toddler groups within walking distance, take them to the park, engage with them in fun and educational play, manage their nap time and meals and you’ll collect the eldest from school at 3:10 pm with the twins by car

From September, the twins will be attending local nursery in the mornings. Your hours won’t change and you may be asked to focus on more light household duties / family meal prep whilst they’re at nursery. 

Experience of multiple children, changing / engaging with the children will be essential. Someone who is willing to drive to do the school run will be essential. You’ll be someone who has a positive and cheerful manner and you’ll want to support the family. You’ll manage all nursery duties and help with light housework such as emptying the dish washer. 

You will be energetic, happy to become part of this warm family. You’ll be able to bond with the children, be loving, calm and gentle, be caring and kind. Importantly you’ll need to be reliable, thoughtful and able use your initiative. You will have a can do attitude and want to muck in with a busy family house.  

You will be good fun! Knowledge and experience of child development would be a bonus. You will work together as a team with mum/dad in order to communicate boundaries. Someone happy to communicate openly and confidently with the family will be required. You’ll be someone who has a genuine passion to work with children, you’ll be respectful of the home and maintain a positive attitude. 

You need to have at least 2-3 years solid childcare experience with children of this age – someone with solid, previous nannying experience or nursery experience. You will have had either twin experience or have had experience taking care of multiple young children at once, ideally in a nannying capacity.

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.

4 and 5 day a week Jobs – Permanent

Islington (N1): Nanny 46 hours a week

A lovely family of five based in Islington N1 seek a long-term, permanent, energetic, bubbly, loving and caring fluent English live-out housekeeper (inc deep cleaning) and nanny.  The three beautiful children are 9 months old -boy (who has some allergies), 2 and 4 years old girls. 

The role will be a mixture of shared care and sole charge nannying and housekeeping. Mum is currently on a maternity leave and returns back to work in December. 

  • Days and hours: Up to 46 hours per week can be offered. Additional babysitting hours sometimes available, but optional.  Core hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 8am – 6.30pm and half day Wednesday (E.g:1pm – 5pm )
  • Start date: As soon as the right person is found.
  • Salary: up to £35,880 gross per year depending on your qualification and experiences.

Most days will involve the morning breakfast and school / nursery drop offs, then housekeeping.  When the children return from nursery / school (approx 3.30pm) you will focus on them. Fridays the youngest two don’t go to nursery so you will be focused on them, plus the eldest from 3.30pm.

You will be energetic, bubbly, able to bond with the children. Loving, caring and kind. You’ll be good at cleaning and laundry; keeping the house immaculate. Importantly you’ll need to be reliable, thoughtful and able use your initiative. You will have a can do attitude and want to muck in with a busy family house.  You will have an eye for detail and care about the right puzzle piece making it back into the right box! 

Experience of feeding, changing / playing with the baby will be essential. Someone who doesn’t have an awful lot of experience but has the right attitude to learning and mucking in would also be welcomed!

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. The house has plenty of stairs to keep you fit! 

You’ll be good at laundry /ironing /wardrobe management and tolerant of mountains of laundry! You will do all house related duties,  You will be very organised and neat and support the family with their home. 

You’ll be confident and easy going, someone who can take initiative, be proactive, have a calm disposition and be good fun! You’ll be personable and encouraging, help the children with their development in a fun and engaging way. Knowledge and experience of child development would be a bonus.

You will work together as a team with mum/dad in order to set clear boundaries. Someone happy to communicate openly and confidently with the family will be required. You’ll be someone who has a genuine passion to work with children, you’ll be respectful of the home and full of positive energy. 

You need to have at least 2-3 years solid childcare experience with children of this age – someone with previous nannying experience. You will be very organised and happy to help with house work and have some prior housekeeping / cleaning experience. 

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.⭐️

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

Ruislip (UB10): Full time nanny

A lovely and warm family of four is seeking an experienced full time nanny (35 hours a week in term time/55 hours in school holidays).   The family has two children, a girl of 5 and a boy of 2.  This is a sole charge role and the family is seeking a committed nanny who will be with them for the long term – ideally several years.  

  • To start: as soon as the right candidate is found
  • Days and hours: 35 hours per week in term time and 55 hours in the holidays.  Until September 2020 the days and hours pattern comprises two longer days and three shorter days (hours TBC. ).  In the school holidays the hours are 11 hours a day (8am to 7pm Monday to Friday).  From September 2020 the hours in term time will remain 35 per week, but will be 12pm to 7pm each day and the holiday hours will remain at 55 hours per week. 
  • Salary: between £28,300 and £32,700 p.a. dependent on experience.  

Currently, the little boy is at nursery three days per week, so you would have him for two long days and the remainder of the week will be shorter days (collecting their daughter from school and their son from nursery).  From September, he will be at a different nursery (school hours) so the role will change slightly to be 12-7 each day.  You will help with three hours of light child-related housekeeping (preparing a simple meal for the children, kids laundry, tidying round the children’s rooms and some assistance with grocery shopping/errands), before collecting both children and bringing them home for their after school routine.  

During the holidays the hours are full time, and you will plan a variety of fun activities both home based and taking them out.

The family is seeking a proactive and independent nanny who will enjoy building long term relationships with the children and be able to act on their own initiative.  You should be very engaged and child focussed, and thrive off spending time with the children, as well as being confident to develop relationships with other adults such as local friends, teachers at the school etc.  The family will trust their nanny to take the lead and plan suitable activities and you won’t be micro-managed!  

You will need to be a driver and a car can be provided for your use for work.  You should have a recent DBS certificate and paediatric first aid certification. You should have at least 5 years’ experience working as a nanny in family homes and be able to demonstrate longevity in your previous roles, with strong references to support this. 

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

Watford: Full time nanny

A very experienced, proactive and energetic nanny is sought to join a family of four near Watford. The family has two very young children, and experience of working with babies is essential.

This is a long-term role, and the family is seeking a nanny who will can demonstrate longevity in their previous jobs and who is willing to commit for approximately 2-3 years.

  • To start: as soon as the right candidate is found
  • Days and hours: ideally 55 hours a week, namely Monday to Friday with some flexibility for start and end times for the right candidate.
  • Salary: between £40,000 and £43,000 p.a. with precise positioning depending on experience and hours agreed.

You will help with all elements of the children’s care, and this role will involve a mixture of shared care and sole charge care – Mum is sometimes at home in a separate office. 

You should be excellent at communicating and working with parents in a collaborative way so as to support the care and development of their children.  You should have energy and imagination to stimulate their creativity and development.

You should have at least 10 years’ childcare experience of which at least 5 years should be as a nanny. You should have recent baby experience (i.e. within the last 2 years) as well as experience with looking after multiple very young children at the same time.

You should have a recent DBS certificate, be NVQ level 3 trained or above and be paediatric first aid certified. Additional formal qualifications in child care and child development would be highly desirable. You should have excellent checkable references. You should be a driver and the family can provide you with a car for work purposes. 

This role could also be live in if required.

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

Hampstead (NW3): full time nanny 47 hours a week

A lovely family of three (plus 2 friendly cats!) based in Hampstead, NW3, seek a cheerful, patient, loving, energetic nanny who is preferably an enthusiastic cook! to join their family as a live-out full time nanny (you’ll work 47 hours a week over 4.5 days).  The family have a beautiful 10 month old daughter. 

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. The role will be a sole charge position. 

  • Core days and hours: Monday to Thursday -7.45am – 6pm and Friday 8am – 2pm.  Someone who is willing to babysit on occasion would be preferred 
  • Start date: ASAP / Latest Feb 2020
  • Salary offered will be up to £39,600 gross per year depending on your qualification and experiences. 

Duties will include taking the baby to local playgroups and activities, managing naps, meals, taking her for walks in the park and playing with her in an engaging and fun way. You will do all child related duties and some light housework such as keeping the kitchen tidy, vacuuming the living room where baby is crawling (no deep cleaning will be expected as the family have a cleaner once a week), managing the areas where the child eats, sleeps and plays.

The little girl is a great eater so someone  who is an enthusiastic cook is very much preferred! And someone who is happy to help out with basic things around the house and running small errands. 

You will be fully capable to take care of children of this age with prior nannying experience. You’ll be unflappable, kind, willing to take instructions from the parents and also have plenty of your own initiative. 

You’ll be confident and easy going, someone who can take initiative, be proactive, have a calm disposition and be good fun! You’ll be personable and encouraging, help the little girl with her development in a fun and engaging way. Knowledge and experience of child development would be a bonus. 

You will work together as a team with mum and dad in order to set clear boundaries. Someone happy to communicate openly and confidently with the family will be required. You’ll be someone who has a genuine passion to work with children, you’ll be respectful of the home and full of positive energy. 

You need to have at least 3-4 years solid childcare experience with children of this age – someone with previous nannying experience would be essential. 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 further information or to apply.

3 day per week jobs – Permanent

Pinner: nanny 3 days (30 hours) a week Tuesday - Thursday

A committed, experienced and engaging nanny is sought to join a lovely family of four in Pinner (HA5).  The family has two boys, aged 7 and 18 months.  The family is seeking a nanny who will be with them for the long-term and who will embrace becoming part of the family.

  • To start: mid-February 2020
  • Days and hours: 30 hours a week, namely Tuesday – Thursday 8am to 6pm
  • Salary: between £12 and £14 gross per hour (i.e. annual salary of approximately £19,000 – £22,000)

During the school term time, most of your day will be spent with their younger son.  After dropping their elder son to school you’ll take the little one to activities, groups and classes, as well as engaging in stimulating home-based activities.  You’ll pick up the older boy from school in the afternoon and take him to some after school activities, as well as assisting with homework and dinner.

During the school holidays, the family would like you to plan fun activities for the children, to include days out, play dates with friends etc. 

The family is seeking a very child-focussed nanny, who will become an integral part of their boys’ lives, and who will enjoy planning and taking part in a range of fun and engaging activities.  You should enjoy building relationships with both children and adults, and be happy to help arrange play dates with friends, as well as being a point of contact with the school.  You’ll be confident to prepare simple home-cooked meals for the children (respecting that the family is vegetarian), as well as occasional children’s laundry (no ironing) and keeping the children’s play and living spaces tidy and organised.

Around once a week, either mum or dad will likely work from home, in a separate home office.  They will leave you to it and not be involved during the day, but you need to be comfortable working with a parent in the house. 

You should have at least 3 years’ previous experience working as a nanny in a family home.  A driver is required, and a car can be provided for your use at work if required, alternatively you may use your own car.   You should have a recent DBS certificate (or be on the update service) and be paediatric first aid certified.  You should have a track record of longevity in previous roles, and strong references to support this. 

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

1 and 2 day per week roles – Permanent

Farnham (GU10): Nanny 2 days (24 hours) a week

A lovely family of four seek a kind and loyal live-out nanny to work 2 days a week Monday and Tuesday.

  • Salary: up to £20k per annum depending on experience (£12-£14 p/h).
  • To start: April
  • Days and hours: 24 hours a week, namely 7am – 7pm Monday and Tuesday

The family have a daughter aged 4 and two sons aged 3 and 10 months. They are looking for an experienced nanny to join the family. You will start the day with breakfast and get the children dressed. There are two school drop offs from 8.30am and the baby will be with you all day. School pickup from 3pm and occasional after school activities. You will prepare a healthy light meal for the children in the evening and have them bathed and ready for bed for when Mum & Dad return home at 7pm. During the school holidays, the two older children will be at home and occasionally in holiday clubs. 

You will be relaxed, positive, tidy and proactive. You’ll be nurturing and kind, polite and friendly and able to use your own initiative. The nanny should be gentle and loving towards the children. The nanny should enjoy being outside and playing outdoors. The nanny should also be creative and engage the children in drawing, painting and other creative activities. You’ll have a genuine love for children and at least 2 years solid sole charge experience with children this age.

You’ll be respectful of the families home and help to keep it clean and tidy at the end of each working day.

You will need to have excellent checkable references, have a current enhanced DBS certificate, paediatric first aid and at least 2 years childcare/nanny experience with babies and toddlers. An owner driver is required.

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

Stanmore (HA7): nanny/housekeeper 2 days (24 hours) a week Monday and Tuesday

A family of four in Stanmore (HA7) is seeking a nanny/housekeeper to start as soon as possible.  The family has two boys, aged 7 and 4.  This is a long-term, permanent position, and the family is seeking a nanny who is seeking to commit to this role for several years. 

  • Start date: as soon as the right candidate is found.
  • Salary: between £15,000 and £16,200 p.a. dependent on experience (i.e. £12-£13 gross per hour).
  • Hours: 24 hours a week, namely Monday and Tuesday 7am to 7pm.  

 Both boys attend school, so you will get them ready for, and take them to school in the morning.  During the day, whilst the boys are at school, you are free to manage your time as you wish, helping with various light housekeeping tasks and errands linked to the children.    

During the school holidays you will have full time care of both children, taking them to a range of activities, organising creative and fun home based activities, and organising play dates etc. 

The family is seeking an experienced and proactive nanny who is able to understand and manage the day to day running of a family home with limited guidance and input.  You should be confident interacting with and building relationships with other adults such as other parents, teachers at the school etc. 

Your duties will include:

  • getting the children ready for school in the morning and taking them there;
  • organising their school bags and possessions, and ensuring they have everything they need;
  • family laundry and ironing;
  • keeping the house tidy and to a good standard (full cleaning is not required);
  • preparing a family-friendly meal each day that the whole family can eat (noting the family is vegetarian);
  • general day to day errands and light grocery shopping;
  • Collecting the children from school, bringing them home, supervising homework and after school activities, dinner and bath-time.

The ideal nanny will be kind, caring, fun-loving and creative.  You should be proactive and enjoy the challenges of managing a busy family home.  

You will need at least five years’ experience of working with children, ideally in a family home and with previous housekeeping experience. 

You should have a current enhanced DBS certificate, paediatric first aid qualified and will have excellent checkable references from previous employers.  A driver is required and you’d be required to use your car for work purposes (mileage reimbursed).

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

Part day/after school roles – Permanent

Muswell Hill (N10) - Nanny/Housekeeper (28 hours a week)

A lovely family of three (plus a puppy!) based in Muswell Hill, N10 seek a fluent English, bright, experienced and reliable sole charge nanny/housekeeper to work four days a week – a total of 28 hours a week – this will suit someone who is looking for a long term position.   The family have two lovely boys ages 8 and 5 years old. 

  • Days and hours: Monday to Thursday – 7 hours a day. The most important part of the day would be after school from 3.15pm till 7.45. The other 2.5 hours can be flex to suit you, doing some nursery duties and  housekeeping.  A total 28 hours a week can be offered. You may be required to work extra hours during the school holidays.
  • Salary offered will be up to £21,840 gross per year based on 28 hours a week (up to £1,820 gross per month for the right person).
  • To start: as soon as the right candidate is found. 

You’ll have at least 3-4 years childcare experience and at least one year nanny experience taking care of children of this age. A driver would be a bonus but not a deal breaker. 

If you live locally this would be preferable. You will need to speak fluent English and have the ability to help the children with their homework.

Duties such as school pick up will be expected (school is a 10 minute walk away) after school activities, play dates, other fun activities, helping with homework, giving them dinner, bath, bedtime reading .

Other duties that would be required would be tidying the kitchen after meal times, the childrens laundry, tidying the childrens bedrooms and play areas, preparing snacks and meals for the boys, checking book bags, preparing school uniform, snacks and book bags for the next day and having a tidy up at the end of each day. 

You’ll be able to use your own initiative and have common sense, you’ll be intuitive to the boys sensitive natures, you must be very reliable!, be caring, warm, attentive, fun!, energetic and able to keep up with two young boys!, kind, able to be firm and set boundaries, be a confident communicator with mum to ensure you’re both on the same page with regards to taking care of the boys, someone who would treat these children the same way they’d treat their own.

If you’re a driver a car can be provided. 

You’ll have a happy disposition and be capable and confident to take care of children of this age with at least 3-4 years prior childcare experience. Some prior nanny experience is essential. 

You will be a non-smoker. Someone local would be a huge bonus. You’ll have a enhanced DBS certificate and a paediatric first aid certificate. 

Woodside Park (N12) - Housekeeper, 20 hours a week MORNINGS ONLY

A lovely family based in Woodside Park, N12 seek a permanent fluent English speaking, local, experienced and reliable Housekeeper / cleaner (who is a confident driver) to work part-time in the mornings – a total of 20 hours a week.

  • Start: ASAP
  • Days and hours: Monday to Friday – 4 hours a day. The hours could be slightly flexible also depending on if you’re a driver – starting between 7.15am and 8am.  A total 20 hours a week can be offered. You may be required to work extra hours on occasion if it suited you.
  • Salary: be up to £13,300 gross per year for the right person.

The family have four lovely children ages 3, 6, 10 and 12 years old. You won’t be required to do any regular child related duties unless you’re a driver, there may be some occasions where you will be required to drop one of the kids off at the local bus stop or to school. 

You’ll have at least 3-4 years solid private housekeeping experience. A driver would be a big bonus but not a deal breaker. If you live locally this would be preferable. You will need to speak fluent English and have the ability to communicate effectively with the family. 

Duties such as thorough cleaning of the home, deep cleaning / bathrooms twice a week. Tidying and cleaning all areas of the home. Laundry, ironing and wardrobe management. 

Mum and dad work from home and so you’ll need to be comfortable with them being around although they’ll stay out of your way. 

The family are looking for someone who is really thorough, has excellent attention to detail, organised and who has happy disposition. You’ll be treated with respect and will be an integral part of helping this family run their home smoothly.  You will want a long term role. 

Other duties that will be required would be tidying the kitchen after breakfast times, managing the dishwasher, occasional school drop off if you’re a driver. A car can be provided. 

You’ll be able to use your own initiative and have common sense, you must be very reliable, be attentive and physically fit. You’ll be a confident communicator with mum/dad to ensure you’re all on the same page with regards to taking care of their home.

Some prior housekeeping / cleaning experience is essential (3-4 years). Someone local would be a huge bonus. You’ll have a enhanced DBS certificate and excellent checkable references. 

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

Farnham (GU9) - After school nanny 14 hours a week

A lovely family of four seek a kind live-out wrap around nanny to work 4 days a week, with full-time hours available for some weeks of the school holidays.

  • Salary: up to £11k per annum depending on experience (£14-£15 p/h) plus extra in school holidays.
  • To start: 2nd March 2019
  • Days and hours: 14 hours a week, namely;
    • Monday 3.30-7pm
    • Tuesday 3.30-7pm
    • Wednesday 3.30-7pm
    • Thursday/Friday 3.30-7pm (tbc)

The family have a daughter aged 7 and a son aged 9. They are looking for an experienced nanny to join the family. You will meet the children from school at 3.30pm and return home with them and supervise any homework or sometimes have friends to play. You will prepare a healthy evening meal and depending on the day, drop the children to their activities; tennis, football, Cubs & Brownies. 

You will be kind, calm and patient with a trustworthy and honest approach. You will have a genuine interest in children of this age and be able to engage them in conversation and activities, using your own initiative. You’ll have at least 2 years solid sole charge experience with children.

You’ll be respectful of their home and help to keep it clean and tidy at the end of each working day. Full days will be offered during some of the school holidays.

You will need to have excellent checkable references, have a current enhanced DBS certificate, paediatric first aid and at least 2 years childcare/nanny experience. Ofsted registration is required – we can assist with this. An owner driver is required.

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

Chinnor (OX39) - Afternoon nanny 22 hours a week

A proactive and flexible nanny is sought for a family living in Chinnor OX39. The family consists of Mum, Dad, their daughter aged 7 and son aged 3.

  • Days and hours: 1.00pm to 6.30pm Tuesday to Friday during the school term time (39 weeks of the year) and 10-15 hours a week spread Tuesday to Friday during the school holidays (13 weeks of the year)
  • Salary: £12-14 gross per hour depending on experience.
  • Start date: early January 2020, or sooner for the right candidate

During the school/nursery term time, you will be responsible for childcare and some housekeeping duties. At the start of a day, this includes cleaning, laundry, food prep and ironing, before collecting the younger child from nursery at 2.45pm. You will bring him home and engage him in fun, age appropriate activities, both at home and out and about, before collecting the family’s daughter from school at 5.30pm. You shall support with homework/reading and take her to any after school activities, before ensuring both children are cooked a healthy, balanced evening meal and left overs for the parents would be a bonus!  During the school/nursery holidays, you will essentially do very similar, only the children may need collecting from holiday camps at slightly different times on some days and entertaining for longer on others, but the family will ensure that you know what you are going to be doing each week well in advance.

An owner driver is required for this role.

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

Marlow (SL7) - mother's help 15 hours a week

A flexible live out mother’s help is sought for a family living in Marlow SL7. The family consists of Mum, Dad and their gorgeous baby daughter who will be 6 months old when this job starts. Dad works full time shifts including overnight and Mum is self employed, working from home and needing support while she works.

  • Days and hours: 3.00pm to 8.00pm three weekdays a week, but the working days will vary from week to week, although will be made clear in advance
  • Salary: up to £12 gross per hour.
  • Start date: end of January 2020

You will be responsible for the baby while Mum is working, assisting with household duties such as laundry and cleaning when the baby is sleeping and supporting Mum with the baby’s routine including feeding and weaning.

This would suit someone reliable and experienced with young babies.  

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

Chorleywood (WD3) - after school nanny 14-18 hours a week (extra in holidays)

A kind, fun and reliable after school nanny is sought to join a family of four in Chorleywood.  The family has two children – a boy of 9 and a girl of 7.  During the school holidays, more hours are required. 

The family’s current nanny has been with them for seven years. 

  • Start date: ideally by 10th January 2019 
  • Days and hours: school term time – four days a week, core hours being 3pm to 6:30pm.  A further 4 hours per week of light housekeeping time can be offered to a candidate wishing to take on additional hours.  During the 13 weeks school holidays, the hours are 8:30am to 6:30pm four days a week. 
  • Salary: between £12 and £14 per hour depending on experience (annualised salary of up to approximately £17,000 based on the working pattern above including housekeeping hours). 

You’ll pick up the children from school daily, bring them home and help them to supervise any homework and reading with the children, host play dates and take them to some after school activities.  You’ll then give them an evening meal.  Mum and Dad are home by 6:30pm.  

If starting at 2pm, you would assist with light housekeeping such as laundry and ironing for the children, helping to keep the house (in particular the children’s rooms and living spaces tidy), and preparing a simple evening meal for the children. 

The family is looking for a nanny who is seeking a long term role.  You should be a driver with your own car that you’d be willing to use for work (mileage reimbursed).  You should have an up to date DBS certificate (or be on the update service) and paediatric first aid certificate, or be willing to obtain these.

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

East Finchley/Hampstead Garden Suburb (N2) - afternoon nanny two days a week

A lovely family of 4 (and a friendly medium-sized dog) based in Hampstead Garden Suburb N2, are seeking a fluent English speaking, energetic, fun, honest and trustworthy part time and permanent nanny to work 14 hours a week.

You will need to be a confident London DRIVER (with your own car which will be suitable for driving young children around). Parking is available. Babysitting on occasion may be required. Someone local would be a huge advantage. 

Someone that might be flexible to work extra hours during the school holidays would be a bonus. The boys are 2 and 5 years old. 

  • Days and hours: Days required are Wednesday and Friday from 12pm to 7pm. 
  • The start will be Jan 2020 or when the right person is found.
  • The salary offered will be up to £9,464 gross per year for the right person (£13 gross per hour). 

Duties will include collecting the youngest boy from nursery at 12pm and bringing him home for lunch, managing his nap-time before taking him with to collect the older boy from school for 3pm by car. 

You’ll manage any after-school activities or play-dates, support with homework (mainly reading at this stage), engage with the children and be good fun! You’ll do educational and fun activities/games with them, you’ll be able to set clear boundaries and be firm but fair, you’ll make them dinner before mum returns home. 

Other duties that would be required would be tidying the kitchen after meal times, managing the childrens bedrooms and play areas when possible, preparing snacks and meals for the boys, checking book bags, preparing school uniform, snacks and book bags for the next day and having a tidy up at the end of each day. 

The right candidate will be passionate about childcare and child development, have loads of enthusiasm and energy to play! you will have plenty of common sense and be able to use your own initiative. 

You will be someone who likes dogs and will be open the walking the dog on occasion. You’ll have great energy and will be fun, calm and in control. You will be kind and intuitive to the children’s needs and be happy to become part of this lovely family. You’ll be flexible to the changing / evolving needs of the children and family. 

You will have at least 3-4 years solid nannying/childcare experience with children of this age, a valid DBS certificate and full U.K. driving license and confident London driver  and can provide at least 2 excellent references from previous employers, you’ll be non smoker and have a valid paediatric first aid certificate.

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

Temporary roles

None at present