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Updated: 26th May 2022

 

Live-In Jobs – Permanent

Hampstead Garden Suburb (N2): full time live-in nanny, 60 hours a week

A lovely family of 4 based in Hampstead Garden Suburb N2, seek a fluent and excellent English speaking, long term permanent and professional, proactive, kind, warm, honest and energetic full-time LIVE-IN sole charge nanny. 

The children are 7 month old baby (boy) and 3 year old (girl). 

  • Start date: ASAP / April
  • Days and hours: 60 hours weekly from 6.30am – 6.30pm Monday to Friday with flexibility for downtime when the children’s duties have been met or when they’re at nursery / sleeping. Up to 2 nights babysitting would be included which will be between Monday to Thursday.
  • Accommodation: A lovely modern 5 bedroom house, closest tube is Golders Green, 30mins to central London! Own double bedroom and ensuite bathroom on your own floor (playroom is on the same floor)Sky Netflix and Apple TV in room.
  • Salary: up to £50,000 gross annually depending on your skills and experience.

You must excellent experience of working with children of these ages. You’ll be confident and happy to cook and prepare healthy meals for the children (inc. weaning support) and completely capable to support the older child with his educational development. You’ll be respectful of the home, clean and tidy and have excellent levels of hygiene. 

The family are really lovely and want the nanny to become part of their family for the longer term.  Ideally you’ll be someone  who is a confident London driver. A car can be offered for work purposes. Mum and dad work full time, therefore this role is fully sole charge. 

You’ll be expected to get the children ready in the morning, manage meals / bottles, get the little boy to nursery which is a 20 walk from home or 5 min drive. 

You’ll attend baby groups and take the baby to the parks. You will collect the little girl after nursery at 12.15 (she attends nursery every morning Monday to Friday). You will manage afternoon activities, engaging and fun age-related games, help focus on the little girls development and support with any homework, phonics, reading and writing. You will be expected to focus on only childcare related duties, managing bedrooms play areas and after mealtimes. 

Mum or dad tend to arrive home to see the children before bedtime and enjoy spending some time with them in the evening. The nanny will manage bath time and prepare kids for bed and parents will then take over. 

You’ll have at least three years of professional nanny experience especially caring for children of these ages, you’ll be confident to support with weaning and meal prep, toilet training. You will not need micromanaging and will be able to use your initiative with regards to managing all child related duties. You will need to be someone who is engaging, happy, loving and warm. 

You will be someone creative and able to keep the children stimulated when needed, engaged in age-related activities, encourage them in fun and educational activities and games. You will be a non-smoker. Ideally, a full driving license and a confident London driver. 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.

Hampstead Garden Suburb: full time live-in nanny/housekeeper

A lovely fun family of 4 (plus a friendly dog) based in Hampstead Garden Suburb NW11, are looking for a kind, bubbly, reliable, trustworthy, warm LIVE-IN housekeeper and nanny who is also an animal lover and a natural with kids.

  • Start date: 1st August 2022
  • Days and hours: 60 hours a week (with breaks!) working between; Monday to Friday 7.30am – 7.30pm.
  • Salary: £30,000 gross per year depending on your qualifications and experiences (This will include up to 2 times a week babysitting to inc two sat nights a month):
  • Accommodation: A newly renovated modern 5 bedroom house.  Closest tube is Golders Green, 30mins to central London. Own double bedroom and private adjoining bathroom on your own floor (office is on the same floor).  Smart TV with NOW TV provided.

The two boys are 5 months old (in August) and 2 years old. You’ll need to be confident to care for two young children at once. Mum and dad are hands on with kids and will be involved with the children as much as they can, they both work hard and are looking for an extra pair of hands, someone who will work in partnership with them and to join their family.

A driver is not essential for this position however someone with their own car would be a bonus. Someone happy to travel 1-2 times a year for up to two weeks would be preferred. The dog is a husky/retriever mix. You will be someone who doesn’t mind walking her daily.Mum is on maternity leave until December. Dad works full time. The role will become sole charge. You will be an all rounder who can support the family cleaning / organising when not focusing on the children and preparing meals and cooking for the family. From Jan, the youngest may go to nursery a few mornings a week.

The older child attends nursery Mon-Fri 8.45 – 3pm. Most days daddy will take him to nursery, unless not possible then you would take him, (it’s a beautiful 30 min walk through Hampstead Health or accessible by bus and short walk).

You will be required to take full charge of the baby inc going to classes/local activities. You’ll manage the housework when not focusing on the children. This will include the tidying and cleaning bedrooms (change beds weekly, making beds daily), laundry and ironing and generally managing all areas of the home.

The perfect candidate would be happy to prepare a simple evening meal for the family.

This routine will change as the children grow and so someone who will evolve with the family would be most appreciated. You’ll be someone looking for a long term position who will become part of a loving family! You’ll be confident and capable to  take initiative, be proactive, have a calm disposition and be good fun. You will work together as a team with mum / dad in order to set clear boundaries. You’ll be respectful of the home and full of positive energy.

Someone with previous relevant childcare and housekeeping experience will be preferred. 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

None at present

3 day per week jobs – Permanent

Hendon Central (N19): nanny/housekeeper 3 days a week

A lovely family of four (soon to be 5!) who are based in Hendon Central, NW4 seek a warm, kind, caring, bubbly, fun and creative, respectful and organised part time nanny/parents help/housekeeper who is competent and has initiate. You’ll be a fluent English speaker and be happy to work alongside parents at times. 

Their two lovely boys are aged 2 & 4. There is another baby due in June 2022. 

  • Hours/days required are; A total of 3 days weekly. Monday and Friday are essential and the third day can be up to the nanny. You will be required to work from 9am – 7pm. (There is an option to work afternoons only x5 days a week, from 2-7pm Monday to Friday – nanny role only).
  • Based on working 30 hrs weekly. Up to £26,000 gross annually depending on your qualifications and experiences. (£16.50-£17 gross hourly).
  • Start date: 25th April 2022

Parking is available if you drive – a driver isn’t required however. 

The family are looking for someone permanent to work on a long-term basis.

Mum is going to be on maternity leave from June for approximately one year, she usually works part time and so someone happy to work in partnership with mum will be essential. Dad works long hours and travels frequently. 

The children attend school and nursery during the day and therefore the candidate would be required to help with house related duties, cleaning and housekeeping, food prep and then take care of the children after school. The ideal candidate will have excellent relevant experience, a positive attitude, be flexible and able to communicate openly with parents and work in partnership with them. You will need to be proactive and self-directed, finding ways to help without specific instructions.

Currently the children wake up around 6.30am and dad gives them breakfast and helps them get ready for school and nursery. The children all usually leave the house around 7:45 am. Specific duties will include helping with the children after school (nursery/school pick ups, playing with/reading to the children, organising play dates, after school they like to play/draw and wind down. Both children finish school a little early every Friday. 

You will be capable to support the children with any homework. You will enjoy preparing and cooking healthy and nutritious snacks and meals for the children and you’ll support with bath and bedtime which is usually 7pm. Help with new baby is limited to supervising whilst mum does the school run, once mum goes back to work baby will be in nursery.

During the day, you’ll help manage the home including duties relating to the children – bedrooms, play areas, laundry / ironing, food preparation, cooking and running occasional errands. You’ll be expected to help with housework – mainly laundry, folding, changing sheets and keeping house clean. 

You’ll have relevant solid nanny experience working with young children of these ages and be active and ideally a good cook. The ideal candidate must be warm, patient, nurturing and able to maintain a good routine alongside mum who is hands on.

You will be a non smoker and have a valid DBS certificate and a paediatric first aid certificate and excellent checkable references. 

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

1 and 2 day per week roles – Permanent

None at present

Part day/after school roles – Permanent

Hendon Central (N19): afternoon nanny 25 hours a week

A lovely family of four (soon to be 5!) who are based in Hendon Central, NW4 seek a 5-days a week afternoon nanny. You’ll be warm, kind, caring, bubbly, fun and creative, respectful and have initiative! You’ll be a fluent English speaker and be happy to work alongside parents at times. 

Their two lovely boys are aged 2 & 4. There is another baby due in June 2022. 

  • Hours/days required are; A total of 5 afternoons weekly. Monday to Friday. You will be required to work from 2pm – 7pm. (There is an option to work 3 full days to include housework if you’d prefer – 30 hours weekly).
  • Salary: Based on working 25 hrs weekly. Up to £20,500 gross annually depending on your qualifications and experiences.
  • Start date: 25th April 2022

Parking is available if you drive – a driver isn’t required however. 

The family are looking for someone permanent to work on a long-term basis. Mum is going to be on maternity leave from June for approximately one year. You’ll be someone happy to work in partnership with mum. Dad works long hours and travels frequently. The hours could increase in a few years if this is something you’d like to consider. 

The ideal candidate will have excellent relevant experience, a positive attitude, be flexible and able to communicate openly with parents.

Specific duties will include helping with the children after school (nursery/school pick ups, playing with/reading to the children, organising play dates, after school they like to play/draw and wind down. Both children finish school a little early every Friday. When not focusing on the children, you’ll help with any child related duties, tidying bedrooms, play areas and meal prep. Importantly, when they have homework, you will support them with this. You will enjoy preparing and cooking healthy and nutritious snacks and meals for the children and you’ll support Mum with bath and bedtime which is usually 7pm. Help with new baby is limited to supervising whilst mum does the school run, once mum goes back to work baby will be in nursery.

You’ll have relevant solid nanny experience working with young children of these ages and be physically fit and ideally a good cook. The ideal candidate must be warm, patient, nurturing and able to maintain a good routine alongside mum who is hands on. You’ll be someone who can engage with the children in your care in a fun way who is able to set clear boundaries. 

You will be a non smoker and have a valid DBS certificate and a paediatric first aid certificate and excellent checkable references. 

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

Temporary roles

None at present