Knightsbridge, Full time live out (ref#4662)

Knightsbridge, London.  Full time, live out.  Family relocating from New York are seeking a nanny to help take care of their two year old and new baby that is due this summer.  The successful candidate will be experienced with both age groups.  Must love children and be warm, loving and empathetic, displaying patience and skill with excellent proven references.  Must be reliable, responsible and punctual with excellent communication skills, able to work alongside the mother, liaising with and supporting her, with the ability take sole charge when necessary.  Must be able to show initiative and be proactive and confident.  Duties will include sourcing and arranging activities and excursions for the 2 year old that are age relevant. It is also essential that the nanny is able to provide stimulating and educational entertainment for her whilst at home and be able to communicate well with her, developing her social skills and interaction through play, reading etc.  Nursery duties including maintaining her toys and clothes etc and making sure everything is clean and tidy.  The family do employ a cleaner but a generally helpful attitude would be appreciated.  

Must also be able to plan and organize children’s meals and perform household PA duties relating to the children.  Initially the position will be mainly concentrating on the older child but when she starts nursery in September the nanny will be more involved with the baby.  

Hours are Monday – Friday fulltime with a couple of later nights per week for babysitting if necessary.  The mother is due to have a C section in August so it would be helpful if it was possible for the nanny to occasionally stay overnight if necessary. Please note that the nanny will NOT be required to be on duty at nighttime.  Ideally they would like someone who is able to travel with them when necessary.  Please also note they have a dog (French bulldog) so it would be helpful if the nanny could occasionally walk him although he is normally at dog day care.  Start  ASAP Salary £11/12 net per hour (REF#4662)