Hammersmith. Live out. Start date negotiable. #4667

Hammersmith, London.  Live out, sole charge.  Approximately 30/35 hours per week (Monday to Friday). A busy family are seeking someone to help care for two children (aged 11 and 12) and help run the house. They are seeking someone with a proven ability to organise and maintain the smooth running of the home and the children’s activities. 

 It is essential that the successful candidate is empathetic and sensitive, with experience of older children, understanding that they have growing independence, and helping guide them through adolescence.  An excellent communicator, displaying intelligent sensitivity, so building a relationship with the children. Must be able to liaise with the mother who although busy is also very involved with the children’s lives. 

Must be proactive and show initiative with a practical, holistic and hands on approach when running the house  Required to assist the part-time cleaner and co-ordinate with the part-time PA with family diary planning and appointments. Although, this is a live out role occasional overnight proxy parenting required for a night or two every three weeks. A confident driver in London.  A degree of flexibility is required but the hours will generally be from early afternoon to about 7-8.00pm in the evening.  Start date negotiable.  Salary dependant on experience. (ref# 4667)