Kings Cross. Live in (sep.studio flat). Nanny/house keeper. Start July/Aug. #4945

Kings Cross, London. Live in (separate studio flat provided). Twins aged 12 years old. Sole charge with some shared care. The family are seeking a nanny/housekeeper to take care of the children and do all housekeeping duties, including cooking and laundry for the family. Duties include: ensuring the house is clean and tidy at all times; laundry and ironing; weekly food shop; household organisation; running daily errands when needed; caring for the children; helping prepare them for school in the morning ensuring they are ready for the day and leave the house promptly; helping with school runs (driving is not essential); taking to clubs and social events when necessary; supporting them with homework etc, organising and co-ordinating their schedules; cooking and preparing meals.
The successful candidate will be able to make close and trusting relationships with the parent and children; have a good imagination and enjoy planning activities that are both fun and stimulating; be a confident and good cook; be able to cope with unexpected situations and remain calm and sensible under pressure; be punctual, practical and flexible; be discreet and empathetic with the ability to work in the background offering the family privacy when necessary; be sensitive and understand confidentiality when needed; have a good eye for detail with a high standard of cleaning.
Hours are Monday to Friday 7.00/7.30 am to 7.00/7.30pm but must be flexible. Two nights of babysitting per week (there will also be time off during the day on an ad hoc basis).
Salary is £450/500 net per week (all household bills and food included). Start July /August. (ref# 4945)