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W4, Chiswick Live in / out. Full time. Twins of 6 months. #4915

W4, Chiswick.  Live in or live out.  Twins of 6 months.  Sole charge.  The family are seeking an experienced nanny who has cared for twins or two/three children of a similar age before.  Childcare duties only (including cooking for  the children) Must be confident, sensible and able to provide a loving and safe environment for the children, with a good knowledge of child development.  The family do employ a cleaner who can provide support for the nanny at times.  Must speak fluent English and be a good communicator.  The family do have a small dog but the nanny does not have to walk it unless they would like to. They do not need a driver.  The family would prefer it if the nanny can occasionally accompany them on holiday.  Salary £600-650 net per week for live in.  Hours 7am-7.30pm Monday to Friday.  If the nanny was able to work some Saturday mornings as well this would be appreciated. The suitable candidate must be organised and proactive as well as being clean and tidy. Start date ASAP depending on successful candidate. (REF#4915)

E8, Hackney long term temp nanny ref#4901

E8, Hackney.  Family are seeking a temporary nanny to work on sole  charge basis.  Starting mid-March until EITHER end of July OR end November depending on successful candidate and their plans.  Two children aged 8 and 11.  Hours are very flexible – normally from 7am-9am and then again from 3pm to 7pm (about 30 hours per week)  However, the mother is in the film industry and there are periods of time when the day will start earlier and end later (about 45 hours per week).  Duties include school runs (driver not necessary), making healthy meals and snacks, taking to clubs etc, organising and preparing for the next day, arranging playdates, maintaining school uniform etc, managing screen use and creating a routine in and around parents’ work schedule.  Must be organised but with a good sense of fun and be sociable and friendly.  This is a live in position but for the right person the family would consider live out.  C. £350 net per week. (ref# 4901)

SE23, Honor Oak, Live in (ref# 4906)

SE23, Honor Oak.  Full time, live in.  10 month old baby, sole charge.  The family are seeking an organised, sensible, warm and professional nanny.  Standard nursery duties (the family employ a cleaner).   Must be able to maintain the established sleep routine.  Parents work full time with hours that are sometimes unpredictable but one parent would always be getting the baby up and putting him to bed (unless agreed in advance), so hours are likely to be 50-60 per week, normally from 7.30am-6pm Monday to Friday plus two weekday nights babysitting if required.  The family have no pets and do not require a driver. Accommodation provided is a bedroom plus ensuite on the top floor of the house.  Start date 10th June at the latest.  Salary c. £350/400 net per week.  (ref# 4906)

W10, Notting Hill. Live in (sep. flat in family house). Start ASAP #4904

W10, Notting Hill. Live in (self contained flat in the house using the same entrance as the family). Sole charge position looking after 3 children ages 8 (B), 6(G) and 2 (B)years old, Monday - Friday 7.30- 6.30/7.00 All of the children are at school or nursery so during the term times after they have gone to school there will be some household admin and some house keeping. Duties to include taking the children to school and collecting them in the afternoon, being able to organise playdates and activities for the children, cooking, typical nursery duties with some housekeeping for the mother. In the holidays the duties will be more childcare and nursery duties and the house must be tidy and organised at the end of the day. The nanny must be happy to cook healthy food for the children from scratch, have experience with the different age groups and ideally be looking for a long term position. There would be a couple of nights baby sitting during the week. If the nanny did not want to stay at the weekend that would be fine (of course if she wanted to stay that would be fine as well!). Must have a mature attitude and be able to think on her / his  feet.  Must have fluent English. Salary £400 per week. Start ASAP (REF#4904)

SW17, Wandsworth Common. Live in, Sole charge. 2 children. Start March. #4898

SW17, Wandsworth Common. Live in (own bedroom with shared bathroom) nanny required for 2 children ages 3 (G) and a 7 month old little boy. Monday - Friday 8.00am -7.00pm with a degree of flexibility, this will vary form time to time due to both the parents working schedules, the nanny will also be required to proxy parent from time to time and there will be time off in lieu for this. 

The little girl will be at nursery every day for the full day when the position starts and the little boy is in a good routine, sleeps and eats well.  The duties include all typical nursery duties and all childcare, cooking healthy food for the children from scratch, keeping the children in a good  structured routine- which they are already in, dropping the little girl and picking her up from nursery etc.  Must be happy organising playdates and organising activities which are suitable for both age groups and being able to support and encourage learning through age related play.  Both children eat and sleep well and are happy and healthy. Salary £400-450 net per week depending on experience and flexibility. Start beginning of March. (REF#4898)



SE1, Southwark. Live out or live in. Full time or part time. #4893


SE1, Southwark. Live out OR Live in.
  A reliable nanny Is required to look after 2 children ages 4 and 1 1/2 years old. The hours would be Monday - Thursday 9.00-7.00pm and Friday 8.00-1.00 / 3.00pm. If live out this could be for the hours and days mentioned or could be for 2  or 3 full days if preferred. The nanny should be a confident cook and happy cooking from scratch and perhaps making enough for the parents to heat up later from time to time. Duties to include all childcare and nursery duties plus some light housekeeping work (including family laundry) when the youngest is asleep. The children are in a good routine and thrive on this. The oldest child is at school and there are lots of local activities that the nanny can take the youngest to in the mornings.  The nanny must be organised, able to use initiative and be able to provide fun and age related activities for the children. The nanny should also be comfortable with shared care as the parents do work form home occasionally and the grandmother lives close by and is very much part of the children's lives. If live in the nanny would live in the Grandmother's flat and have her own bed and own shower room. Salary for live out nanny would be £12 net per hour and if live in would be £350-400 net per week. Start within a couple of months (date to be confirmed). (REF#4893)

W3, Acton. Live in, Sole charge -10 month old and a 3 ½ year old. #4893

W3, Acton. Live in nanny required to look after 2 children - 10 months (B) and a 3 1/2 (G) year old on a sole charge basis. Monday - Friday 8.00-7.00pm.

Duties to include: 

  • all childcare, 

  • all nursery duties, 

  • tidying up at the end of the day 

  • cooking healthy and nutritious food for the children from scratch 

  • Collecting the oldest from nursery each day 

  • provide entertaining and stimulating activities for the children either at home or out and about

  • arranging playdates for both children.

The little girl goes to nursery each morning until 11.30 am,  the nanny will collect her (the mother usually takes her but you may be required to do this occasionally). There are local activities and classes that the nanny could go to with the little boy during this time. The family do not need a nanny who can drive. They would like the nanny to have fluent English. Both children enjoy swimming (so a confident swimmer would be advantageous), and the little girl goes to ballet classes.

Salary £350-400 net per week. The position is to start February 25th (Interviews ASAP). (REF#4893)

W2 German nanny required; Live out or live in full time ref# 4892

W2, Notting Hill.  Family are seeking a live out or live in nanny to care for their two children aged 3 and 1 on a sole charge basis. The successful candidate will speak fluent German (this is a must as the children will be spoken to in German when at home).  Typical nursery duties including cooking for the children, hand cleaning bottles for 1 year old, tidying the children’s room and play room, laundry and ironing for the children. Must be warm, loving and genuinely enjoy working with children, with a professional and organised approach.  Must be kind and empathetic but also be able to create strong boundaries and be able to liaise with the parents.  Must be an excellent communicator.  A background working in a nursery or kindergarten helpful but not essential as long as the nanny can show a good knowledge of early years development.  Must be happy to help create weekly menus that are nutritious and healthy.  The children attend various local classes so must be happy to take to these and give the parents feedback on how they are going. Suggestions about new or different activities are welcome, as is proactively finding German play groups and organizing play dates with other nannies. Must be able to provide stimulating and educational activities within the home and outside it, limiting screen time etc.  If the nanny was happy to accompany the family on holidays (mainly to Germany, Austria and USA) that would be a plus.  Must be willing to occasionally babysit on an ad hoc basis. Start March 1st with a few months shared care before the mother returns to work in June. Hours 8am-6pm or 9am-7pm (about 10 hours per day, Monday to Friday, must be flexible)

Salary £12-14 net  per hour for  live out and c. £450 net per week for live in (ref# 4892)