Vacancies 2018-06-19T15:14:06+00:00

Vacancies

ALWAYS NEEDED

QUALIFIED & EXPERIENCED NANNIES & MOTHERS HELPS FOR TEMPORARY DAILY & RESIDENTIAL POSITIONS. NIGHT NANNIES. RELIEF HOUSEKEEPERS.UNIVERSITY STUDENTS WITH RELEVANT CHILDCARE EXPERIENCE FOR SCHOOL HOLIDAY PLACEMENTS.
 
GAP YEAR STUDENTS. WEEKEND STAFF.

Friendly & informal family are looking for a full-time nanny/pa for their boys 6yrs old & 9yrs old

Potential candidates must have a cheerful disposition, be kind, caring & patient. Reliable, dependable with good time-keeping. Tidy & organised with good attention to detail

Both boys are at full-time school in the village, 20 minutes walk from the house. They love to learn new things, cycling & cricket, reading, building Lego models, imaginary games, having stories read to them etc. A nanny who is sporty & loves being outdoors with them, playing sports & football

Duties will include:

Managing the family schedule and calendars (including out of school clubs/activities)
Managing the school administration (clubs, forms, payments, labels, uniforms, shoes, sports kits etc)
Managing any outside help in the house (cleaner, gardener, tradesmen)
Managing the children’s needs (haircuts, Dr appointments etc)
Children’s washing (including the beds)
Supporting the boys with homework
Family food shopping & errands
Dry cleaning, cobblers, post office etc
Keeping the boys bedrooms clean & tidy
All cooking for the boys
Preparing an evening meal for the parents when necessary
Getting the boys ready for school & extra curricular activities each morning, packed lunches, sports kits & homework
Walking the boys to school & after school clubs. Organising play dates

Car driver & owner

Non smoker

DBS, first aid & excellent references

Required:

Monday – Wednesday 7am – 6.30pm
Thursday – 7am – 5.30pm
Friday – 7am – 5pm

£ 25,000 – £ 30,000 gross p.a

required asap

Lovely, friendly & informal family are looking for a qualified & experienced nanny to take sole charge of their children 5 months old, 5 years old & 9 years old

Looking for a nanny who is cheerful, kind, nurturing & patient. A nanny who is affectionate with the children but equally someone who can be firm and consistent with discipline & safety

Honest, trustworthy, dependable & reliable with excellent time-keeping

Previous experience working as a nanny with similar ages with a proven track record

Tidy & organised with good attention to detail

A good understanding of nutrition, able to menu plan & cook healthy & nutritious meals for the children

Nursery duties will be required

The two older children will be in full-time school, the nanny will be expected to take them & collect them from school & after school activities, all walking distance

Nanny will need own transport, there is parking for 1 small car

Current DBS disclosure, first aid & excellent references

Non smoker

Excellent spoken English

Smart & tidy appearance

Required:

Thursday 28th June – 8am – 5.30pm
Friday 29th June – 9am – 4pm
Monday 2nd July – 8.20am – 7pm
Tuesday 3rd July – 8.20am – 7pm
Wednesday 4th July – 7.30am – 7pm
Thursday 5th July – 7.30am – 7pm
Friday 6th July – 10.30am – 8.30pm
Sunday 8th July – 4 hours times tba

£ 12 per hour

Experienced Maternity Nurse/Nanny required to assist mother with 2 month old baby, assisting & advising with care & helping establish a routine

Potential candidates must have a cheerful personality, be kind, gentle, caring & understanding

Dependable, reliable with good time-keeping

Previous & relevant experience will be required

DBS disclosure, paediatric first aid & excellent references will be required

Non smoker essential

Own transport

Monday – Friday

8.30am – 12.30pm or 9am – 1pm

£ 12 – £ 15 per hour

Required 9th July for approximately 1 month

Hardworking, cheerful & flexible Couple sought to help run a beautiful farmhouse & grounds in West Berkshire

The Housekeeper will be responsible for maintaining the house to a high standard, including care of antique furniture & ornaments. Excellent ironing skills as well as an eye for detail & good organisation skills

Gardener/Handyman role will involve grounds maintenance, including strimming, mowing, hedge trimming, composting & maintaining the vegetable patch, driving, basic car maintenance & general handyman work. A professional gardener comes in once a week

Applicants must be dog lovers, willing to care for the dog & help with walking. Family also have sheep, chickens, alpacas & cats & may be getting pigs. Help with the animals will be needed

Family have 2 daughters 14 & 12 who need occasional light touch babysitting & a lot of driving around

High quality separate accommodation is provided including living room, kitchen, shower room & bedroom

The farm is on the edge of a beautiful village which has good rail links to London

Applicants must be non smokers & speak good English

A genuine love of the countryside, animals & children

Physically fit & active

Smart & tidy appearance

Experienced Couple ideally with a minimum of 3 years experience

Proven track record with longevity in jobs

A can-do flexible attitude

Excellent checkable references

Full clean driving licence

Primary Hours:

Monday – Friday

8.30am – 4.30pm – with good flexibility on both sides

£ 50,000 – £ 52,000 gross p.a

Required asap

Friendly & informal family are looking for an experienced nanny/mothers help to assist with children 6 years old & 1 year old over the summer weeks

Duties will include assisting & helping entertain the children, meal preparation & cooking, keeping their rooms clean & tidy. Light household duties

Potential candidates must have a sunny disposition, be kind, caring & fun. Able to work using their own initiative. Tidy & organised with good attention to detail. Reliable, trustworthy, dependable with good time-keeping

Relevant experience working with children will be required

This position may suit a university student looking for summer work

DBS disclosure, ideally first aid & excellent references will be required

Able to prepare & cook healthy & nutritious meals for the children

Non smoker

Full clean driving licence & own car

Required 9th July – beginning September (not needed 1st week in August)

2 days 9am – 3pm or 4 half days

£ 10 gross per hour

Friendly & informal family moving to Henley-on-Thames are looking for an experienced qualified nanny to take sole charge of their children 18 months old & 4 years old

Potential candidates must have a cheerful personality, be kind, caring, fun & patient. Tidy & organised with good attention to detail

A good understanding of nutrition, able to menu plan, prepare & cook healthy & nutritious meals for the children

Nursery duties

Ofsted registered nanny will be required

Previous experience working as a nanny will be required, with a proven track record & longevity in previous jobs

Non smoker

Full clean driving licence & own car suitable for transporting the children in. Mileage will be paid

Required:

Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday

7.30am – 7pm (one day can be 8.30am – 5.30pm if required)

£ 12 gross per hour

Required beginning September

Professional family of 5 are looking for an experienced Chef for their weekend & holiday home on their beautiful country estate

Owners are in residence during weekends & school holidays approximately 50% of the year, they are looking for an experienced Chef who ideally has worked in a private household before. The perfect candidate will be experienced in cooking healthy, nutritious, varied & exciting meals but must be able to cook for high-end dinner parties on occasions. Must be hands on with outdoor cooking activities such as barbeques

Responsible for all the food shopping & menu planning

In addition responsible for security of the owners residence whilst they are away, errands & watering of the garden during summer months

Potential candidates must have a cheerful personality with a can-do attitude. Must be reliable, dependable & flexible with excellent time keeping. A good communicator

Someone who enjoys country life & is comfortable working around animals & children

Smart & tidy appearance

Excellent spoken English

Car driver & owner

Non smoker essential

A proven track record with excellent references

This position is part-time so as long as the person can provide cover during weekends & school holidays they can have other employment, for example may suit a freelance local Chef

A 2 bedroom rent free attractive character property will be provided which is completely self contained, it comes partially furnished. The owners would consider a Chef with a partner but would prefer no children, may consider a pet

£ 15,000 gross p.a

Required asap

Friendly & informal family are looking for an experienced nanny housekeeper to assist with the care of their countryside home & children aged 4yrs & 7yrs

Potential candidates must have a cheerful personality, be kind, caring & patient. Reliable, dependable, flexible with good time keeping. A can do attitude is essential. Tidy & organised with good attention to detail

Duties will include a high standard of cleaning, laundry & ironing. Preparing & cooking healthy & nutritious meals for the whole family. Driving children to & from school & after school care

An animal lover is essential as family have 3 dogs, chickens & horses. It would be an advantage if the person could ride

DBS disclosure, first aid & excellent references will be required

Non smoker

Full clean driving licence

Fit & active

Smart & tidy appearance

A separate self contained annex will be provided, which is suitable for a single person

Car provided for work & personal use

Monday – Friday

35 hour working week with some evening babysitting by arrangement

£ 18200.00 – £ 20,800 gross p.a

Required asap

Opportunities for Qualified or Experienced Nannies, University Students or similar with childcare experience eg: Teacher training students etc

Holiday Camp Supervisors to provide childcare & overnight supervision for residential equestrian holidays for children aged 7-16 years

Key responsibilities:

Supervision of children
Dispensing of medication when needed
Providing a safe environment
Follow all safety procedures
To act as a point of contact for Parents
Ensure all children maintain a standard of hygiene
Ensure all children follow the daily routine of the Holiday Camp
To maintain clear communication with the holiday administrator, instructors & other staff members

Potential candidates required skills:

Organised & reliable
Good communication skills
Good with children
Punctual with a good attitude
Approachable & friendly
A good team player

Qualifications required:

First Aid
Child Safe Guarding Training
Enhanced DBS
Non smoker
Driving licence & own car preferable as rural location
Love of the countryside
An advantage if you have equestrian knowledge & can ride, but not essential

Required Sundays – 3pm – 10pm
Monday – Friday – 7am – 9am & 5pm – 10pm
Saturday – 7am – 11am

Will be required to stay over in the cabin each night with the children & may be required to get up in the night if a child is unwell or home sick

£ 600 gross per week

Full board & breakfast & evening meal are provided

Required:

24th June – 30th June

Lovely informal & friendly family are looking for an experienced special needs nanny to take sole charge of their 3 year old son who has recently been diagnosed with ASD (Autism)

This is a sole charge position, duties will include engaging child through play & speech, training & guidance will be provided through a professional support network. Taking him to activities such as soft play, park, swimming, play groups etc

Nursery duties

A good understanding of nutrition, preparing & cooking healthy & nutritious meals

Potential candidates must have a cheerful disposition, be kind, caring, patient & fun. Tidy & organised with good attention to detail

Trustworthy, reliable, dependable with good time keeping

A recognised childcare qualification & relevant experience will be required

DBS, paediatric first aid & excellent checkable references

Non smoker

Excellent spoken English

Smart & tidy appearance

Full clean driving licence, own car with business class insurance. Willing to use own car to transport child

Family have 2 cats

Required:

Wednesdays only

7.30am – 6.30pm

May be some extra hours available in the school holidays if the nanny wanted

£ 10 – £ 12.00 per hour gross

Required asap

Live-in Couple – Carer/Nanny & Gardener/Handyman

Lovely friendly & informal family are looking for a fun, energetic couple to join their family on a long term basis

Carer/Nanny required to care for 12 year old girl with Cerebral Palsy who is non talking & uses a wheelchair. She needs assistance with feeding, dressing, washing etc. Full training will be given. She loves life & enjoys fun outdoor activities & attends a local specialist school full-time

Gardener/Handyman – required for mowing lawns, cutting hedges, general handyman duties

Carer/Nanny will be required to work 20-25 hours per week during term-time & 45-50 hours per week during school holidays. Some occasional assistance will be required at weekends

Gardener/Handyman – required 2 days per week 15 hours, could have another occupation or can work as a freelance gardener locally, family have lots of contacts

Potential applicants must have a cheerful positive outlook, be kind, caring & patient. Reliable, dependable with good time-keeping. Tidy & organised with excellent attention to detail

Previous relevant employment experience will be required

DBS, first aid & excellent references

Non smokers essential

Full clean driving licence & own car

Must be happy living in a rural location

Animal lovers as family have a dog, cats & chickens

Will need to by physically fit & active for both roles

Will be provided with a 2 bedroom cottage in good order which can be furnished or unfurnished

All utility bills will be paid

Salary negotiable

Required asap

Friendly & informal family are looking for a qualified or experienced nanny to take sole charge of their 5 month old twins. Family also have a 4 year old but he will be at nursery

Potential candidates must have a cheerful disposition, be kind, caring & patient. Relevant experience will be required working with babies. Tidy & organised with good attention to detail

A good understanding of nutrition, able to prepare & cook healthy & nutrition meals for the babies

DBS, first aid & excellent references

Non smoker essential

Animal lover as family have a dog & chickens

Car driver & owner

Required 3 days per week

Monday & Wednesday and either Tuesday or Thursday

8am – 4.30pm

£ 12 per hour negotiable

Required 3rd September – 21st December

Professional family are looking for an experienced housekeeper to run their large family home

Potential candidates must have a cheerful disposition, be reliable, dependable with excellent time keeping. Tidy & organised with good attention to detail. Flexible with a can-do attitude

Previous experience working as a housekeeper for a private family is essential

Must have excellent checkable references from all previous employers

Ideally a minimum of 5 years house keeping experience

Duties will include a very high standard of cleaning, laundry, tidying, changing & making beds, emptying dishwasher, keeping cleaning supplies up to date etc. Occasional meal preparation

Car driver & owner

Non smoker

Required 20 hours per week

Hours can be worked over 3-5 days, flexible on working hours

£ 15.00 gross per hour

Required asap

Private estate in Henley-on-Thames are looking for summer staff to serve at the table, serve & mix drinks, assist chef in kitchen & run general errands

Previous experience working in the hospitality & catering industry essential eg: Henley Regatta, Phyllis Court, Leander or similar

May suit university students with relevant experience in the hospitality & catering industry

Cheerful disposition, can-do flexible attitude. Essential you are able to work using own initiative, forward thinking & quick on your feet. Must be a team player

Smart & tidy appearance

Excellent spoken English

Must be physically fit & active

Non smoker

Ideally live in Henley-on-Thames or close by

Excellent checkable employment references will be required

Must be comfortable working around dogs

Required 25th – 31st July & 4th – 7th August (must be available for all dates)

10am – 10pm (shifts within those hours)

£ 15.00 per hour

Professional family are looking for a qualified & experienced nanny to take sole charge of their children almost 3 years old & 6 years old

Potential candidates must have a cheerful disposition, be kind, caring, patient & fun. Reliable, trustworthy, dependable with excellent time-keeping

Tidy & organised with good attention to detail

Nursery duties will be required

A good understanding of nutrition, able to menu plan, prepare & cook healthy & nutritious meals for the children

Animal lover essential, family have a dog & cat

Ofsted registered nanny will be required

Ideally 5 years minimum previous nanny experience, with a proven track record

DBS, paediatric first aid, public liability insurance

Excellent references

Smart & tidy appearance

Excellent spoken English

Full clean driving licence & own car suitable for transporting the children in

Required 3 or 4 days per week

7.30am – 6.30pm

Required asap

£ 19600 – £ 26,000 gross p.a (depending on if 3 or 4 days per week)

Friendly & informal family have a vacancy for a temporary nanny to take sole charge of their children 5 years old & 10 months old

Potential candidates must have a sunny disposition, be kind, caring, patient & fun. Tidy & organised with good attention to detail. Able to work on own using initiative. A can do attitude is essential

A recognised childcare qualification with previous experience working as a sole charge nanny with similar ages of children will be required

A good understanding of nutrition, able to menu plan, prepare & cook healthy & nutritious meals for the children

Nursery duties

Ofsted registered nanny preferred

Current DBS, first aid & excellent references from all previous employers

Non smoker

Full clean driving licence, own car suitable for transporting children with business class insurance

Required:

Monday – Thursday

7.30am – 5.30pm

£ 12.00 – £ 15.00 gross per hour depending on qualifications, experience & if Ofsted registered

Required immediately until beginning July

 

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