Vacancies 2017-09-14T14:12:34+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.

Lovely informal family are looking for an experienced qualified nanny to take sole charge of their children 20 months, 4 years & 6 years (older 2 children will be at school)

Potential candidates must have a sunny personality with a good sense of humour, have a sense of fun & genuinely adore being around children.
Kind, caring & patient. Tidy & organised

A good understanding of nutrition, able to prepare healthy & nutritious meals where necessary

DBS disclosure, first aid & excellent references will be required

Smart & tidy appearance

Local person

Non smoker essential

Car driver with own car

Mondays, Wednesdays or Fridays

9am – 4pm

£ 12 – £ 13 per hour gross

Required September

Family of 4 are looking for an experienced Housekeeper to care for their large family home. Family also employ other cleaning staff to assist the Housekeeper, so must be a good team player, discreet & loyal

Potential candidates must have a cheerful personality, be organised & tidy with good attention to detail. Good time keeping, honest, trustworthy, confident, loyal & discreet at all times

Must be able to work using own initiative

Smart & tidy appearance

Good spoken English

Previous experience working as a Housekeeper will be required, with excellent references

Duties will include:

High standard of cleaning, laundry & ironing
Care of fine furnishings & antiques
Organising fridge & larder
Cleaning inside windows
Emptying bins & put out for collection
Making & changing beds
Ensure adequate stock of cleaning supplies
Watering plants
Occasionally look after children 3yrs & 6yrs for short periods of time

Car driver & owner

Non smoker

Monday – Friday

9am – 3pm

£ 21,840 gross p.a

Required September

Informal family are looking for an experienced housekeeper to assist them in the running of their family home

Previous experience working for a private family as a housekeeper will be required

Potential candidates must have a sunny personality with a good sense of humour, tidy & organised with good attention to detail, able to work using own initiative. Honest, trustworthy & reliable

Fit & active

Must like children & animals

Duties will include:

Cleaning – dusting, hovering, cleaning of bathrooms, mopping floors, cleaning silver, bed changing etc
Cooking – providing home cooked family meals to be left in the Aga 3 times a week
Sewing
Assisting with internet food shopping
Dog walking
Occasional child care in the school holidays
Errands

Car driver & owner

Non smoker

DBS disclosure & excellent references will be required

Monday – Friday

10am – 3pm

£ 15600.00 gross p.a

Required September

Professional family are looking for a qualified & experienced nanny to take sole charge of their children 3yrs & 5 years & new baby due in February next year

Nursery duties plus family laundry, ironing & changing beds. Family employ a cleaner

Potential candidates must have a cheerful personality, be kind, fun, caring & patient. Be well organised & able to work using own initiative but happy to take direction where necessary. Reliable, trustworthy with good timekeeping

A nanny with a proven track record ideally having stayed with previous employer for a minimum of 2 years with similar ages of children

A recognised childcare qualification, DBS disclosure on the update service, paediatric first aid & public liability insurance

Non smoker essential

Excellent references from all previous employers will be required

Full clean driving licence & own car. Must be willing to use own car for transporting children, recommended mileage will be paid

Family have 1 cat

Required 4 days per week

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday

Some evening babysitting will be required (paid as extra)

8am – 6pm

Salary £ 28,000 gross per annum (negotiable)

Required October but can wait until Nov/Dec for the right nanny

Private shooting estate located 4 miles from Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire have a vacancy for an experienced housekeeper/administrator to work as part of a small and friendly team

It is preferable someone has the experience of working on a rural farm or estate, must be comfortable around dogs (gun dogs) and be happy working in a rural and isolated location

Attributes required:

Happy & sunny disposition
Flexible
Can do attitude with a willingness to help others
Team player
Happy to muck in with all types and variety of jobs
Must be accepting & understanding when plans change
Love dogs
Full clean driving licence & own car
Non smoker (essential)
Of smart appearance, happy to greet guests & help with social events
Physically fit & active
If live-in, ideally no pets or young children, partner welcome following own full-time occupation

Duties:

Assisting the present part-time housekeeper with general cleaning, tidying, laundry & ironing
Day to day cooking in discussion with the owner eg: homemade soups, salads, poached salmon, eggs benedict etc
Undertake shopping & errands as needed
Organising & cooking for shoot parties for 12-14 people
Menu planning & cooking for social events
Shared care of gun dogs with the house steward, this will include walking, feeding daily & cleaning out of the kennels
Moving into the main house in owners absence (shared responsibility with the house steward)
Security of property
Manage daily staff
Management of daily household accounts & admin
Must be confident on the phone
Computer literate
Assisting in the estate office with post, emails, filing & archiving. Ordering of supplies & stationery. Scheduling of vehicle MOT’s, organising of external contractors, accepting deliveries etc

Position will be 5 days per week and on average 45 – 50 hours per week. Will include working some weekends

Self-contained accommodation will be provided, likely to be a cottage which can be furnished or unfurnished

£ 28,000 gross p.a negotiable

Required September/October

Professional family are looking for a qualified or experienced nanny to take sole charge of their children 8 months old & 3 years old

Potential candidates must have a sunny personality, be kind, caring & patient. A good understanding of child development, able to organise age related activities. Tidy & organised with good attention to detail

Previous experience working as a sole charge nanny will be required

Nursery duties only

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

DBS disclosure & first aid will be required

Excellent references from previous employers

Family have a small dog

Non smoker

Car driver helpful but not essential

Required 2 days per week to include a Monday or Thursday & one additional day

9am – 6pm

£ 12 gross per hour

Required September

Formal estate in Henley-on-Thames have a vacancy for an experienced live-out Head Housekeeper/Cook

Potential candidates must have a positive, friendly and can-do attitude, essential you have had the experience of working in a high profile formal environment within a private estate or large residence. You must have exceptionally high standards with an eye for detail. Loyal & discreet at all times

Would be to work in a fully staffed household, it is essential you are a team player with an excellent work ethic and be prepared to take direction from the Estate Manager or House Manager when necessary

Duties will include:

High standard of cleaning, experienced with the care of antique furniture, fine furnishings & fabrics
Experienced with the care of fine fabrics, silks, woollens, etc. Excellent ironing skills
Good standard of cooking based on healthy, light & nutritious food eg: soups, salads, grilled fish or chicken
Errands & shopping
Occasionally walking family dogs or taking them to the Groomers

Attributes required:

Must have a prolonged period of employment as a housekeeper/cook with a formal estate or private household
Proven track record
Excellent references
DBS disclosure & willing to go through a security checking process
Live locally to Henley-on-Thames (within 30-40 minutes)
Non smoker
Car driver & owner
Animal lover
Excellent spoken English
Smart & tidy appearance
Loyal & trustworthy
Physically fit & active

5 days per week to include weekends

8am – 5pm

£ 37,000 gross p.a negotiable

Lovely friendly & informal family are looking for a professional qualified & experienced nanny to take sole charge of their 13 month old daughter

Previous experience working as a Nanny will be required

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

Nursery duties only

A good understanding of nutrition, a nanny who is able to menu plan on a weekly basis & prepare & cook healthy & nutritious meals for the child

Fit & active

DBS disclosure, first aid, public liability insurance & excellent references from all previous employers will be required

Non smoker essential

Full clean driving licence & preferably own car

Strong preference for a nanny who lives locally

Generous holiday entitlement

Monday – Thursday

2 days – 7am – 7pm
2 days – 8.30am – 5.30pm

Salary £ 25,000 – £ 27,000 gross p.a (salary will depend on qualifications & experience)

Required beginning October with some hand over days in September

Lovely informal & friendly Couple are looking for a part-time live-in Housekeeper to assist then with the running of their beautiful countryside home near Henley-on-Thames

Duties will include a high standard of cleaning, laundry & ironing. Occasional care of the pets

A genuine animal lover is required as there are 2 dogs & 2 cats

Previous experience working as a Housekeeper with excellent references will be required

Non smoker essential

Car driver & owner

In exchange for 15 hours housekeeping per week a 1 bedroom furnished flat with all utility bills & rent free will be provided. Accommodation is suitable for a single person but may be too small for 2 people, but owners would consider a Couple

Monday – Friday

9.30am – 12.30pm

Required asap

Lovely informal family are looking for a qualified & experienced nanny to take sole charge of their 3 month old baby daughter

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

Previous experience working as a Nanny with a young baby will be required

DBS disclosure, first aid & excellent references

Non smoker essential

Full clean driving licence & own car

Animal lover essential as family have 1 dog & 2 cats

Required 2 -3 days per week (flexible on which days)

Hours to be agreed but likely to be 9am – 5pm

£ 12 – £ 13 per hour gross

Required End September

Professional family who have relocated to the UK from Spain are looking for an experienced nanny/housekeeper to assist them with the care of their 3 children & running of their household

Duties will include care of children 12 years, 8 years & 3 years, all 3 children will attend school/nursery which is a 20 minute walk from the house. Nanny will be responsible for taking the children to school, nursery & clubs, sole care of children after school, holidays & if they are ill. Assisting children with homework

Whilst children are at school duties will include light housework, laundry, ironing, shopping, errands & cooking. Answer phone & accept deliveries. Family will also employ a cleaner to undertake the main household cleaning

DBS disclosure, first aid & excellent references will be required

Non smoker essential

Car driver not essential but nanny will need to have own transport

Family have no pets

Monday – Friday

8am – 6pm

Salary negotiable

Required asap

Professional family are looking for an experienced nanny/housekeeper

Duties will include getting 3 year old ready for school, (dress, breakfast) taking to school which is walking distance from the house & then returning to the house to undertake housework, laundry, ironing etc

DBS disclosure, first aid & excellent references will be required

Non smoker

Car driver is not required

This is a term-time only position

Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Fridays

7am – 11am

Competitive hourly rate

required asap

Lovely informal family are looking for a professional qualified/experienced nanny to take sole charge of their boys 3yrs & 4yrs

Potential candidates must have a sunny personality, be kind, caring & patient. Reliable, trustworthy & punctual. Tidy & organised with good attention to detail. A nanny that has an excellent employment record with a proven track record

DBS disclosure on the update service, paediatric first aid & excellent references

Non smoker essential

Full clean driving licence & own car, will need to use own car for transporting the children, mileage will be paid

Normal nursery duties

Required:

Tuesdays & Wednesdays – 3pm – 8pm
Thursdays – 8am – 6pm

Flexibility will be needed to work more hours in school holidays & if the children are unwell

£ 13.50 gross per hour (annual salary £ 14,040 based on working 20 hours per week)

Required October

Lovely friendly & informal family are looking for a qualified or experienced nanny with special needs experience to assist them with the care of their 3 children 9yrs, 7yrs & 4yrs

9yr old & 7yr old attend local Primary School & 4yr old attends special needs nursery in Henley-on-Thames

The job is a combination of before & after school care & full-time care in the school holidays, taking children to school & after school activities & picking them up, cooking tea for the children, washing children’s bed linen & clothes, managing breakfast & packed lunches.
Working with 4 year old who is Globally Developmentally Delayed & has epilepsy which is well controlled by medication. General errands & shopping

Nanny will have 1.1 input with 4yr old and will be involved with physio & occupational therapy at home, taking her horse riding & being involved with specific activities to help her with development

Family employ a cleaner

Potential candidates must have a sunny personality, be kind, fun & patient. A nanny who is flexible and wanting to fit in and become part of the family, has lots of initiative and has some special needs experience or a real interest/passion in child development, is keen to help the 4yr old to develop as much as possible by following her therapy programmes and bringing out the best in her

Ideally Ofsted registered nanny

DBS, first aid & excellent references

Non smoker essential

Full clean driving licence & own transport

Work use of car is provided

Monday – Thursday

9am – 6.30pm

Salary up to £ 25,000 gross per annum depending on experience

Required End September – End August 2018

Informal family are looking for an experienced nanny to assist with the care of their 4 children 9yrs, 7yrs, 5yrs & 4yrs

Shared care with stay at home mum, duties will include school runs, cooking children’s tea, tidying up after the children, children’s laundry, overseeing teatime, bath time, bedtime, homework etc

Potential candidates must have a cheerful personality, be upbeat, positive, friendly & fun. Tidy & organised & able to work using own initiative. Reliable & trustworthy

DBS disclosure, first aid & excellent references

Non smoker essential

Full clean driving licence & own car

Work use of car will be provided for driving the children (will need to be over 25 for insurance)

Family may be getting a dog so must be an animal lover, family also have chickens

A 2 bedroom furnished cottage will be provided for the nanny, all utility bills will be paid

Monday – Friday

35 – 40 hours per week + 1- 2 nights babysitting (not always needed)

£ 1500 gross p.c.m

Required asap

Professional friendly & informal family have a vacancy for a temporary (minimum 6 months) or permanent live-in carer/nanny

This position is caring for a 10 year old girl with severe mental & physical impairment (more details can be provided on request)

Duties are to support the morning & afternoon routine, she attends full-time school from 8.30am – 3.30pm, she needs help with all aspects of care including bathing, going to the toilet & feeding, she enjoys life & is very happy, loves music & is sociable. Full-time care will be needed for weekends & school holidays. Occasional 24 hour care will be needed

Ideally some household duties will be required when child is at school, family do employ a cleaner

Family have other children 12yrs, 6yrs, 4yrs & 18 months & a friendly dog

Potential candidates ideally will have experience working in a similar environment, position may suit a gap year student who is going on to work/study as a Doctor, Physiotherapist, Nurse or similar. Or a Teaching Assistant working in a Special Needs School

Must have a sunny personality, be kind, caring, patient & fun with an empathetic approach to disabilities

Opportunity to travel abroad with the family on holiday

Tidy & organised with good attention to detail

Physically fit & active

DBS disclosure, first aid & excellent references

Non smoker essential

Full clean driving licence & own car

Working hours & days tba but likely to be 40-50 hour week

Newly converted & decorated 1 bedroom furnished flat will be provided for the Carer/Nanny, all utility bills will be paid. Flat comprises of an en-suite bedroom & open plan kitchen/diner/lounge

£ 20,000 – £ 22,000 gross p.a (negotiable)

Required asap