Vacancies 2018-01-18T13:53:28+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.

Professional family are looking for a qualified & experienced nanny to take sole charge of their girls 1 year old & 4.5 years old

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

Potential candidates will ideally have a recognised childcare qualification or if not qualified several years experience working as a private nanny

Nursery duties only

An excellent understanding of nutrition, able to menu plan, prepare & cook healthy & nutritious meals for the children. Experienced with special diets

Preferably Ofsted registered

DBS disclosure, paediatric first aid & excellent references

Non smoker essential

Family have no pets

Full clean driving licence & own car, must be willing to use own car for transporting children

Required 3 days per week, flexible on which 3 days between Monday – Friday

8.15am – 5.45pm

£ 12 – 14 per hour gross (depending on qualifications & experience)

Required February/March (exact start date tbc)

Prestigious private estate in Oxfordshire has a vacancy for an experienced live-out Head Housekeeper/Chef

Potential candidates must have a positive friendly can-do attitude. It is essential you have had the experience working in a private estate or large household as a Housekeeper/Chef. An excellent track record will be required remaining in jobs for a long time as consistency is very important

You must have exceptionally high standards with an eye for detail. Loyal & discreet at all times

Must be an excellent team player as you will be part of a fully staffed household & must be able to take direction from more senior staff when necessary

Duties will include:

High standards of cleaning, experienced with the care of antique furniture, fine furnishings & fabrics
Excellent laundry skills will be essential, experienced with the care of silks, woollens etc
Good ironing skills
An excellent understanding of nutrition, able to menu plan & prepare & cook healthy & nutritious meals when required
Errands & shopping
Some care of family dogs

Attributes required:

Must come from a private estate or large household where you have been employed full-time, ideally 10 years experience working as a Housekeeper/Chef/Cook with a proven track record with prolonged employment
Excellent references
DBS disclosure
Will need to go through a security checking process
Non smoker
Car driver
Animal lover
Excellent spoken English
Smart & tidy appearance
Loyal & trustworthy
Must be physically fit & active

5 days per week, will be required to work every other weekend

8am – 5pm

£ 37,000 gross p.a (negotiable)

Required as soon as possible but prepared to wait for the right person

Lovely informal & friendly family are looking for a nanny to assist them with the care of their boys 5 years old & 7 years old & new baby due February 18

This position may suit a nursery nurse looking for their first nanny position to gain experience working as a nanny

Potential candidates must have a cheerful disposition, be kind, caring, patient & fun. A can-do attitude is essential, remaining polite & courteous at all times. Able to work on own using initiative. Tidy & organised with good attention to detail

Working alongside mother but equally taking sole charge of children when necessary

Duties will include the normal nursery duties but in addition cooking for the family & helping with family laundry

Family employ a cleaner

DBS disclosure, first aid & excellent references will be required

Non smoker

A good understanding of nutrition, able to prepare & cook healthy family meals

Animal lover essential as family have a dog

A car driver is not essential but will need own transport as family live 6 miles from Henley

Monday – Friday

1pm – 7pm

Option of some evening babysitting & additional hours in the school holidays, paid as extra

30 hour week

£ 13.00 – £ 15.00 gross per hour ( £ 20280.00 – £ 23400.00 gross p.a)

Required mid January/beginning February 2018

Lovely friendly family are looking for an experienced Housekeeper/Cleaner to assist them in the care of their large family home

Potential candidates must have a sunny personality and be reliable, punctual, dependable & honest & trustworthy

Will need to be fit & active for this position

Smart & tidy appearance

Previous experience working as a Housekeeper/Cleaner will be required within a private household

Excellent references

Duties will include a high standard of general cleaning, clearing out fireplaces & cleaning silver. No cooking is required for this position

Must like dogs

Live locally

Non smoker essential

Required Tuesdays & Fridays

9.15am – 1.15pm

£ 15.00 per hour on a self employed basis but will pay holiday pay

Required February

Professional family are looking for an experienced Housekeeper to care for their large family home

Duties will include a high standard of cleaning to include:

General cleaning of house, hovering, dusting, mopping of floors
Care of antiques & silverware
Laundry & ironing, care of fine fabrics
Bed changing & laundry management
Food shopping & food management
Care of small elderly dog
Simple meals to be made for the principle on a daily basis, breakfast & lunch
Possible travel to other properties (overseas & in the UK)
Occasional care of the children (22 months & 3.5 years), although full-time nanny is employed)

Potential candidates must have a sunny personality, be kind, caring, punctual, reliable & flexible. Must be a good team player with a can-do attitude

Previous experience with a proven track record working as a housekeeper will be required

DBS disclosure & excellent references essential

Will need to be physically fit & active for this role

Smart & tidy appearance

Non smoker

Live locally

Car driver & owner

Monday – Friday

8am – 4pm

Half an hour break for lunch

£ 26,000 – £ 28,000 gross p.a

Annual bonus

Required asap

A small family run Montessori Nursery School have a vacancy for a class Director/Tress Deputy to join their friendly close knit team

The Nursery accepts children between the ages of 1 and 5.5 years of age. The Montessori principles are embedded in the nursery ethos and they offer many extras such as Forest School, Playball classes and Spanish as a second language. There is also a strong emphasis on healthy living, gentle child led education and leading by example

Potential candidates must have a cheerful & positive disposition, be kind, caring, nurturing & patient. Must be reliable, dependable & flexible and a good team player. A proven track record is essential

Ideally Montessori qualified or experienced or a minimum level 3 qualified or higher

Working days & hours:

Monday – Friday

8.30am – 4.30pm

The Nursery is open for 45 weeks of the year & closed for the whole month of August, over Christmas & Easter so all leave has to be taken when Nursery is closed

Salary range £ 22,000 – £ 25,000 gross per annum. There are several incentives once you have been employed for over 1 year

Start date asap

Lovely, friendly & informal family are looking for a qualified & experienced nanny to take sole charge of their daughters 3yrs old & 1 year old

Potential candidates must have a sunny personality, be kind, caring, fun & patient with a good sense of humour. Tidy & organised

Nursery duties only

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

DBS disclosure, first aid & excellent references

A recognised childcare qualification & recent experience working as a nanny with a proven track record

Non smoker essential

Family have 1 cat

Full clean driving licence & own car

Tuesdays & Thursdays

8.30am – 6.30pm

£ 12 – £ 15 per hour gross

Required beginning January 2018

Lovely informal & friendly family are looking for a qualified or experienced nanny to join their family & take sole charge of their 8 year old daughter

The family have previously had Australian & New Zealand nannies

Potential candidates must have a cheerful personality, be kind, caring, patient & fun. Able to work unsupervised using initiative, be organised, tidy & have good attention to detail. A can do attitude is essential. Must be flexible around working hours as parents are away from the home for long periods of time

A nanny who loves the outdoors, ideally sporty & must be physically fit & active

Smart & tidy appearance

Excellent spoken & written English will be required

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

Must have a clean driving licence & be a confident & experienced driver

Non smoker essential

DBS disclosure, first aid & excellent references

Duties will include:

Sole charge of 8 year old girl
Full nursery duties
Menu planning, preparation of healthy & nutritious meals for the child
Able & willing to assist with school work & projects etc
Taking to & arranging activities & outings
Managing child’s wardrobe, sewing on name tabs etc
Keeping kitchen tidy & emptying bins
Assisting with weekly online shopping
General errands
Preparing some family meals
Household laundry & light household duties (only when child is at school)
Walking & feeding the family dog

Nanny will have own bedroom & share bathroom with child

Work & personal use of a car is provided

Monday – Friday

Term – time

6.30am – 7.30pm

School holidays

7.30am – 6pm

Up to 3 evenings babysitting will be required each week & 2 overnight stays per month

£ 520.00 net per week (offered as a gross annual salary £ 34,900 p.a)

End April 2018

Lovely friendly & informal family are looking for a nanny to join their family & take sole charge of their girls 2 years old & 7 years old

Potential candidates must have a sunny personality, be kind, caring, patient & fun. Reliable, dependable & must have excellent time-keeping. 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 registration helpful but not essential

Full clean driving licence & own transport. Work use of car can be provided

DBS disclosure, paediatric first aid & excellent references

Non smoker essential

Family have no pets

Excellent spoken & written English

Smart & tidy appearance

Monday – Thursday

7.30am – 7pm

£ 25,000 – £ 28,500 gross p.a

Required beginning February 18

Friendly & informal family are looking for an experienced housekeeper to care for their large family home

Duties will include a high standard of cleaning, laundry & ironing. Preparing & cooking meals for the family, to be left in the Aga. Walking the dog. General errands & shopping

Potential candidates must have a cheerful personality, be reliable, trustworthy, punctual, tidy & organised with excellent attention to detail. A can-do attitude and someone who takes pride in their work is essential

Previous experience working as a housekeeper will be required with a proven track record

Must be comfortable working around children & animals

DBS disclosure & excellent references

Non smoker

Car driver & owner

Monday – Friday

10am – 3pm (some flexibility on hours)

£ 325.00 gross per week

Required December/January

Lovely informal & friendly family are looking for a qualified & experienced nanny to sole charge of their girls 16 months old & 6 years old

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

Must have previous experience working as a nanny with a proven track record

Ofsted registered nanny will be required

Excellent references

Non smoker

Full clean driving licence & own car suitable for transporting children

Monday – Friday

6.45am – 6.15pm

£ 26,000 – £ 28,600 gross p.a (depending on qualifications & experience)

Required January 2018

Professional family are looking for a qualified or experienced nanny to assist with the care of their children 9 months old & 3 years old

Potential candidates must have a sunny personality, be kind, caring & patient. Ideally a nanny who is creative, has a sense of adventure & enjoys the education side of being a nanny

Previous recent experience working as a nanny or similar will be required

DBS disclosure, first aid & excellent references

Non smoker

Car driver will be required & there is work use of a car

Required 3 days per week (days to be agreed)

8.30am – 2pm (ideally 1 day until 5pm, but this is negotiable)

£ 12 gross per hour

required asap

Friendly family of 5 are looking for an experienced housekeeper to assist them in the organisation & cleaning of their family home

Potential candidates must have a cheerful personality & be polite & courteous at all times. A good work ethic with a can-do attitude

Honest, trustworthy & reliable with excellent time keeping skills

Able to work using own initiative but equally happy to take direction when necessary

Tidy & organised with excellent attention to detail

Previous experience working as a Housekeeper with a private household will be required

Duties will include a high standard of cleaning, laundry & ironing. Organising & sorting of clothes & cupboards, fridge etc. One off jobs as needed such as cleaning the oven or kitchen cupboards

Possibly assisting with online shopping & admin jobs

Must like animals as family have a dog & cat

DBS disclosure & excellent references

Non smoker

Car driver & owner

Monday, Wednesday & Friday

8.30am – 1.30pm (some flexibility on hours)

£ 13.00 – £ 15.00 gross per hour

Required November/December

Friendly & informal family are looking for a qualified & experienced nanny to take sole charge of their children 10 months old & 6 years old

Potential candidates must have a sunny personality, be kind, caring & patient. A nanny who is energetic & enjoys being outdoors with the children. Honest, trustworthy with excellent time-keeping skills. Reliable & responsible

Willing & able to assist the older child with homework

A good track record in remaining in jobs as consistency is very important

Proven sickness record

Nursery duties

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

Ofsted registered nanny will be required (or willingness to get registered)

Excellent references

Full clean driving licence & own car

Non smoker

Required 40 hours per week. Start & finish time tba

Monday – Thursday

£ 11 – £ 12 gross per hour ( £ 22880 – 24960 pa)

Required beginning January 2018

Lovely informal family are looking for an experienced nanny to assist their family during very difficult family circumstances

This position may suit an ex nurse or someone who has had the life experience of having their own family or a very experienced nanny who has worked in very similar circumstances. Mother has stage 4 cancer & is very unwell so potential candidates must be sympathetic to this situation, unobtrusive yet able to integrate. A fun & happy person who would be treated as one of the family

The children are 3 years old & 8 years old, they are fun & full of life & need entertaining

Duties will include everything connected to the children, shopping, errands, cooking & tidying & helping Mum with basic needs

Walking the family dog

Family employ a cleaner

Attributes required:

Relevant experience
Excellent spoken English
DBS disclosure, first aid & excellent references
Full clean driving licence & own car
Non smoker – essential
Comfortable with dogs
Happy living as part of the family

Nanny will be provided with an en-suite bedroom

Ideally to work 4 week days & 1 weekend day

Hours to be discussed

Will be required for a 3 – 6 month period

Salary around £ 26,000 – £ 30,000 gross p.a

Required beginning January 2018

Informal friendly family are looking for an experienced nanny to take sole charge of their children 3yrs old & 9 years old

Nursery duties

Potential candidates must have a cheerful personality, be kind, caring, patient & fun. Tidy & organised

Honest & trustworthy with excellent time-keeping

DBS disclosure, first aid & excellent references

Non smoker

Car driver with clean licence & own car

Family have 1 friendly dog

Required 2 days per week

Tuesdays & Wednesdays or Wednesday & Thursday

12 noon – 7/7.30pm

Some later finishes by arrangement

£ 12 gross per hour

Required November/December