Vacancies 2017-06-22T16:52:39+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 informal family are looking for an experienced local early morning household assistant

Duties will include tidying & cleaning the kitchen, light household duties, unpacking online shopping

Making sure 13 year old gets up and has his breakfast and catches the school bus

DBS disclosure & excellent references will be required

Smart & tidy appearance

Local person

Non smoker essential

Car driver with own car

Monday – Friday

6am – 8am

£ 15 gross per hour

Required May/June 2017

Family of 4 are looking for an experienced Housekeeper to care for their large family home

Potential candidates must have a cheerful personality, be organised & tidy with good attention to detail. Good time keeping, honest & trustworthy

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

£ 12 – £ 14 gross per hour

Required asap

Lovely informal family are looking for a professional nanny to take sole charge of their boys 2yrs old & 5yrs old

Potential candidates must have a sunny disposition, be kind, caring & patient with a good attitude. Fun & energetic with a love of the outdoors. Tidy & organised with good attention to detail

Able to work using own initiative and be tidy & organised.

Previous experience working as a nanny will be required, must have a proven track record

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

Good spoken English

Smart & tidy appearance

Non smoker essential

Car driver with clean licence and own car

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

Ofsted registered nanny preferred

Animal lover essential as family have a friendly dog

Mondays, Tuesdays & Fridays

7.30am – 7.30pm

£ 20,000 – 21,000 gross p.a (negotiable)

Required asap

Live-in Couple required for a family of five for their weekend & holiday residence in the Oxfordshire countryside

Potential candidates must have a sunny personality with a good work ethic. Tidy & organised & able to work using own initiative. Respectful of owners requirements & needs with a can-do hands on attitude

Previous experience will be required working as a Couple in a private home or estate, with a proven track record

Duties will include:

High standard of general cleaning on a daily basis. Care of fine furnishings & antiques
Making sure the house is always clean & tidy & ready for the owners arrival
High standard of laundry care & ironing
Organising & arranging flowers
Looking after the household accounts & liaising with employers at all times
Weekly online food shopping & errands
Making sure all outdoor buildings are kept in good working order & clean & tidy
Ensuring the outdoor swimming pool is kept in good working order using external contractors
Ensuring oil tanks are full, boilers serviced etc
Supervise outside contractors
General handyman duties
All aspects of gardening including care of the vegetable & kitchen garden
Daily watering of the garden
Care of family dog when owners are away
Occasional evening babysitting
Security of property

Must be comfortable around children & dogs

Excellent references will be required from previous employers

Non smokers

Smart & tidy appearance

Good spoken English

Separate 2 bedroom self-contained accommodation will be provided, can be furnished or unfurnished

Sorry no pets or children

5 days per week

When owners are in residence Tuesday – Saturday

40 hour week for both the housekeeper & gardener

Joint salary £ 50,000 – £ 55,000 gross p.a

Required asap

Family of five are looking for an experienced House Manager/Chef for their weekend & holiday home in the Oxfordshire countryside

Potential candidates must have a sunny disposition with a good work attitude. Tidy & organised & able to work using own initiative. Respectful of owners requirements & needs with a can-do hands on attitude

Must be experienced working as a House Manager/Chef for a private family or estate

Duties will include:

Organise & supervise cleaners & muck in when needed
Make sure the house is always clean & tidy, plump up cushions etc
Organise & arrange flowers
Looking after the household accounts & liaising with Employers at all times
Ensuring the swimming pool is always in correct working order using outside contractors
Dealing with all external tradespeople as needed
Supervising outdoor gardeners/workers
Growing & maintaining outdoor vegetable/fruit garden
Making sure all outdoor buildings are in good order
A good standard of cooking, able to menu plan & cook to dinner party standard
Weekly food shopping
Running errands
Prepared to travel to London to cater for occasional dinner parties
Security of house
Occasional babysitting

Must be comfortable working around children & dogs

Excellent references will be required from previous employers

Non smoker

Smart & tidy appearance

Fit & active

This position could be live-in or live-out

For live-out the person needs to live locally
For live-in there is a 2 bedroom cottage available which can be furnished or unfurnished (no pets or children)

5 days per week

40 hour week

Will be required to work Saturdays but can have Sunday & 1 other day off each week

£ 30,000 – £ 35,000 gross p.a

Required July

Lovely informal family are looking for assistance with their 4 year old daughter during the summer holidays

Potential candidates must have a sunny personality, be kind, caring & happy to muck in. Tidy & organised with good attention to detail

This position may suit a university student looking for summer work with relevant childcare experience

Duties will include collecting 4 year from school, bringing her home and assisting with any school work or organising an activity.
Cooking a simple tea for her. Helping her get ready for bed. Some light household duties

Family also have a new baby who Mum will be caring for

DBS disclosure & excellent references

Non smoker

Car driver with own car, must be prepared to use own car for transporting child

Required:

Monday – Friday

3pm – 7pm

3rd – 14th July
21st August – 1st September

£ 9 – £ 10 per hour gross

Lovely informal family are looking for a qualified or experienced nanny to take sole charge of their girls 4yrs, 6yrs & 8yrs

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

Fit & active

Good spoken English

Previous relevant childcare experience will be required

Normal nursery duties (family employ a cleaner)

Ofsted registered nanny preferable

DBS disclosure, first aid & excellent references

Non smoker

Full clean licence & own car, must be willing to transport children in own car locally. Mileage will be paid

Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays (can offer 1 extra afternoon if needed)

1pm – 6pm

£ 12 gross per hour

Required term-time only – 39 weeks a year
(will be paid 43 weeks of the year in 12 monthly instalments)

Required beginning September

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

Potential candidates must have a friendly & warm personality. A nanny who will play with the children and encourage them to learn and discover through play and messy fun activities. To support healthy eating habits & help teach children to be polite & have good manners

Good spoken English

Smart & tidy appearance

Normal nursery duties

A good understanding of nutrition, preparation & cooking of healthy & nutritious meals for the children

Preferably Ofsted registered

DBS disclosure, first aid & excellent references

Non smoker

Full clean driving licence & own car. Will need to be able to use own car for transporting children

Required:

Mondays & Tuesdays – 8am – 5.30pm
Wednesdays – 8am – 5pm

This is a term time only position required 39 weeks a year
13 weeks free per year

Salary which will be paid in 12 equal monthly instalments

£ 11,300 – £ 13,200 gross p.a

Required 4th September

Lovely informal family are looking for an enthusiastic fun Nanny to assist with the care of their children 7 months old & 3 years old

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

Relevant childcare experience ideally with a recognised childcare qualification

Normal nursery duties

Must be able to prepare healthy & nutritious meals for the children

DBS disclosure, first aid & excellent references will be required

Non smoker

Ideally a local nanny who lives in the Henley-on-Thames area

Car driver with full clean licence and own car

Monday – Thursday

9am – 5pm

£ 10 – £ 12 per hour gross (will depend on qualifications & experience)

Required June 2017 – January 2018

Professional family are looking for an experienced housekeeper to look after their large country home

Potential candidates must have a sunny personality, be organised & tidy with high standards & good attention to detail. Able to work on own using initiative when necessary. Experienced in the care of quality furniture & fabrics

Must be discreet at all times

Previous experience working in a private home as a Housekeeper will be required

Comfortable working in a household with young children (nanny employed)

Duties will include a high standard of cleaning, laundry, ironing & tidying. In addition be responsible for the weekly online shopping & ordering of supplies. Daily preparation of a healthy & nutritious meal for the family that can be heated up when they return in the evening

Own transport essential

Non smoker

Excellent references will be required

Monday – Friday

9am – 1pm or would consider other hours

£ 15.00 gross per hour ( £15,600 gross p.a)

Required asap

Opportunities for Teacher Training Students or Teachers (or similar) in School Holidays

Holiday camp supervisors required to provide childcare and overnight supervision for residential equestrian holidays for children aged 7-16 years

Key responsibilities:

Supervision of children which will include evening activities
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 holiday administrator, instructors and other staff members

Potential candidate preferred skills:

Organised & reliable
Good communication skills
Good with children
Punctual with a good attitude
Approachable and friendly

Qualifications required:

First aid
Full DBS check (very recent or on the update service)
Driving licence or own transport as rural location
Love of the countryside, no equestrian knowledge is required
Relevant experience & excellent references

Working hours

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

46 hour week

Rates of pay:

£ 600.00 gross per week

Full board and all meals will be provided

Required Summer 2017

An experienced part-time housekeeper is required for a family home near Henley-on-Thames

Would suit responsible, rural person with partner to follow own occupation

General housekeeping/laundry duties + occasional housesitting to include dog walking/chicken feeding

3 bedroom accommodation is offered in exchange for 15 hours housework per week – 9am – 12 noon Monday – Friday

Dogs & school age children welcome (sorry no cats)

Additional hours & house-sitting will be paid as extra

Excellent references will be required

Non smoker

Car driver with own car essential

Required asap

Lovely informal family are looking for a professional qualified & experienced nanny to take sole charge of their children 11 months old & almost 3 years old

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

Previous experience working as a nanny will be required

Nursery duties only

A good understanding of nutrition is essential. Preparation & cooking of healthy & nutritious meals for the children

DBS disclosure & first aid

Excellent references from all previous employers

Non smoker

Car driver essential, ideally with own car

Required 2 days per week (Days yet to be agreed)

7.30am – 6.30pm

£ 11 – £ 12 per hour gross

Required September/October

Lovely informal family are looking for a traditional qualified & experienced nanny to take sole charge of their 9 month old son

Nursery duties only

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

Good spoken English

Smart & tidy appearance

A good understanding of nutrition, able to plan & cook healthy & nutritious meals for the baby. Batch cooking for the freezer

A recognised childcare qualification will be required along with previous experience working for a family as a private sole charge nanny(minimum 2 years experience)

DBS disclosure (ideally on the update service), first aid & excellent references

Non smoker essential

Full clean driving licence, ideally with own car

The position can be live out or live in

If live-in a separate spacious annex will be provided for the nanny. The annex is substantial in size, with a bedroom, shower room, kitchen & sitting room

Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays (days may vary)

7.30am – 7.30pm

1 evening babysitting (4 hours)

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

Required June

Qualified or experienced nanny to take sole charge of children 6yrs, 4yrs & 18 months

Nursery duties

DBS disclosure, first aid & excellent references will be required

Non smoker

Full clean driving licence & own transport. Work use of car is available to the nanny

Salary negotiable

Monday – Thursday

7.15am – 6pm

Required 19th June – 5th July

Professional family are looking for a qualified nanny or teacher to take sole charge of their children 3yrs old & 17 months old

Potential candidates must have a sunny personality, be kind, caring & patient. Respectful of parents wishes at all times. Tidy & organised with good attention to detail. A strong interest in children’s development and education is desirable

A recognised childcare or teaching qualification will be required

Previous experience working as a Nanny or Primary School Teacher

DBS disclosure, first aid & excellent references

Non smoker

Comfortable with dogs

Excellent written & spoken English

Smart & tidy appearance

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

Normal nursery duties, family employ housekeepers

Family admin when children are at school and nursery eg: dealing with tradespeople, sourcing & booking holidays, paying bills, errands, family shopping, liaising with school & nursery.

Must be able to assist children as they older with school work, projects etc

A good understanding of nutrition will be required. Able to menu plan on a weekly basis, prepare & cook healthy & nutritious meals for the children

4 days per week between Monday – Friday

48 – 50 hour working week

£ 30,000 gross p.a (negotiable)

Required September