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 an experienced energetic nanny/housekeeper to care for their 4 school age children – 4 years, 6 years, 7 years and 10 years

Duties will include preparing a simple breakfast for the children, supervising them getting dressed. Get their kit bags packed and ready for school. Driving them to school and collecting them anytime between 3.30pm and 6pm. Help with any school work. Preparing and cooking a healthy and nutritious meal for them. Sole charge of children during their long school holidays

Whilst children are at school additional duties will include making the children’s beds, keeping their rooms clean and tidy, clearing away breakfast dishes. Loading and unloading the dishwasher, some light cleaning and tidying although a cleaner will be employed, feed and care for 3 kittens, laundry and putting away items from tumble dryer. Meal preparation and cooking of children’s meals, making snacks to take on the school pick up. Help with making a weekly shopping list, checking on items running low on stock. Put the bins out weekly. Unload weekly online food shopping. Ad hoc errands to the post office, dry cleaning etc. Be home for the weekly cleaner. Arrange play dates for children

Potential candidates must have previous experience working for a private family as a nanny/housekeeper, have a proven track record with longevity in previous employment with excellent references

Ideally a sporty nanny who is physically fit and active and loves being outdoors with the children having fun. Cheerful disposition, kind and caring

Dependable, reliable with good time keeping

Good spoken English

Smart and tidy appearance

Full clean driving licence and own car. Work use of a car will be provided for the nanny

Current DBS, paediatric first aid

Non smoker

No allergies as family have 3 cats

Required 4 days per week between Monday – Friday

7am – 6.30pm

£ 30,000 – £ 35,000 gross p.a

Required September/October

*NEW POSITION*

Friendly family have a vacancy for an experienced local nanny to take sole charge of their children 1 year old & 2.5 years old

Potential candidates must have a cheerful disposition, love children and be confident in entertaining a very energetic 2 year old and a very easy-going 1 year old. Someone who is happy to plan out lots of different activities for the toddler. Family live in a rural location and have a very large garden with a swing set, duck pond, lots of toys, paints, trampoline etc

Parents will work from home from offices within the grounds of their home

Nursery duties will be required

Nanny will need to have a current DBS, paediatric first aid and excellent references

Full clean driving licence with own car suitable for transporting children in (nanny car may be available from September)

Non smoker

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

Good spoken English

Physically fit and active

Smart and tidy appearance

Required:

Monday – Thursday – 8am – 6pm
Friday – 8am – 1pm

£ 26,000 – £ 27,000 gross per annum (salary will depend on qualifications and experience)

Required beginning September

Qualified & experienced nannies, mothers helps & university students required for summer vacancies – live-in & live-out

Must have relevant childcare experience, a current enhanced DBS, ideally first aid & excellent references

Car drivers & owners, non smokers

To apply & register please email a cover letter & CV to jackie@henleynannies.co.uk

Friendly family have a vacancy for a qualified or experienced nanny to take sole charge of their children 3 years old & 7 years old

Duties will include sole care of children, home schooling tasks as needed, preparation of healthy lunch and dinner for both children, keeping children’s rooms, playroom & kitchen clean & tidy. Outdoor activities with the children, family have a strong preference for a sporty nanny that loves being outside with the children

Relevant experience working as a nanny will be required with a proven track record & longevity in previous roles. Excellent references

Current DBS, paediatric first aid

Non smoker

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

Ideally a nanny that lives locally & has own transport, driving will not be required for this role

Monday – Friday

9am – 6pm

£ 25,000 – £ 30,000 gross p.a (salary dependant on qualifications & experience)

Required asap

*POSITION FILLED*

Friendly family are looking for a qualified and experienced nanny to take sole charge of 4 month old & 19 month old (present ages of children)

Duties will include sole care of children to include organising age appropriate play dates and trips. Caring for the children’s clothing & laundry, cooking balanced meals, keeping their bedrooms clean & tidy. General errands, walking the family dogs etc. Family employ a cleaner

Potential candidates must have a recognised childcare qualification with a recent 3 years + of experience working as a private nanny, with a proven track record & longevity in roles. Cheerful disposition, practical, sensible, kind, caring and fun. A nanny that is able to provide a calm, happy and safe environment for the children. Dependable, reliable with good time keeping

Current DBS on the update service, paediatric first aid and excellent references

Non smoker

Excellent spoken English

Animal lover

Full clean driving licence & own car suitable for transporting children in, mileage will be paid

Required:

Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays

6.45am – 7.15pm

£ 24300 – £ 26200 gross p.a negotiable (will depend on qualifications and experience)

Required late August/beginning September

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*NEW POSITION*

Friendly couple have a vacancy for an experienced live-out cook/housekeeper to care for their large countryside residence

Potential candidates must have a cheerful disposition, be kind & caring. Must have a can-do attitude and be flexible

Dependable, reliable with good time keeping

Duties will include cleaning, tidying, laundry, ironing & shopping. In addition preparation & cooking of healthy, fresh nutritious meals eg: Fish pie, curries, rice dishes, salads etc

Previous experience working for a private family as a cook/housekeeper will be required with excellent references

Good family cook will be required

Car driver with own transport, work use of car is available

Non smoker

Must be comfortable around dogs

Physically fit & active

Good spoken English

Live locally

Monday – Friday (occasional weekend days)

9.30am – 4pm

£ 23,660 gross p.a

Required August

Friendly informal family have a vacancy for a qualified or experienced nanny, this vacancy may also suit a nursery nurse or teaching assistant or similar looking for their first nanny position

Duties will include taking and collecting children 8 years and 9 years from school, after school activities and play dates. Keeping children’s rooms and bathrooms clean and tidy, laundry and ironing, errands and shopping, assisting with homework and after school crafts. Preparing and cooking healthy and nutritious meals for the children

Potential candidates must have a cheerful personality, be kind, caring, calm yet firm and fun loving. Someone who has a passion for working with children, prior experience teaching or SEN experience would be a bonus as 8 year old has ADHD

Dependable, reliable with good time keeping

Ofsted registered or willing to become Ofsted registered

Current DBS, paediatric first aid and excellent references

Non smoker

Full clean driving licence and own car

Good spoken English

Smart and tidy appearance

Monday – Thursday

40 hours per week between 7.30am – 7pm

£ 21,000 – £ 22,000 gross p.a

Required asap

Friendly family are looking to replace their long-term Filipino Housekeeper of 16 years who is retiring and returning to the Philippines in the Summer

The family are looking for a friendly Housekeeper who is looking for a long-term position as a Housekeeper, who can care for a large residence set in a rural location

Duties will include a high standard of cleaning, tidying, organising, laundry and family cooking. Care of 3 friendly dogs

Car driver not essential, non smoker

Animal lover

Good spoken English

Excellent references

Fit & active

Housekeeper will be provided with separate self contained accommodation

6 days per week – 50 hour week

£ 30,000 gross p.a

Required September

*ON HOLD DUE TO CORONAVIRUS*

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:

School holidays throughout 2021 – dates to be confirmed

*NEW POSITION*

Friendly family of 4 are looking for an experienced live-in domestic Couple to care for their small private estate in rural Berkshire. This is a wonderful opportunity for an experienced domestic Couple who are friendly, well presented with good organisational skills and a “can-do attitude”. You must speak good English, be genuine animal lovers and be happy living and working in a rural location. Excellent references will be required and you must be able to demonstrate longevity in previous roles

The role:

Housekeeper will be required to undertake a high standard of cleaning, laundry and ironing. Cleaning of out buildings and family office. Errands and shopping. Keeping basic office accounts. Some meal preparation and very occasional cooking. Picking fruit and vegetables from the vegetable garden. Care of family pets

Maintenance/Gardener duties will include decorating, cleaning cars, basic car maintenance, general property maintenance inside and outside of the home and for the employer’s business, driving the tractor, lawn cutting, harvesting and storing fruit and vegetables, watering, occasional driving for the family. On occasions accompanying employer on shoots. Putting the bins out weekly. Care of the family pets

On occasions either part of the Couple team may be asked to travel on their own to the employer’s property in Spain to undertake Housekeeping or Maintenance prior to the employer’s visit

The Couple will be jointly responsible for the security of the property and care of the family pets ( 3 dogs, 2 cats, chickens) when the owners are away several times a year

Housekeeper will be required to work Monday – Friday – 20 hours per week (occasional weekend work may be required)

Maintenance/Gardener will be required to work Monday – Friday – 40 hours per week (occasional weekend work will be required)

Requirements:

A minimum of 2 years experience working as a domestic Couple on a private estate
Current DBS disclosures
Full clean driving licences
Non smokers
Can-do attitudes
Prepared to be flexible on working hours and available for work outside of contracted hours on occasions
Proven track record
Excellent references from previous employers
Cheerful dispositions
Physically fit & active
Good spoken English
Smart & tidy appearance
No dependant children or pets (accommodation provided is only suitable for a couple)
Passionate animal lovers
Love working and living in a rural location
Knowledgeable Handyman
Experienced Housekeeper

Remuneration:

1 bedroom air conditioned flat with fully fitted kitchen & decking area
All utility bills included
£ 45,000 gross p.a

Start date tba

*NEW POSITION*

Friendly family have a vacancy for a qualified or experienced nanny to take sole charge of children 11 months old & 4 years old

Duties will include sole care of 11 month old, organising age appropriate activities inside & outside of the home, collect eldest child from school at 3.15pm. Care of children’s clothes, bedrooms & bathrooms. Preparation & cooking of healthy & nutritious meals for both children. Assisting eldest with any schoolwork

Looking for a cheerful, kind & fun nanny who can provide a safe environment for both children. Previous experience working as a nanny will be required

Dependable, reliable with good time keeping

Ofsted registered

Current DBS, paediatric first aid

Excellent references

Good spoken English

Non smoker

Ideally a nanny that lives locally

Car driver will not be needed for this position

Required – Mondays only

8.15am – 5.30pm

£ 12.00 – £ 15.00 gross per hour (will depend on qualifications & experience)

Required 21st September

*Sorry this family will not consider a nanny wanting to bring their own child to work with them*

*NEW POSITION*

Friendly family have a vacancy for a permanent nanny to take sole charge of their 17 month old daughter

Duties will include organising and engaging in play and learning activities, preparing and cooking healthy and nutritious meals, keeping child’s room, toys and clothes clean and tidy

Potential candidates must have a recognised childcare qualification, previous experience working as a nanny and excellent references

Current DBS, paediatric first aid

Non smoker

Live locally with own transport

Monday – Friday

8/9 hour day – start and finish times to be confirmed

£ 12.00 – £ 13.00 gross per hour

Required beginning January 2021

*This family would not consider a nanny bringing their own child to work with them*

*Position filled*

Friendly family have a vacancy for a cheerful experienced Housekeeper to care for their large family home

Duties will include a high standard of cleaning, tidying, laundry, keeping the pantry and fridge clean and in order, feeding pets, errands and occasionally keeping an eye on the children when mum needs to pop out

Potential candidates must have previous experience working as a housekeeper for a private family, ideally in a large residence, must have a proven track record and longevity in employment

Cheerful disposition, kind and caring

Dependable, reliable with excellent time keeping

Animal lover essential

Car driver and owner

Non smoker

Excellent references will be required from all previous employers

Required:

3 days per week – Monday, Friday and 1 other day (can be flexible on the third day)

9am – 4pm

£ 16380.00 gross p.a

Required asap

*POSITION FILLED*

Friendly, informal family have a vacancy for a qualified and experienced nanny to take sole charge of their 1 year old son

Duties will include organising age appropriate classes, play dates and activities, engaging in play and learning activities. Menu planning, preparing and cooking healthy and nutritious meals for him. Keeping child’s bedroom, playroom, toys and clothes clean and tidy

Family are a relaxed friendly family, looking for a warm, energetic and friendly sole charge nanny. Looking for a nanny to love and care for their son long term who will enjoy stimulating play, a varied diet and provide a loving, safe environment

Recognised childcare qualification, DBS on the update service, paediatric first aid

Non smoker

Physically fit and active

Good spoken English

Smart and tidy appearance

Full clean driving licence and own transport, work use of a car is available

Required:

Monday & Tuesday – 9am – 6pm
Wednesday & Thursday – 8am – 6pm
Friday – 8am – 12 noon

Salary £ 26208.00 gross p.a

Required September (but will consider an earlier start)

Friendly family are looking for an experienced nanny to care for their 9 year old daughter

Duties will include collecting 9 year old from school (walking distance from house), preparing meals, helping with homework, during school holidays organising age appropriate indoor/outdoor activities. Keeping the house tidy

Potential candidates must be cheerful, kind, caring and fun. Ideally a nanny who likes baking and has a creative streak. Must like cats as family have 2 indoor cats

Ideally a nanny who lives in Caversham

Car driver is not required

Current DBS, paediatric first aid and excellent references

Good spoken English

Required:

Wednesday & Friday

Term -time – 38 weeks

3.30pm – 7.30pm

School holidays – 7 weeks

7am – 7pm

7 weeks paid holiday ( 1 week can be chosen by the nanny)

£ 8736.00 gross p.a

Required 19th August

*NEW POSITION*

Friendly family have a vacancy for an experienced live-out part-time Housekeeper

Duties will include a high standard of cleaning, tidying, laundry, ironing and occasional help with some food preparation. A small amount of childcare will also be required ( 2.5 year old & new baby due in July). Would be helpful if the person was available for some evening babysitting

Potential candidates must have a cheerful disposition, be kind and caring. Naturally clean, tidy and organised. Able to work using own initiative and have a can-do attitude. Dependable, reliable with good time keeping. Childcare experience essential

Previous experience working as a private housekeeper will be required with excellent references

Non smoker (essential)

Car driver is not essential but must have own transport

Live locally

Good spoken English

Required:

2 – 2.5 days per week
8 hours per day
Ideally Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, but can be flexible

£ 14.00 – £ 15.00 gross per hour

Required August/September