A lovely family of 3 based near Paddington, London W2, are looking for a Nanny/Housekeeper to join their home.
A lovely family with a 2-month-old son based near Paddington, London W2 are looking for a Housekeeper/Nanny to look after their 3-bedroom property and become part of their family. The family have no pets. The wife has recently had a baby so is looking for extra help around the house with housekeeping and childcare duties. Once the wife returns back to work in 4 months’ time your role would focus more on the nanny duties.
Housekeeping: Your role will be focused on the daily and deep cleaning of the household, including hoovering, dusting, and general cleaning of the whole house. Cleaning bathrooms, kitchen, living and bedroom areas and ensuring the house is kept to high standards. Equipment used should be kept in good working order.
You will also be responsible for the family’s laundry, ironing and wardrobe management. You will ensure that the home is generally well presented and cared for. You should also be happy to run errands for the family when required.
Regular cooking is required as part of the role, you should be able to follow a recipe – the family are vegetarian and enjoy Asian and Italian cuisine.
Childcare: You should be confident with all aspects of nanny duties that pertain around the little boy. You should be knowledgeable with this age range and confident with sole charge. You should be happy to be focused on all childcare duties, tidying his room and organizing activities for him.
The family travel regularly, up to 3 months a year so you must be happy to travel with the family when required.
The family live near Paddington, London W2. This is a live out role and you should be able to commute to the property easily.
You should have a good level of English.
You should be experienced in working with private families and have a positive, can-do attitude. Experience with young children is critical and it would be a bonus if you can cook.
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