A professional and down to earth family based near Marlborough, SN8, Wiltshire, are looking for a long-term nanny/housekeeper to join their family. You must drive for this role.
A professional family, both parents working full time. They have three active boys aged three, seven and eight. They live near Marlborough, SN8, Wiltshire, and the parents work a mixture of remote and in the office, with often long hours. They are looking for a reliable and confident nanny/housekeeper who is keen to find a stable and long-term role. Willing to provide an active and positive environment for their children to flourish in. The family are very open to both nannies and manny applications. Their current nanny is moving back to her European home, and they are keen to find someone to offer the family long-term support. They have a housekeeper who attends the property once a week and have two guinea pigs and are hoping to get a dog soon.
All childcare duties as associated with the children including helping with arranging playdates, running errands and sorting anything out that is relevant to the three children. You'll be in charge of their rooms, their laundry and their clothes and ensure that they are fed healthy and wholesome food. The boys eat all types of food, but the family prefer fresh, healthy and no processed food (low sugar) etc. You should be confident and loving, and your role will be focused on the children. The parents are very hands-on and enjoy being part of the children's lives. So they need a nanny who is happy with a mixture of sole and mixed charge care.
All three of the boys are now in full time school. You'll be taking the children to school, both drop-off and pick up, with the parents, also helping with drop offs in the mornings. All three children are bright, warm and down to earth. You should be happy to travel with the family for holidays when required.
During the daily duties, the morning and afternoon is always the busiest, with the morning routine of school, and then pick up and afternoon activities and helping the parents with the bedtime routine. You should be willing to lend a hand in the areas required to help family life run smoothly! The parents like the children to be supported in their after-school homework, from helping with phonics and homework, through to arranging timetables for the children and liaising with the parents.
From September, all 3 boys will be at school during the day so as the daytimes will be quieter, you will be in charge of light housekeeping, laundry and ironing. making sure the house is kept tidy and the daily chores are done before the children get home from school. Role may also include dog walking (when we have a dog). You will be responsible for cooking for the children but do not need to cook for the parents.
They are looking for a long-term nanny/housekeeper who is kind, flexible and loving. You should be enthusiastic, organised and tidy. Highly responsible and bright. You should create a loving and positive environment for the children in your care, willing to run around outside with them, creating fun and stimulating activities and taking charge in daily life. You should be fit and healthy, as the boys are active and enjoy keeping busy! Generally happy to get involved with everything type attitude.
The family live near Marlborough, SN8, Wiltshire. The family will consider both full live in or flexi-candidates (live in during the week and live out at the weekends), or live out. You will be provided with a private room and private bathroom on the top floor of the family house.
Working Monday - Friday, 7am - 7pm. During term time, the hours while be fairly flexible when the children are at school as long as the general household tasks have been done. With the flexibility to do additional hours/babysitting when agreed in advance.
You should have a good level of English, be confident to help the children with activities and reading at bedtime. French would be a bonus but not essential.
You should be a kind and warm nanny/housekeeper, with a positive attitude. Driving is essential and an automatic car will be provided although if you have your own car, it is a bonus.
The family are interviewing now to hire ASAP. We are following the COVID-19 regulations to ensure that the recruitment process is safe for all those involved.
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