May 05, 2022

Nanny for Lovely Family of Four in Stroud, Gloucestershire

  • Polo & Tweed
  • Gloucester, UK

Job Description

  A lovely family of four based near Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL6 are looking for a new long-term nanny to look after the children. You must have a full driving license for this role. This is a live-in, or live-out role depending on your preference. Package Offered  £60,000 - £75,000 gross per year depending on experience Lovely private accommodation can be provided. A manual car can be provided for work use. Family Background  A lovely family with three young children aged eleven, eight and six, situated in a beautiful rural village setting are looking for a long-term nanny. The mother is very hands on in the children’s lives so experience with shared care is essential. The children live between the mother’s and father property and spend every other weekend at their fathers. You must be animal friendly for this role as the family have a lot of animals including ponies, dogs, ducks, goats, chickens, although you will not need to look after the animals as they have another member of staff who takes care of this. The family are very outgoing and outdoorsy and are looking for a nanny with the same personality and interests! Duties  You should be confident with all aspects of nanny duties that pertain around the three children.  You will be responsible for planning and organising activities. You should be happy to clear up after the children and ensure that playrooms are clean and tidy. Also keeping all areas of the house the children use tidy and cleaning up after them before the end of each day. You would be responsible for doing the children’s washing and laundry too. You would help mum dropping off and collecting the children from school and help to plan their schedules. After school you will be required to help with the homework and tutor when necessary, so experience in this is beneficial. The children love the outdoors, so planning outdoor and sporting activities with the children would be a hit!   You should be happy to meal plan for the children at the beginning of the week and buy groceries and run errands accordingly. You should be happy for cook for the children, creating fresh and healthy child-friendly meals. In the evening you’ll help with the bedtime routine and be able to help the families’ daily needs. During the school holidays there may be the opportunity for you to travel with the family and your working hours will change slightly depending on where the children are.   You should be flexible and willing to lend an extra pair of hands. You should be confident around children, and passionate about children's development and learning.  You should be confident with both shared and sole charge. Location  The family live near Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL6. This is a live in or live out role.  A private bedroom and bathroom would be provided initially and then when the current nanny finishes her employment you would move into a private annex. If you live out, you must be an easily commutable distance to the property. Days/Hours Working 10 days on, 4 days off. Working 8:30/9am - 8/9pm, with hours off during the day, working 8-10 hours each day Hours are flexible depending on schedule, but core hours when the children finish school need to be covered. Hours during the school holidays will be different as the children will have more time at their father's, so you are likely to have more time off during the school holidays. Languages  You should speak a good level of English. Special Skills  You should have experience looking after children of this age range.  You should be flexible and be willing to get fully involved in family life. Interview/Start date  ASAP - the family will be respecting the government guidelines on COVID-19 to safely recruit their new long-term nanny.

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