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To care for two children, a little girl Aged 3 and a newborn due Sept19

Job Description

A wonderful nanny is required for a busy family in Hitchin, Hertfordshire for their two children, a little girl Aged 3 and a newborn baby boy due September 2019.

The position is a mixture of sole charge and shared care and the working hours will be Monday to Friday and/or weekends from 7am to 8pm (1 hours for lunch break). When working on weekends then time during the week will be given respectively. The family are happy to discuss flexible hours to suit when eldest child goes to school full time in September where nanny can have longer time off during the day if required. Nanny is required to work up to 50 flexi hours per week.

The accommodation will be separate own bedroom and own bathroom within family grounds. Confident driving is essential and a car will be provided for nursery, clubs, children food shopping duties only. There will be occasional holiday(s) travel required and this could be worldwide. The family also employ domestic help daily and have two Lhasa Apso dogs.

The family are seeking a hands on nanny who is flexible and who ideally has experience of caring for newborns as well as older children. There will be times when the new baby arrives, that the nanny may be asked to assist with night times and help with putting baby to sleep and feed routines in place.

The general nursery duties will be required to include getting the children dressed and ready for school in the mornings, doing the school runs, assisting with homework or school projects, afterschool care, preparing healthy nutritious meals, weaning for baby, shopping for the children’s food, monitoring the children’s hygiene, the laundry of the children’s clothing, toys, books, bath times and keeping the nursery areas clean and tidy, help with care if one becomes unwell assisting mother with baby etc.

Te nanny would help out with weekend outings, taking the children to special clubs on weekends, such as swimming, drama, horse riding or other classes and travelling with the family on days out if and when required. The family are really flexible and happy to adapt for the right candidate when necessary.

The successful candidate will be offered 28 days holiday a year this to include the 8 UK bank holidays, family would ask that nanny takes his/her holidays when children are at school and not on half term. Any additional courses that nanny requires to obtain to fulfill her nanny duties or courses that family may suggest time to time to enhance his/her career must be taken during offered 28 days holidays per year. Please note in terms of bank holidays if family requires help on these days then nanny can take time off at another day during the week as long as everyone is happy and in agreement. Nanny must have excellent manners and teach children the same.

The family would like to achieve a good relationship based on understanding from both the family and the nanny. They would like a nanny that becomes a part of their family.

Essential Requirements:

  • Experience Childcare – Essential
  • Enhanced DBS Check -Essential
  • Paediatric First Aid -Essential
  • Driving Licence- Essential
  • Recognised Childcare Qualification- Essential


Job type : Permanent full time

Hours : 60 per week

Expected Salary : Excellent for the right candidate

Job Type : Full-time