Housekeeper / Nanny Sought for Family of 4 in Erith DA8 - London

Housekeeper
Ref: 677 Date Posted: Monday 10 Feb 2020
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A family of four who are living in Erith, which is south-east London in the London Borough of Bexley, DA8 are looking for a new, long-term housekeeper / nanny who can drive (automatic is fine). You must have a driving licence to apply for this position.
 
Package Offered 
  • £ 38,771 gross per year - £746 gross per week.
  • Four days per week (Notice given of which four days as these will change some weeks) (46 hour week)
  • Fully Employed/Pension/Contract
 
Family Background 
A busy family, both the mother and father work. The mother often works 2 days a week from home and 2 days a week in the office.  They currently have a
housekeeper / nanny who has been working a temporary contract, but is moving on due to personal reasons.  They are now looking for a new, long-term
housekeeper / nanny.  They have a 4 year old little boy who is in the reception class at school and a 2 year old little girl who is at home full time. The little girl will in the future do a few days at nursery each week but is currently at home full time. They travel for family holidays (typically during the school holidays). They do not have any pets.
 
Duties 
You will be responsible for looking after the children and the housekeeping. You will be solely responsible for all housekeeping, laundry and ironing for the family.
 
You should be happy to be both sole and shared charge care of the two children.  When the little boy is at school, you will be with the little girl, and then when the boy is home you'll be working with them both.  You should love children and know how to develop and stimulate them as they are very active! You will be responsible for all housekeeping including all children's duties, laundry etc and help out around the house. You should be easy going, hard working and looking for a long-term role with a lovely family.  You'll have occasional shared-charge when the mum is at home, but typically you'll have sole charge of the children.  
 
The family travel occasionally so you should be happy to travel with them when required.
 
You should also be comfortable and happy with occasional overnight proxy parenting when the parents travel and happy to do additional babysitting when agreed in advance and paid as overtime.
 
Location
The family live in Erith which is South East London, DA8, this is a live out role so you should live suitably local to commute daily
 
Days/Hours 
  • Four days per week. Notice given of which four days as these will change some weeks.
  • 6.30am to 6pm each day. (46 hour week)
  • Occasional overnight proxy parenting and babysitting, paid as overtime.
Languages 
You must speak a good level of English.
 
Special Skills 
You must hold a driving licence - if you do not have your own car you will be provided access to an automatic car.
 
Interview/Start date 
Interviewing now to start ASAP.