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Live in Nanny for Family of 4 in Grays RM16 - Essex

Nanny/Manny
Ref: 502 Date Posted: Wednesday 09 Jan 2019
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A single mother with three lovely children aged 6yrs, 8yrs and 10yrs living in Grays, Essex RM16 are looking for a new, long-term, live in nanny to join their family home.
 
Package Offered
  • They will be able to pay between £350-400 net per week / £21.5K - £25.5K gross per year
  • Accommodation
Family Background
A family of four, the mother is a widow and works full time. She has three lovely children, two boys and a girl, aged 6 years, 8 years old and 10 years. They are all at school full time and have had a nanny before. The children are active, kind, caring and very engaging. Respectful and well-mannered the children enjoy learning new skills. All the children take part in after school clubs with a scheduled time-table. 
 
Duties
You will have sole charge of the children and will assist with taking the children to school and picking them up from school. The school the children attend is a 10-minute walk away. You will help with housekeeping, preparing meals for the children as well as supporting the children with their homework. You will also assist with the bath and bedtime routine. 
 
You should also have a good understanding of balanced healthy meals for children and be able to cook easy meals daily. 
 
A typical term time day would follow the below outline.
 
7am to 9am
You will be responsible for preparing breakfast, assisting the children in getting ready for school. Walking the children to school.
 
9am to 10.30am
Light housekeeping duties every day which will also include laundry and any ironing.
 
3pm to 6pm
Collect the children from school. Organise play, assist with school homework and organise school uniform.
Prepare and cook a fresh meal for 5.30pm dinner.
 
6pm to 8pm
Bed time routine including supervision or bath/shower time, reading activities or board games before getting ready for bed.
 
8pm
The Mother typically returns home from work.
 
Approximately once a month the mother travels with work and you would be required to proxy parent, responsible for the children in her absence. You should also be happy to travel with the family for a few weeks each year.
 
Location/Accommodation
The family live in Grays Essex, RM16 which is approximately 20 miles outside of London and just outside of the M25. This is a live in role, you will be provided with your own bedroom on the ground floor with separate wc, the room is beautifully furnished with fitted wardrobes and Sky TV.  
 
Days/Hours
Five days a week, Monday to Friday. With flexibility for babysitting or overnight proxy-parenting if the mother is travelling. 7am to 10.30am and 3pm to 8pm.
 
Languages
You should speak a good level of English.  
 
Special Skills
You do not need to be able to drive.  
 
Interviews/Start Date
You will complete a telephone interview followed by an in-person interview to meet the children. The family are looking for someone to start ASAP.