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Live in Nanny/Housekeeper sought for family in Zurich - Switzerland

Nanny/Manny
Ref: 362 Date Posted: Friday 11 May 2018
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An international professional family living in Zurich, Switzerland with a 4 month old son are looking for a live in Nanny/Housekeeper to join their family.

Family Background
This is a lovely and down to earth international family, the father is Swiss and the mother is Indian/Singaporean. The father is a consultant with a high pressured job and does long hours with much international travel. The mother is currently on maternity leave but will return back to work in January 2019. The family love to travel a lot, and are first time parents. They do not have any family to support them in Zurich so they are really looking for that support and knowledge whilst they settle into their new lives as parents.

Duties
You will be in charge of all childcare as well as all housekeeping and upkeep of the house. This included all cleaning, laundry, wardrobe management as well as cooking for the parents. The child is currently being breastfed but will start the weaning process in July so you will then also be in charge to help and prepare food for the child. From January 2019 the mother will be going back to work so you will have sole charge of the child, whereas at the moment the mother is at home to help out.

Location/Accommodation
The family are based in Zurich, Switzerland. They have a three bedroom apartment and you would be living in the guestroom and share the bathroom. On the very rare occasion the family would have guests over you would stay in the baby room which contains an adult bed too.

Days/Hours
You will be working 6 days per week with 1 day per week off. However the family travel regularly for weekends away of weekday breaks so when they would be away you would have those days off.

Languages
You must speak a very good level of English. Any other languages are a bonus but not a must.

Special Skills
You must be an experienced nanny having worked with babies and young children, as well as being an experienced and skilled housekeeper who enjoys their work. If you are able to drive this would be a bonus, but not a must.

Package Offered

  • Salary appr: £2600 - £3200 gross per month depending on background and experience.
  • The family will offer live in accommodation.
  • You will get between 20-25 paid holidays per year.

Interview/Start date
The family are interviewing now with a view for someone to start early June, latest mid June.