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Nanny Sought for Family of Five in Ponteland - Newcastle Upon Tyne

Nanny/Manny
Ref: 452 Date Posted: Friday 05 Oct 2018
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A busy and down to earth family based in Ponteland, NE20, Newcastle Upon Tyne are looking for a new, long-term nanny.  This is either a live in or live out role.  

Package Offered

  • Fully employed
  • Accommodation if you decide to live in
  • Use of a car if you drive (automatic).
  • They will be able to pay between £350-500 net per week / £22K - £33K gross per year

Family Background

A family of five, the father works full time and is predominantly based abroad with his work, and the mother is a busy housewife.  They have three lovely children, a two year old son who doesn't yet attend nursery, an eight year old boy and a ten year old girl, both older children attend full time school.  They have no pets.  They have a housekeeper who attends the property to do all the deep cleaning and regularly housework. They also have a gardener for the grounds.  They live in a beautiful property which is newly renovated (there is still 25% building work left to complete).  

Duties

You will have sole charge of the children, and although the mother is very interactive, your main role will be to cherish and care for the children.  The mum is busy project managing the rest of the property renovations, so she needs time to focus on this.  You should be bubbly and warm, and young-at-heart.  You should be energetic, pro-active and organised.  Willing to arrange fun activities and playdates for the children, helping them develop and grow, through fun and play.  You should be practical and hands on, and have experience working with children in this age range.  The son is active with football and sports, and the other girls also enjoy activities and play.  Your focus is 100% on the children, but you should muck in with family life, help tidy up and clear the kitchen, with a can-do attitude, as the family love to have a nanny who enjoys helping out around the house, taking pride in their work.  You should enjoy cooking fresh, healthy food for the children to enjoy and be flexible around the families schedule so that if the parents are about, to assist with general family routines and life.  You should also be happy to travel with the family when required.  

Location/Accommodation

The family live Ponteland, NE20, Newcastle Upon Tyne.  You can either live out (if you are able to commute) or you can live in. The family respect your privacy and this space is fully yours.  An independent building to the main property, annex accommodation will be provided if you choose to live in. 

Days/Hours

Five days a week, Monday to Friday or Tuesday to Saturday.  You will have two days off per week, but they might not always be two days in a row.

Languages

You should speak a good level of English. 

Special Skills

You do not need to be able to drive.  If you do drive then access to a car can be provided - automatic.

Interviews/Start Date

ASAP