Nanny Sought for Family of Four near Northampton, NN7 - Northamptonshire

Housekeeper
Ref: 795 Date Posted: Thursday 08 Oct 2020
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A loving family living in a beautiful part of the world, Northamptonshire NN7, is looking for a housekeeper/nanny who is professional, easy going and fun to help in this comfortable rural household. Due to the location of the property, you should have a driving licence (an automatic car can be provided)
 
Package Offered 

  • £25,000 - £35,000 gross per year. Negotiable depending on experience.
  • Beautiful Accommodation to live in - family are also happy to consider flexi live in/live out at the weekends
  • Automatic car provided 

Family Background 
A loving family living in a beautiful part of the world, Northamptonshire NN7, is looking for a housekeeper/nanny who is professional, easy going and fun to help in this comfortable rural household. The family are looking for someone kind, practical and reliable to join their family with an essential can-do, muck in attitude (everyone does a bit of everything). Mum is stay at home and likes to spend time with each child individually. They have 2 boys (2 year old and 3 month old) and 2 dogs and they love outdoor activities. The family will consider both full live in or flexi-candidates (live in during the week and live out at the weekends). You will be provided with a lovely space in the main house (own bedroom, living space and TV) or your own flat. The family have a swimming pool, so if you are a confident swimmer this is a bonus.
 
Duties 
Childcare: Shared care with mum of both children including helping with arranging playdates, running errands and sorting anything out that is relevant in them, tidying up after them and occasional sole charge when mum is busy.  You should be confident and loving, happy to play and read to him, helping him develop through learning and play.  Your role will be a mixture of sole and shared charge with the toddler and baby.  The parents are very hands-on, but equally, need a can-do attitude to get fully involved in family life.  You should be confident around babies and happy to help with baby duties when required. You should be happy to assist mum with potty-training and weaning and establishing good routines for the children.

Housekeeping duties related to the children. The family have a part time cleaner but you should be happy to assist with light domestic duties and laundry for the family. Making the beds and running errands. You should also be happy to help out with the dogs.

Cooking for the children. You will be helping with menu planning and food shopping. You will cook breakfast, lunch and dinner for the family and be confident in providing healthy meals cooked from scratch and following simple recipes.
 
You should be happy to travel with the family, both in the UK and overseas.
 
Location/Accommodation 
The family live near Northampton, NN7.  The family will consider both full live in or flexi-candidates (live in during the week and live out at the weekends). You will be provided with a lovely space in the main house (own bedroom, living space and TV) or your own flat.
 
Days/Hours
Working Monday - Friday 10 hours per day. With the flexibility to do weekend or babysitting, but the family will ensure that you have time off in lieu if you work any extra hours.  
 
Languages 
You should have a very good level of English. 
 
Special Skills 

You should be experienced in working with private families and have a positive, can-do attitude. You should be an excellent team worker and communicator and be pet-friendly. Driving is essential and an automatic car will be provided. 
 
Interview/Start date 
The family are interviewing now to hire ASAP.  We are following the COVID-19 regulations to ensure that the recruitment process is safe for all those involved