Travelling Maternity Nanny for VIP Family - London

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Ref: 13 Date Posted: Tuesday 28 Feb 2017
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A young modern Dutch/South African couple in their 20s, living in London are looking for a travelling Nanny to work with their family (2 children, 1 and a half and 7 months).  They already have a team of nannies working for them who they like very much but would like to find an additional member of the team.  This is an incredible salary role.

Family Background 
This is an international, young couple who travel regularly.  They are based in London, but travel to Monaco and their other properties around the world.  The are flexible and easy going, but like a structured and organised approach to their family lifestyle.  There are a number of nannies already employed and and you will be an additional nanny to join in shift rotation.  They have a number of staff in their employ, but want someone to be part of the family unit and love the child as much as they do!  

Duties 
You must be practical, flexible and a hands on nanny, to take care of the baby in a no-nonsense fashion, willing to educate and stimulate the baby through play and fun activities.  You should be able to take care of all their physical needs.  You should be willing to be flexible on the schedule to fit in with the needs and help mum and dad around the home when needed.  You will have sole charge and shared charge with the parents.  You must be fully committed to a professional nanny career with a professional nanny background.  The ideal candidate is caring, loving and kind.  Both confident and responsible with knowledge of health and safety.  You should be lively with a positive approach and well organised.  You must be extremely well presented,  Common sense is a must!  You must be willing to work along the other staff and thus be a team player.  A genuine love for children and interest in child development at all stages.  The family want a long term commitment from the ideal candidate.  

As you are working with a baby please ensure you have baby experience.  You will be asked to be in charge of the nursery and the child's play areas ensuring they are tidy.  You will need to do laundry for the baby.  No additional housework is required as this is all done by the housekeeper.  You should be healthy and fit and enjoy taking the baby outside when the weather is suitable.

Location/Accommodation 
You should have your own accommodation in London. When you travel with the family all expenses and accommodation will be provided as part of the contract. 

Days/Hours
You will be working in shift rotation, 1 week on and then 1 week off.  The role might evolve to be more of an on call position, so flexibility either rota or on weekly on call.  You should be flexible for travel/cover for other nannies when they are on holiday or when needed.

Languages 
You must be either a fluent English or fluent French or fluent Dutch speaker (due to the languages spoken by the family).

Special Skills 
You must have a First Aid qualification.  Ideally you should have additional qualifications in childcare.

Package Offered 
Extremely generous salary from £700-£800 net a week.  When on shift you will be working 24 hour days with breaks.  You will be expected to live in during the days on and live out during the days off.  You will be of course paid weekly regardless if you are working or not!  You will be expected to be flexible should the other nanny be on holiday/sick and you need to cover.

Interview/Start date 
The family are interviewing now, looking to hire the ideal Nanny to start ASAP.  Successful candidates will be subject to a full background check by their own screening team due to the HNW of the clients.