Weekend Nanny Sought for 3 Children in Central London - London

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Ref: 737 Date Posted: Friday 05 Jun 2020
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A professional family who are moving to Westminster, London SW1 are looking for a new, long-term experienced weekend Nanny to look after their three children aged 7, 5 and 3.   You must have a driving licence to apply for this role.
 
Package Offered 
  • £600-800 gross per weekend (Saturday and Sunday)
  • £31,200 - £41,600 
  • You should be highly skilled, qualified and professional to apply for this role.
Family Background 
A professional family who have a business in Canada are moving to Westminster, London SW1. They have three children who are 7, 5 and 3 and a fully staffed household, including a Butler/Driver and a Housekeeper/Cook. This is a formal household and the staff wear uniform. They are looking for an experienced Nanny who has great experience working in a formal household with multiple children. The family have no pets. They travel regularly so you should be happy to travel for this role. 
 
Duties 
All childcare duties as associated with the 3 children, including helping with arranging activities, taking them to clubs and activities during the weekend. You should be confident in creating structure and routine and be on top of the children’s schedules at all times. You should be able to help the children with any homework over the weekend – but also allowing the children to relax and play and unwind. 
 
The family have a long-term housekeeper/nanny who lives with the family and you should be able to easily get along with them, work as a team and not be afraid to follow instructions.  You should be able to ensure that you can take over from the weekday nannies and then handover back to them – keeping good records of activities and progress of the children.
 
The family look to raise their children in a formal, polite and well-disciplined routine – and you should be happy to follow this lead and routine in place.  The family enjoy discipline and respect within their household, hence why they take a formal approach to etiquette in the household.  However they are down to earth, and enjoy a good and positive teamwork environment amongst the household staff.
 
Occasionally you may be asked to stay overnight if the parents are away, but this will be agreed in advance. 
 
Location
This is a live out role so you should be within easily commutable distance to Westminster, London, SW1.
 
Days/Hours
Saturday and Sunday – 7:30am – 8pm. With the flexibility to do proxy-parenting or overnight if and when required during the weekend.
 
Languages 
You should have an excellent level of English. Any other languages are a bonus.
 
Special Skills 
You should be an experienced and enthusiastic nanny, with a positive attitude. You should have experience in working for high net worth, formal households.  You should have a driving licence to apply for this role.
 
Interview/Start date 
ASAP – the family representative in the UK is interviewing, with offers being made prior to the family arrival in August.  You will be in place working by the end of July ideally to help with smooth transition for the family arrival.  We are recruiting safely within the COVID-19 regulations.