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Housekeeper / Nanny

Housekeeper / Nanny wanted in Northwood

North West London HA6 

Full time position

Salary £32,000 per annum

Are you a Housekeeper/Nanny wanting to work with a family in Northwood, HA6, North West London?

You will be responsible for general housekeeping duties and the care of their client’s daughter (age 9) and son (age 13).

Hours: Monday to Friday

School term:  Between 7 a.m. to 7.30 p.m. with an hour’s break. End time varies depending on the day of the week.

School holidays:  9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Salary:

£32,000 per annum depending on experience

Holidays:

5.6 weeks per annum

About the job of Housekeeper / Nanny :

Main duties and responsibilities of the Housekeeper / Nanny are:

  • Getting the children ready for school in the morning
  • Driving the children to and from school and other activities
  • Helping with the children’s homework
  • Undertaking appropriate creative activities with the children
  • Organising activities during the school holidays
  • Planning and preparing meals for the children
  • Carrying out housework such as tidying, cleaning and laundry.
  • Carrying out household shopping
  • A full job description will be sent with the application pack

About you:

  • At least 5 years’ experience working in a similar role
  • First aid training
  • Enhanced DBS
  • Full UK Drivers licence
  • Good level of written and spoken English
  • Ability to plan and prioritise work activities
  • Awareness of safeguarding and the rights of young people
  • Hardworking, committed and dependable
  • Fun and lively to support the family’s chosen lifestyle and interests which include swimming and taking the children to their activities.
  • Flexibility to work varying hours to reflect college and holiday routines, meetings and supervision
  • Ability to use your initiative
  • A calm temperament, trustworthy and reliable with a good sense of humour, and a passion for working with children.

Satisfactory references, right to work in the UK, and an Enhanced DBS certificate are requirements for the Housekeeper / Nanny role.

Location:

Northwood, North West London, HA6

This is a live-out position

TO APPLY: 

FOLLOW THIS LINK AND CONTACT US FOR AN APPLICATION PACK NOW 

We look forward to hearing from you.

Embrace HR Limited is not a recruitment agency. We are an HR company and recruit directly for our clients.  Visit our website for more information   

No agencies please  

Embrace HR Limited
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Housekeeper / Nanny in Maidenhead

Title : Housekeeper / Nanny 

Location : Maidenhead SL6

This is a role working directly with a family in their home to provide support to 2 boys. If it is of interest and you’d like to know more, contact us by following this link to our website and quote MJKPMar2020.

Pay: 

  • Week days £10 per hour 
  • Weekends £11.50 per hour
  • Bank Holidays £15 per hour 

Shifts:  

Various shifts are available for the Housekeeper / Nanny. Please let us know which interest you: 

Term time (Monday to Friday) 7.15am to 9am and 3pm to 6.30pm; occasional support on weekends (hours to be agreed with the family)  

There will be an expectation of some work in the school holidays and half term. Hours are flexible and to be agreed with the family. 

About the job: 

We are looking for a Housekeeper / Nanny to work with a lovely family who live in Maidenhead, SL6 

You will be responsible for general housekeeping duties and the care of two boys (age 13 and 10), the older one of whom has physical and learning disabilities. As the Housekeeper / Nanny you will therefore be expected to work alongside the team caring for him, as well as being mindful of his needs when not working directly with him The remainder of your duties will be with the younger son and the family in their home. 

Housekeeper / Nanny main duties and responsibilities:  

  • Playing age appropriate games and activities with the children, either together or individually 
  • Preparing meals for the family under the guidance of a dietician for the older son
  • Getting the younger son ready for school in the morning 
  • Taking the younger son to and from school 
  • Helping with the younger son’s homework 
  • Carrying out housework such as tidying, cleaning and laundry including maintenance of special needs equipment 
  • Carry out household shopping including of specialist stocks of the older son’s consumables 
  • Supporting the rehabilitation needs of the older son together with his team 

About you 

  • If you are interested in working with a child with complex needs, this could be an opportunity for you to work alongside our client’s Support Workers and receive training and support 
  • At least 2 years’ experience working as a Housekeeper / Nanny 
  • Excellent organisational skills, punctual, pro-active and efficient 
  • Able to work flexibly and to use own initiative 
  • Able to maintain effective working relationships 
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Able to establish a good rapport with family and to help them as required with activities appropriate to the client’s age and functional abilities 
  • Confident about working in the client’s own home and sensitive to the needs and wishes of our client and his family 
  • Honest, reliable and trustworthy with a responsible attitude  
  • Fit to be able to move and handle, using appropriate techniques and equipment (training will be provided) 
  • Positive outlook, a sense of humour and a fun approach 
  • Fluent spoken and written English 
  • Respectful of working in a family home environment 
  • A full, clean UK driver’s licence is essential 
  • Experience in a similar role working with children is desirable but most important is your aptitude and willingness to work with the family to make a real difference to their lives. 

Apply Now

Contact us by following this link to our website for more information and quote MJKPMar2020.


 Embrace HR Limited is not an agency we are the HR Department for our clients 

Satisfactory references and proof of eligibility to work in the UK are required.  An enhanced DBS certificate is a requirement, criminal convictions may not necessarily prevent employment. 

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No agencies please 

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Housekeeper / Nanny