Embrace HR Limited

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.


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


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. 

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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. 

This post operates a non-smoking environment at all times 

No agencies please 

Embrace HR Limited

CLOSED Nanny – (Live out) Northwood HA6

Nanny (Live-out) – Northwood, HA6

We are the HR Department for our Clients. We have a fabulous job for the right person. Our family are looking for a Nanny to care for their children in their own home. You will be employed directly and will report to the parents.

Are you able to work mornings or afternoons during the school term? Or even both?

Can you work full-time during the school holidays?

Follow this link to contact us! This may be just the job for you



You will be an experienced, high-energy, fun and enthusiastic Nanny to care for our client’s daughter (age 8) and son (age 12) in their busy and lively family home in Northwood, HA6.

Pay:£12 per hour

Working hours:

Can you work during term time and during school time? We are looking for people to work mornings or afternoons during term time; and hours during the school holidays. You will get to know this lovely family and the children well.

  • Term time hours: Monday to Friday 7am to 10am and 3.30 to 7pm (32.5 hours per week)
  • School holidays hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm (40 hours per week)

About the job:

Nanny duties include :

  • Helping the children get ready for school
  • Driving the children to and from their schools and after school activities
  • Preparing meals and snacks
  • Help with homework, learning and development
  • Helping organise the children’s school schedules and social activities
  • Providing a fun, stimulating and engaging environment
  • Some light housework duties
  • Ensuring that health and safety regulations are adhered to at all times

About you

  • A committed, dependable and hard working person who is proactive, fun, energetic and enthusiastic
  • Knows how to create a balance between work and play and is firm but tolerant
  • You will hold a full, clean UK driving licence, preferably with your own car
  • A minimum of 2 years’ Nanny experience
  • A minimum of a level 3 qualification in childcare
  • Up to date, clear enhanced DBS; or you will be required to apply for one
  • Paediatric First Aid training
  • Good level of written and spoken English

An enhanced DBS certificate is a requirement, criminal convictions may not necessarily prevent employment.

Apply for this Nanny role in Northwood HA6 by quoting Ref: Feb19/LC/01

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Waking children and assisting them to get ready for school
  • Preparing breakfast in mornings
  • Washing and ironing children’s clothes
  • Assisting with after school meals and snacks for the children
  • Supervising children’s meals
  • Cleaning and washing up after children’s meals
  • Shopping for children’s requirements
  • Supporting parents with scheduling and coordinating children’s activities
  • Driving children to school and other out of school activities
  • Undertaking appropriate creative activities with the children
  • Undertaking appropriate educational activities with the children
  • Undertaking appropriate outdoor activities with the children
  • Planning and supervising bed times
  • Reading to and with the children
  • Helping with homework
  • Tidying children’s bedrooms and play areas
  • Reinforcing appropriate discipline for the children as directed by parents
  • Implementing daily routines
  • Carrying out light housework
  • Running errands
  • Undertaking any other related duties in line with the general level of responsibility of the post.

Person Specification

Essential requirements for this Nanny job in Northwood, HA6 :

  • A driver with a full, clean UK licence and preferably own car
  • Excellent references and enhanced DBS
  • A minimum of 2 years’ Nanny experience
  • Good level of written and spoken English
  • Awareness of safeguarding and the rights of young people
  • Able to evidence hardworking, committed and dependable
  • Able to create a balance between work and play and is firm but tolerant
  • Able to commit to agreed hours, attending punctually and reliably.
  • Able to be flexible, energetic, fun and lively, and support the family’s chosen lifestyle and interests.
  • Flexibility to vary hours to reflect college and holiday routines, and to attend occasional meetings and supervision.
  • Be able and willing to work using own initiative
  • Characteristics – good sense of humour, dedication, flexibility, professional, respectful, adaptable
  • An enhanced DBS is a requirement for this role. A criminal conviction does not necessarily preclude you from this job
  • This is a  non smoking role.


quote the reference Feb19/LC/01




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