Current Jobs

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Temporary Positions

Ref FAM – Harpenden – POSITION FILLED

A really lovely role caring for two boys aged 4 and 7. The family have hired a nanny for the last six years.

The role at present is term time Monday afternoons (3-6.45pm), Tues-Thurs 7.30am-6.45pm (with light housekeeping when youngest is in preschool part time). School holidays, Mon-Thu 7.30am-6.45pm

From Sept 2019, the hours will change – the minimum they require before and after school care Mon-Thurs, with full time in school hols. They are happy to pay well for these hours – £12-14gph which would be £17-19.5k per annum – and are also happy to offer housekeeping/cooking to bring the salary up to £25,000 depending on the level you would be happy to do.

The role is to start ASAP and is permanent, although they are happy to accept temp until mid July/Sept when the role changes. The role is sole charge.

They are happy to accept previous nanny exp or nursery exp.  Ofsted registered preferred and a driver with own car for work use (mileage paid at 45ppm).

They can offer housekeeping up to full weekly clean, laundry, cooking etc – or less if you would rather. This role will not suit a NWOC.

 

Ref SAP – Harpenden

A family in Harpenden require a nanny for 3 days a week – Monday, Tuesday and Thursday (fixed) 1-6.30pm. Could offer 1 full day with child related chores 9am-1pm.

They have two children – a boy of 6 and a girl of 3 (school Sept 2020). You would start your day by collecting the youngest from preschool.

In school holidays, they can offer some additional hours but wont need full days every week. The role is sole charge, mum works from home 1 day per week.

The role is to start ASAP and is an 8 month contract but is highly likely to become permanent. The rate is £11-12gph. Ofsted registration is helpful but not essential.

You will be a driver with own car for work use. This position wont suit a NWOC.

 

Permanent Positions

5 day positions

Ref TJR – Bishops Stortford

A family in the centre of Bishops Stortford require a full time nanny for two boys, aged nearly 3 and 12 years (mostly care of youngest).

They require Monday to Friday 8am-6.30pm, or can offer a 4 day week if you’re happy to cover the 5th day as and when its required. Ideal day off is Wednesday but they can be flexible.

The youngest attends preschool 2 mornings per week, giving you time to do nanny duties (nothing above child related) – this means when he is home, you can focus on childcare.

The salary is £27.5-£30k per annum. The role is sole charge, permanent and to start ASAP.

You do not need to be Ofsted registered but must be a driver (automatic duty car provided). No pets.

Happy to accept NWOC.

 

4 day positions

Ref JHF – Hitchin

A lovely role caring for three young children – twins aged 3 at start and a girl of 1 at start. The twins will start preschool in Sept.

The family require 38 hours over 4 days (Mon-Thurs) – Tuesday and Thursday 7.30-7, Monday 8.30-6 and Wednesday 8.30-2pm. Flexibility to work the odd Friday and Wednesday PM appreciated but not essential.

The role is to start late May and is permanent. You will be in sole charge, mum works from home on Mondays and Wednesdays.

They are looking to pay £11-13gph, and Ofsted registration is helpful (they will cover fee). They do not require a driver.

No pets, nanny duties only, wont suit NWOC.

 

Ref TCS – Knebworth (likely moving to Hitchin this year)

A lovely family known to the agency require a nanny for their two boys aged nearly 3 and 7 months. The eldest attends preschool each morning.

They require 4 days per week (Wednesday off) 7.30am-6.30pm (although could accept 3 days for the right nanny).

This role is permanent, to start in June and is sole charge (mum works from home 1 day per week). They are paying £10-12gph.

Ofsted registration is not required. You must be a driver, they can offer a duty car if needed.

The role involves taking youngest to groups and activities, hosting and attending playdates and performing nursery duties.

This position will not suit a NWOC.

 

Ref FAM – Harpenden – POSITION FILLED

A really lovely role caring for two boys aged 4 and 7. The family have hired a nanny for the last six years.

The role at present is term time Monday afternoons (3-6.45pm), Tues-Thurs 7.30am-6.45pm (with light housekeeping when youngest is in preschool part time). School holidays, Mon-Thu 7.30am-6.45pm

From Sept 2019, the hours will change – the minimum they require before and after school care Mon-Thurs, with full time in school hols. They are happy to pay well for these hours – £12-14gph which would be £17-19.5k per annum – and are also happy to offer housekeeping/cooking to bring the salary up to £25,000 depending on the level you would be happy to do.

The role is to start ASAP and is permanent, although they are happy to accept temp until mid July/Sept when the role changes. The role is sole charge.

They are happy to accept previous nanny exp or nursery exp.  Ofsted registered preferred and a driver with own car for work use (mileage paid at 45ppm).

They can offer housekeeping up to full weekly clean, laundry, cooking etc – or less if you would rather. This role will not suit a NWOC

 

Ref LDM – Radlett – POSITION FILLED

A lovely role in Radlett caring for two boys aged 4 and 18 months.

They require 49 hours over 4 days (with a built in babysit on the Wednesday night, although for the right person they can scrap this) – Monday, Tuesday and Thursday they need 7.30am-7pm, with Wednesdays 7.30am-10pm.

The position is to start in June (although can be earlier for the right candidate). Mum is returning to work after a career break, the role is permanent and sole charge (she will work from home 1 or 2 days per week).

The eldest is in school, and youngest will be in nursery 3 mornings a week, giving you a chance to nanny duties/help out (family laundry, cooking, errands, dog walking).

You do not need to be Ofsted registered, but must be a driver with own car for work use (mileage paid at 45ppm). They have a very friendly medium sized dog.

They are offering a great salary of £32.5k. There will be the option to join the family on holiday occasionally. Babysitting can be offered regularly (on top of the Wednesdays) but they have other sitters if you prefer not to.

This position will not suit a NWOC.

 

Ref JWM – Harpenden

A lovely job caring for two children aged (at start) nearly 6 and nearly 1. The family need 4 days per week (TBC but likely Mon-Thurs) 7.30-6.30.

This is a permanent, sole charge job to start mid Sept. (Parents work from home 1 day per week). You will have prior nanny exp and baby exp. They are paying £11-13gph.

An Ofsted registered nanny is required (family will cover fee) and a driver, ideally with own car. They have no pets.

The role includes typical nursery duties and taking youngest to playgroups, playdates etc. Babysitting is desired. Wont suit NWOC.

 

3 day positions

Ref NGG – Great Gaddesden

A lovely role with a 50/50 mix of sole and shared care. You would be caring for two children aged 3.5 and 1 year.

The family are flexible on this but ideally want Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday (can accept 2 days) 8am-6pm (with flexibility to stay until 7pm sometimes).

The role is a real mixed bag – mum will work part time so its 50% sole charge, or you would have 1 child each – or if she’s quiet at work, you would help out with light housekeeping whilst she has the kids. Mum is really lovely and easy to get on with! The role would become more sole charge as time went on.

This is a permanent role to start ASAP, and is paying £11-13gph. You do not need to be Ofsted registered but must be a driver, they can offer duty car.

Eldest is in part time nursery. The family have a cocker spaniel (shared with parents so not always there but you must like dogs!)

The role includes light house help (washing up, laundry, cooking) but is balanced with lots of play. They do lots of classes and groups, you’re very welcome to take them out.

This role will not suit a NWOC.

 

Ref LGN – Much Hadham

A family known to the agency require a nanny for 3 days per week – Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 8am-6pm. The role is initially a 6 month contract although may turn perm, and is to start when the right person is found.

They have three children aged nearly 2, 4 and 7. Mum may be around but not shared care. You must be a driver with own car for work use. Ofsted registration helpful.

They have a small dog. Nanny duties with a little light housework. Salary is £10-12gph and the role wont suit a NWOC.

 

2 day positions

Ref VJW – Harpenden

A lovely role caring for two young children (b just 1 and g3.5) Mondays and Tuesdays 6.45am-6.30pm.

The role is permanent, sole charge and to start ASAP. The eldest is in preschool each morning, leaving you free to take youngest to activities.

They are paying £11-13gph depending on experience. You will be Ofsted registered (or willing) and a driver – they may offer a duty car.

The role includes typical nursery duties, they have no pets. Wont suit NWOC.

They can offer regular babysitting if wanted – either ad hoc, or can build it into salary, up to a total of 30 hours per week.

 

Ref ASB – St Albans

A lovely family moving to St Albans from the US need a nanny 2 days per week from end April/May. Hours TBC but full days.

They have two children aged 3.5 and 1.5.

The children will attend nursery the other days so they can be flexible on days. The role is sole charge and permanent, and they are paying £11-13gph.

The ideal candidate will have experience of nannying in St Albans, as they’re new to the area. They would love someone happy to be out and about with kids.

Ofsted registration is helpful. You will be a driver with own car for work use.

They have no pets, nursery duties only, wont suit NWOC. Babysitting can be offered too.

 

Ref NGG – Great Gaddesden

A lovely role with a 50/50 mix of sole and shared care. You would be caring for two children aged 3.5 and 1 year.

The family are flexible on this but ideally want Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday (can accept 2 days) 8am-6pm (with flexibility to stay until 7pm sometimes).

The role is a real mixed bag – mum will work part time so its 50% sole charge, or you would have 1 child each – or if she’s quiet at work, you would help out with light housekeeping whilst she has the kids. Mum is really lovely and easy to get on with! The role would become more sole charge as time went on.

This is a permanent role to start ASAP, and is paying £11-13gph. You do not need to be Ofsted registered but must be a driver, they can offer duty car.

Eldest is in part time nursery. The family have a cocker spaniel (shared with parents so not always there but you must like dogs!)

The role includes light house help (washing up, laundry, cooking) but is balanced with lots of play. They do lots of classes and groups, you’re very welcome to take them out.

This role will not suit a NWOC.

 

1 day positions

Ref CML – Radlett

A lovely family known to the agency require a nanny for Wednesdays only (fixed day) 9.30am-6.30pm.

They have two children aged 5 months and 2.5 years. The role is to start 24th April and is permanent.

Mum works from home but leaves you to it – you have free rein to do what you wish with the children – softplay, playdates, park etc.

You do not need to be Ofsted registered. You will be a driver with own car for work use (mileage paid at 45ppm) and the salary is £12ph.

They have no pets, ask for typical nanny duties and the role will not suit a NWOC.

 

 Part day positions

Ref ISM – St Albans

A family in St Albans require an after school and holiday nanny for their two children aged 4 and 5. The base hours are 17 per week term time and 47 per week in school holidays, although they could add a little more term time if wanted (20 hours in term time).

Term time – 2.15-6.30 or 1.30-6.30pm (odd occasion 4.15-7.30) 4 days per week (the day off would change weekly, with notice). In state school holidays, the hours are 8-6.30 4 days per week, with a half day either 8-1 or 1.30-6.30.

They can offer 8-9am also if wanted but not essential.

The family have employed a nanny for 2.5 years, who is leaving now both children will be in school.

They will pay a pro rata salary of £13-14gph – depending on the  hours, this is £17-£20k gross per annum.

The role is sole charge – mum works from home on the half day, in school hols (your day off term time!). The role is to start in Aug/Sept and is permanent.

Ofsted registration is required (family pay fee) and a driver with own car is a must (mileage paid). They have no pets.

The role involves nanny duties and a muck in attitude (dishwasher, family laundry – mum put it on, you hang it up, eg) and will consider a NWOC. Additional babysitting can be offered regularly, but isn’t required.

 

Ref SDD – St Albans

A lovely family known to the agency require a term time only, after school nanny. The hours total 18.5 per week, over Tues-Thurs (7-10am Tues & Weds, 2-5.30 Tues & Thurs, 12-5.30 Weds).

They have two boys aged 3 and 5 and have had a nanny before (placed through Rosebud). The role is permanent, to start in September, and is sole charge.

They do not require a driver, but you will be Ofsted registered (or willing). The family have a cat. They are paying £13-14ph.

There is time for nanny duties between 2-3pm. This role will not suit a NWOC.

 

Ref ODL – St Albans

A lovely family known to the agency require a nanny for wraparound care (full time in the holidays). The position is to start ASAP and is a permanent role.

The hours are Mon-Thurs 7-9 and 3-7, with hours of 7-630pm in state school holidays. They have two children aged 7 and 9. They have employed long term nannies before.

The salary is £13gph, which works out to £20,950 per year.

The position is sole charge – both parents work full time although mum occasionally works from home a couple of days a week but leaves the nanny to it, and the children are used to this.

They do not require an Ofsted registered nanny, and a driver is not essential.

They have no pets. The role involves nanny duties only and they are happy to consider a NWOC.

 

Ref CLG – Letchworth – POSITION FILLED

A family in Letchworth require wraparound and holiday care for two girls aged 5 and 9. In term time, they offer 32.5 hours and in all school holidays, 50 hours per week.

Term time hours are 8-11am (with child related household chores) and 2.45-6.30pm.

The role is to start end of April and is permanent. Salary is £10-13gph. You will be a driver with own car for work use.

The youngest child has some additional needs – no experience necessary but a patient person who is happy to provide some extra support is a must. This also means the role is not suitable for a nanny with her own child coming to work.

 

Ref CPJ – Langford (SG18)  – POSITION FILLED

A family in Langford require an after school nanny Monday to Thursday 3.15-7.15pm. They can offer Fridays too, if wanted.

They are happy to offer additional hours – depending on what you’re happy to do, up to 5 hours for cooking and housekeeping and an additional 5 hours for cleaning (or 3/4 hours if you want to clean all but bathrooms!)

The role can be term time only or the same amount of hours compressed in school holidays (20 hours without the housekeeping).

They have two children, a boy of 9 and a girl of 7. Their current nanny has been with them for 3 years and highly recommends the role.

This is a permanent, sole charge role to start any time from April (when current nanny leaves) – they can wait until September if required.

They are paying £12.50gph, you don’t need to be Ofsted registered and you will be a driver with your own car for work use (mileage paid at 45ppm).

They have no pets and the role will not suit a NWOC.

 

Ref AMA – St Albans

A family in St Albans require wrap around care Tues, Wed and Thurs. The role can be term time only or year round.

The hours are: Tuesday 8-10am and 2-6.45pm, Wednesday 7.45-10am and 2-7pm, Thursday no morning hours, just 2-7pm.  Alternatively they can offer after school only.

They have two children aged 6 and 8, and their current nanny has been with them for nearly 5 years.

The role is ideally to start end of April, but they can wait for the right candidate. It is permanent, sole charge and paying £10-12gph. Ofsted is helpful but not necessary, you will be a driver with own car for work use.

The role includes nanny duties and will consider a NWOC in holidays.

 

Ref PBS – St Albans

A family in St Albans require an after school nanny Mondays and Wednesdays (fixed) 3.15-7.15pm. They have two children aged 3 and 5.

This is a sole charge position to start ASAP. The rate is £11-13gph.

You will be Ofsted registered or willing to apply, and a driver with own car for work use.

Nanny duties only, happy to accept NWOC.

 

Nanny/housekeeper positions

Ref POH – Aylesbury

A family known to the agency require a full time nanny/housekeeper – 4 weekdays (day off can be your choice) and Saturdays. Hours 8am-7pm.

They have 3 children, a boy of 8 and b/g twins of 4. The family have always employed nannies. They hire a cleaner so don’t ask anything heavy of the nanny – mostly tidying, laundry, shopping, cooking.

They require proxy parenting for 1-2 nights at a time, an average of once per month, and joining the family on holidays 2-3 times per year.

This position is to start when the right person is found, and is permanent. The salary is £11-13gph and the role is a mix of sole and shared care.

You must be a confident driver (duty car provided) and an animal lover – they have horses and a dog. You do not need to be Ofsted registered.

This position wont suit a NWOC.