Current Jobs

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Temporary Positions

Ref LGN – Much Hadham (SG10)

A lovely family known to the agency require a temp nanny for two days per week (Wednesday and Friday) from 6th Feb – end of May (although this may extend).

They need Wednesday and Friday 8am-6pm, caring for three children aged 6, 4 and nearly 2 (eldest two are in school).

This is a sole charge role. You must be a driver with own car for work use, and OK with dogs – they have a Chihuahua.

The salary is £10-11ph and the role wont suit a NWOC.

 

Permanent Positions

5 day 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.

 

Ref GRI – St Albans – POSITION FILLED

A family in St Albans are looking for a live in or live out nanny/housekeeper.

Core hours are Monday to Friday, 9 hours per day – 7:30am to 12.30 is school run then housekeeping (as part of a team) and food prep, then a break until 2.45 or 4pm, depending on the day. You would either work 2.45-6.45, or 4-8pm.

They have three children aged 8, 6 and 4. The family have always employed nannies.

The role is well paid – £26-30k for live in, and up to £34k for live out. The role includes a mix of sole and shared care, working in a staffed household.

It is a long term role to start ASAP. The family have dogs and horses, so you must be an animal lover. Holidays abroad with the family are welcomed but not required.

You must have previous nanny experience, show longevity in prior roles and come with exceptional references.

Driver required (work car provided) Ofsted not necessary. Wont suit NWOC.

 

4 day positions

Ref FEL – Harpenden – live in OR daily

A family in Harpenden requires a LIVE IN or LIVE OUT nanny for two children – a boy nearly 1 and a girl nearly 3.

The days are Monday to Thursday, a total of 32 hours over the 4 days –
Monday 11-7, Tuesday 9-6, Wednesday 2-7, Thursday 9-7 (if live in, some flexibility can be discussed on the hours. These are fixed hours if live out)

This position is to start ASAP, and is permanent.

This is a mix of shared care with mum, and sole charge of one or both children. Eldest is in nursery 9-3 two of your working days.

The salary is £17,000 gross for live out (a little over £10ph) and they are happy to consider more junior candidates, eg nursery nurses looking for their first nanny role.

You do not need to be Ofsted registered but must be a driver with own car for work use.

Nanny duties only. This position will not suit a NWOC

 

3 day positions

Ref DAC – Harpenden

A family in Harpenden require a nanny housekeeper (NOT cleaning) for 3 days per week – Monday to Wednesday (fixed) 7.15am-7.15pm (in school holidays, you can start at 8.15am)

They have two children aged 8 and 11. They have previously had a nanny for 5 years. This is a busy role will lots of taxiing about to clubs!

This is a sole charge, permanent position to start ASAP, and is paying £11-13gph. Ofsted registration is helpful (they’ll pay registration) and a driver is a must (duty car provided).

You will have previous nanny experience, with older children. The housework involves family laundry, cooking, tidying, errands, vacuuming and changing sheets-  they do not expect you to clean.

Additional babysitting can be offered. Wont suit NWOC.

 

Ref RDA – St Albans

A family in St Albans require a nanny for 3 days per week – ideally Wed-Fri but possibly flexible. The hours are 7am-7pm.

They have twin boys who will be 1 in March. This is a permanent, sole charge position paying £11-12gph. April start.

You do not need to be Ofsted registered, and a driver is preferred but not essential. You will have twin experience (or exp of juggling two young children) and previous nanny experience.

This family have a dog, no care is required as they have a dog walker. The boys are dairy intolerant so a knowledge of this is helpful but not essential.

They want a nanny who will socialise the boys and take them out and about to groups and classes. The role involves typical nanny duties and wont suit a NWOC.

 

2 day positions

Ref VKE – Luton (will move to Letchworth during 2019)

A lovely family known to the agency are looking for a part time nanny. Their current nanny (placed through me) has been with them nearly 5 years and is continuing on the other days.

The days are Wednesday and Friday (fixed) although there is a little flexibility around the hours on Wednesday – it can be 7.15-6pm, 10-6pm, or even a 3pm finish if wanted (either start time). Fridays is 9.15-6.

They have 3 children aged 7, 5 and 6 months.

This position is to start by mid March (can be earlier if wanted). Mum will be working from home a lot but you’re welcome to be home or out and about; she’ll leave you to it (and is really very lovely!)

The salary is £11-13gph, and Ofsted registration is not required. You must be a driver – they can offer duty car.

They have a big dog so you must be ok with him! This position will not suit a NWOC.

 

Ref LGN – Much Hadham

A lovely family known to the agency require a temp nanny for two days per week (Wednesday and Friday) from 6th Feb – end of May (although this may extend).

They need Wednesday and Friday 8am-6pm, caring for three children aged 6, 4 and nearly 2 (eldest two are in school).

This is a sole charge role. You must be a driver with own car for work use, and OK with dogs – they have a Chihuahua.

The salary is £10-11ph and the role wont suit a NWOC.

 

Ref EMK – Kimpton (SG4)

A family in Kimpton require a nanny for 2 days per week, Monday and Tuesday 7.30-6.30pm. During mornings when there are no children, they ask for light housekeeping.

They have two girls aged nearly 4 and 6. Youngest is in nursery until 11.30am.

This is a sole charge position to start in January. Ideally they need long term but the hours will reduce Sept 19 so they’re happy to accept a nanny on a temporary basis.

The salary is £11-13gph, Ofsted is helpful and a driver is preferred (unless you’re very local you’ll need a car to reach them, if not for daily work use).

They have a cat. Nanny duties only, unless wanting the extra cleaning hours. Happy to accept NWOC.

 

1 day positions

None at present

 

 Part day positions

Ref AMW – Harpenden

A family in Southdown require a wraparound nanny for 3 boys aged 4, 6 and 8. They want someone long term and as such are paying a great rate of £20 per hour, and are happy to accept NWOC.

The hours are Tuesday and Thursday 8-9am and 3-6pm (so £80 per day), and they can offer 8-9am on Mondays and Wednesdays too, if wanted (not essential).

During school holidays, they can offer the Tues+Thurs full days (8-6) at £14ph

This is an annual salary of £9880 / pro rata £190 gross per week for the two days (plus £40 a week term time if you want the additional mornings)

Ofsted registration is helpful but not essential. A driver is required and a duty car is offered. The family have two cats. The role is childcare only and they are happy to accept a NWOC.

 

Ref JTC – Letchworth

A mothers help position in Letchworth, helping with two children aged 4 months and 3.5 years.

The days are (ideally) Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday although they can be flexible. The ideal hours  are 8.45-12.45 (4 hours a day).

This position is to start ASAP, and is permanent – however mum will return to work in around 6 months, when they will require the same days but full days not half days.

This is a mix of shared care with mum, and sole charge of one or both children. The salary is £10-13gph, and Ofsted registration is helpful, as is a driver.

They will consider a NWOC of 2/3 years.

 

Ref GGS – Hitchin

A family in Hitchin require a nanny for two days per week, 9am-1pm. Monday is fixed, they’re flexible on the other day (second day could also be 12-4pm instead of 9-1, if preferred).

They have one little boy of 15 months. Grandma cares for him full time (she lives with the family) but they want someone to take the pressure off her a couple of times a week. As such, grandma will be around but you’re welcome to go out to groups and classes.

This position is to start ASAP, and is for at least 6 months – the hours may increase if both parties were happy to.

The salary is £11-13gph, Ofsted registration is not required. You will be a driver.

They are happy to accept a NWOC of similar age/ a little older.

 

Ref PNP – Harpenden

A family new to the area require a nanny for two girls aged 4&6.

You would work Monday to Friday, 1 full day 7.45-6.45 (must be Thursday) and other 4 days after school only (3.15-6.45). The youngest will be home on the full day, and in nursery other days. This is 25 hours per week. During school holidays, you will still work 25 hours per week but the format may vary.

In Sept 19, when she starts school, the hours will NOT reduce – it will become 5 hours each day, to keep 25 hours term time. Nanny duties only.

This position is to start ASAP, and is permanent. The salary is £12-£13 gross per hour, which is £15.5k-£17k per annum.

You do not need to be Ofsted registered. A driver is much preferred with own car for work use. They are more concerned with the right personality fit than set qualifications or experience.

Position won’t suit a NWOC. Babysitting can be offered.

 

Ref LNA – Knebworth

A family in Knebworth require wrap around care for one boy of 10 years old. They require Monday to Wednesday 7-8.30am (paid 7-9) and 3-5.30pm (5pm finish Tuesdays). They can also offer Thursdays if wanted but not required. They are also open to before school only.

This position is term time only, although they can offer some work in the holidays if wanted.

The role is to start ASAP and is permanent. The role is well paid – £15gph – and is sole charge (mum sometimes works from home but tries hard to stay out of the way!)

Ofsted registration is helpful, you must be a driver with own car (mileage paid).

The boy has some additional needs – ADHD, and is on the autistic spectrum – so a calm, patient person who doesn’t shout is a must.

The role is childcare only, and they are happy to accept a NWOC (current nanny has been there a year and brings her own child). Family have cats.

 

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.