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Ref MEL – Harpenden
A lovely role covering family’s regular nanny for 6 weeks as she’s unwell.
A family with one boy aged 12 months need someone just one day a week, 10am-1pm, from now until mid Nov.
Flexible on the day – ideally someone with a couple of days free a week so mum can choose best day weekly.
£12ph. Wont suit NWOC
HOL – Kings Langley
A holiday club in Kings Langley needs 2 staff to cover half term
Mon 28th Oct – Fri 1st Nov
Kids aged 5-12 years
5 day positions
Ref CHS – St Albans
A lovely family known to the agency require a nanny to cover their existing nanny’s maternity leave – we placed her with this family 2 years ago.
The role is Monday to Friday 8am-6pm.
The job is to start in January and is initially for 6 months, although that may extend if their nanny chooses to.
You would care for 3 boys aged 1, 3.5 and 6. Eldest in school, 3y/o is in nursery part time.
This is a sole charge position (mum works from home 2 days a week) and they do not require Ofsted registration. A driver is preferred, not essential – a duty car is offered.
The rate is £11-13gph.Typical nanny duties only.
This role will not suit a NWOC.
Ref CCL – St Albans
A lovely role working part time hours on a full time salary!
The family require Monday to Friday, 7.30am-7pm (just 3-6.30pm on Fridays). However, both children (6 and 13) are in school so you are free as a bird during school hours, although they’re paid!)
The role is to start Nov, and is permanent. They have hired a nanny for the last 3 years. Mum works from home on Fridays (hence the shorter day) – there may be times in school holidays you’re offered a full day on the Friday but its typically just the afternoon.
You do not need to be Ofsted registered but must be a driver with own car for work use. They may get a dog soon.
They offer a salary of £26,000 – £28,300.
They ask nanny duties only – kids laundry, their cooking, change their beds – outside of that, you are free to do what you please when kids are in school.
They are also happy to accept a NWOC. They ask babysitting (on a work night) roughly every two weeks.
4 day positions
Ref ATC – Trumpington, Cambridge (CB2)
A lovely family in Cambridge require a nanny for one boy who has just turned 2.
They require 4 days a week, Monday to Thursday, 6.30am-5pm.
The role is to start ASAP and is permanent. Sole charge. £10-11gph.
You will ideally be Ofsted registered or willing to apply (family happy to pay reg fee). A driver is not required, there is lots to do within walking distance!
They have no pets. You are welcome to attend groups and classes, as well as lots of outside play – he loves the park and going for walks!
The family prefer a gentle candidate who is fun and outgoing. Wont suit NWOC.
3 day positions
Ref LHB – Lemsford (AL8)
A lovely family moving to Lemsford require a nanny/mothers help for a 9 month contract (at which point mum will return to work and will require a 4 day nanny) – any 3 days per week, 9am-6pm (can be flexible on the hours)
They will have a 2 month old baby (due Oct) and a girl just 2. Mostly you would care for eldest and take her out.
The role is to start in January, and will change to 4 days (or can find a new nanny) when mum returns to work Sept 2020.
The role will be a mix of sole and shared care. They are looking to pay £11-13ph and prefer an Ofsted registered nanny. Nanny or nursery background is welcomed.
They have no pets. You will be a driver, ideally with own car. They would love you to take eldest to groups and classes and socialise a lot.
As they are moving to Herts from London, someone with a local knowledge is a plus. Wont suit NWOC.
2 day positions
Ref ONP – St Albans
A lovely family known to the agency require a nanny for twins of 14 months. They can offer 2 full days a week, or 3 half days:
Two day option – either Mon+Tues or Mon+Wed, 9.30-5.30
OR three day option – Mon-Wed, 12.30-5.30 (same hours required year round)
The role is sole charge, to start beginning November and is permanent. Twin experience a bonus but not essential.
They offer £13gph.
You will be Ofsted registered (or willing to apply, at family’s cost) and a driver is much preferred (own car, mileage paid at 45ppm).
You are welcome to take the children to groups and classes as well as performing standard nanny duties. The family’s current nanny (placed through Rosebud Nanny Agency) highly recommends the family.
This position will not suit a NWOC.
Ref KDB – Letchworth – TERM TIME ONLY
A lovely family in Letchworth require a nanny for 2 days a week – Wednesday and Thursday – 8.30am – 4pm. This is during state school terms only.
They need someone to be FUN light relief for their 8 year old, home schooled son – this is NOT an academic role but to give him a break! He is autistic and was not getting on in school. Parents homeschool him 3 days a week and want someone 2 days to bake, play and take him out.
The role is to start ASAP and is permanent. The role is sole charge, both parents will work the days the nanny comes. They offer £11-13gph.
They do not need Ofsted registration and a driver is not essential but you can do more with him as a driver – not much is walkable. They have a dog – they wouldn’t rely on you to walk him but the boy does love the dog so if he wants to go for a walk, then please do!
There is no housework asked, just tidy after your games. They would consider a NWOC, he gets on well with younger children in general.
Ref HGL – Welwyn
A family in Welwyn require a nanny for two days a week, fixed as Monday and Wednesday. They can be flexible on the hours but ideally around 8am-5pm (increasing to 7.30-6.30 early 2020)
The role will start as mothers help (sole care of elder children with some baby care), and you would take sole care of all 3 once mum returns to work early 2020.
They have three children aged nearly 5, nearly 3 and 7 months at present. Mum is currently on maternity leave so will mostly have the baby whilst you take the elder two but she will be working a bit from home giving you baby too. Eldest is in school, 3yo will be with you both days.
This is a permanent role to start ideally ASAP but can wait until end of November. They offer £12-13gph.
You will have prior nanny experience and be Ofsted registered (or willing to apply). You will be a driver with own car for work use.
They ask for light nanny duties only – focus is on childcare.
This role will suit a proactive, efficient nanny who can hit the ground running and doesn’t need managing – an experienced, natural candidate who is fun above all!
The family are happy to accept a NWOC if your car is big enough!
Ref BCS – St Albans
A lovely role in St Albans caring for one boy of 15 months at start. The family require Tuesdays and Wednesdays (fixed) – Wednesdays 6.30am-6.30pm, Tuesdays they can be flexible on the start time but ideally 7.30am-6.30pm.
The role is to start beginning of Jan, is sole charge and permanent. They are looking to pay around £12gph.
You do not need to be Ofsted registered but will be a driver with own car for work use. They want someone gentle, fun and playful who will take him out to groups, for walks, to the park etc.
Wont suit NWOC.
Ref RPM – St Albans
A lovely role working a later shift than the norm, so could suit as a second job (or a nanny with children at home?)
Mondays and Tuesdays – EITHER 3pm-8pm OR 5pm-8pm (same hours year round) caring for two girls aged 12 months and 3.5 years. This is really nice job, collecting girls from nursery, bringing them home and settling to bed for 7.15, then just waiting for parents.
If you wish to start earlier, 3-5pm would be cleaning, ironing, perhaps cooking.
This is a sole charge role, to start end Nov – its permanent but the hours could increase (or remain the same if you prefer) from Sept 2020, when eldest starts school (either 3pm start or they’ll use clubs to continue a 5pm start).
The rate is £13gph. You do not need to be Ofsted registered. You will be a driver with own car for work use (nursery is a 4 min drive from their house).
No pets, no housework (just tidy after you and them) and happy to accept a NWOC (eg if your partner can collect your little one before bath time, or an older child)
1 day positions
None at present
Part day positions
Ref SSV – Letchworth
A family in Letchworth are seeking an after school nanny Monday to Wednesday (potentially flexible on the days, but will be 3 per week).
The hours are 2.30-7.30pm – they will continue to offer 15 hours per week during the school holidays too, although they would be compressed.
They have one boy aged 4.5 who has speech and language delay. Experience of this is desirable but not essential.
The role is to start ASAP and is permanent. They are offering £13-15gph. The position is sole charge, and Ofsted registration is required (parents cover the fee). A driver is not essential.
He is a really fun little boy who loves singing, playdoh and painting. Wont suit NWOC due to the speech delay.
Ref MPN – Radlett
A family in Radlett require wraparound care for an average of 25-30 hours a week (working 3 days, ideally Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday but can be flexible on days)
They have two girls aged 4 and 10. Their current nanny is leaving after 2.5 years to travel.
The hours are 6.30-9am and 2.50-6.30pm, with 6.45am-6.15pm during private school holidays. This gives an average of 25 hours per week.
There is the option of adding 3 hours housekeeping (not cleaning) each day, to bring the average to 30 hours per week.
They offer £12-14gph – depending on 25/30 hours, this is between £15.5k – £21.5k.
This is a long term, sole charge role to start mid November.
Ofsted registration is helpful (parents are happy to pay the fee) and you must be a driver, ideally with your own car for work use.
Nanny duties up to light housekeeping, depending on the hours you wish to work. This role will not suit a NWOC.
Ref TPJ – St Albans
A lovely family in the Marshalswick area require a mothers help for 10 hours a week. They’re really flexible on the hours – perhaps two days of 9.30-2.30, to fit alongside another role?
They have a girl of 2, and a baby boy due at Christmas. The role is to start in January and is permanent.
They are offering £11-14gph. You do not need to be Ofsted registered. A driver is preferred, with own car for work use (mileage paid).
They would ask you to help with nanny duties and general help, eg dishwasher, laundry. There will be sole and shared care of both the baby and the toddler.
They are happy to accept a NWOC part time. Additional babysitting can be offered roughly once a month.
They would really love someone long term who will grow with the family, and are really flexible on the hours for the right personality fit.
Ref XBR – Royston
A lovely, well paid job working every other week. Two girls aged 7 and 9 require an after school nanny EVERY OTHER WEEK 3-7pm. They are paying £20-£30ph (£80-£120 a day).
This is a term time only role. You would only be required every other week. They can offer 4 or 5 days (Mon-Fri) to suit your preference.
This is a sole charge, permanent role (at least until July 2020) to start ASAP. You will be a driver although school is walkable (duty car provided). This position will not suit a NWOC.
None at present