Arthur's House
Arthur's House
86-90 Paul Street
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02/07/2024 Arthur's House
Charges: 2 boys: 5 (almost 6) and 1
Location: Wimbledon, SW19
Hours: 7:45 am-7 pm Mon, Tues and Thurs, Fri + 7am - 1pm Wed & 3pm - 7 pm Sat (Saturday can be dropped if necessary)

This lovely and hardworking family of four based in Wimbledon are looking for a new nanny/housekeeper to join their busy household. They have had a fantastic nanny/housekeeper for the last 6 years who has done an amazing job both in the household and with the children and with big shoes to fill, this role is ready to be handed over to the next superstar. Mum works from home but is out and about also and so needs the next person to be able to be in both sole and shared charge and to be able to work around changing schedules.

The Role:

- Maintain a clean and tidy house: This includes thorough cleaning of all rooms, dusting, sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, and ensuring all surfaces are spotless and hygienic
- Prepare meals for the family: This could involve planning and cooking meals, maintaining dietary requirements and/or restrictions, and cleaning up afterwards. This will be mainly focused on the children
- Take care of laundry and ironing: This involves washing, drying, and ironing clothes, linens, and other textiles. It may also include organising wardrobes and ensuring clothing items are well-maintained
- Manage household supplies: This could involve keeping track of household necessities like toiletries, cleaning supplies, and groceries, and replenishing them as needed
- Assist with childcare duties: This includes school drop-offs and pick-ups, helping with homework, arranging fun and educational activities, and ensuring the children's safety and well-being at all times
- Organise the home and children’s belongings: This includes keeping items in their designated places, arranging for repairs when necessary, and ensuring that everything is in working order
- Run errands as required: This could involve grocery shopping, picking up dry cleaning, taking vehicles for maintenance, or any other tasks that need to be accomplished outside of the house
- Assist with children's bedtime routine: Depending on the family's preferences, this may include bathing the children, helping them brush their teeth, reading bedtime stories, and ensuring they go to bed on time
- Help children with their homework: This includes creating a conducive environment for study, providing assistance when needed and liaising with their teachers to track their progress
- Plan and supervise rest, bedtime, and playtime schedules: This will require coordinating with the parents to ensure the children's routines are consistent and beneficial
- Attend to the physical needs of the children, including nappy changing for the baby and assisting the older child as necessary

The Person:

- Proactive and able to take initiative
- Excellent organisational skills
- Ability to multitask and manage time effectively
- Strong communication skills
- High levels of patience and understanding
- Good cooking skills and knowledge of nutrition
- Knowledge of child development and age-appropriate activities
- First aid trained and able to respond effectively in emergency situations
- Trustworthy and respectful of family's privacy
- Flexible and able to adapt to the family's changing needs
- Positive and energetic attitude
- Genuine love for children
- Excellent levels of English (fluent ideally)
- Right to Work in the UK, up to date DBS and references from previous employers
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Job reference WIM-NNHH-2
Region London
Area Greater London
Location Wimbledon, SW19
Start date As soon as possible
Salary Up to £21 gross per hour (up to £59k PA)
Hours 7:45 am-7 pm Mon, Tues and Thurs, Fri + 7am - 1pm Wed & 3pm - 7 pm Sat (Saturday can be dropped if necessary)
Qualifications required Not specified
DBS checked Required
Required language English
Experience required Experience in housekeeping and childcare
Driving license required No
Employment type Full time
Duration Permanent
Live in / out Live out