We are looking for a lovely experienced, Nanny/Housekeeper for a live-in full time position in a beautiful and peaceful rural setting, 2 miles from the A361. We are a family of 4 children (Girls of 10, 9 and 2 and a boy of 8 years) for a start as soon as possible. The older children are at school 8am-5:30pm. Our youngest is at Nursery 2½ days per week. Therefore our busy times are before and after school as when the children are home the job is all about supporting Mother!
Duties include, simple cooking, cleaning and vacuuming, laundry/ironing, assisting Mother with children, school runs, checking homework, occasional errands/babysitting and help if entertaining. Generally, we need someone responsible enough to know when help is needed and to assist, someone capable of rising above the madness and turning their hand to whatever situation may arise with absolute calm and control. There may also be some days during the month when overnight care may be required or I may need some personal assistance.
Salary negotiable depending on experience, but you will have your own lovely accommodation, south facing views of North Devon, utilities, unlimited wi-fi access and use of a car. If with a husband/partner there is scope for further work in respect of driving/gardening/odd jobs around house or when the business opens later this year (we work from home Later in the year a self-contained annex (under development) will be available but until then, you will have a double room in the main house.
We will consider applicants with pets (dogs/horses) and have two stables available for use if required.
Driver essential with clean license.
We would prefer someone who is already registered with OFSTED or who is wiling to register.
If you meet the criteria and are a genuinely caring individual, please reply to this advertisement with a covering letter, CV, recent photograph and references.
The right candidate/s will be welcomed into our family and we hope, remain with us for many years to come. We look forward to meeting you.