A fun loving and busy professional family living in Essendon, Melbourne are seeking an energetic and nurturing nanny to care for their 5 children (11,8,5, 3and 1yrs) and to contribute to the smooth running of the household.


An ideal nanny would be energetic and nurturing/compassionate. A nanny who shows initiative, is flexible and able to multitask, happy to pitch in, play and engage with the children and contribute to the smooth running of the household. A nanny who genuinely loves working with children, can adapt, be productive and become part of the family.

Previous experience working with large families and having cared for the different age groups would be advantageous

The carer’s responsibilities for this role will be as follows –

  • To care for the children
  • Follow the children’s routine
  • Play and engage with the children
  • Assist with school pick up
  • Assist with after school activities
  • General tidying of kids areas, strip/ make kids beds
  • Laundry, folding, putting away
  • Assist with meal prep and cooking (Mum will do this most nights)
  • Assist with homework

Start date: ASAP

Contract Length: Long Term/Permanent

Pay: From $40 per hour depending on experience

The day and normal hours are:- 4 days – 

Open to 2 nannies to share the morning and afternoon hours

Monday – Thursday Mornings 7-11/12

and Afternoons 3.00pm -6.00/6.30pm

Extra hours available in the evenings from time to time and also the opportunity to travel with the family at least once a year if this fits in with the nannies schedule.

Note: Full drivers licence and own car (Kms and petrol to be reimbursed)

The family’s expectations from their nanny are –

  • 3 years + experience as a nanny or household manager
  • Have a current first aid certificate (or happy to obtain one)
  • Have a current working with children’s check number
  • Display strong communication skills and speak English
  • To be fit, healthy and active
  • Non smoking
  • Competent swimmer – may need to swim with the children at times
  • Full Drivers licence and clean driving record (Own car)
  • Up to date with all vaccinations

Job Reference: LLE182

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