A fun loving and busy family living in Essendon, Melbourne are seeking a nurturing and proactive nanny/mother’s helper to care for their 3 children (4yrs, 2yrs and 10 months) and to contribute to the smooth running of the household.

An ideal nanny would have a energetic, bubbly and adventurous personality.  A nanny who is nurturing and compassionate. A nanny who shows initiative, is proactive and 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 babies and toddlers and having worked with multiple children at once.

The nanny must be comfortable with at least 1 or 2 parents at home and also the family has three dogs so the nanny must be happy to be around dogs.

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

  • To care for the children
  • Follow the children’s routine
  • Pick the children up from childcare
  • Play and engage with the children
  • Assist with light house hold duties.. ie Tidying kitchen/dishes after  dinner. Tidying play area/toys once children are in bed
  • Sometimes hang out washing/bring in washing
  • Meal prep ( If meal prep is required it will only be re-heating/making sandwiches etc. All meals for the children will be pre-paired.
  • Run Errands (Occasionally)

Start Date:  ASAP

Contract Length: Permanent/long term

Pay: From $35 -40 per hour depending on experience

The day and normal hours are:- 2 Days – 8 hours per week

Thurs & Fri 4pm – 8pm

Extra hours available in the evenings from time to time if the nanny is available.

The family’s expectations from their nanny are –

  • 3 years + experience as a nanny
  • 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. Also to speak a second language( Italian) would be great but not necessary.
  • To be fit, healthy and active
  • Non smoking
  • Up to date with all vaccinations
  • Full Drivers Licence (To drive family vehicle)

Job Reference: LLE201

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