We are seeking a reliable and caring nanny to assist a busy family in Scotland Island. The care will be for a sweet, easygoing and self contained 4 yr old girl.

An ideal nanny will be reliable, adventurous, kind and hands-on. Organised and uses their initiative to help with the child and keep the household in check. You must be able to follow the child’s routine, will require pick up from day care in Mona Vale, then a short ferry ride from Church Point (10 mins from Mona Vale) to Scotland Island (Ferry cost provided). You will need to prepare the evening meal for the child, play and engage and start the bedtime routine. On completion of your day you will take the water taxi back to Church Point (Cost provided). The family is looking for someone to stay with them long term and build a lovely bond with their daughter.

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

  • Care  for the child
  • Provide routine and structure
  • Pick up from daycare
  • Prepare the evening meal for the child
  • Grocery shopping (In relation to the  child only if required)

Start date: ASAP 

Contract:  Permanent/long term position

Pay:  $30-35 per hour depending on experience plus allowance to travel on the ferry and parking permit if needed.

Note:  Full drivers license required (Nanny to drive the family car or own car) 

Days and normal hours -3 days – 12 hours

Preferred Mon – Wed between the hours of 4pm – 8pm

Flexible for the right candidate

The  family’s expectations from their nanny are –

  • 2-3 years experience as a nanny or working in child care
  • Adventurous, kind, hands-on
  • Organised
  • Motivated and reliable
  • Have a current first aid certificate (or happy to obtain one)
  • Have a current working with children’s check number
  • Display strong communication skills
  • Cooking skills -Must be confident and proficient at cooking and actively willing to prepare dinner for the child – including meal planning and occasionally shopping for the required ingredients, or at least making requirements known in advance.
  • Full drivers licence and clean driving record
  • Must be able to swim
  • Must be confident with dogs

Job Reference: LLM118

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