We are seeking a nurturing and calm mother’s helper/nanny to assist a busy family in Lugarno. The nanny will be responsible to assist Mum with their newborn baby boy and also occasionally their 3 year old boy.


An ideal nanny will be nurturing and calm with a confident, playful and kind/warm personality. Must have a tidy appearance, be proactive, can provide routine and structure, implement age appropriate education and activities, and engage in play, plus assist with the general running of the household.  Experience in child care with the 0-3 age group is a must and to speak a second language is preferred.

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

  • Care  for the children
  • Provide routine and structure
  • Assist with age appropriate education and activities
  • Pick up and drop off’s from day care when required
  • Take the children out on outings/activities, i.e. playdates, park, library etc
  • Assist with light household duties e.g general tidying up after the children and keeping the main areas of the house tidy
  • Prepare and cook meals
  • Laundry (wash, fold and put away)
  • Grocery shopping  (occasionally)

Start date: ASAP

Contract:   6 months – potential to extend

Pay:            $30-35 per hour depending on experience

The days and normal hours over 4 days – 40 hours

(Can look to be flexible on days and times for the right candidate )

Tuesday      8.00am – 6.00pm

Wednesday8.00am – 6.00pm

Thursday    8.00am – 6.00pm

Friday         8.00am – 6.00pm

** Hours might change occasionally and also if Mum returns to full time work next year. Some weekend evenings might be required.

** Flexibility is a must for this role and available over Xmas/New Year

The family’s expectations from their nanny are –

  • Experience as a nanny or working in child care
  • Recent experience with the 0-3 age  group
  • Child care qualification or studying towards (preferred)
  • Have a current first aid /baby first aid certificate (or happy to obtain one)
  • Have a current working with children’s check number
  • Nurturing, calm , fun, kind/warm personality
  • Motivated and reliable
  • Can speak a second language (preferred though not essential)
  • Display strong communication skills
  • To be fit, healthy and active
  • Clean and tidy appearance
  • Experience cooking
  • Be able to swim
  • Full drivers licence and clean driving record

Job Reference: LLL96

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