We are seeking an organised, calm and active nanny to assist a friendly family in Woollahra. The nanny will be responsible to care for a 13 year old girl and a 9 year old boy.

The nanny will be required to care for the 2 children assisting with before and after school care drop offs and pick up/activities, home work and assisting with the running of the household. An ideal carer needs to be able to engage with the children and be familiar with looking after a teenage girl. Be active, organised, disciplined, patient and calm.

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

  • Care for the 2 children & family dog
  • Drive to and/or collect from school activities when needed
  • Provide routine and structure and keeping the house hold in check.
  • Supervise and support after school routines (homework, activities)
  • Assist with light household duties i.e. general tidying up of the main areas and assisting the children with their chores
  • Grocery shopping
  •  Meal prep for the family
  •  Family laundry including ironing of school uniforms

Start date:              March 2020

Contract length:    Permanent – Long Term

Pay:                         $30 per hour inclusive of super and paid entitlements

Note:                        Full drivers license required – To drive own vehicle

The days and normal hours over 5 days – 35 hours

 Monday     7.00am – 10.00am & 2.00pm – 6.00pm

Tuesday      7.00am – 10.00am & 2.00pm – 6.00pm

Wednesday 7.00am – 10.00am & 2.00pm – 6.00pm

Thursday     7.00am – 10.00am & 2.00pm – 6.00pm

Friday           7.00am – 10.00am & 2.00pm – 6.00pm

(Same hours will be offered in the school holidays, however schedule may vary with possibility of extra hours – to be discussed.)

The family’s expectations from their nanny are 

  • Experience as a nanny or worked in childcare
  • Sets good boundaries
  • Be familiar with older children, a good role model for a teenage girl ( e.g. appropriate dress and behaviour )
  •  Speak Spanish (not essential)
  •  Active sports person or part of a sports club (not essential)
  • Play a musical instrument (not essential)
  • Have a current first aid certificate (or happy to obtain one)
  • Have a current working with children check number
  • Display strong communication skills
  • To be fit, healthy and active
  •  Clean driving record
  • Able to work with one or both parents as a team to keep smooth running of schedules (one or both will likely be home as well )
  • Mature, proactive, emotionally intelligent
  • Children are digital–device free and TV restricted

Job Reference: LLW93

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