Experienced  full time Live in nanny needed for a professional family based in Chelsea. Starts Mid to late March but can be flexible for the right candidate.

The role is typically Monday to Friday 7.00am – 7.00pm with some occasional overnight stays and proxy parent help needed.  There will be down time during the day when the nanny can take some time to herself but needs to be back ready for school pick up at 3.00pm the school is well within walking distance of the family home.

The family are looking for an experienced nanny who has a genuine love of babies and young school age children. The family are expecting a new baby in early summer and for the first few months the nanny’s primary focus will be their son who is almost 5 years. There will be sole charge of both once mum has returned to work after her maternity leave.

The family are seeking an experienced nanny ( min 5 years within a nanny role ideally )  who has Lived in with a family and is used to embracing family life as a team player by being involved with all aspects of the family home which will include very light housekeeping such as loading and unloading the dishwasher, sweeping up crumbs from the kitchen floor after a meal and also making good the kitchen surfaces  after use.

The nanny will need to be confident in the kitchen and be happy to work with menu planning and making large family size meal portions. The family have no specific dietary requirements and simply need a normal family meal prepared and ready for their return from work. This can be the same as the meal made for the little boy.

The nanny will be responsible for play dates, social events and daytrips out with the little boy in school holidays.  Must be fun loving and willing to engage with play, games ,stories, daily routines and educational tasks such as homework , project work and reading etc.

There is no housekeeping or cleaning other than normal child related tasks such as children’s laundry, tidying up the play areas and bedrooms. The family have no pets .

The nanny will be expected to keep the nappy changing bags topped up with wipes, nappies, muslin cloths and spare baby clothes.  Also school bag ready for each day as well as sports kits, reading books and any homework that’s done.

The ideal candidate will have relevant experience of school age children and also young babies, be willing to engage with the family in the spirit of team work with a give and take attitude. The family have help previously and are open , honest and fair in their approach to the people engaged to help them.

Help will be needed with some errands for groceries and other essential items.


The nanny will have her own furnished bedroom with bathroom.  Driver not needed due to proximity of local shops and public transport .

Mid to late March start.

The ideal candidate needs

A DBS clean and clear of any convictions

Up to date first aid

Non- smoker/vaper

Must be baby confident , well organised, self -motivated, happy and good communication skills.

A good cook .

Must also come with a positive attitude to the family and the role. This is a wonderful opportunity to work with a family offering a long term position.

The family are offering upwards of £450.00 net per week for the right candidate subject to experience.

For more information please call Lin at Hummingbird on 01276 537 959

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Location Chelsea
Start date 16th March, 2020
Remuneration upwards of £450.00 npw for the right candidate