Full-Time Nanny, Birr, Co. Offaly

Full-Time Nanny, Birr, Co. Offaly
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  • Job Type:

    Full-Time Nanny

  • Location:

    Birr, Co. Offaly

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  • Accommodation:

    Live In, Live Out

  • Hours:

    Monday to Friday, 40 to 50 hours a week (with a very high degree of flexibility)

  • Duration:

    Long Term

  • Start Date:

    November 2023

  • Travel:

    Yes, Portugal

  • Car Driver:

    Not essential, but would be a bonus and car can be provided

  • Babysitting:

    Yes (occasionally)

  • Pets:



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Busy family household of 5 looking for a Live In / Live Out Nanny for an exciting position based in Birr, Co. Offaly. Caring for 3 children aged 9.5, 6 and a 3rd baby due in December 2023. The 6-year-old has autism and is cared for Monday to Friday from 9am – 5pm. Experience with this age group is essential. This is a full-time position Monday to Friday 40 to 50 hours a week with a very high degree of flexibility as the father travels for work. The family would be looking at getting a second Candidate to cover evenings and weekends. Start date is November 2023.

The Nanny will be responsible for School drop offs and collections and bringing the older children to afterschool activities. Various amenities are available within walking distance.

Driver is not essential but would be a bonus and family could provide a car.

Nursery duties for all children include preparing meals and following their daily routine.  The Candidate will be expected to join baby classes during the mornings once or twice a week. Have a knowledge of introducing solids, enjoy the milestones of child development, help with weaning and continue with a well-established sleep routine for the baby.

The Nanny will be expected to arrange various interesting development and educational activities, for example messy play, music and reading and outdoor activities.

Candidate must be happy to support the parents with the children if they are busy at the weekend if they are travelling at the weekend.

Fluent English is essential to assist with homework. Occasional babysitting may be required.

Good cooking skills are important to provide nutritious meals for the children.

Regular travel with the family will be required to Portugal during school holidays and mid-term breaks.

Lovely, separate apartment would be provided for the live-in candidate.

The ideal Candidate must be organized, independent, reliable, fun & energetic. Must have a genuine interest and passion for working with children.

The Candidate must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience, excellent references, up to date First Aid & Garda Vetting.


 Qualifications: Childcare Qualifications 

Experience:  Minimum of 3 years’ experience 

References: Excellent References

Car Driver: Not essential but would be a bonus.

Non – Smoker: Yes

Swimmer: Yes

Cooking Skills: Yes (children)

Other: Fluent English to assist with homework