Full-Time Nanny, Newbridge, Kildare

Full-Time Nanny, Newbridge, Kildare
  • Job Ref:

    1089

  • Job Type:

    Full-Time Nanny

  • Location:

    Newbridge, Kildare

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Date Posted:

    01/07/2023

  • Accommodation:

    Live In, Live Out

  • Hours:

    Live in - Monday to Friday from 8 am until 6 pm (50 hours a week) Live out - Monday to Friday from 9.30 am until 6.30 pm (50 hours a week)

  • Duration:

    Long Term

  • Start Date:

    ASAP

  • Travel:

    Within Ireland (Killarney) and overseas

  • Car Driver:

    Yes, driver is essential (family can provide car during working hours, or a candidate that is willing to learn how to drive)

  • Babysitting:

    Yes (occasionally)

  • Pets:

    Yes (dogs, cats, horses)

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Busy family household of 5 looking for a Live In / Live Out Nanny for an exciting position based in Newbridge, Co. Kildare. Caring for 3 children aged 13, 9 and a 9-month-old (the candidate main responsibility will be the 9 mounts old). The older children attend school from 8am-2/3pm depending on the days of the week. Experience with this age group is essential. This is a full-time position Monday to Friday from 8am until 6pm (50 hours a week), with a very high degree of flexibility to cover weekends and occasional overnights if the parents are travelling for work. The family al also looking for a weekend nanny. Very busy household with staff, parents and children coming and going. Start date is ASAP.

The family currently has a Housekeeper, 3 days a week. Their last Nanny had been with the family for 11 years.

The Nanny will be responsible for School drop offs and collections of the 9 years old and take her to afterschool activities, the 13 years old is in boarding school, Monday to Friday.

Driver is essential with own car or family can provide a car.

Nursery duties for all children include preparing meals for the family and following the children daily routine, example: naps for the youngest.

The Candidate will be expected to join baby classes during the mornings once or twice a week.

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.

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

Good cooking skills are important to provide nutritious meals for the family and batch cooking for the children. Grocery shopping and running small earns.

The family home is part of a working farm, awareness of animals and machinery, Health and Safety is essential. The family has dogs, cats, and horses so the Candidate must be pet friendly.

Occasionally travel with the family will be required within Ireland (Killarney) and overseas.

Lovely, separate apartment would be provided, with ensuite, kitchenette, sitting room if the candidate wants to leave in.

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.

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS SUMMARY

Qualifications: Childcare Qualifications 

Experience:  Minimum of 3 years’ experience

References: Excellent References

Car Driver: Yes, driver is essential (family can provide car during working hours, or a candidate that is willing to learn how to drive)

Non – Smoker: Yes 

Swimmer: Yes 

Cooking Skills: Yes (family)

Other: Fluent English