Job role: Full time nanny
Start: November but can wait for the right candidate
Salary: €16 - 20 gross per hour
Days: 4 - 5 per week
Hours: 40 per week
Language: Fluent English. Spanish a big bonus
Commitment: Minimum of a year
Job Ref: 2103
A relaxed, friendly Scottish/Dutch family are searching for a team playing nanny. The family has four children: a baby born in February 2020, a toddler who will be two in January, a 10 year old and 12 year old.
Candidates need to be warm, kind, loyal and lots of fun. This is a relaxed informal household. Most importantly you need to be energetic and very flexible. The start date is ideally beginning of November but they can wait for the right candidate.
The job will be approximately 40 hours per week. The exact hours per day will be discussed during the interview process potentially three of the days will be 2pm or 3pm until 9pm or 10pm. The other days might be 9 - 5pm or 6pm. The job will be four or five days a week. It’s important you are happy to be flexible as you will be needed to proxy parent on the weekend every so often.
The Mum will be returning to work four days a week from approximately November 2020. The parents are working from home although the Mum will also commute to The Hague a few days a week for her job. They have an office space.
The family would like a live out candidate but will consider having a live-in nanny. The live in accommodation includes your own bedroom, bathroom, kitchen and private entrance. If you are a live out need you need to live locally.
They currently have someone who does the cleaning and helps out with the children four days a week from 9 - 3pm. You will be working alongside the nanny. She speaks Spanish and Dutch so it would be ideal if you spoke one of these languages as well as fluent English.
The family likes each day to have rhythm and the youngest children go to bed around the same time everyday. The toddler attends creche on Monday, Wednesday and Thursdays. Her baby sister will be attending creche on the same days from November. The 10 year old and 12 year old are with the family from Wednesday until the weekend. The older children are independent so will cycle themselves to school. Both of the older boys love football and lego and all of the children love being outside. You need to be confident taking all four children out and about by yourself, to museums, soft play and on adventures. At home the nanny needs to offer activities including sensory play, baking, painting and organising playdates. All four children love spending time together. The family have a garden and a park nearby.
The nanny needs to be hygiene and very safety conscious especially around water. It's vital you can swim.
This job is a mixture of sole charge and shared care both with the parents and the other nanny.
Nursery duties, the laundry, picking up groceries and helping with the tidying are part of this job. The nanny will be required to cook for all four children. It’s a bonus if you are an enthusiastic and confident cook.
There is access to an Urban Arrow bakfiets.
The family would like a nanny open to travelling with them, this may include a trip to Mauritius for four weeks over Christmas and New Year.
The family has a dog, he has a dog walker four days a week but it’s important you like dogs.
Initial interviews will be via Zoom then in person. There will be a long term trial of a minimum of six weeks.
To apply please email your CV to email@example.com. We will contact you about the agency registration process. Applicants need at least five years childcare experience. You will need up to date certified first aid training and police check. Candidates need to living in The Netherlands and have relevant work permits or visa.