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Full Time Housekeeper / Nanny required for a family in Cullercoats - Cullercoats, North Shields (NE30)

Closing date: 25 May 2018

A lovely position has become available to work with a family who have 2 children aged 3 years and 1 year. The role will be predominately housekeeping with some childcare duties - however flexibility will be needed to work around the schedule of the family.

Mum is at home, dad sometimes needs to work away and the children attend nursery 3 days a week. The family are a relaxed family and are looking for the right person who can keep their house in good running order, and someone who is happy to be with them for the long term.

The main housekeeping duties will include:

  • Keeping the home in good, clean and efficient running order
  • Supporting the family with their household routines,
  • Vacuuming, dusting and cleaning
  • Supermarket shopping and errands
  • Preparing and cooking of family meals
  • Family laundry and ironing

Additional elements required in addition to the housekeeping include:

  • Nanny duties as and when required, (either if mum has to go out, or if mum would like an extra pair of hands with the children)
  • Occasional babysitting
  • Occasional dog walking

The family are very animal friendly and have 3 dogs, 2 cats and 1 tortoise.

The family are looking for someone who  is flexible, with an energetic, bubbly personality in addition to someone who enjoys a variety active and outdoor activities. The family are looking for someone they can rely upon to be there and provide the best of care and support in a fun and relaxed manner.

The position offers around 40 hours a week. Hours required are likely to be: Monday, Tuesday, Thursdsay and Friday working from 8.00am until 6.00pm. There is some flexibility with the hours to suit the right person. There is likely to be some weekend working on occasions, this will be known in advance. There may also be the occasional overnight requirement if both parents are away.

A driver with transport is an essential requirement. The priority is finding the perfect person who has the right skills, experience and personality to suit this family.

The family are looking for someone with a positive, bright manner, someone with a proactive approach to working within a family environment with common sense and great organisation abilities.

Position to commence ASAP.


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Sarah Parkin runs Kids Deserve the Best Nanny Agency, providing support to families with their childcare requirements including wedding day childcare, babysitting and emergency childcare. Area of coverage includes the following regions across the North East of England, Gosforth, Great Park, Jesmond, Heaton, Killingworth, Shiremoor, Longbenton, Holystone, Forest Hall, Morpeth, Cramlington, Ashington, Blyth, Ponteland, Kingston Park, Westerhope, Whitley Bay, Tynemouth, Monkseaton, Wallsend, South Shields, Tynedale, Hexham, Prudhoe, Stocksfield, Corbridge, Consett, Rowlands Gill, Newcastle upon Tyne, Gateshead, Washington, Sunderland, Durham, Wearside, North Tyneside, South Tyneside, Northumberland.