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Nanny needed in Seven Hills

We have a very busy family in Seven Hills (Mt Gravatt area) seeking a nanny to help them.
Mum is due to go back to work as her mat leave has finished and will require a nanny to start ideally on or before the 13th July however have a little time to ensure they find the right fit for them.
Both mum and dad work very long hours and are on call most of the time therefore they require a nanny who has immense flexibility to offer extra hours and possibly stay overnight when required. Dad also travels a lot and quite extensively with his work so will require possibly more help when dad is travelling.
The base hours they are seeking are Monday to Friday 4pm to 7pm. They will require extra hours if they are called into work. Most likely will be weekdays not usually weekend work. If they are both called to work of a weekend it will only be day hours not overnights.
They are a blended family with 2 older children, both girls, who are aged 16 and 14. If you would like additional school holiday work they can offer extra hours where you would supervise the girls on the holidays. The girls are with the family every 2nd weekend and school holidays. Your main role is to care for their 2 boys. They are aged 3 and a baby of 9 months.
You will need to collect the boys from a day care centre in Southbank and take them home where you will ensure they have dinner, bathed and ready for bed. Should you be required to stay overnight you will need to drop them off to day care.
The family would appreciate if a load of washing can be done, boys lunches prepared and packed for the next day and unpack any on line groceries and put cold stuff away.
They are seeking a loving and affectionate nanny who also has lots of energy to keep up with 2 little boys. An organised nanny is vital for this role to ensure the smooth running of the evening process and to keep the house in order. Nannies with initiative will be advantageous as with someone who has common sense. Ideally they are seeking an experienced nanny who can liaise with kindy teachers and just get the job done would be ideal.
The family have a car (auto Mercedes sedan) with car seats for the Nanny to use.

Remuneration will be as follows: Rate – up to $25/hr
2 weeks holiday pay at base rate (15hrs/ week)
5 days sick pay

They also have 2 cats so is a bonus if you like cats.

Housekeeper needed in St Lucia

We have a housekeeping role for a busy family in St Lucia.
The family consists of mum and dad, their 3.5year old son and some chickens!
Ideally the family are seeking a housekeeper who speaks a 2nd language so you can speak to their son in a different language and maybe even teach mum and dad too!
They can be slightly flexible with days and times however their preference initially is to have help on:
Monday and Wednesday from 3pm to 6pm
Friday 2pm to 6pm.
The family are seeking help with some light washing and folding, cleaning and tidying the kitchen area, perhaps some meal preparation or cooking the evening meal on occasion, clean and tidy the little boys room, change his bed linen and just generally helping around the home. There may also be occasions where they ask you to bath the little boy and help get him ready for bed whilst they cook dinner.
The family are looking for a longer term committed housekeeper who will be an extension on their family and help lighten the load and keep the home functioning.
The ideal candidate will have:
-car and licence to get to work
-possibly English as a second language and can speak fluently in another language
-some experience working within a home environment
-available to provide current references
-flexibility and reliability
-Initiative to be able to do tasks without being asked
-organisational skills to be able to manage the home and keep it tidy
-a genuine interest to help a family and help with their 3.5yo if needed

They are seeking a non-smoker and are willing to wait for the right candidate.
Remuneration will be discussed with each individual.

Hawthorne- nanny needed 33 hours a week

We have a great job with a lovely family in Hawthorne who are seeking a mature and experienced nanny to join their family.
The family consists of a new baby girl who is 6 months old and her 2 brothers aged 10 and 6. The 6yo little boy does have ADHD so it is advantageous if you have some level of experience in working with ADHD or special needs within children.
The family require the nanny to work the following 33 hours a week:
Monday 7am to 9am then 2.30pm to 6.00pm
Tuesday only the morning being 7am to 9am
Wednesday 7am to 9am then 2.30pm to 6.00pm
Thursday 7am to 9am then 2.30pm to 6.00pm
Friday 7am to 6pm (you will have the baby all day on a Friday)
The family are looking for such qualities within their nanny:
– Reliability
– Patience especially with their 6yo
– Happy and positive disposition
– Experience with babies and toddlers
– Energy to keep up with 3 active kids
– Exceptional organisational skills
– Maturity
– Impeccable driving record as you will be driving the children around
As the nanny your role will include school and day care drop offs and picks ups. Helping prepare breakfast and tidying up afterwards, preparing afternoon tea and also the children’s evening meals, helping with homework and reading activities and of course just having fun with the kids. The parents highly encourage outings so when time permits they encourage outings as well as play at home. Helping with light home duties such as unpack dishwasher, wipe kitchen bench and just a general tidy will be helpful to the running of the family home.
To acquire the role you will have:
-car and licence to pick children up (although family vehicle maybe available for work hours)
-current first aid
-current blue card
-ideally some experience with special needs children or ADHD
-references from previous nanny roles
Mum is due back to work on July 20th so the role will officially start this date however if the nanny is prepared to do some transition days with mum then that would be great too.
They also have a female Labradoodle. If time permits some days you might like to venture to the park and walk the dog and play with the kids.
Remuneration will be discussed with each applicant however are willing to pay $23-$25p/h depending on the level of experience offered.

Nanny needed in Chelmer

A family in Chelmer are seeking a new nanny to join their family.
The family consists of 2 children aged 13 (girl) and 8 (boy) along with their cat.
They are seeking someone to pick up their son from school Monday to Thursday from 2.50pm to 6pm or at least 3 of these 4 afternoons. During school holidays depending on what the family are doing and your own commitments they may ask you do full days being 8am to 6pm.
Ideally will you possess the following:
-current blue card
-current first aid
-car and license to get to work and transport the children as required
-energy and interest in playing games with their son; there is an oval over the road which is great for soccer and other sports
-a genuine interest in working with older school aged children
-experience working with school aged children
– fun and positive disposition
As the nanny you will be required to pick the kids up from school and take to any after school activities. They may need supervision and assistance with homework. During the summer months they do have a pool and encourage the kids to go swimming and have lots of fun.
The parents ask if you can help assist the children in the cleaning of their rooms and if you can help with some light housework: laundry and folding and a general quick tidy of the home each afternoon. You will also be required to cook dinner for the children in which the kids may like to help you.
The family are going on a 2 week holiday in September and also 4 weeks in December/January. They are willing to pay the nanny for 4 weeks holiday as per the hours you would usually work.
The role is to start 27th July.
Non-smokers need only apply.