Job description for part-time Nanny/Housekeeper position (36 hours p/w)

Job Overview

To provide complete care for the children (sole charge) in the employer’s home and perform all tasks that relating to the care of the children. To create a safe, nurturing, calm and stimulating environment in which the children can thrive and develop. Light household duties)

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • changing nappies & potty training (at age appropriate time)
  • bathing children (when required)
  • dressing children appropriate to the children’s activities
  • washing and ironing children’s clothes
  • planning & preparing meals and snacks for children
  • assisting feeding/supervising children’s meals
  • cleaning and washing up after children’s meals
  • shopping for children’s requirements, where required
  • scheduling and coordinating children’s activities
  • transporting & supervising children to external activities e.g. playgroup
  • planning and leading age appropriate creative & educational activities with the children
  • undertaking appropriate outdoor activities with the children
  • putting children down for nap (and bedtime when required)
  • reading to and with the children
  • tidying & cleaning children’s bedroom (includes hovering & dusting)
  • tidying toys and keeping them clean
  • reinforcing good discipline for the children & teaching good social manners
  • implementing daily routines
  • administer medicine to children (where required)


Houselhold duties

Regular cleaning required (hovering, mopping floors, maintaining kitchen & bathroom), No cooking (except for children) or laundry required

Education and Experience

  • NVQ3 (minimum)
  • Proven child care experience with under 2s
  • References
  • CRB/DBS certificate
  • Frist aid training
  • Full clean driving license (preferred although driver not essential)
  • OFSTED registered (preferred)


Key Competencies

  • Calm, caring & nurturing attitude
  • adaptability
  • ability to multitask
  • emotional maturity
  • good judgment skills
  • planning and organising skills
  • stress tolerance
  • high energy level
  • some flexibility to do additional hours (with notice)



Regular core hours are 8.30 to 5.30pm, Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays (36 hours p/week).

Additional hours as required


Sutton Coldfield