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Location Ludlow
Date PostedSeptember 7, 2020
Category General
Job Type Permanent


We are recruiting for a live in or daily Nanny/Mothers Help to assist a busy family living in the middle of the countryside near Ludlow, south Shropshire. The ideal candidates will be kind, calm, practical and reliable. Our client has three children, aged four, three and one, and dogs and ponies. It is a fun household but a can-do, muck in attitude is essential.

The main purpose of this role is to share all childcare and household duties with mum and dad and to be another pair of hands, eyes, and ears in a busy family home. This role would be a blend of sole charge and shared care as Mum is stay at home but hopes to be able to spend more time with the children individually.

Main duties:

  • To share all childcare and household duties with mum and dad
  • To help with children (aged 4,3 and 1)
    • Getting ready for school and kindergarten, school runs, babysit
    • Preparing meals
    • Playing, craft, reading with them. As well as outdoor activities; biking, riding, general pony care, tree climbing etc
  • Light domestic work (there is a part time cleaner)
  • Cooking
  • Laundry
  • Shopping and errands
  • Basic sewing and mending
  • To help with dogs and ponies
  • Possible house sitting when the client goes away

Skills and experience

  • Relevant and age appropriate childcare
  • Driving (the client will provide a car for nursery duties and errands)
  • Country life
  • Cooking
  • Equestrian experience preferred
  • Ties/connections to the area would be preferred

Working hours: 40/50 hours a week with occasional weekend work
Salary: 20 – 30K depending on experience
Additional: Live in accommodation (separate to the family home) is possible

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