Live in Housekeeping Nanny Job in Dorset

Location South of England
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Housekeeper / Nanny
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Job Number 43942
Created 29 March 2017

Live in Housekeeping/Nanny job in Dorset


A fabulous opportunity has arisen to work for a couple who are expecting their first child in July. They reside in a gorgeous 8 bedroom country estate in Sherborne, Dorset. They have 3 dogs and Horses. An estate manager is employed.


Mum is around but works from home so when the baby arrives the role will involve a mixture of shared charge. Duties may include:


  • Helping with the baby

  • Cleaning the property

  • Laundry and ironing

  • Running errands

  • Shopping

  • Babysitting

  • Organising caterers when necessary

  • Some cooking

  • Dealing with deliveries and tradesmen

  • Some dog walking

  • Occasional help with horses and other animal when staff are away

  • Travel with the couple to their flat in London when required

  • Managing the guest cottages

  • Some admin work such as organising travel and appointments

  • Managing the household


The ideal candidate would be flexible, switched on, organised, computer literate and animal friendly. Experience with babies is essential.


A driver is essential and you will be provided with the use of a car for work purposes.


Accommodation: Recently refurbished 3 bedroom flat. Partners and pets may be considered


Working Hours: average of 40 hours’ work a week but this will vary from week to week but will mainly be across Monday to Fridays.


Salary: £33,563 - £34,999 gross per annum with 25 days’ holiday a year plus bank holidays


Start: May


Consultant: Georgia Lester


Vacancy Number: 43942

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