Job Ref: BLN096

Job Title: Nanny/housekeeper ( Maternity Cover)

Location: Near Tetbury, Gloucestershire

Start date:  From 15th March 2021 ( handover for two weeks prior with current nanny/housekeeper)

Duration: 12 months approx

Salary: Negotiable depending on experience

Children: Boys aged 7 & 6

Days: Monday to Friday


Mon – 8am – 5p.m

Tues/Wed/Thurs – 7am – 7p.m

Fri – 8a.m – 2p.m

Please note: Can be flexible if candidate does not want to work Fridays. The essential days are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.

Additional Information

  • Car provided whilst on duty ( 4X4)
  • Family own 1 dog (sausage dog)
  • Candidate must have an extensive experience as a nanny/housekeeper
  • Happy with babysitting and overnight care

Job Description:  Returning client to us requires a nanny/housekeeper on a maternity cover basis. Their current nanny/housekeeper will be taking approx. 12 months maternity leave and if possible, they would like a sufficient handover prior to her finishing ( ideally two weeks).

They have two boys currently aged 7 and 6 and a small sausage dog. They need someone who is super organised and can ensure the boys needs are met alongside keeping the house clean and tidy.  Both parents ‘work so this will be predominately a sole charge position.

Childcare duties during term time will involve before/after school pickups and drop offs, helping with homework, preparing school bags with all the necessary kit, supporting the boy’s extra curriculum activities, and helping the parents with managing the boys school commitments.

Childcare duties during school holidays involve continuing to support with any homework required, organising fun activities both in and out of the home such as construction play, baking, sports based games, playdates with friends, researching suitable holiday camps the boys would enjoy. The family live in the beautiful countryside, so it is important the candidate is happy to put on a pair of wellies and go explore and have fun with the boys.

Housekeeping duties involve full cleaning of the house, family laundry, food shopping, supporting the parents with any errands or family admin. The occasional dog walk would be appreciated however it is not often required.

Days and hours required are described above, there is an element of flexibility with the days and hours if someone preferred a shorter week but the minimum, they require are 3 days a week ( Tuesdays/Wednesdays and Thursdays) starting at 7am and finishing at 7pm.

Job requirements

It is essential that the candidate have the following documents in place to apply for this position.

  • Must be willing to attend a registration interview either in person or via online( to be discussed individually) to ensure all documents can be  checked.
  • DBS Enhanced – on the update system or willing to update
  • 12 hours Paediatric first aid training
  • Full UK Driving license ( clean where possible – any penalty point must be disclosed)
  • Valid Passport
  • Excellent checkable references from recent & current employment ( minimum 2)

For further information or to apply please email a copy of your CV to or call us on 01380 592 029.