Nordic Nannies | Jobs
Nordic Nannies is a recruitment agency that connects families with live-in child carers, such as Au Pairs and qualified Nannies. We are located in Finland and specialise in the placement of Finnish candidates to host families abroad. As a small business run by an experienced nanny, we understand the needs and expectations of both families and candidates very well, guiding you through the process of hiring a child carer or finding a job.
Nordic Nannies, live-in child carers, Au Pair, Nannies
page-template-default,page,page-id-16,mltlngg-en_GB,ajax_fade,page_not_loaded,,qode_grid_1300,footer_responsive_adv,qode-content-sidebar-responsive,qode-child-theme-ver-1.0.0,qode-theme-ver-10.0,wpb-js-composer js-comp-ver-4.12,vc_responsive


Please note that this is only a small selection of our available positions and the positions change weekly. Once you have sent us your application form, we will be able to tell you exactly what positions we have that would suit you.


In addition, we also have hundreds of positions through our partner agencies in the UK, France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Australia and China.


To apply, subscribe to our newsletter here, and you will be sent an email with instructions on how to apply.


Almost all of our positions are live-in positions where the employer provides room and board in addition to pocket money or salary. Minimum requirement for the accommodation is a bedroom but sometimes the employer offers several rooms on a different floor or a flat with private entrance. We have live out positions where you are responsible for finding your own accommodation in rare occasions only.


Job Title: Au Pair

Location: Oulu, Finland

Hours: 30 per week

Gross Salary: 100 € per week plus many benefits

Start Date: ASAP

Duration: 12 months

Language Skills: Good English (some Finnish an advantage but not essential)

Driving Licence: No

Age of Children: 3 years, 4 years

Accommodation: newly decorated and furnished bedroom; shared bathroom

Description: Family living in Oulu, Finland. The children are at nursery full time. There is also a teenage child whom you won’t be responsible for. The working hours are quite flexible. Your main duty is to do light household duties, such as cleaning, laundry and occasionally cooking during the day when children are at nursery. Occasional help with the children in the evenings is also required, including picking them up from nursery when mother is working late. The family is looking for an Au Pair that will truly become a member of the family – you will also be welcome to join them on trips in Finland. You will speak English with the children but the family is happy to pay for a language course if you would like to learn Finnish. Oulu is a vibrant university city with many different events and activities available!


Job Title: Au Pair

Location: Milton Keynes, Bucks, UK

Hours: 30 per week

Gross Salary: £ 80 per week

Start Date: 1 January 2019

Duration: until 20 December 2019

Language Skills: Basic to average English

Driving Licence: No

Age of Children: five children aged 1 to 7

Accommodation: private double room with ensuite bathroom

Description: Family living in Milton Keynes, a large town (population 230 000) 30-40 minutes by train from London. Au Pair needed as extra pair of hands to help a stay-at-home mother of five children. You will typically work in the morning, helping with breakfast, getting children ready for school and helping with the school run (walking distance). Then you will have a break during the day to attend a language class or for your own hobbies. In the afternoon, you will help with the school runs or after school activities, entertain some of the children whilst the mother helps others with homework, then help with mealtime and bedtime. You will have weekends off. You will be welcomed as part of the family and will be invited to family activities and trips around the country. Previous Au Pairs highly recommend this busy but fun and friendly family!


Job Title: Au Pair

Location: Turku, Finland

Hours: 30 per week

Gross Salary: 100 € per week plus many benefits

Start Date: January 2019

Duration: 6-12 months

Language Skills: Good English (some Finnish an advantage but not essential)

Driving Licence: No

Age of Children: 9 months and 5 years

Accommodation: Single room on a different floor to family bedrooms

Description: Family living in Turku. Lovely location by the sea! You will mostly look after the eldest child but will also help out with the younger child with parent supervision. The family is looking for a trustworthy, active and flexible person to truly become a member of the family. You will regularly be required to travel with the family for work to Helsinki and you will also be given the opportunity to explore Finland with them on trips to the archipelago and Lapland, for example.


Job Title: Mother’s Help

Location: London, UK

Hours: 30 per week (50 hours during school holiday)

Gross Salary: £ 130 per week + extra for school holidays and any additional hours

Start Date: 1 January 2019

Duration: a minimum of 1 year (prefer several years)

Language Skills: Good English and fluent Finnish

Driving Licence: Yes

Age of Children: 4 years

Accommodation: either a private room in the family home or a rented room in a shared house near the family home

Description: Family living in North London, less than 30 minutes from the city centre. You will have sole charge of a 4-year-old in school full time from January so you will work mornings and afternoons and will have lots of time off during the day. During school holidays you will work a full day, 8 am to 6 pm. A degree of flexibility is required, with occasional late evenings and very rare overnight care but overtime is paid extra and you will be given more holidays than the normal holiday allowance is to compensate. Cleaner is employed so only light household duties are required, such as tidying up toys, doing child’s laundry and cooking for child. Driving is required for school journeys but this is an easy route in the suburb and doesn’t involve driving in the heavy city traffic (the family will pay for driving lessons if required). Accommodation will be either a room in the family home or a room in a shared house (although you will always be welcome to spend time in the family home). This lovely family is looking for a long term employee and member of the family.


Job Title: Nanny (live in)

Location: London, UK

Hours: 45-50 per week

Gross Salary: £ 430-500 gross per week (£ 1 862-2 165 gross per month)

Start Date: Preferably in November 2018 but by 1 Jan 2019

Duration: a minimum of 1 year

Language Skills: Good English; fluent Finnish

Driving Licence: No

Age of Children: 3 years, 7 years and a baby due

Accommodation: Private top floor accommodation

Description: Family living in Highgate, North London, about 20 minutes from centre city. You will work alongside a stay-at-home mother to begin with. The role will become a sole charge nanny role when the mother returns to work in autumn 2019 so there is potential for long term employment. The family employs a cleaner so only light household work such as tidying up and doing the children’s laundry is required. The accommodation is a large, modern double bedroom with ensuite bathroom and a smaller sitting area on top floor which is solely for nanny’s use, offering lots of privacy. Great location, within walking distance of Highgate High Street and public transportation. Previous nanny stayed with this lovely family for 5 years!


Job Title: Governess (teacher for a private family)

Location: Dubai, UAE + worldwide travel regularly: Europe, USA, Middle East, South Asia

Hours: Negotiable

Gross Salary: 4 000 € per month (tax free in UAE!) + many benefits (see below)

Start Date: As soon as possible (in the next 1-2 months)

Duration: Long term candidate preferred (several years); can start with 2-year contract

Language Skills: Fluent English

Driving Licence: No

Age of Children: 18 months (+ a newborn currently looked after by other staff)

Accommodation: Comfortable private room in each location

Description: International family looking for a governess to teach their 18-month-old child. Degree in early childhood education and several years of teaching experience with similar age group is required. The family travels a lot and stays for 1-3 months in each location so travelling is essential in this position. The candidate must be comfortable working in a multi-cultured, fully staffed household that includes nannies and a chef that all travel with the family. This is an incredible opportunity for a teacher to travel the world and work one-on-one with one child only! Salary is 4 000 € per month (net – as tax free in UAE!) and the benefits include: free accommodation and food, all travel (including 2 round-trip airfares home each year) and two months of paid holiday per year. To apply, please send your CV and cover letter (in English) to