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General information about our positions

 

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. For Au Pairs, there are always positions in the UK, France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Australia, and China. For Nannies, we have dozens of positions all over the world, in Europe, Middle East, and Asia.

Please note that you must either be an EU passport holder or have visa for the country you wish to work in to apply for our positions! We cannot help with the visa process for non-EU nationalities.

Most 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 for nannies and governesses (teachers) only. Au Pair positions are always live in as it is a condition of this cultural exchange programme.

 

Nanny & Governess (private teacher) roles:

We have dozens of live in and live out Nanny roles at any given time! There are also Governess roles for qualified and experienced early childhood education or primary school teachers in private homes.

The positions are in:

  • Europe: UK (mainly London but also in other locations), Switzerland, France, Germany, etc.
  • Middle East: United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Bahrain, etc.
  • Asia: China, Hong Kong, etc.

A minimum of 2 years of work experience is required for all Nanny or Governess roles. Many families request more than 5 years of work experience. You must also speak fluent English, although in some families this may not be required. For example, our Finnish families abroad often specify that they would like a Finnish speaker to improve their children’s Finnish language skills.

Feel free to contact us about your preferences for a job! nannies@nordicnannies.com or +358 50 382 0019.

 

Nanny positions available

 

Nanny (live in)

Location: London, UK

Hours: 36 per week

Gross salary: £ 1 500 (1 767 €) per month

Start date: 18 February 2020 (travel to London a few days before)

Duration: A minimum of 1 year; long term candidate preferred

Language skills: Fluent Finnish and good English

Driving licence: Preferred but not required

Children’s ages: 3 years and 5 years

Accommodation: Double bed, TV, internet access, private bathroom at the top floor of the house

Description: Family living in Tooting, London, near a large park with Britain’s largest outdoor swimming pool and the trendy Tooting market. You will work 3 days per week, Tue-Thu appr. 7.45 am to 6.15 pm. The eldest child attends school.

Your duties include school drop off and pick up, providing the children with age-appropriate, educational and fun activities, cooking healthy meals, doing children’s laundry, and keeping the kitchen and children’s areas tidy and clean. Cleaner is employed so light cleaning only. ​

The accommodation offers great privacy as the top floor is only used by occasional guests. This is a great opportunity for an active and creative nanny to work part time whilst having 4 days per week to explore London, England and even the rest of Europe! The family will pay for your flights to London at the beginning of employment and back home at the end of employment.

 

Nanny or Nanny-Housekeeper (live out, accommodation provided)

Location: Singapore

Hours: 20-40 per week

Gross salary: 1 732 € (20 h) or 3 464 € (40 h) per month

Start date: 5-25 January 2020

Duration: Long term preferred; short term (4-5 months) may be acceptable also

Language skills: Fluent Finnish and good to fluent English

Driving licence: No

Children’s ages: baby aged 4 months

Accommodation: Bedroom and bathroom in a shared flat, paid for by the employer

Description: Family living in Singapore. The position is for 20 hours of childcare (Mon-Fri) per week to begin with. You can do an additional 20 hours of housekeeping if you wish to earn extra. When the mother returns to work, the position will be full time 40 hours of childcare with nursery duties only. The position includes some international travel, possibly for a few months in Europe in the summer. All travel expenses and accommodation in each location are paid for by the family.

This is a lovely opportunity for someone who enjoys tropical weather! The family lives in a luxurious condo with two swimming pools that you are welcome to use at any time.

You must have a higher education degree (visa requirement), for example in midwifery or early childhood education, and have previous work experience with babies to apply.

 

Governess/Governeur (private teacher) positions available

 

Governess/Governeur

Location: Dubai, UAE + regular travel worldwide

Hours: 40 hours per week

Gross salary: 4 000 € per month (tax free in UAE)

Start date: Negotiable

Duration: Long term, a minimum of 2 years

Language skills: Fluent English

Driving licence: No

Children’s ages: 18 months and 3 years

Accommodation: Private bedroom in each location

Description: Governess for a family based in Dubai, UAE, but living in several other countries throughout the year. You must have an early childhood education qualification from Finland and speak fluent English to apply.

 

We mostly have Governess/Governeur positions through our partner agency. Please enquire about other current positions available.

 

Au Pair positions available

 

Au Pair

Location: Qingdao, China

Hours: 30 per week

Pocket money: 1 500 CNY per month + LOTS of benefits!

Start date: Any time

Duration: 6 months, 9 months or 12 months

Language skills: Average to good English

Driving licence: No

Children’s ages: Varies, typically school aged children

Accommodation: Private room with full board and free internet access

Description: Many families in Qingdao and in other areas also who are looking for an English speaking Au Pair. Support from a local au pair agency in Qingdao.

Benefits include arrival training with local representative, free Mandarin language classes (20 classes per month), free flight back from China + a reimbursement toward your flight to China (amount depends on how long you stay), all inclusive comprehensive insurance package, vacation time of 3 weeks per each 6 months, arrival package with SIM card and bus card etc. and regular Au Pair meetings!

 

Mother’s Help positions available

 

Please enquire about available positions.

 

Elderly Companion positions available

 

We have many Elderly Companion positions available, mainly in the United Kingdom. As a Companion, you live with and help an elderly person (or a couple) in exchange for room and board plus pocket money/salary (generally higher than for Au Pairs). You typically work part time, up to 30 hours per week, but we also have some positions where you can work full time.

Duties include cooking, cleaning, laundry, running errands or accompanying the elderly to appointments and outings, and sometimes also pet care (if you are happy to look after pets). It is important that you speak at least average English as conversations with the elderly on a daily basis are part of the role. No personal or medical care is required, and you do not need a qualification in care work to work as an Elderly Companion.

 

Housekeeper positions available

 

Please enquire about available positions.