Jobs

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.

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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. 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

 

Junior Nanny/Mother’s Help (live in, separate accommodation)

Location: Båstad, Sweden

Hours: 35-40 per week

Gross salary: 11 000-13 000 SEK (1 032-1 220 €) per month

Start date: 7-8 December 2019

Duration: Preferably 1 year or more

Language skills: Good to fluent Swedish

Driving licence: Yes

Children’s ages: 2,5 years and 8 years

Accommodation: Large, comfortable and newly renovated guest house next to main house. House has double bedroom, lounge, kitchen, private bathroom, laundry facilities, internet and TV with Netflix

Description: Family living in rural, coastal location near Båstad, Sweden. Fabulous private accommodation offered! Eldest child goes to school and youngest child is in nursery. Duties include driving to/from nursery, school and other activities, cooking for the family, cleaning and organising duties whilst children are in nursery/school, and providing children age-appropriate activities.

Working hours are Mon, Tue, Fri 7 am to 12 pm and 3-6 pm and Wed-Thu the family can be more flexible on hours but typically 9 am to 3 pm. The hours and position would suit someone studying on their time off. Confident driver required as winter conditions are snowy and icy. The family are looking for an outdoorsy person who likes animals (they have a dog and two cats).

Current Mother’s Help has been with the family for a year now. You will work alongside her for the first two weeks so that you will get to know the job. Even though the position starts just before Christmas, you can take time off during Christmas to be with your family should you wish to travel home (employer will pay for your flights!). Benefits include meals with the family during working hours, car for personal use, return flight home once per year and flight home at the end of employment.

 

Junior Nanny (live in/out)

Location: London, United Kingdom

Hours: 40 hours per week

Gross salary: £ 1 542 per month (1 730 € per month)

Start date: As soon as possible

Duration: A minimum of 1 year

Language skills: Fluent English

Driving licence: Not required but preferred

Children’s ages: 3  years (and baby)

Accommodation: Private bedroom or live out

Description: Family living in Hendon, North West London. You would be looking after a 3-year-old and working alongside a mother who is caring for her baby.  Duties include providing a variety of activities for the child, cooking for the child and nursery duties (child’s laundry and keeping child’s room and belongings tidy and clean). Working hours are either Mon-Fri or Tue-Sat, 2-3 hours in the morning and 4-5 hours in the afternoon and evening.

 

Nanny (live out)

Location: London, United Kingdom

Hours: 24-26 hours per week

Gross salary: £ 1 470-2 418 per month (1 648-2 710 € per month)

Start date: 10 October 2019 or shortly thereafter

Duration: A minimum of 1 year

Language skills: Fluent English

Driving licence: Not required but preferred

Children’s ages: 3  years

Accommodation: Live out

Description: Family living in Lewisham, London. Working hours are Thu-Fri 6-10 pm and Sat-Sun 8 am to 4 pm. Ideally Friday morning too for morning drop off but not required. The family is looking for a reliable and mature person with at least 2 years of work experience as a Nanny. Salary depending on previous experience.

 

Housekeeper-Nanny (live in)

Location: London, United Kingdom

Hours: 50-60 per week

Gross salary: £ 2 600 per month (2 915 € per month)

Start date: As soon as possible

Duration: Long term, several years preferred

Language skills: Fluent English

Driving licence: No

Children’s ages: 2, 6 and 8 years

Accommodation: Private bedroom with en-suite bathroom, WiFi, satellite TV and Netflix and private living space.

Description: Family living in St. John’s Wood, London is looking for an experienced Housekeeper-Nanny. Duties include general cleaning and tidying up, changing beds and laundry, running errands, food shopping, morning routines for children (breakfast, uniforms, lunch boxes) and cooking varied and healthy meals for the children.

You will have the opportunity to travel with the family on holidays to Dubai, America, India etc. The ideal candidate is someone capable, switched on, who takes initiative, positive and responsible.

 

Nanny (live out)

Location: London, United Kingdom

Hours: 40 hours per week

Gross salary: £ 2 485-2 754 per month (2 720-3 013 € per month)

Start date: As soon as possible

Duration: Long term, several years preferred

Language skills: Fluent English

Driving licence: No

Children’s ages: 3 weeks and 2 years

Accommodation: Live out

Description: Family living in Balham, South West London. You will work M-F 12 pm to 8 pm. You will mostly look after the 2-year-old, but you will also help the mother with the baby. The mother will return to work in late 2020, and you will be looking after both children full time (10-12 per day) then.

 

Nanny-housekeeper (live out)

Location: Helsinki, Finland

Hours: 25 per week

Gross salary: 1 299 € per month

Start date: As soon as possible

Duration: A minimum of 1 year, preferably longer

Language skills: Fluent Finnish OR English

Driving licence: Yes

Children’s ages: 4 years, 7 years

Accommodation: Live out

Description: Family living in Lauttasaari, Helsinki. Part time nanny-housekeeper position with emphasis on childcare. You will look after two children aged 4 and 7. The younger goes to a nursery full time and the eldest to school. Therefore, the need for childcare is mostly for early mornings (to get children ready and take them to nursery/school) and late afternoons/evenings (picking children up, taking them to activities, cooking for children or heating up food for them, playing with children both indoors and outside).

The family is looking for an active and outdoorsy person who has lots of energy to play with the children and is not afraid to spend time outdoors even in wet or cold weather. Sometimes you are required to work at weekends also but you will then be given time off during the week instead. The hours and schedule can be negotiated with the chosen candidate. In addition to childcare, duties include housekeeping which consists of weekly cleaning of the house and doing laundry. The household duties take about 8 hours per week.

 

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: October 2019

Duration: Long term, a minimum of 2 years

Language skills: Fluent English

Driving licence: No

Children’s ages: 1 year, 2,5 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. More information can be found on TE-palvelut job site.

 

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

 

Au Pair positions available

 

Au Pair/Mother’s Help

Location: Munich, Germany + regular travel abroad!

Hours: 30 per week

Pocket money/gross salary: Negotiable depending on experience

Start date: November 2019

Duration: 9-12 months

Language skills: Fluent Finnish and basic to average English or German

Driving licence: Preferably yes (can consider a non-driver also)

Age of children: 7 months and 5 years

Accommodation: Spacious bedroom and private bathroom

Description: Family living near Munich, Germany. Amazing opportunity to travel regularly with the family! They travel for work and leisure, in Germany and abroad (esp. London, Italy and the Alps for skiing). The family will pay for all your travel, accommodation and food on those trips.

You will mostly look after the 5-year-old who loves to draw, play with lego, play outdoors and do judo. Some help with the baby is also required but only to assist the mother, not independently. The family also has two teenage children who you are not responsible for.

It is important that you are fluent in Finnish and speak Finnish with the 5-yo. You can speak/practice English or German with the rest of the family. Light household duties only as the family employs a cleaner. The family lives in a large and comfortable house where you are welcome to use their fitness room and sauna also.

 

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!

 

Au Pair

Location: Sydney, Australia

Hours: Up to 40 per week

Pocket money: Up to $ 350 per week

Start date: October 2019

Duration: 6 months

Language skills: Basic to average English

Driving licence: Yes

Children’s ages: 9 months, 4 years and 6 years

Accommodation: Large queen bed in a separate fully contained area separate from the main house with own TV and DVD player and full bathroom , unlimited internet, Netflix

Description: Family living in Sydney’s North Shore are looking for an Au Pair to help a stay-at-home mum look after three children. Experience with young children is required. This is an experienced host family who will welcome you as a family member!

You will be invited to join the family on vacations – they go to the countryside most weekends. You will have good privacy in a separate accommodation and will work in a lovely home with a swimming pool. The area is lovely, leafy green but close to the city also.

 

Au Pair

Location: Knutsford, UK

Hours: 30 per week

Pocket money: £ 100 per week

Start date: As soon as possible

Duration: Until end of August 2020

Language skills: Basic to average English

Driving licence: No

Children’s ages: 1 and 3 years

Accommodation: Private bedroom

Description: Family living in Knutsford, Cheshire, about 45 minutes by train from Manchester.  You will be helping stay-at-home mom with her two daughters. In the morning help with breakfast and getting ready for preschool. In the afternoon playing with girls, helping with dinner and bed time. Occasional babysitting. Benefits include £ 20 per month towards language school.

 

Au Pair

Location: Stockholm, Sweden

Hours: 30 per week

Pocket money: 8 000-9 000 SEK per month

Start date: As soon as possible

Duration: 9-12 months

Language skills: Average to good English; Swedish skills would be an advantage

Driving licence: Yes

Children’s ages: 2 years, 6 years and 10 years

Accommodation: Private bedroom

Description: Family living in a lovely area near Stockholm, about 20 minutes by bus from the city centre. You will work mainly in the afternoons (3 pm to 7 pm) but there may be some early mornings also. Duties include picking up children from nursery and school and taking them to activities, cooking dinner for them, and generally entertaining them with creative and fun activities. Household duties include doing some laundry and grocery shopping. No cleaning duties, just tidying up after yourself and the children.

The children speak Swedish and they are learning English; it would be an advantage if you could speak Swedish. It would be ideal if you had an interest in both sports and art as the children enjoy both.

 

Au Pair

Location: Helsinki, Finland

Hours: 30 per week

Pocket money: 100 € per week

Start date: As soon as possible

Duration: 9-12 months

Language skills: Good English; Finnish skills are an advantage but not required

Driving licence: No

Children’s ages: 4 years and 5 years

Accommodation: Bedroom

Description: Family living in Munkkiniemi, about 20 minutes by bus from central Helsinki, in a lovely area by the sea. Both children are at nursery full time. You will work three mornings and two afternoons per week and will have weekends off.

You would speak English with the children but the family is happy to help you learn Finnish and to teach you about Finnish culture. You will be welcomed as part of the family, to also join family activities and trips in Finland. The family enjoys outdoor activities, sports and travelling and is looking for an Au Pair with similar interests.

 

Au Pair

Location: Folkestone, UK

Hours: 30 per week

Pocket money: £ 100 per week

Start date: As soon as possible

Duration: 6-12 months

Language skills: Basic to average English

Driving licence: No

Children’s ages: 2 years and 4 years

Accommodation: Double bedroom and private shower room

Description: Family living in the lovely seaside town of Folkestone, South East England, 70 mins to London and 35 mins to Calais, France by train. The family is looking for an active and outdoorsy au pair as the children enjoy spending time at park or beach. The eldest child is in nursery five days per week so you will not look after both children all the time. Household duties include children’s laundry and tidying up after yourself and the children, no cleaning. Relaxed family that are committed to making sure you enjoy your stay!

 

Au Pair

Location: Helsinki, Finland

Hours: 25 per week

Pocket money: 120 € per week plus many benefits

Start date: As soon as possible

Duration: Preferably 12 months

Language skills: Average to good English (will need to speak/learn some Finnish)

Driving licence: Yes

Children’s ages: 4 years and 7 years

Accommodation: Private studio close to the family home

Description: Family living in Helsinki, Finland. The home is in a suburb, in a lovely location near the sea. The family will rent a studio for you as they do not have an extra bedroom in their home. You are welcome to spend as much time in their home as you wish, learning Finnish and about the Finnish culture and taking part in family activities. The children are in nursery and school full time so you will mostly work 1-2 hours in the morning and 3-4 hours in the afternoon/evening.

You will need to be a confident driver to take children to school and activities. Your duties also include some light household duties, such as vacuuming, dusting, keeping the kitchen clean and doing the children’s laundry. The benefits include use of a car during your time off, a language/cultural course, mobile phone with unlimited calls, texts and data, and a flight home if you work for the full 12 months. The family’s former nanny who worked for them for 5 years warmly recommends them!

 

Mother’s Help positions available

 

Junior Nanny/Mother’s Help (live in, separate accommodation)

Location: Båstad, Sweden

Hours: 35-40 per week

Gross salary: 11 000-13 000 SEK (1 032-1 220 €) per month

Start date: 7-8 December 2019

Duration: Preferably 1 year or more

Language skills: Good to fluent Swedish

Driving licence: Yes

Children’s ages: 2,5 years and 8 years

Accommodation: Large, comfortable and newly renovated guest house next to main house. House has double bedroom, lounge, kitchen, private bathroom, laundry facilities, internet and TV with Netflix

Description: Family living in rural, coastal location near Båstad, Sweden. Fabulous private accommodation offered! Eldest child goes to school and youngest child is in nursery. Duties include driving to/from nursery, school and other activities, cooking for the family, cleaning and organising duties whilst children are in nursery/school, and providing children age-appropriate activities.

Working hours are Mon, Tue, Fri 7 am to 12 pm and 3-6 pm and Wed-Thu the family can be more flexible on hours but typically 9 am to 3 pm. The hours and position would suit someone studying on their time off. Confident driver required as winter conditions are snowy and icy. The family are looking for an outdoorsy person who likes animals (they have a dog and two cats).

Current Mother’s Help has been with the family for a year now. You will work alongside her for the first two weeks so that you will get to know the job. Even though the position starts just before Christmas, you can take time off during Christmas to be with your family should you wish to travel home (employer will pay for your flights!). Benefits include meals with the family during working hours, car for personal use, return flight home once per year and flight home at the end of employment.

 

Au Pair/Mother’s Help

Location: Munich, Germany + regular travel abroad!

Hours: 30 per week

Pocket money/gross salary: Negotiable depending on experience

Start date: November 2019

Duration: 9-12 months

Language skills: Fluent Finnish and basic to average English or German

Driving licence: Preferably yes (can consider a non-driver also)

Age of children: 7 months and 5 years

Accommodation: Spacious bedroom and private bathroom

Description: Family living near Munich, Germany. Amazing opportunity to travel regularly with the family! They travel for work and leisure, in Germany and abroad (esp. London, Italy and the Alps for skiing). The family will pay for all your travel, accommodation and food on those trips.

You will mostly look after the 5-year-old who loves to draw, play with lego, play outdoors and do judo. Some help with the baby is also required but only to assist the mother, not independently. The family also has two teenage children who you are not responsible for.

It is important that you are fluent in Finnish and speak Finnish with the 5-yo. You can speak/practice English or German with the rest of the family. Light household duties only as the family employs a cleaner. The family lives in a large and comfortable house where you are welcome to use their fitness room and sauna also.

 

Mother’s Help

Location: Southend-on-Sea, Essex, UK

Hours: 45 per week

Gross salary: £ 275 per week

Start date: October/November 2019

Duration: 9-12 months

Language skills: Good to fluent English

Driving licence: No

Children’s ages: 3 months, 2,5 years and 5 years

Accommodation: Private bedroom, sitting room and bathroom on separate floor

Description: Family living in Southend-on-Sea, about 55 minutes by train to London. This is a lovely coastal resort town with lots to do! The family is looking for an extra pair of hands for a busy stay-at-home mum with three children. It would be an advantage if you can drive but this is not a must.

Duties include mainly looking after the eldest two children, providing them with age-appropriate activities, taking the eldest to and from school, cooking meals for children, doing children’s laundry and helping with keeping the house tidy. Working hours are very flexible, with occasional weekend work required. There is an opportunity to travel with the family, in the UK and abroad. Current Mother’s Help warmly recommends!

 

Mother’s Help

Location: Bristol, UK

Hours: 40 per week

Gross salary: £ 250 per week

Start date: January 2020

Duration: A minimum of 1 year

Language skills: Good to fluent English

Driving licence: Yes

Children’s ages: 16 months and 5 years

Accommodation: Private bedroom with en suite bathroom

Description: Family living in a suburb of Bristol. Working hours are Tue-Fri 8 am to 6 pm. Previous experience with caring for children of similar age is required as you will have sole charge of the children for full days.

Duties include entertaining the children with age-appropriate activities, driving them to and from school, play groups and other activities, doing children’s laundry, cooking healthy meals for children and generally keeping the areas you and the children use tidy and clean. The car is available for personal use during time off also. The family will also reimburse you for your flight to the UK when you have worked for them for 3 months and will pay for your flight back to your home country.

 

Elderly Companion positions available

 

We have dozens of 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

 

Housekeeper-Nanny (live in)

Location: London, United Kingdom

Hours: 50-60 per week

Gross salary: £ 2 600 per month (2 915 € per month)

Start date: As soon as possible

Duration: Long term – several years

Language skills: Fluent English

Driving licence: No

Children’s ages: 2, 6 and 8 years

Accommodation: Private bedroom with en-suite bathroom, WiFi, satellite TV and Netflix and private living space.

Description: Family living in St. John’s Wood, London is looking for an experienced Housekeeper-Nanny. Duties include general cleaning and tidying up, changing beds and laundry, running errands, food shopping, morning routines for children (breakfast, uniforms, lunch boxes) and cooking varied and healthy meals for the children.

You will have the opportunity to travel with the family on holidays to Dubai, America, India etc. The ideal candidate is someone capable, switched on, who takes initiative, positive and responsible.

 

Housekeeper (live out)

Location: London, United Kingdom

Hours: 35-40 per week

Gross salary: £ 2 167 per month (2 430 € per month)

Start date: As soon as possible

Duration: Long term – preferably several years

Language skills: Good to fluent English

Driving licence: No

Accommodation: Live out

Description: Family living in Wandsworth, London. General housekeeping duties for 5 bedroom house. Working hours Mon-Fri from 9 am to 4 or 5 pm. Must be comfortable with pets as the family has a cat and a dog.