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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.
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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.

To apply, subscribe to our e-mail list, and you will be sent an email with instructions on how to apply.

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

 

Nanny-housekeeper (live out)

Location: Helsinki, Finland

Hours: 25 per week

Gross salary: 1 299 € per month

Start date: 1.8.2019

Duration: A minimum of 1 year, preferably longer

Language skills: Fluent Finnish OR English

Driving licence: Yes

Age of children: 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.

 

Nanny (live in)

Location: London, UK

Hours: 45-50 hours per week

Gross salary: Up to £ 415 per week (2 009 € per month)

Start date: October 2019

Duration: A minimum of 1 year

Language skills: Good English

Driving licence: Preferred but not essential

Age of children: 6 months and 2 years

Accommodation: Private bedroom and en-suite bathroom on top floor of the house

Description: Family living in Southfields, a South West London suburb with plenty of shops, parks, coffee bars and restaurants and very good transport links to central London, taking approximately 20 minutes by underground. The 2-year-old is in nursery two full days per week.

The nanny needs to have experience with babies and toddlers. Duties include all aspects of childcare, doing children’s laundry and generally tidying up after children and yourself. Housekeeper is employed for heavy cleaning. Driving is not essential but there is a car for the nanny to use. The family are members of a sports club with pool, which the nanny could use with the children if able to drive. Lovely top floor accommodation offering good privacy. There are lots of nannies in the area so opportunity for a rich social life.

 

Mother’s Help/Nanny (live in)

Location: London, UK

Hours: 50 hours per week

Gross salary: Up to £ 415 per week (2 009 € per month)

Start date: Beginning of September 2019

Duration: A minimum of 1 year

Language skills: Good English

Driving licence: Preferred but not essential

Age of children: Twins 6 months and toddler 2 years

Accommodation: Double bedroom, bathroom and private sitting room with Netflix and Apple TV

Description: Family living in Shepherds Bush, which is a West London suburb which has major shops, parks, coffee bars, restaurants and excellent transport links to central London. You will work alongside a stay-at home mother, mostly shared charge, but you will also need to be confident in taking sole charge of all three children at times.

Duties include looking after the children at home, including preparing meals for them, as well as taking them for walks, play groups and other age related activities, assisting mum on outings, etc. Housekeeper is employed 4 times per week for heavy cleaning but you will need to assist in keeping the house tidy and clean and to do the children’s laundry. Hours are 7 am to 7 pm with a break for 2-3 hours during the day. The family live in a large house with a large communal area and a garden which is great for play dates. Travelling with the family for ski and summer holidays in Europe is an option.

 

Governess (private teacher) positions available

 

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

 

Au Pair positions available

 

Au Pair

Location: Helsinki, Finland

Hours: 30 per week

Pocket money: 100 € per week

Start date: 1.8.2019

Duration: 9-12 months

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

Driving licence: No

Age of children: 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/Mother’s Help

Location: Munich, Germany + worldwide travel!

Hours: 30 per week

Pocket money/gross salary: Negotiable depending on experience

Start date: As soon as possible

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: 2 months and 5 years

Accommodation: Spacious bedroom and private bathroom

Description: Family living near Munich, Germany. Amazing opportunity to travel regularly with the family around the world! They travel for work and leisure, around Europe (esp. Italy and the Alps) and the U.S. 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 legos, 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: 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

Age of children: 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: last week in July 2019

Duration: Preferably 12 months

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

Driving licence: Yes

Age of children: 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!

 

Au Pair

Location: Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Hours: 30-35 per week

Pocket money: Negotiable + a bonus after 6 months

Start date: September 2019

Duration: 6 months (longer stay possible)

Language skills: Average to good English

Driving licence: Yes

Age of children: 10 years and 12 years

Accommodation: Private bedroom and bathroom, small kitchenette

Description: Family living in centre of Cairns, close to the beach and the Barrier Reef in Queensland. Most of your help is needed before and after school, however flexibility is required for some babysitting and some help maybe needed for a few hours on a Saturday sometimes. There is plenty of free time to explore this fabulous part of the world. There will be a few weeks off over December/Christmas period for you to travel.  Duties include some light housework and cooking, and helping with homework. You will also need to be a confident driver and you have a car for your personal use.

The family are easy going and friendly, and enjoy a healthy, active lifestyle so this would suit an Au Pair who enjoys similar things. This is a fabulous position as the family live in large family home with a pool. The Au Pair’s living area is on the ground floor of the house with own bathroom and small kitchenette. You must be 18-30 years old to apply for this position (working holiday visa requirement).

 

Au Pair

Location: Brisbane, Australia

Hours: 30 per week

Pocket money: Negotiable

Start date: July 2019

Duration: 6 months

Language skills: Average to good English

Driving licence: Yes

Age of children: 6 years, 7 years and 11 years

Accommodation: Private bedroom

Description: Family living in Tingalpa, a lovely suburb of Brisbane, about 30 mins from the city. Lovely, professional single dad with three children. Mum lives nearby and the children stay with her every second weekend. The family have a large family home with lots of space.  The au pair room is close to the kids but not too close, so you have some privacy. Lots of free time during the day and weekends completely free to explore Brisbane and surrounding areas.

Help is required mainly before and after school hours in the week helping out with homework and light housework and preparing children’s lunches and helping out with some meal preparation. A driver is required and a car will be provided for some personal use too. This role would suit either a female or male au pair. Current au pair recommends! You must be 18-30 years old to apply for this position (working holiday visa requirement).

 

Au Pair

Location: Sydney, Australia

Hours: 30 per week

Pocket money: Negotiable

Start date: August 2019

Duration: 6 months

Language skills: Average to good English

Driving licence: Yes

Age of children: 2-year-old twins

Accommodation: Private bedroom and bathroom

Description: Family living in Wolli Creek, a central Sydney suburb within 15 minutes’ drive and 10 minutes train ride in to central Sydney with all its attractions. Their lovely home has a pool, Jacuzzi and fitness suite as well as wi-fi. They are looking for an au pair who has enough experience to care for their two girls on a sole charge basis on days when they are not in daycare – 3  days per week. This family also need help one day over a weekend ideally.

As an active part of the family, you will be expected to help with cooking, light housework and taking the children to kids activities. A confident driver is required. You must be 18-30 years old to apply for this position (working holiday visa requirement).

 

Au Pair

Location: Sydney, Australia

Hours: 30-35 per week

Pocket money: Negotiable

Start date: August 2019

Duration: 6 months

Language skills: Average to good English

Driving licence: No

Age of children: 5 years

Accommodation: Private bedroom, bathroom shared with child only, access to TV lounge area

Description: Family living in Camden Oran Park, near Sydney. They are close to the bus stop 2 mins walk and few minutes to the train station in a bus.The estate has its own shopping centre and cafes and restaurants. Lots of parks, walking trails, duck pond and bike tracks. No driving is required as everything is within walking distance with plenty of public transport close by.

This is an international family, who are very relaxed, they have hosted a few Au Pairs with different backgrounds and cultures and loved the experiences. Parents are both shift workers they need some part time help, mainly before and after day care. There is lots of free time, with at least 3 days off a week so you can explore this fabulous city. You must be 18-30 years old to apply for this position (working holiday visa requirement).

 

Au Pair

Location: London, UK

Hours: 30 per week

Pocket money: £ 100 per week

Start date: August/September 2019

Duration: 11 months

Language skills: Basic to average English

Driving licence: No

Age of children: 4 years

Accommodation: Room and bathroom on the top floor of the house, offering lots of privacy!

Description: The family living in the Wandsworth Common area in South West London. Basic Au Pair role, helping with morning and after school routines. Duties include preparing breakfast, taking child to school, tidying up, doing laundry, picking child up from school and taking to activities, supervising homework, cooking dinner, helping with bath and bedtime.

 

Au Pair

Location: London, UK

Hours: 30 per week

Pocket money: £ 120 per week

Start date: August/September 2019

Duration: 11 months

Language skills: Basic to average English

Driving licence: No

Age of children: 4 years, 9 years, and 11 years

Accommodation: Room and private bathroom

Description: The family living in Tufnell Park, North London. Basic Au Pair role, helping with morning and after school routines. Duties include preparing breakfast, taking children to school, tidying up, doing laundry, picking children up from school and taking them to activities, supervising homework, cooking dinner, helping with bath and bedtime.

 

Au Pair

Location: London, UK

Hours: 30 per week

Pocket money: £ 100+ per week (happy to negotiate)

Start date: August/September 2019

Duration: 11 months

Language skills: Basic to average English

Driving licence: No

Age of children: 5 years and 7 years

Accommodation: Room and private bathroom

Description: The family living in Chiswick, West London. Basic Au Pair role, helping with morning and after school routines. Duties include preparing breakfast, taking children to school, tidying up, doing laundry, picking children up from school and taking them to activities, supervising homework, cooking dinner, helping with bath and bedtime.  Must like dogs as dog walking (one Labrador) is part of the role. Benefits include a contribution toward mobile phone costs and a gym membership.

 

Au Pair

Location: London, UK

Hours: 30 per week

Pocket money: £ 100 per week

Start date: August/September 2019

Duration: 11 months

Language skills: Basic to average English

Driving licence: No

Age of children: 4 years and 8 years

Accommodation: Room and shared bathroom

Description: The family living in Queens Park, North West London. Basic Au Pair role, helping with morning and after school routines. Duties include preparing breakfast, taking children to school, tidying up, doing laundry, picking children up from school and taking them to activities, supervising homework, cooking dinner, helping with bath and bedtime.

 

Au Pair

Location: London, UK

Hours: 30 per week

Pocket money: £ 100 per week

Start date: August/September 2019

Duration: 11 months

Language skills: Basic to average English

Driving licence: No

Age of children: 10 years, 13 years and 15 years

Accommodation: Room with ensuite shower, shared bathroom

Description: The family living in Tufnell Park, North London. Basic Au Pair role, helping with morning and after school routines. Duties include preparing breakfast, taking children to school, tidying up, doing laundry, picking children up from school and taking them to activities, supervising homework, cooking dinner, helping with bath and bedtime.  Must like dogs as dog walking (one Leonberger) is part of the role. Benefits include a contribution toward an Oyster card and mobile phone costs.

 

Au Pair

Location: London, UK

Hours: 30 per week

Pocket money: £ 120 per week

Start date: August/September 2019

Duration: 11 months

Language skills: Basic to average English

Driving licence: No

Age of children: 11 years, 13 years and 15 years

Accommodation: Room and private bathroom

Description: The family living in Tufnell Park, North London. Basic Au Pair role, helping with morning and after school routines. Duties include preparing breakfast, taking children to school, tidying up, doing laundry, picking children up from school and taking them to activities, supervising homework, cooking dinner, helping with bath and bedtime.  Must like dogs as dog walking is part of the role.

 

Au Pair

Location: London, UK

Hours: 30 per week

Pocket money: £ 100 per week

Start date: August/September 2019

Duration: 11 months

Language skills: Basic to average English

Driving licence: No

Age of children: 9 years

Accommodation: Room and shared bathroom

Description: The family living in Richmond, South West London. Basic Au Pair role, helping with morning and after school routines. Duties include preparing breakfast, taking child to school, tidying up, doing laundry, picking child up from school and taking to activities, supervising homework, cooking dinner, helping with bath and bedtime. Benefits include a contribution toward mobile phone costs.

 

Au Pair

Location: London, UK

Hours: 30 per week

Pocket money: £ 100 per week

Start date: August/September 2019

Duration: 11 months

Language skills: Basic to average English

Driving licence: No

Age of children: 5 years, 7 years and 10 years

Accommodation: Room and shared bathroom

Description: The family living in Hammersmith, West London. Basic Au Pair role, helping with morning and after school routines. Duties include preparing breakfast, taking children to school, tidying up, doing laundry, picking children up from school and taking them to activities, supervising homework, cooking dinner, helping with bath and bedtime.

 

Au Pair

Location: London, UK

Hours: 30 per week

Pocket money: £ 150 per week

Start date: August/September 2019

Duration: 11 months

Language skills: Basic to average English

Driving licence: No

Age of children: 3 years and 5 years

Accommodation: Room and shared bathroom

Description: The family living in Clapham Junction, South West London. Basic Au Pair role, helping with morning and after school routines. Duties include preparing breakfast, taking children to school, tidying up, doing laundry, picking children up from school and taking them to activities, supervising homework, cooking dinner, helping with bath and bedtime.

 

Au Pair

Location: London, UK

Hours: 30 per week

Pocket money: £ 115 per week

Start date: August/September 2019

Duration: 11 months

Language skills: Basic to average English

Driving licence: No

Age of children: 4 years and 8 years

Accommodation: Room and private bathroom

Description: The family living in London Fields, East London. Basic Au Pair role, helping with morning and after school routines. Duties include preparing breakfast, taking children to school, tidying up, doing laundry, picking children up from school and taking them to activities, supervising homework, cooking dinner, helping with bath and bedtime.

 

Mother’s Help positions available

 

Au Pair/Mother’s Help

Location: Munich, Germany + worldwide travel!

Hours: 30 per week

Pocket money/gross salary: Negotiable depending on experience

Start date: June/July 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: 2 months and 5 years

Accommodation: Spacious bedroom and private bathroom

Description: Family living near Munich, Germany. Amazing opportunity to travel regularly with the family around the world! They travel for work and leisure, around Europe (esp. Italy and the Alps) and the U.S. 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 legos, 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: London, UK

Hours: 40-45 hours per week

Gross salary: £ 200-265 per week

Start date: End of July 2019

Duration: A minimum of 1 year

Language skills: Good English

Driving licence: Yes

Age of children: 4 years and 7 years

Accommodation: Bedroom on top floor of the house

Description: Family living in Chiswick, West London, very close to the High Road, where there are many shops, parks, coffee bars, restaurants and very close to central London. Working from 7 am to 7 pm, with a break during the day as children go to school and nursery. Mostly shared charge with the mother, only about 10 hours of sole charge per week.

Family is looking for an active MH who will enjoy arts and crafts, painting, reading and generally just having fun with the children. Must be an organised person to keep the children’s rooms, kitchen and bathroom tidy and clean. Duties also include children’s laundry and ironing. Cleaner is employed for the heavy cleaning. Lots of free time during school holidays as family tends to travel a lot.

 

Mother’s Help

Location: Stockholm, Sweden

Hours: 30 per week

Gross Salary: 2 080 SEK (195 €) per week plus many benefits

Start date: As soon as possible

Duration: Preferably 12 months

Language skills: Basic/average Swedish and basic/average English

Driving licence: Yes

Age of children: 1,5 years, 5 years and 9 years

Accommodation: Private guest room separate from main house; use of kitchen and bathroom in the family home

Description: Family living in a beautiful archipelago just outside of Stockholm, very close to a nature reserve and the waterfront. The eldest child is at school and the two youngest in a nursery so you will only work 1-2 hours in the mornings and 3-4 hours in the afternoons. Duties consist of helping children get dressed and ready in the morning, tidying up the kitchen, picking children up and taking them to afternoon sports activities, cooking them dinner and doing some laundry. Only very light household duties, such as tidying up, is required as the family employs a cleaner.

This social and active family is looking for an outgoing and active person who also enjoys doing arts and crafts with the children. You must speak some Swedish and English. The family is happy to help you improve your Swedish if you can encourage the children to speak English, too. Lots of privacy in a lovely, small guest room that is separate from the main house!

 

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 much 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.