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

 

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

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 (live in)

Location: London, United Kingdom

Hours: 30 hours per week

Gross salary: £ 1 537 per month (1 678 € per month)

Start date: September 2019

Duration: Long term – several years

Language skills: Fluent English

Driving licence: Yes

Children’s ages: 7 years

Accommodation: Bedroom

Description: Family living in Notting Hill, London, looking for a part time nanny. You will work 4 days per week, before and after school, including 3 nights of babysitting per week. Duties include cooking healthy meals for the child, supervising homework, planning fun activities and looking after the dog. Occasional travel in the UK with the family is required.

 

Nanny (live in)

Location: London, United Kingdom

Hours: 36 hours per week

Gross salary: £ 1 515 per month (1 680 € per month)

Start date: As soon as possible

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

Language skills: Fluent Finnish; Good English

Driving licence: Preferred but not required

Children’s ages: 2 years and 4 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, Wed-Fri appr. 7.45 am to 6.15 pm. The eldest child will start school in September. 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!

 

Nanny (live in)

Location: Sydney, Australia

Hours: 40 hours per week

Gross salary: Generous salary (negotiable)

Start date: September 2019

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

Language skills: Good English

Driving licence: Yes

Children’s ages: 2 years and 4 years

Accommodation: bedroom and bathroom on separate floor

Description: Family living in a suburb of Sydney, less than 20 minutes from the city centre. They are looking for an experienced nurturing nanny who is calm, flexible and easy going, firm but fair, and genuinely wants to form a bond with the kids. The family have had two nannies (for 1 and 3 years) who recommend the family! You must be 18-30 years old to apply due to working holiday visa requirements.

 

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 (private teacher) positions available

 

Governess

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 positions through our partner agency. Please enquire about other current positions available.

 

Au Pair positions available

 

Au Pair/Mother’s Help

Location: London, UK

Hours: 30 per week

Pocket money: £ 100-160 per week (depending on experience)

Start date: As soon as possible

Duration: 12 months

Language skills: Basic to average English

Driving licence: No

Children’s ages: 1 year and 4 years

Accommodation: Bedroom

Description: Family living in Barnes, South West London. Duties include preparing breakfast, nursery drop-off and pick-up, playing with children, assisting with bath and bed time, and light housekeeping. Previous experience with young children is required.

 

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: 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

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

 

Au Pair/Mother’s Help

Location: London, UK

Hours: 30 per week

Pocket money: £ 100-160 per week (depending on experience)

Start date: As soon as possible

Duration: 12 months

Language skills: Basic to average English

Driving licence: No

Children’s ages: 1 year and 4 years

Accommodation: Bedroom

Description: Family living in Barnes, South West London. Duties include preparing breakfast, nursery drop-off and pick-up, playing with children, assisting with bath and bed time, and light housekeeping. Previous experience with young children is required.

 

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

 

Location: Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Hours: 30-35 hours per week (3 days per week)

Gross salary: 1 800 € per month (with opportunity to earn extra for extra hours)

Start date: October/November 2019

Duration: A minimum of 1 year

Language skills: Good English

Driving licence: No

Accommodation: Live out

Description: Family of four living in Amsterdam. They are looking for a housekeeper for 3 days per week. Duties include cleaning and tidying up, laundry and ironing, and helping to prepare meals. You must have previous work experience with housekeeping. The family is looking for a professional and efficient person and will provide a warm and friendly work environment for you.

There is a possibility to earn extra money looking after their children aged 10 months and 3 years or helping the family to organise parties but this is not a requirement. To look after the children, you will need childcare experience with similar age groups.