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JOB VACANCIES

 

 

Welcome to LJW Recruitment - the definitive boutique agency providing you with global Job Vacancies, recruitment news and industry updates.

 

Not all the positions we represent are here and we do our best to update these regularly. We do understand that timing is often of the essence in finding the right position and if you have the right experience, we would like to hear from you to start working together.

 

Should you be interested in any of the roles below, or you wish to register, please Contact Us  or email your resume to get you started to: cv@ljwrecruitment.com

 

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Domestic Vacancies

 

 

WELCOME

 

As a member of the Advisory Board of 'Family Office Recruitment', we are pleased to direct you to view their 2014 global report, examining the recruitment market within the family office sector addressing the key issues family offices face, the attraction of family offices for candidates, trends, skill requirements, a look at salary levels, as well as best practices and other important issues. The report is wide ranging and will be of interest not only to family offices themselves, but everyone in the private wealth space, as it sheds some light on this largely hidden market. The report is available to download for free from  www.familyofficerecruitment.com/about-us/family-office-recruitment-report-2014/

We have seen a marked increase in requests by our clients, for LIVE IN staff and therefore we seek new talented individuals, with experience in domestic positions. Please also encourage your qualified and experienced colleagues to register with us. We continually look for new established candidates in the private service industry, and we are here to help.  Email cv@ljwrecruitment.com

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!!  JOBS OF THE WEEK  !!

 

Private Cook/Housekeeper – Geneva, Switzerland

An experienced and hard-working cook/housekeeper is required to join a team of staff at a large family home, near Geneva. There is a chef/housekeeper already employed at the property who has been with the family for several years. This chef is now seeking a cook/housekeeper to work alongside her, to cover long hours every weekend and approx. 6 hrs per day x 3 days per week during weekdays.

Excellent levels of housekeeping are required and this will be the major part of the duties during the week, a daily laundry lady is already employed. Weekends, cooking to a good family level will be required as well as some light housekeeping. These clients like healthy, Mediterranean style cuisine, grilled meats, fresh fish, salads and lots of fresh vegetables etc.

There is also a younger child to cook for who does not necessarily eat at the same time as the parents. This is a demanding role and requires a candidate with excellent cooking skills, lots of energy, active, young at heart, good with children, (as they will be spending time with the children at weekends), good at working within a team, used to working in a UHNW household, and have the ability to respond rapidly to the employers requests.

Candidates must speak fluent English, have a driving license as some occasional driving of the three children will be required, and be multi-skilled and flexible in approach. The Principals’ generally travel throughout all school holiday periods and at this time, the staff are able to have extra ‘down time’ as well as their usual days off.

There is no long term accommodation at the actual property but for the first few weeks an en-suite bedroom can be offered in the staff quarters and the British chef/manager says she will assist in finding a rental apartment, the employer will cover all monthly costs of renting an apartment nearby. There is also the possibility of taking over the lease of a one-bedroom apartment presently occupied by the family tutor, who is leaving at the end of her one-year contract in September.

These clients are very good employers who, although demanding, treat their staff extremely well. Salary: EU4knet neg pm. Start date: ASAP (latest end Aug/early Sept. Email resume to cv@ljwrecruitment.com

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BUTLER / HOUSE & ESTATE MANAGER / CHAUFFEUR VACANCIES

 

Facilities / Property Manager - Nassau, Bahamas

Our International clients are looking for a filipina individual (or a Couple) to oversee and manage a large property, on the paradise island of the Bahamas, with previous experience running large properties from the facilities point of view. The candidate should have experience in mechanical and or electrical / electronic engineering. You will be responsible for the maintenance of a luxurious property. This would include but not be limited to:

  • Maintaining and supervising all the plant and equipment, including RO plant, generators
  • Controlling all vantage lighting systems
  • Heating and air conditioning systems, media system and irrigation system
  • Swimming pools, tennis court
  • Managing the overall upkeep of the property

Local assistance and outsourcing is limited, therefore, you must be capable and have the knowledge to be very hands-on in this position. If married and spouse has experience working in private homes, there could be the possibility of dual employment.

Position based on a 2 year contract with automatic renewal. Salary attractive depending on experience (no income tax). Accommodation provided suitable for a couple. A car will be provided at your disposal. Attractive salary. Start ASAP. Email resume to cv@ljwrecruitment.com

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Hall Manager – North East England

This important and very large estate is seeking a Hall Manager, to be responsible for leading and managing the hall team whose purpose is to provide household support to the Principles, and his family and to look after their grade 1 listed home.  You will lead the house and collection teams who are responsible for looking after the family, visitor welcome and engagement, collections care, presentation and interpretation, housekeeping and maintenance.  You will demonstrate leadership with your efficient use of resources and excellent people management skills, focusing on the motivation and development of staff. 

Must have a full UK driving licence and be physically apt, as there will be an amount of manual handling and lifting required and a good head for heights is also necessary.  In addition a DBS check will be undertaken before an appointment is confirmed. Accommodation provided, and salary neg. Start ASAP. Email resume to cv@ljwrecruitment.com

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Facilities Coordinator - Belgravia & Windsor, UK

The facilities coordinator will be responsible for the overall maintenance of two residences plus a Mayfair office and their contents located in Belgravia, to the highest possible standard. The facilities coordinator will maintain a running list of snagging and repairs to both of the principles residences in London. These tasks should be prioritised, managed and completed by the facilities coordinator unless beyond their capability, in which case the work should be put out to contract after consultation with the Operations Manager.

As the role will involve travelling between the various properties there will be a requirement to keep a regularly updated schedule of works for each residence which will include a time line for all proposed project and in-house tasks. The facilities coordinator will be responsible for the repair/maintenance work in each residence as and when required. The facilities coordinator will work alongside the in-house Housekeeping & Administration teams providing support and assistance as and when required.

The facilities coordinator will be working on and managing a wide variety of maintenance projects at various locations within the residences, and will be the first point of contact for members of the Facilities team, Housekeeping team, suppliers, contractors and sub-contractors.

The facilities coordinator will be a principal key holder for all of the residences and will be responsible for the efficient and effective management of all aspects of physical security of the residences on a 24 hours x 7 days basis, this will include overall responsibility for all in-house security, the alarm systems, CCTV and door entry system.  The facilities coordinator is required to ensure that they are on call to manage any security issues.

The facilities coordinator will be required to provide backup driving services for the UK team whilst the principles are in the UK during the high season.

 Skills 

·         Computer skills: Email, Word, Excel & PowerPoint.

·         Technical literacy - Proficient working with high tech AV systems and IT hardware and software.

·         Capable to prioritise and make practical decisions in a fast paced environment.

·         Incredibly organised, focused and with outstanding attention to detail.

·         Calm, flexible and approachable with a team focused attitude.

·         Strong communication skills (written and verbal).

·         Strong English both written and verbal.

·         Conducting organisational and administrative duties, to include: preparing rolling schedules of work, departmental reports, weekly task lists, scheduling & assigning of tasks.

·         Hands on - active participation in painting, basic carpentry, cleaning, electrical checks to include changing light bulbs, moving furniture, transporting items, meeting and overseeing contractors, obtaining contractor quotes.

·         Complete weekly and monthly maintenance checks.

·         Submit monthly report (written & photos).

·         Assist with the maintenance of the properties in the portfolio as directed.

·         Work with security contractors to ensure the highest levels of security.

·         Respond to alarm call outs in and out of hours.

·         Keep a record of all security-related incidents and emergencies

·         To be on standby when Family members are in residence.

·         Carry out errands and deliveries as directed.

·         Transport company property between residences.

·         Transport luggage from the residences to the aircraft.

·         Complete transport runs and property transfer for staff (admin staff)

Knowledge - A skilled trade (plumbing, carpentry etc) through either studying at college or work experience, to a minimum level of HNC/HND. A broad and wide-ranging knowledge and experience in trade areas to include: construction, plumbing, electrical, carpentry, masonry and decorating.

Experience - Experience in a similar position, to include: managing the maintenance of building services, oversight of large facilities and associated staff. A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar field.

Location & Particulars - Based in Central London, UK (with occasional visits to Windsor, Berkshire)

Hours - You will be required to work for 45 hours per week, between 7:30am and 6:00pm Monday to Friday. You may also be required to work such additional hours as necessary (with additional hours at weekends in high season when required). Out of hours: On call in case of emergency.

Compensation - £30 - £35,000 pa neg DOE, plus overtime

Transport/Accommodation - Pool car/van will be provided for work related travel. On occasion there may be a requirement to stay overnight in the Belgravia property when it is occupied by the principles – 2 nights per week. Email resume to cv@ljwrecruitment.com

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DOMESTIC COUPLE / ESTATE MANAGEMENT VACANCIES

 

Live in Couple - Tilford, Surrey, UK

 

Our client, a family with four children [aged 2 – 13 years] living in London full time, require a couple for their countryside house. Used at weekends, during school holidays, weekdays from time to time, the property is set in 20 acres, and consists of Main house, Barn with horses and outer buildings. Size of property: Main house: 750 m2, 3 floors including basement, approx. 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms.

 

We are seeking a Couple to work as Housekeeper and Houseman / Handyman / Gardener / Animal / Horse stable / Driver (must be both drivers), with Country Private House experience. Good English language skills spoken and reading; fair written (not needed as mother tongue), and must enjoy countryside, remoteness, outdoor lifestyle and most of all, horses and animals in general.

 

Role content – Housekeeper:

- Housekeeping general & Laundry

- Requires someone energetic, committed to and meticulous about the fine maintenance of a property. 

 - Cooking [When family staying] i.e. Daily dinner for the children and family.  Modern European / International cuisine, by majority

- Supporting the employer in preparation of garden parties, dinner parties and general celebrations; serving and clearing etc

- Will include hand washing and care of delicate and valuable fabrics [home fabrics, silks, cashmere]

- Basic book-keeping, and submitting expenses and receipts month end

- Maintaining a simple schedule of household expenditure on shopping and incidentals etc

- Occasional babysitting may be required.

 

Role content – Houseman / Handyman / Gardener / Animal care [horse/rabbits/chickens] / Driver

- Requires someone fit and energetic

- General maintenance of the overall property site [individual outbuildings, plus grounds]

- Enjoyment of gardening and care of grounds vegetable garden/flower garden; Able to operate simple outdoor equipment and machinery, such as for mowing large lawns and fields

- Comfortable with basic care of, feeding and tending to animals, such as horses, rabbits and chickens [cleaning out stables, hutches, checking food and water, monitoring health, calling Vets if / when necessary, administering basic medication if / when needed, handling for short periods such as when cleaning hutches]

- Driving for general household errands (e.g. drive children in London when necessary), train station and airport transfers [Use of a car will be provided.  Full, clean, UK driving license required

 

Other information:

- No swimming pool or tennis courts.  So maintenance experience of these not required

- Household intends to have some horses, chickens and rabbits.

- Accommodation in newly constructed and decorated outbuilding on property site.  Own private entrance. Consists of one (2) bedrooms outbuilding with 1 bathroom plus separate living/dining area with kitchen. Flat will be furnished with basic furniture [new double bed, sofa, dining table and chairs].  Staff to provide own bed linen, towels etc

 

Salary approx. £700 - £800 npwk DOE, staff uniform, accommodation provided and all bills covered. Working days and hours:  Will inevitably vary according to the employer’s domestic needs, as needed +/- 40 hours a week and weekend full days. Bank holidays, if worked, paid double and time given in lieu. Email resume to cv@ljwrecruitment.com

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Live In Domestic Couple – Manhattan, New York, USA

Our client, a mature woman, requires a couple from Sunday night (10pm, to relieve the weekend butler) through to Friday at 4pm.  The days are quite long, depending on the principles calendar.  There is a staff apartment on the first floor of the principles building where you would stay Sunday-Thursday night. You can however also live in seven days if you prefer, as the weekend butler stays upstairs.  There also needs to be room for flexibility (i.e. switching to a different day off, if there is an event or going out of town).

Preferably, he would be the chauffeur and will have excellent knowledge of Manhattan streets and roads, and also liaise with outside vendors or contractors etc, and she would be the HK / Chef, this way dinner can be prepared if the principle is out for the day. Also assist with ladies maid duties, helping the principle dress, accessorize etc.  It is very important to the principle that she likes the cooking.  If both cook, even better.  

Entertaining – a know-how with formal service if need be.   Ability to greet guests, serve dinner, and pour cocktails or wine. The principle requires that the couple have proper training and know how to execute high-class dinner service.   She may have smaller groups of friends over for lunch or dinner, if there is a big event, she will generally hire an outside caterer. There is one large dog, a standard poodle that needs to be walked and cared for throughout the day.  Some loving plant care too!

Candidates should be neat, polished and have a good knowledge of, and prior experience in NYC, and in a high-net worth household, with a willingness to go the extra mile and pitch-in if there is something extra that needs to be done. Salary $135,000 USD. Must have US Passorts, or Green Card. Start ASAP. Email resume to cv@ljwrecruitment.com

 

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Domestic Couple - HK/Cook/Gardener/Handyman - Provence, France

 

We are looking for an experienced Live-in Domestic Couple, fluent in French and English, to work in a beautiful property.  The villa is immaculately presented at all times and you must be proactive in identifying problems or maintenance issues. This is a full-time residence with busy periods being from April – October,

 

The roles will include but will not be limited to:

  • Carrying out the laundry requirements of the Owners and Villa

  • Maintenance of the swimming pools

  • Cooking /preparing meals for the family and guests

  • Basic maintenance and cleaning of vehicles based at Villa

  • Overall running of all aspects of the Villa’s upkeep and maintenance including liaison with all local third-party and contractors

  • Tending to the Gardens and patio areas

Accommodation will be provided. Clean driving licences necessary. Start ASAP. Salary neg DOE. Email resume to cv@ljwrecruitment.com

 

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Live In Management Couple - Monaco

 

A professional and formal couple is required for an International professional Couple, at their beautiful home in Monaco. You will be managing the day to day running of the property, which already has a team of 6 household staff. The couple travel extensively so you must be proactive in running the property - from the staff to the maintenance and presentation of the property in their absence. Previous long term experience in a similar role is essential, and fluent in French and Italian would also be a bonus. Previous Butler experience at high level and knowledge of Monaco, and the surrounding area, is advantageous to the position. Separate accommodation is available. Top salary offered DOE. To start ASAP. Email resume to cv@ljwrecruitment.com

 

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Qualified Villa staff and Management Couples

Should you be interested in working the summer season in a private residence / villa, please register your interest and CV/s, with current photograph/s, copy of passport/s, certificates, example menus and current headshot/s. You must have proven experience working in a similar environment, or 5 star hospitality service/private or restaurant background, along with police check and references. Email resume to cv@ljwrecruitment.com

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PRIVATE CHEF / COOK VACANCIES

 

Daily Chef – Mayfair, London

Working in a team of 3-4 chefs on rotation. Required to work in the country house on weekends (in rotation with other chefs), travel paid and accommodation provided if needed when in country – not in London. Occasional requirement to travel abroad.

Providing a varied selection of meals and snacks to the family members and their guests as and when required. Meals could include: Business breakfasts, Lunch, Snacks, Afternoon Tea, Dinner and Canapés. Cooking daily menus and also al la carte items, sometimes cooked to order. Each family member with their own requirements, but each requiring equal attention.

Sometimes quiet, sometimes fast and furious paced – chefs needs to always remain calm and collected, working methodically and carefully, providing well-balanced, well-cooked and beautifully presented dishes.

Candidates must be able to improvise, think on their feet, and show a positive attitude to their work. It is also important that candidates can show longevity in some of their roles, present with excellent checkable references, be happy to undertake a DBS and medical examination. Must also be happy to work in a formal structured team, must understand that there is no room for ego’s in this kitchen, and that The Principal’s goal is to have a happy and positive workforce in his home. Salary: £40-£45K. Start ASAP. Email resume to cv@ljwrecruitment.com

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Daily or Live In Cook - Belgravia, London

This busy household with 2 children, 4 yo and 1 yo, requires a professional, energetic and trained Cook, to join a small household team of staff. You will be preparing meals for the family on a daily basis, gluten free, healthy, nutritional cooking along with Asian cuisine. You should also be able to follow occasional a recipe book, hence your confidence in the kitchen a must. Breakfast, lunch and dinner required when family in residence.

You will also understand and be competent in basic etiquette skills, such as preparing the table and serving the family at meal times, and be responsible for keeping the kitchen clean at all times. You will also prepare a weekly menu plan, deal with grocery shopping, and willing to go the extra mile.

When the family are away, you will assist the Housekeepers in cleaning duties and laundry, and be a team player with a 'sleeves up attitude' . Hours M-F 7.30am - 7.30pm. Separate staff accommodation is available nearby, should you require. Closest tube Victoria Station. Salary £400 - £550 npwk depending on accommodation requirements and experience. Start ASAP. Email resume to cv@ljwrecruitment.com

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Chef for 70m Motor Yacht - South of France

Our client is seeking a professional chef that will bring a high level of enthusiasm, dynamism and new ideas to the table. There are two chefs on board, one of whom is just for crew, the other cooks for the owner. We need a new chef that is going to cook for the owner, his family and guests and if they do any charters. The present chef has been onboard for 5 years.

The job is live aboard if needed, although they are based for the majority of time, in a permanent berth in The South of France. The yacht hosts a few big parties each year, where we generally cater for up to 70, but otherwise it is mostly to look after the family and the occasional dinner party of up to 18. The principal enjoys the high-end fine-dining experience, gourmet food with a modern twist, when onboard the family are “on holiday” and, like most people they want to be spoilt rotten.

The yacht is used during the Summer months, asap to August in the Med, and a short Caribbean season. The remuneration package is negotiable but is aimed at €72K a year, with 8-10 weeks vacation paid. Email resume to cv@ljwrecruitment.com

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Experienced Motor Yacht Chef - Based in Italy and Mediterranean

Our client is seeking a trained and experienced Motor Yacht Chef, for a 70 metre yacht, currently based in SW Italy, preparing for the summer season around the Mediterranean. The family of 4 persons, will entertain off and on, guests up to 15 persons. The contract is asap - October, 7 days per week.

Cuisine: Strict vegetarians (nothing from an animal), as well as for guests with no dietary requirements. No budget (price & quality). Testing & Trial offered over any weekend ASAP, to be held in Switzerland (any Fri-Sun), with flight and accommodation paid by the client.

Should you be interested, please email your current CV with Reason for Leaving you previous positions, along with references, certificates, food pics, and suggested menus along with your availability to trial and required salary per month in Euros. You must already have experienced working on a yacht of this size. Email resume to cv@ljwrecruitment.com

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HOUSEKEEPER / LADY'S MAID VACANCIES

 

Executive Head Housekeeper - UAE

Our client is seeking an experienced Head HK to join a large team, managing multiple properties and working alongside their respective housekeeping teams. You will have strong staff management and training experience, deal with inventories, maintenance and household manuals, and expert knowledge in caring for fine arts and antiques, fabrics etc Previous 5* hotel experience is essential. An excellent tax free salary offered, an apartment, use of a car, medical insurance, return flight home and other benefits. DBS will be requested (can be organised by agency), along with checkable references. Start asap. Email resume to cv@ljwrecruitment.com

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Live In Housekeeper- Warsaw, Poland

An experienced and professional housekeeper is required to care for a 400m2 luxury apartment, located in the centre of Warsaw. This position requires the Housekeeper to take responsibility for the upkeep and maintenance of the property, in the absence of the employer who travels extensively. Some breakfast preparation and table service required, excellent housekeeping and laundry skills, and a good level of English is essential. A knowledge of Polish would be an advantage however Polish fluency is not required. The client would require a national from Eastern Europe outside of Poland, however all application will be given consideration. A very nicely situated and independent apartment in the city centre, is offered as accommodation, along with a good salary EU2,000 per month + apartment. Start ASAP. Email resume to cv@ljwrecruitment.com

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Daily Housekeeper – Notting Hill, London

A full time housekeeper is required for a mews house based in Bayswater/Notting Hill area.  General Cleaning, Laundry & Ironing, Drop-off & Pick-up from Dry Cleaners, Food shopping, Ocado online ordering and general errands, walk and feed small dog occasionally, watering plants, sorting out Florist and help if any issues.

 

Ideal Hours but these can be discussed and are flexible and negotiable:

  • 6 days per week (37-40 hours per week) Mon 10-4 (6 hours)

  • Tues 10-4 (6 hours)

  • Wed 10-4 (6 hours)

  • Thurs 3-10 (7 hours) Fri 3-10 (7 hours) Sunday 10-3 (5 hours)

Salary: £25k and travel card. Start ASAP. Email resume to cv@ljwrecruitment.com

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Live In Housekeeper - Belgravia

Seeking a child friendly Housekeeper to offer back up childcare support, when Nanny is off, to offer daily housekeeping duties for international family. Fully staffed household, no cooking required. 3 children aged from 2 - 12 yo). 5 day week, 2 days off (not weekends except when family is away). Hours are roughly 7.30am to 7pm flex. Salary  £450 to £500 nett pwk. Start asap. Email resume to cv@ljwrecruitment.com

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Laundress and Laundryman - London, UK

We are always searching for both male and female experienced candidates, working in either dry cleaning or hotel laundry environments, to work in VIP private household's. Must have care and knowledge of fine linen, delicate clothing etc and use of iron press. Should you have this experience, please email resume to cv@ljwrecruitment.com

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TUTOR / GOVERNESS / NANNY / MATERNITY NURSE VACANCIES

 

Daily Nanny / Housekeeper / Cook - Chelsea

English family ideally seeking a mature French, Italian or Spanish native with very good English skills, to assist children with homework, but this is not absolutely essential. Would possibly suit an individual who has their own grown up children – this for the experience and flexibility, understanding the requirements of a busy household. Children aged 2 & 4 yrs old.

Duties:

All childcare duties including taking to and from school and activities, organising activities, playing with them, as well as helping in their development (good manners, physical and mental development). (During school holidays the role will move more towards childcare and less housekeeper. We will get an additional cleaner during these times as needed).

Housekeeper duties: While the children are at school/nursery: washing, ironing, cleaning, vacuuming, ordering food, shopping, collecting and delivering dry cleaning, post office errands etc to make sure the house is stocked with everything we need. 

Cooking duties: Cooking healthy, nutritious food from scratch for the children and cooking evening meals that can be warmed up for my husband and me or laying out and preparing ingredients that we can easily cook when we get back from work. 

Hours: Standard hours: 7.30am-7pm Monday to Friday. A little flexibility required at times subject to Parents work schedules. Possible travel with family in school holidays, and some proxy parenting – overnight stays, when parents away for work. Must have full drivers licence. Salary £35,000 pa. Start September. Email resume to cv@ljwrecruitment.com

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Maternity Nurse - Monaco

Newborn due approx Oct/Nov. Need experienced and trained Nurse for at least 6 months, with flexibility to travel overseas. Rate competitive, accommodation provided, Interviews now. Start ASAP. Email resume to cv@ljwrecruitment.com

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Live In French speaking Nanny - Oxted Surrey

High profile family based in a beautiful part of Surrey, are seeking a full time live in nanny for their 8 year old daughter. The location is a 45 minute train ride into central London, and they live in a large country house and have 8 pet dogs so you must be a dog lover.

You must be a confident driver, as the main part of your duties will be to assist with school runs, and various after school activities in this rural area of the country. There is a nanny car for your use. This is a sole and shared care role, and you must be comfortable in this – sometimes Mum will do the school runs so you will stay at home and get on with other things.

You will be working Monday – Friday, with quite an early start of 6.30am to get the little girl up, and assist her in the morning routine, making sure all uniform and equipment is sorted the night before, preparing breakfast and making sure you are out the door on time to drop her at school.

Then once back at home you will have some time to yourself, in between making sure nursery duties and other errands are complete. Then leaving the house again around 2.30pm (unless Mum does the pickup) to collect her from school. There is then another busy period between about 4-7.30pm with homework, dinner etc.

The ideal candidate will be a real self-motivator, confident and able to set rules but be fun too You will influence and instill good manners and confidence in the little girl along with being a good role model. An educational background is an advantage, and the ability to speak fluent French is a required element for this family. The accommodation provided is own bedroom and bathroom within the family home. Salary DOE. Start ASAP. Email resume to cv@ljwrecruitment.com

 

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Daily / Travelling Newborn Nanny - Central London, UK 

A modern Dutch/South African young couple in their 20’s, living in the City of London, is looking for a native English speaking travelling nanny to take care of their first baby due in August. The birth will take place in Monaco, so the nanny will have to be available and willing to travel, occasionally for few weeks in a row, and therefore must have no real commitments and be flexible, as sometimes it is at a moment’s notice.

A practical, flexible, hands on nanny to take care of the baby in a no-nonsense fashion who is willing and able to educate the baby through play, challenge him/her by undertaking activities when he/she is awake, therefore an interest in child development necessary, as well as taking care of his physical needs. Help in general is also important to fit in with the general philosophy of the household, so must be a team player.

They would like the nanny to get acquainted before the baby’s arrival to have all well in place, and therefore a mid July start required, with baby due in August and thereafter next 3 months spent in Monaco, return to London and in November, spend the next 3 months thereafter in Holland. Whilst in London, you will have your own accommodation and the role is Live Out  - this is not provided by the client.

This position will be mostly individual and partly shared care as the parents are mostly around. Daily duties will include all nursery and baby duties. They are looking for a person fully committed to their nanny career with a professional nursery background, and excellent presentation. Would suit a caring, loving and kind nanny who is confident and responsible with a lively, well organised and positive approach, and also safety conscious. A high level of English and well spoken, is utmost.

You will have a minimum 3 to 5 years experience in a private HNWI household, working experience with new born obligatory and present with a Pediatric First Aid award, England recognized qualifications (N.N.E.B or NVQ Level 3 in childcare, learning & development, education) and/or Professional nanny school diploma as Norland / the Chiltern College. Clean driving licence (optional) and clean DHS.

Accommodation will be provided in house whilst travelling to various properties overseas, and while travelling all expenses will be taken care of by client. Working Hours 10 to12 hours a day / 5/6 days a week + occasionally night baby sittings (neg). Salary £700 - £800 npwk DOE, International insurance and statutory holiday entitlements. Interview process - initially with family office in Monaco, 2nd face to face with family office in London, and 3rd with Principles in London. Email resume to cv@ljwrecruitment.com

 

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Weekend 'French' speaking Nanny - Notting Hill, London, UK

Our American client is looking for a professional, caring, calm, responsible French native speaking Nanny to help look after 4 children – under the ages of 10, and help develop their language skills.

The position could be live-in i.e. Friday evening to Sunday evening (or Saturday morning to Monday Morning) - to be arranged mutually. Or, live-out, say 7am-7pm Sat and Sun. 

Mum and Dad are very hands-on on, especially at weekends, so it's not such a big task. 2 housekeepers are already employed, but candidates need to be prepared to jump in and help wherever possible, so light cooking and tidying are a must.

Candidates need to know their way around London via Uber, taxi, bus or driving the family’s car. Some weekends require shuttling kids around to activities or parties, while some weekends can be spent at home and just relaxing – a typical family really!

A thoughtful person who takes initiative when needed, but who can also come up with educational games and conversation at home, and make things fun for the children. A clean driving licence a must, along with ideally DBS, First Aid and some childcare qualifications desirable. Salary neg. Email resume to cv@ljwrecruitment.com

 

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Travelling 'French speaking' Nanny - Global travel

Our client, a full time working mum with 19 month old daughter, travels extensively and therefore we are seeking an experienced and responsible TOP nanny, with a flexible disposition, who can also adapt to last minute changes and a hectic schedule. You will work 2 weeks on 24/7, and have 2 weeks off, and continue with this rotating 2 week schedule, alongside another Nanny already in situ.

You will not only provide childcare but have a ‘good all rounder’ and ‘sleeves up attitude’, to assist mum with some private PA duties, wash dishes, tidy up if needed etc. Seasonal locations include London, Stockholm, Verbier, St Tropez, New York, St Barts. You will present professionally and be well groomed, understanding social protocols etc when travelling, and more relaxed when at home base. You will have clear English and be fluent in French

Should you have your own home in one of these cities and prefer to return on your 2 weeks off, the Principle will pay for your flight home every fortnight otherwise, accommodation can be arranged full time. DBS, First Aid and childcare qualifications desirable. Email resume to cv@ljwrecruitment.com

 

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Live In Nanny - Holland Park, London, UK

 

Our client is seeking a Live In Nanny to be flexible with hours, to care for 2 young children, 10 months old and 2.5 yrs old. This will be a shared role with the mother who is at home, and therefore on occasion, you must be prepared to take a back seat, and be comfortable with occasional instructions. Duties will include preparing fresh healthy meals for kids, keeping kids clothes / toys clean and organized, supervise kids for mornings or afternoons as requested, keep all baby's bottles and equipment sterilized and run child-related errands, shopping, babysitting etc

 

A Driver ideal but not essential and, a nanny with Montessori experience would be amazing, but not essential. Someone willing to go on holidays with the family and someone who doesn't mind pitching in with other stuff as needed, although the family will eventually, have a full time housekeeper, so no heavy cleaning required.

 

Work across 6 days, but not full-time hours each day, and it's all negotiable. Salary £400 - £450 npwk depending on skills and experience. Accommodation is a basement flat with separate entrance. Start ASAP. Email resume to cv@ljwrecruitment.com

 

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