Full Time LIVE-IN Nanny (VIP family) Chelsea SW1W Job at Happy Families Nannies – North London – in Chelsea

Job Description

About us

Happy Families Nannies – North London are a successful and well regarded nanny agency. We are experienced, approachable and knowledgable and really listen carefully to both the clients needs and also the nannies needs. We are known for our successful placements in and around London and personalised, bespoke services.

A lovely family of 5 (plus a tiny dog) based in Chelsea, SW1W are seeking a wonderful, loyal, kind, energetic, discreet and experienced nanny to work on a full time, permanent live in basis. The nanny will be fluent in English (especially reading and writing to support with homework), plus a french or Spanish speaker would be a big bonus.

The three children are 15yo, 8yo, 4yo. However, The nanny will be mainly caring for the 8 yo girl and 4 yo boy. Both mum and dad work from home, however they will stay out your way and so this position will be fully sole charge.

The family travel quite a lot and would love for the nanny to go abroad with them up to 2 times a year for up to 4 weeks at a time. The nanny would get their own bedroom and all expenses would be paid for.

Start date; ASAP

Salary; £58,000 – £68,000 gross annually depending on your experience and qualifications.

Days & Hours; Monday to Friday from 6am – 8pm – a total of 14 hours a day with timeout for yourself when the children are at school.

The older child attends boarding school therefore your main focus is with the younger children. Your working hours commence at 6am, to help the children get ready for school. The nanny will

drop the youngest boy to school 15 mins walk way. The middle girl will be dropped off.

Once they are at school, the nanny can tidy up the breakfast area, have a tidy up of the children’s bedrooms (change beds weekly), manage their play areas, prepare dinner for the children and do their laundry and ironing. No deep cleaning would be required as the family have cleaners. Once these tasks are done, the nanny can have a break (or sleep!). At 3pm, the nanny would pick the 4yo boy from school (a 15 min walk away). At 6pm the 8yo arrives back from school. There is no need to pick her up, the family have a driver who collects her.

The nanny may need to help with after school activities for the youngest child, manage any play dates, children’s dinner and engage in age appropriate games and activities and support them with any homework, check school bags, and prepare uniform for the following morning. Parents are often busy in the evening, so the nanny would need to care for them until their bedtime at 8pm.

The nanny would get their own double bedroom and en-suite shower / toilet.

The family are considering moving house without the area in the near future.

The perfect nanny would be experienced with school age children, full of energy and bubble, be kind and support the children with day to day tasks. The nanny Will be a great support with any homework & reading, you would need to be paediatric first aide qualified, have a valid DBS certificate, childcare development qualifications would be a big bonus. You must have excellent, checkable references.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £58,000.00-£68,000.00 per year


  • Casual dress
  • Company pension
  • Discounted or free food
  • On-site parking
  • Sick pay


  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends

Application question(s):

  • Willing to travel with family abroad?
  • Where are you based ? (Must be based in U.K. and have right to work in U.K.!)


  • Solid nanny: 3 years (preferred)
  • Professional experience working with School aged children: 2 years (preferred)


  • Fluent and excellent English (preferred)
  • French or Spanish (preferred)


  • Driving Licence (preferred)
  • Paediatric First Aid Certification (preferred)
  • Enhanced DBS certificate (preferred)

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Company: Happy Families Nannies – North London –

Company Location:  Chelsea

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