Greater London
£39,000 gross per annum

TW9 | Live-in SEN Nanny

Ref: 2276| Posted: 4th May 2022

Title: Live-in SEN Nanny
Location: Richmond, TW9
Nearest Tube/Station: Kew Gardens (4-minute walk)
Wage/Salary: £39,000 gross per annum
Driver Essential? No
Essential: Experience working with a child with complex needs including personal care and manual handling.
*This role is open to female applicants only
Start Date: ASAP, one year contract
Days & Hours: Average of 50 hours a week, a mixture of weekdays and weekends, guaranteed 2 days off each week.
Family/Client Pets: None
Accommodation: Private room and bathroom on the second floor of a detached home. Washer dryer. Hi-speed internet. The room has air conditioning and a small fridge.
Recruiter: Rachael

About this client/child:
George aged 6 enjoys music and water -and is very motivated by food; he’ll eat anything and everything if it has been blended! His younger brother aged 2 enjoys all things play. George has a Rett Syndrome, a neurological disorder. He is non-verbal, non-mobile and has dystonia. He can communicate indicating his desires with his eyes and with yes-no cards which you pick up on, the more you get to know him. George receives a lot of therapy which the family like to make fun.

Overview of role:
This lovely family is looking for an additional *Female Live-in Nanny to join George’s team as his needs evolve. His family would like to ensure he has enough support at home as well as to make sure everyone gets a good break. Mum and the current Nanny are very engaged and so is Dad when he’s not travelling for work. The house has been fully adapted to support George’s needs, there are hoists in his bedroom and bathroom. You will work closely with George and his family to assist with his routines, personal care, medication administration and therapy sessions. The family has a very strong team ethos, they will ensure the Nanny is well supported, briefed, and working in synch with them. You will be working 5 days a week (roughly 8.00 am to 6.00 pm), this will include some weekends which you will coordinate with the current Nanny.

Who this job would suit:
This role will suit a compassionate, hard-working, and friendly *Female Live-in SEN Nanny who is happy to be a team player. We are looking for candidates who have previous experience supporting children with complex needs, including personal care and manual handling.

What’s great about this job:
This is a very open and friendly family looking for an extra pair of hands. The current Live-in Nanny has been with the family for two years and is extremely happy. You will make a huge impact on George and their family life. There is a pool and hot tub which you would be welcome to use in the home gym.

Who is recruiting for this role?
Snap Care will be carrying out all recruitment including shortlisting, recruiter interviews and arranging employer interviews.

Please note:
*Where a specific gender is stated as essential, gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance to paragraph 1, of schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010 for female or male worker to work with our client.


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