Nanny position in West of Ireland, near Clifden
We are a family of 5, three children and 2 dogs. We have three children, two boy's and a girl, ages 12, 9 and 7 Jake, Iseult and Milo.
Patrick runs an upmarket country sporting estate hotel in the West of Ireland see Ballynahinch Castle Hotel and Cliodhna is a qualified chef, though now works from home as a food journalist and away on workshops.
We live in the countryside on the estate about 10km from the nearest town and provide a room in a shared apartment with the great community of hotel staff, all meals and domestic services provided. Our house is a ten minute walk from the accommodation on a lake shore. We are looking for somebody who will muck in with the family, principal duties are to look after, stimulate and exercise our children. The candidate will also carry out housekeeping with the family every day such as ironing, hoovering and general tidying.
The successful candidate will be energetic and demonstrate a good work ethic, that means they will engage the children in a positive and active way and when not doing so will carry out shared household duties with us.
The candidate must be able to drive well and have a full drivers licence as well as a visa or permit to work in Ireland or be an Irish citizen.
They will also be able to drive as there are school runs, rugby and football training etc. We will operate a fairly structured 7 day roster, 8 hours a day with 2 days off per week but will require flexibility regarding what hours are worked from time to time.
We are fun loving and hard working and are looking for somebody to join us who shares the same ethos.
We've had au pairs before, you can talk to them!