• Seeking Nanny (live-out) Part-time in Hammonds Plains

    Posted 11 days ago

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    • Job Location Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia, Canada

    • Start Date / Time As soon as possible

    • Helper Type Nanny (live-out)

    • Availability Part-time

    • Shifts Weekdays

    • Rate/hr $11.00 - $25.00

  • Job Description

    My name is Charlie, I'm a mother of one. I'm heading back to work and I'm in need of part-time child care for my 1 year old.

    (Hours are pretty much set, on a 2 week rotating schedule, everyday is 7am-4pm).
    Week 1: Monday, Tuesday, Friday.
    Week 2: Wednesday, Thursday.
    ***No weekends required, however if we require a sitter and could use an extra hand we would offer you the hours first before exploring any other options.

    Some light house work involved, but not at the expense of caring for Loïc (pronounced Low-ick). Examples: loading/unloading the dishwasher, washing used bottles separately in the sink, cleaning up after meal times. Some meal prep required for yourself and babes.

    As a Registered Nurse I have to be at work quite early and I do not have the luxury to be late, therefore, someone who can arrive promptly on time is very important.

    Bonus qualities were looking for is someone who is musically inclined, multilingual would be wonderful but ultimately someone who wants to engage in active play and learning with babes is our ideal candidate.

    *** We also have a small teacup chihuahua at home. Very small and gentle, plays a lot of babes, does not require walking, easy to manage.

    Currently part-time hours available, but that's not to say that as babes grows we won't need someone more full-time.

    If you're interested please send me a copy of your resume/references. I'd love to check it out.

  • Important Information

    The main role of a nanny is to provide a safe, caring, nurturing and stimulating environment in which the children thrive and develop. General responsibilities include undertaking tasks related to the children’s care which evolve as kids grow. Attentive, high quality childcare includes planning the children’s daily schedule, play and development activities appropriate to the child's age. In addition typically nannies are responsible for meal preparation for the kids, and keeping the children’s areas neat and tidy.

    Being a nanny means becoming a member of a household. Communicating with the family and clarifying their expectations is one of the most important aspects. No family is the same, and following their lead is key in succeeding through the interview and hiring process.

    A few important things to know:

    At myBestHelper, our greatest priority is to ensure that we meet every family's individual needs, by helping them hire reliable, competent and loving people. Our team is led by a family physician mom and has received national and international recognition for how we use technology to simplify and increase the support available to busy families.

    Our team have received over 22 awards and recognitions in the last four years, including the YWCA Women of Disctinction - Entrepreneurship, the global Cartier Women’s Initiative Award and being invited to participate in the Blackbox Connect accelerator powered by Google for Entrepreneurs.

    We deeply respect and support the people that work as caregivers - the nannies, sitters and helpers that may choose this as their career or be doing it to while in a life or career transition. That’s where you come in.

    Hiring Process: Apply now directly to this posting.

    We take hiring very seriously and carefully evaluate each application. We appreciate everyone's interest in being selected as a myBestHelper helper, only those being considered will be contacted.

    Take a look at this posting, or browse the many other jobs on the site. If you like what you see, apply to become one of our helpers and we will help you find work! Remember, when applying it's important to explain how you are trustworthy and caring caregiver.

    We usually look for people who have:

    - Unconditional positive regard for others, and themselves!

    - Strong work ethic including reliability, punctuality and good judgement

    - Ability to maintain open, positive, friendly and cooperative relationships

    - Adaptability and excellent organization skills in a constantly changing environment

  • Qualifications

    • You must be a non-smoker
    • You must have or be willing to obtain CPR
    • You must have or be willing to obtain first aid training
    • You must be eligible to work in Canada
    • You must have a driver's licence
    • You must have a recent criminal record check or be willing to obtain one
    • Minimum required education level - Undergraduate degree

    Additional Qualifications:

    In addition to other qualifications being an experienced mother would enhance your chances of being the right fit.

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