Role: Nanny

Care for: G16 months & B2

Days: Monday – Friday  

Hours: 8am – 7pm

Location: Notting Hill, West London

Salary: £12 – £16 per hour

Start: ASAP

We are looking for a full-time professional Nanny for a role working for an American family in Notting Hill, West London.

The Nanny will be responsible for the care of two children aged 16months and 2 years old. This is a sole charge position as both parents work full-time, so the Nanny must have previous experience caring for multiple children, specifically babies and toddlers, in a sole charge capacity. The contracted days of work are Monday – Friday, 8am – 7pm. Flexibility to travel abroad with the family during holidays is essential.

The family employ a bi-weekly Housekeeper; however, they would like a Nanny who is a real team player and happy to muck in where necessary to ensure the smooth running of the household; including carrying out light housekeeping duties such as the children’s laundry, keeping the children’s bedrooms tidy and organised, and cleaning up after mealtimes. The family are seeking a Nanny who is educationally focused, knowledgeable about early years, and has a genuine interest in child development. They would like a Nanny who is committed, warm, adaptable and possesses a positive attitude.

The exact salary offered will depend on the candidate’s previous experience, qualifications and skills.

Interviewing now for an ASAP start.


  • Supervision of children at all times and general day to day care
  • All nursery duties
  • Maintaining children’s timetables (washing, entertaining etc)
  • Keeping children’s bedrooms/nursery tidy and ensuring they have clean clothes etc as required
  • Preparing healthy meals and snacks, feeding and cleaning up after meal times
  • Packing suitable clothing/toys and any other personal effects for all travel/visits
  • Escorting children on agreed trips
  • Arranging appointments (eg. doctor check-ups and vaccinations & record keeping, haircuts, extracurricular activities etc)
  • Plan and lead educational activities including reading
  • Bath and bedtime routine
  • Ad hoc errands
  • Personal shopping
  • Organising activities and planning excursions and trips
  • Organising birthday parties and special events
  • Arranging medical and dental appointments
  • Proxy parenting
  • Managing the children’s schedules
  • Occasional travel with the family
  • Laundry and ironing for the children
  • Running errands
  • Grocery shopping

To be considered for this role, you must;

  • Have 5+ years of experience working as a Nanny caring for similar aged children
  • Possess (/be willing to get) an up to date DBS check
  • Have excellent contactable references
  • Be eligible to work within the UK
  • Have a valid passport
  • Be fluent in English Language

To apply for the position please send your CV to info@poppylaneplacements.com. You can also reach the team on +44 (0) 2072439049.