IP24, near Thetford. Weekend nanny required start mid June. #75

IP24, near Thetford. Part time and live in position for minimum two weekends a month. A young family, living on a farming estate, with 3 children are looking for a weekend nanny to help with 3 small children ages 4 (B), nearly 2(G) and a baby born 16th March 2017 (B). Saturday 9.30am start and the nanny will be required to stay until Sunday 10am. The family are looking for someone who can “muck in" with family life and to become part of the family.

This will predominantly be a shared care position but they are hoping that the nanny will be able to proxy parent occasionally. The duties will include childcare and all typical nursery duties, helping prepare and cook for the children, play games and help to entertain them with age related games/activities. They are looking for someone to work a minimum of two weekends a month, but who has a degree of flexibility. There are animals around so the mother’s help must be happy around animals and with no relevant allergies. The family enjoy a country lifestyle. The mother’s help MUST be a car owner and driver with a clean licence. Salary £10 net per hour with £50 overnight, so for the weekend the salary would be £180net .
Whilst staying overnight the nanny will have her own bedroom, bathroom, kitchen, TV etc. Must be happy to have a DBS check (police check) and be willing to do a paediatric first aid course. 

Start mid June (REF#HU 75)

DG2, Dumfries, Scotland. HU#74


DG2, Dumfries, Scotland.

We are looking for a couple to live in, in a self contained 1 bedroom flat with sep. sitting room. Duties to include housekeeping for one of the couple and for the other duties would include working on the estate and must have some knowledge of forestry and be willing to learn. 

The house keeper role is for an assistant to the present full time house keeper 40 hours per week 8.30-4.30 Monday - Friday. There will be occasional weekend work required and also occasional evenings when required and there will be extra pay for the evenings worked and time off in lieu during the week for weekends worked. Duties to include all cleaning, assisting the cook  when necessary, laying and clearing of tables, making the beds, all laundry for the house hold and working alongside the present live out house keeper.

The Estate worker / Forester role, the suitable applicant will be working alongside the present head of the department. Must have some knowledge of this and love being outside in all weathers, be energetic and enthusiastic, and willing to turn his/her hands to most things! He / she must have some experience with general estate management including tree planting, fencing and clearing. Start May 2017

Salary £18,000 for each position.


DG2, Dumfries, Scotland. Assistant house keeper required by a busy family in Scotland. This is a live in position and there is a 1 bedroomed flat with separate sitting room available for the assistant house keeper. 40 hours per week 8.30-4.30 Monday - Friday. There will be occasional weekend work required and also occasional evenings when required and there will be extra pay for the evenings worked and time off in lieu during the week for weekends worked. Duties to include all cleaning, assisting the cook  when necessary, laying and clearing of tables, making the beds, all laundry for the house hold and working alongside the present live out house keeper.

The family consist of  parents and 4 “children” in their 20’s who either work away or are at university so some periods are quiet and others very full on. The house is in the country and has 12 bedrooms. The assistant house keeper MUST enjoy a country life style and happy living and working in a rural position. Must love animals as the family do have a dog which will sometimes need to be looked after if the family are away.

The family enjoy regular country pursuits such as shooting and fishing.  MUST be a confident driver and there is use of a car for work if needed. Must be able to provide excellent chewable references. May be required to have a police check. Start May 2017.  Salary £18-19,00 per annum depending on experience. (REF#73)

Leamington Spa, Warwickshire. Nanny required , start ASAP #72

Leamington Spa.  Nanny required to care for a 4 year old, 3 year old and baby (currently newborn).  The mother will be returning to work in two months.  Currently the two oldest are at nursery on Monday and Friday afternoons and all day on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.  The oldest starts school in September and also in September the baby will do some time at the nursery so there will be more free time.  Hours are Monday and Friday 7am-1pm  with afternoons free,  collecting the children at 6pm from nursery. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday hours 7am-6pm, caring for the baby all day when the older children at nursery.  Nursery duties plus light housekeeping.  

Must be car owner and driver (family will pay for any additional insurance necessary).  Car seats provided.

Immediate start.  Salary £1100 net per month for the next two months.  When the mother returns to work rises to £1330 net for full time hours.  From August £1100 net per month again. Start ASAP (REF#72)

PE31, Ingoldisthorpe, Norfolk. Housekeeper/mother's help. Start ASAP #71

PE31, Ingoldisthorpe. We are looking for a house keeper/ mother’s help for a family with 3 children ages 8, 6 and 4 years old. The position is part time and with an average of 20 hours per week. Monday - Friday 7.30 / 8.30 - 12.00 midday or 15.00 – 19.00. The family are looking for someone who can be as flexible  as possible, the hours may vary but notice will be given a week in advance if at all possible. The duties will be varied and will consist of childcare as well as house work including some laundry and ironing. A confident driver is essential with own car. The family run a busy country house business which includes bed and breakfast and they will require some help with this as well as the day to day running of the house. The mother’s help / house keeper  must be happy to drive the children to school. Every 6 weeks the mother’s help / house keeper will be required to proxy parent for the children and to stay for the whole weekend (24/2) in sole charge. The family enjoy a busy lifestyle and are looking for the right person who can “muck in” with family life with a “can do”  attitude. Must have a current DBS or be prepared to have one done.

Salary £10 per hour. Start ASAP (REF#71)

Bracon Ash, Near Norwich. Start ASAP #70

Bracon Ash, near Norwich. After school nanny for 2 children ages 7 and 4 years old, approx 20 hours per week.  Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday (3.30/4.00-7.00pm) to collect from school in Norwich at 3.30 /4.00 in the holidays there may be additional days and / or hours.  On some days the children will have activities or clubs to go to after school. Must have a good knowledge of cooking nutritious food for the children from scratch and be happy to oversee homework and music practice etc. The family are looking for someone who is looking for a long term position.  The nanny may be required to stay later on some nights (plenty of notice given) and occasionally baby sit.  Must be able to drive and have own car and possess a clean licence, Must be happy to have a DBS check. The family enjoy an outside life style, sailing, cycling, swimming etc. Salary £9-10 net per hour. Start ASAP (REF#70)

NR9, Gardener/handyman wanted to live in. #67

NR9, Mid Norfolk. A family are looking for a gardener / handyman to live in and to help in the garden and with general running and upkeep of the house and garden. Duties to include general gardening throughout the year, mowing of lawns, cutting of hedges etc and security around both the grounds and the house, the suitable person must be able to help with anything that needs doing. There is a 3 bedroom cottage available. Must be able to drive. Salary negotiable and to start asap. (REF#67)

Live in or live out mother's help wanted to start asap #66

NR9 (mid Norfolk) and also near Holt (NR25). We have a family with 5 children, ages 14,11,9 and twins of 6 years old, they spend their time between 2 houses one in Mid Norfolk during the holidays and one near Holt in the term times. They are looking for a mother’s help / house keeper on a live in or a live out basis. The family do also have a cleaner but the mother’s help would be expected to help with some cleaning , cooking (family food from scratch), driving (full, clean licence required), childcare both on a shared care and sole charge basis. Must have experience with this and be happy to be in both homes. Must have a can do attitude with a good sense of humour, be fun loving and energetic.  There is a self contained flat for the mother’s help/house keeper in both homes. This could be a live out position if happy to travel to both houses. There are animals Must be prepared to have an enhanced DBS (police check). Salary negotiable. The position is to start asap. (REF#66)

NR35, Live in House keeper / Nanny #64

NR35, near Bungay in South Norfolk. House keeper/nanny wanted for a young family, Live in position. The family consists of 5 people,- 2 adults and 2 children (ages 6 and 3) plus a baby due in March 2017. The ideal would be live in for 5 days per week, but obviously don’t want to restrict the options so would offer full time live in. The house keeper / nanny must have experience of house keeping and also childcare and have a mature outlook. The family do have 2 dogs and so must be animal friendly and be prepared to take the dogs for walks occasionally.


The family would like a house keeper / nanny who is kind, diligent and experienced and must have a full clean UK driving licence. The house keeper /nanny must also be prepared to have a DBS check. The hours will be maximum of 40 hours per week Monday - Friday and start time 7.15am  There must be a degree of flexibly within these hours

Duties to include:

  • Cleaning
  • Laundry / Ironing
  • Keeping the house tidy at all times
  • Preparing for guests
  • cleaning windows
  • walking dogs
  • cooking occasional meals - this is not a deal breaker but definitely would be a plus point
  • Occasional supermarket shopping
  •  childcare - 2 days per week with occasional baby sitting in the evenings.


The house keeper / nanny must be comfortable living with a young family, and be prepared to have sole charge of children on occasions. The house keeper / nanny must be happy to baby sit a couple of nights during the week if required.


The house keeper / nanny would have a lovely double bedroom, large private bathroom, separate entrance, and their own kitchen facilities. The living area offered is quite separate to the rest of the house but still within it. There would also be a car offered for the use of the house keeper  / nanny.

 The position is to start ASAP and before February to be settled within the family before the baby arrives in March. Salary 450 gross per week, plus pension, plus normal basic holiday. (REF#64)

Brackley, Northants. Au pair required to start asap #62

Brackley in Northamptonshire. The family have a 1 year old and are expecting twins very soon. They are looking for another pair of hands and would be happy with a female or a male au pair. They do not need a driver. They are looking for someone to start asap and to stay for minimum of 6 months and if all going well for longer.  The mother is a nurse and she will be around all of the time. The family do have a dog and some chickens. They love being outside, gardening and walking.  etc. They live in a small village/hamlet with about 20 other houses. Must have conversational English and ideally be able to swim. (REF#62)

Au pair plus for a family living in Northwood, Middlesex. Start August

We are looking for a long term au pair to help a family living in Northwood, on the outskirts of London. 3 children ages 14, 12 and 10 years old, They need a confident driver. The family enjoy being outside and cycling amongst other activities. Both parents work full time and occasionally from home. They are looking for the au pair to help them for 30-35 hours per week. Start August and to stay for as long as possible ideally 12 months. (REF#56)

Au pair plus wanted in Ipswich, Suffolk. START mid August #55

We are looking for an au pair plus for a family living in Ipswich, Suffolk.  There is one little girl of 6 years old. They are looking for a long term girl au pair to help with childcare and some light house work. They have had an au pair before and she has written them a lovely reference letter. They would like the au pair to be able to swim. There is a car provided and therefore must be a confident driver and happy to drive in the UK. Start around 12th August. (REF#HU 55)

CV31, Leamington Spa. Mother's Help/ Cleaner #54

CV31, Leamington Spa. 

Mother's help position in Leamington Spa.  

Sole charge 9 hours per week -to be worked over two/three mornings starting at 7.30 am.  There is a 9 year old girl. The mother's help must be able to take the little girl to school, have own car with a clean licence and be happy to drive- mileage will be paid for.  

Light household duties including laundry and ironing and genral cleaning. The mother's help must be happy to have a DBS.

Salary £9/10 net per hour. 

Start ASAP

Au pair wanted near Bury St.Edmunds, Suffolk. Start July #53

We are looking for an au pair for a family living in a village near Bury St. Edmunds and close to Cambridge (about 20 minutes by car).  There are 4 children but only 2 are at home all of the time and they are 6 and 13 years old, there are 2 older boys who are 16 and 17 and they are away a lot of the time. The family have 2 dogs who love being walked! Both parents work full time. There are lots of excellent language schools in Bury St.Edmunds. Duties will include making sure that the youngest is ready for school and cycling with her to school and back again each day, walking the dogs, helping with cleaning and tidying the house and also helping with food preparation for the family. The family enjoy being outside and are an active and busy family, they enjoy skiing and riding. They do not need anyone who can drive. They have had an au pair before and are ready to include them in family life. Start July for as long as possible. (HU#53)

Au pair wanted for a family living in Norfolk. #52

Near Holt, Norfolk. We are looking for an au pair to help a family with 2 boys who will be at secondary school.  The au pair MUST be a confident driver and happy driving in the countryside. The family have a dog and a cat. The dog would really appreciate being taken for walks everyday. The family live in a small village in North Norfolk and close to the coast. They are looking for 25 hours per week and the au pair must be happy to help with school runs and day to day living within a busy family where both parents work. Must have reasonable English and be confident with children. Start end of August and be happy to stay for 9 months. (HU#52)

Au pair wanted in London for a lovely family with 3 children. Start September #51

W3, London. We are looking for an au pair to help a lovely family living in West London , there are 3 children . They do not need anyone to drive.  The family are looking for an au pair who can stay for a year, who has reasonable English, who enjoys being with children, and very importantly is a non smoker. The family have had au pairs in the past. They are looking for 35 hours help per week and there are lots of language schools that they can recommend nearby. They would prefer someone who is a confident swimmer. Start September 1st. (HU#51)

PE37, Near Swaffham, Norfolk. House keeper wanted part time. #50

PE37, Near Swaffham. Norfolk.  Housekeeper/cleaner wanted for a couple living close to Swaffham. This is on a part time basis-3 mornings per week 9.00am-12.00,  ideally on alternate days and every other week on a Saturday as well. Duties to include general cleaning including bathrooms and windows, dusting, hovering, laundry and ironing as well as cleaning brass and silver. Knowledge and experience of care of antiques and silver would be an advantage. If the house keeper enjoyed cooking there may be more hours available. Must be able to drive with own car as the house is in a rural position. Salary £8-9.00 per hour Start ASAP (HU#50)

Pet sitters wanted in Norfolk

We are looking for people who are interested in joining Help Unlimited as house and pet sitters. The suitable person must love animals and have owned their own over the years. This would ideally suit a retired person / couple or someone who is flexible with their times. This is on an ad hoc basis and on a part time basis. You would be required to stay in the clients' home so that the pets are kept in their normal routines and the house is looked after. Ideally able to drive. Must be prepared to have a police check.