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Ramshead Farming Ltd Mt Somers / Canterbury Au pair / Nanny Accommodation + Pay(Know your rights) Great Pay for a new Super Nanny Experience with children

We need a new cool Super Nanny to look after our two sets of twins- Betty & Delilah who are soon to be 1 and Bernie & Dorothy who are 3.5 years old. You will need to be on top of negotiating with a 3 year old dictator x 2 at times and twin girls learning to walk heading in different directions navigating the world. You will need to be efficient; organised and love to get on with it. Dont panic you wont always be left in uncharted territory sole charge – you will be the support system aiding in keeping life on track with me!

Weekly Wage between $350-450pw + benefits (Car + Accom + Food)
This position is paid through IRD so you will be able to claim back tax when you leave NZ .This is Dependent on Experience and how awesome you are -we will paid the right applicant more!
Basically start see how things go and we will increase it based on performance. We want to have good communication so we have a good understanding of what’s required and making sure everyone’s happy!
This also entitles you to 4 weeks paid holiday pay per year as well as 6 “sick” days
Everyone needs a break/weekend away now and again to refresh your mind and get re-motivated so it’s important you want to get out and about and travel around NZ exploring

You will be required to help Monday – Friday
Some earlier mornings some later nights may be required from time to time too BUT we always try to give you time off to make up for extra hours OR pay you cash.
We do require babysitting some weekends; as above extra time off will be given to explore around NZ.

Housework – At times things will look like a hurricane has been through but we do like to keep things CLEAN and tidy most of the time. We expect our Nanny to do washing & vacuuming & Dishes regularly as well as complete some evening meal preparation as well as baking.
We all work together as a team so if everyone chips in; it makes for light work.

Separate accommodation on farm is provided with other farm staff
Wifi provided & Meals/ Food Provided
Late Model Subaru Station Wagon for personal use – if required
Typically you will drive my truck with kids which is Land Cruiser Prado 4WD.
We have a high volume of tourists on our roads therefore we require someone to be confident with driving and very safety conscience. This is my biggest fear our kids having an accident therefore we require you to behave as if they were your own precious children on board – no cell phone use while driving.
Always leave early and abide by the speed regulations and following distances.

We want you to be a quick thinker with a calm but careful nature. Have a love for outdoors and a self-motivator for creating activities and keeping the house under control. We want you to love and care for our twins the same way we do, but also understand when discipline is required. We also live and work on a farm and have various animals such as horse’s dogs chooks sheep & cows. You will be required to feed and care for these as part of your daily routine with kids.
Other things – ideally you will have basic first aid training / CPR training – if not we can organise this.

We adopt you into our family –Take you with us to catch-ups with friends and family; Trips away around NZ and abroad at times and hope you really get to love NZ People and Life the same way we do.

There are various other Au pairs/ Nannies around here along with high levels of backpackers therefore you shouldn’t be without friends even with our rural location – but it does require you to be confident and outgoing in order to build relationships.
We often have backpackers stay with us a various times too and have been ever so lucky to have had previous super nannies be part of our lives over the last 3.5 years!

If this job sounds like your next adventure – let us know!

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