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ROLE OF THE WEEK - KT6 Surbiton 

Thursday, July 27, 2017 10:08:55 AM

Role Type: Part time, permanent. Preferably live out due to space in house, but also open to live in if necessary!

Location: Surbiton, KT6 (about 20 mins on train into central London)

Kids: Boy - 5 and Boy - 8

Driver not required

Days and hours For LIVE OUT CANDIDATE: During term time: Monday - Friday, 3-6:30/7pm
School holidays: Full days eg. 8-7

For LIVE IN CANDIDATE: During term time: Monday - Friday 3pm-6:30/7pm as above and 3 x mornings a week 6:45-8:15 for school drop off
School holidays: Full days as above

Duties: School pick up which is a 10 minute walk from the house. The youngest may require picking up first as sometimes the older child has clubs which will not finish until around 5:30/45pm. Help the youngest with homework, extra support with reading etc. Fun activities after school. Both are sporty, the youngest also loves lego and cars etc, the eldest loves football, cricket, rugby. Mum will usually be home to help oldest child with homework. Cook dinner for them both and bath time. Ready for mum to put to bed and prepared for the next day. If living in then help with washing children's bedding and tidying their rooms etc, any errands related to the children.

Live in accommodation: Your own bedroom, but one shared bathroom so you would have to give parents priority to shower in the mornings and perhaps have yours after school drop off.

Start date: End of August (3rd week in August for handover from mum), for a Sept start.
Mum used to work from home, but will be returning to work full time in the city. They have had female nannies in the past.

Pay: tbc and dependant on whether you wish for live in or live out 

FULL TIME ROLE IN W12 : LIVE IN or OUT, 60 HRS PW 

Thursday, July 20, 2017 4:31:00 PM

Role Type: Full time, permanent, preferably live in (open to live out too)

Live in accommodation: Large basement quarters, 1700 sq ft, bedroom and own bathroom

Location: W12 London (between Clapham and Wandsworth Common)

Children: Boy- 5, Boy-9, Boy-10

Days and hours: Monday - Friday 7am - 7pm
60 Hours Per Week

Driver preferable

Duties: During term time the role will be focused on the youngest child as the older children attend boarding school. School drop off and pick up. Taking to sports clubs and activities. When child is at school, basic errands related to the children will be required. Family has house staff and cleaners. Homework assistance and dinner after school.

During school holidays you will be required to travel with the family and to take care of the older children too.

Over night stays/proxy parenting will be required occasionally when parents travel for work.

Requirements: Looking for someone fun, energetic, sporty, organised and authoritative who can use their initiative to organise the children's homework and plan fun activities too. The family ski every year, so ability to ski helpful.
Family also have one dog.

Salary: Competitive and negotiable to candidate's experience

Start date: When right candidate found

Contact Gemma at Manny Poppins for further details and applications - Send CV and photo via email.  

FULL TIME ROLE IN W12 : LIVE IN or OUT, 60 HRS PW 

Thursday, July 20, 2017 11:53:35 AM

Role Type: Full time, permanent, preferably live in (open to live out too)

Live in accommodation: Large basement quarters, 1700 sq ft, bedroom and own bathroom

Location: W12 London (between Clapham and Wandsworth Common)

Children: Boy- 5, Boy-9, Boy-10

Days and hours: Monday - Friday 7am - 7pm
60 Hours Per Week

Driver preferable

Duties: During term time the role will be focused on the youngest child as the older children attend boarding school. School drop off and pick up. Taking to sports clubs and activities. When child is at school, basic errands related to the children will be required. Family has house staff and cleaners. Homework assistance and dinner after school.

During school holidays you will be required to travel with the family and to take care of the older children too.

Over night stays/proxy parenting will be required occasionally when parents travel for work.

Requirements: Looking for someone fun, energetic, sporty, organised and authoritative who can use their initiative to organise the children's homework and plan fun activities too. The family ski every year, so ability to ski helpful.
Family also have one dog.

Salary: Competitive and negotiable to candidate's experience

Start date: When right candidate found

Contact Gemma at Manny Poppins for further details and applications - Send CV and photo via email.  

SAS SELECTION - DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES? 

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 10:12:13 AM

We have an exciting opportunity for our MALE NANNIES!

We would LOVE to put one of you forward for Channel 4's  SAS: Who Dares Wins.

The show has never had a manny participant before and they are looking for candidates from different backgrounds - let's show them what you are made of and what it really takes to be a male nanny! 

Contact Gemma at hello@mannypoppins.com if interested.

ROLE OF THE WEEK - CAIRO  

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 2:48:45 PM

Location: Cairo, Egypt

Live in accommodation: The family live in a very large house. You would have the 16th floor to yourself, which has a bedroom, bathroom, own kitchen and lounge with views of the Nile and the pyramids with it's own entrance. If you wished to live in your own accommodation after a few months, the family would be more than happy to arrange this for you.

Working Days: 5 days per week, 45 hours per week.

Working hours: 6am – 9am then 2pm – 8pm (9 hours per day during school holidays.)

Children: 6 & 8 year old boys

Salary: Competitive salary and benefits (visas, flights, accommodation etc.). Around £3,500 GBP per month.

Annual Leave: 28 – 30 days annually including a paid flight back to UK.

Additional details: Special needs experience would be beneficial; Fully staffed household (no cleaning/driving required). Travelling with the family during holidays will be expected. Flexibility and a creative personality will be an advantage.

Both boys are autistic and so require extra help with this. If you do not have specific experience then they will provide training.
They swim once a week, play piano etc and are creative, love movies etc. The father also has Autism and travels a lot and so they are looking for a positive, fun, yet firm role model to take his place. They have had female nannies before, however want a male in order to give authority which is very important. 

You would become part of the family and a close team of people who care for the boys. 

Role Of The Week - SOUTH LONDON, LIVE IN, PART TIME  

Monday, July 10, 2017 1:12:22 PM

Role Type: Part time, permanent (live in or live out if close by)

Location: South London (zone 1), Border of SE11 and SE1 - Lambeth North Tube Station

Kids: Boy - 7 years old (There is also a 13 yr old Boy who is away boarding and returns on a sat lunch time)

Accommodation for live in: Your own en suite bedroom at the top of the house - You would be welcome to eat with the family a few times a week. 

Days and hours: Monday - Friday. School morning drop off and pick ups. Evening babysitting up to 3 x a week. Occasional overnight stays/proxy parenting if the mother is travelling for projects or goes away with husband for a few days. Looking for someone very organised.

Duties: The youngest starts a new school in September, and the likely time would be 7.45/8am start to take the 30 mins south in the car. Also, pick up at 3.45pm (this is 30-45 mins from house by car).

The position would suit someone who might want to go to college in the day or is studying, or was self employed in a flexible line of work.

Start date: 4 September 2017, when school goes back

Role of the week - URGENT START 20TH JUNE 

Tuesday, June 06, 2017 2:13:03 PM

Are you looking for a quick start in a part time/after school role? We will accept applications for this position from temps and permanent candidates.

Type: Part time, permanent or temp

Location: Holland Park

Kids: Boy-8 and Boy-9

Days: The weeks alternate so to Week 1= Mon to Thurs, then Week 2 = Tues to Friday... then back again to Mon to Thurs and so on

Hours: School pick up is 4pm Monday to Thurs and Friday pick up is at 3.30pm until early evening 7:30ish Would require help for half of the school holidays too.

Driver preferable, but not essential.

Duties: School pick up, help with homework, sports and fun activities

Start date: 19th June

Pay: £14 per hour  

ROLE OF THE WEEK - Are you the perfect candidate? 

Thursday, June 01, 2017 9:36:33 AM
We have decided to start listing some of our available roles each week to give male nannies who are not currently registered with Manny Poppins the opportunity to apply.
If you see something that you feel is perfect for you, then please get in touch and we can quickly register you and put you forward. Manny Poppins has no joining fee and takes no further fees from candidates even when placed in a role - it's a no brainer! We have a huge selection of roles available each week all of which are well paid and mainly in central London. Please send CVs and a photo to hello@mannypoppins.com.
As it is our first week we are listing two very different vacancies, one temporary and one permanent.

1. TEMPORARY ROLE 

Children: Boy - 6 yo (nearly 7)
Location: Putney/Fulham
Start Date: Friday 9th June for 6 weeks
Days and Hours: Fridays 15:30 - 19:00 tbc
Duties: School pick up in Fulham, take him to local park to join an organised football playdate/tournament and participate, take home to Putney afterwards at 17:30. 
Driver not required.
Requirments: Someone sporty, fun and responsible who they could establish a relationship with for the future to extend into the summer for further hours. Someone who could play a musical instrument is a bonus as he is learning drums, guitar and piano. Cooking, bath or bed time not required.

2. PERMANENT ROLE

Job type: Full time, permanent APRROX 50 HRS PER WEEK
Location: Barnes SW13
Children: Boy-1.5 yrs, Boy - 3 and a baby on the way
Days and Hours: Monday - Friday 7am-6pm and Thursdays 7am-7:30pm
They would also like the flexibility of occasional babysitting - however realistically this rarely happens.
Driver: required
Requirements: They would like someone who is OFSTED registered - no problem if this needs to be applied for afterwards though. They would also like someone who is firm but fun. The 3 yr old is very clever, wilful and energetic and the 1.5 yr old is quite different, more loving and independent. They would like someone who can provide a structured routine, they will both be starting ballet, the 3 yr old has swimming lessons and you would be required to go into the pool with them. They would like someone who can create a strong network with other possible mannies/nannies so they can arrange play dates and social occasions with the boys. Non smoker. There current nanny has been with them for 3 years and she is a Norland nanny and so traditionally trained. They would like to now try a male nanny due to the boys being older and maintain a long standing relationship with the right person, they were close to their nanny and she is god mother to one of their sons but is moving country. A lovely family!
Start Date: Officially end of September, however they would quite like a long handover so from the beginning/mid September.
Length of placement: Minimum 12 months - ideally for much longer!
Pay: Gross 25K-30K+ - all depending on candidate & experience etc

Our Favourite Day: SHROVE TUESDAY  

Monday, February 27, 2017 5:51:31 PM

We have made it a little easier for those of you (mannies pay attention!) who may have forgotten that today it's pancake day! We have listed our 3 favourite recipes below and there is something for everyone.

1. Traditional Crepes with Lemon and Sugar

This really is easy peezy lemon squeezy! Try some coconut sugar to make it a little healthier. If lemon juice is a too sharp for the kids, nutella and nut butters will also go down a treat.

Ingredients: 

140g Plain flour

4 eggs

200ml milk

Juice of one lemon

Sprinkle of sugar

Method:

Tip flour into a bowl, add the eggs and beat until smooth. Slowly add the milk and beat until there are no lumps! Add a little butter or olive oil to the pan, pour in enough of your mixture to cover the pan and FLIP if you dare..... a squeeze of lemon and a spinkle of sugar, et voila!

 

2. American Fluffy Pancakes with Maple Syrup and Crispy Bacon OR Bluberries

A breakfast staple in the USA! If you don't like the idea of bacon, add a handful of fresh blueberries to your pancake mixture instead.

Ingedients: 

135g Plain flour

1 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp salt

2tbsp caster sugar

130ml milk

1 beaten egg

2 tsp melted butter

Maple syrup

Bacon

Method: Sift the flour, baking powder, salt and caster into a large bowl. Whisk together the melted butter, egg and milk and pour into the dry mixture. Mix together with a fork until there are no lumps and allow to settle. Add butter to pan and pour in your pancake mixture, turn throughout cooking. Serve with a drizzle of maple syrup and some crispy grilled bacon. Enjoy the salty sweet goodness!

 

3. Wholemeal Savory Pancakes with bacon, spinach and mushrooms.

For those who are sweet enough already....

Ingredients: 

125g Wholemeal flour

1 beaten egg

150ml water

1tsp salt

25g butter

1 tsp olive oil

Handful of chopped mushrooms

Handful of pancetta

Handful of spinach

Method: Mix flour and salt in a large bowl. Add the egg, olive oil and whisk, then gradually add the water until you have a smooth batter. Add butter to pan and add small amount of pancake mixture, flip halfway through. In a separate pan fry the pancetta until crisp, add the mushrooms and lastly the spinach until slightly wilted. Add the mixture to your pancakes with a little grated cheese of your choice or add a fried egg for an extra treat.

BON APPETIT!

WE'LL BE BACK SOON... 

Friday, April 22, 2016 11:26:07 AM

It has been a while since Manny Poppins has had a little break and so after a very busy Easter period, we will be taking annual leave between Monday 25th April - Sunday 8th May.

We will still be contactable via email, taking enquiries and applications, however there may be a slight delay in our response. Please accept our apologies in advance for any inconvenience that this may cause. If your enquiry is URGENT, please say so!

Please send all emails to: hello@mannypoppins.com and we will try our best to respond within a 24 hour period.

We will be back with a bit of a tan and a spring in our step after some time out and look forward to speaking to you all soon!

Au Revoir for now...

Team Poppins x

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