July start but hey , the early bird gets the worm! To land this dream role, you’ll be extremely capable, but know how to have fun!

Full Time, Live Out Nanny Role For Family in Ilkley , West Yorkshire

Happy Nest are seeking an experienced nanny, who can fulfil nanny duties, to join a family with two young children

The family live within walking distance of the beautiful town centre of Ilkley . We know, you’ll have safely landed a great role here. I mean, at least you’ll be within easy reach of all the good coffee to get you through those early starts and the park and river are just a stones throw away for those sunny afternoon play dates.

Their eldest daughter – aged 4 – loves sports, ballet and gymnastics , arts and crafts, all things creative . She also loves the outdoors, which is probably a key reason why she has such a strong imagination. Good news really, because it means there’s endless opportunity for open ended play.

Baby girl number two arrived in April 22 so with that in mind you will have strong experience working with young babies as they will be around 3 months old when the role commences. It will be all about baby cuddles, nappy changes and rhyme time.


Located close to Ilkley town centre, and within walking distance from to the Riverside Gardens , this creative family live in a beautiful old property. You’ll find that being only a walk from the town centre, and the park offering lots for children to do this family are ideally placed.

Hours: Monday to Friday 8am-5pm

Nanny Duties:

This Ilkley nanny role will involve some drop off / pick-ups from school Miss 4 attends the local primary school in Ilkley and (#win) it’s a 20 minute walk away or a short 4 minute car journey.

As their nanny, your main duties will be to ensure the children are happy and well cared for. You’ll help with homework, offer activities, and dig deep into your nanny bag of tricks to ensure they’re entertained. Although see point above about having great imaginations. Therefore, there’s loads of scope for creativity.

Can you cook? Great! The ideal nanny will be confident preparing nutritious, healthy meals for the children and be confident in creating new tastes and textures for the weaning stage when it arrives for baby. The family are big foodies and subsequently their daughter has a wide ranging palate which they want to encourage.

The family already employ a cleaner/housekeeper so you will be expected to keep the children’s area clean and tidy and all of their laundry and bedding is fresh and pe, uniforms prepped for the days required.

It would also be helpful if you would consider working one weekend a month with time off during the week to compensate , be open to travel both in the UK & Internationally and do some additional evening babysitting . Flexibilty is key!

Piqued your interest? ! To ensure you soar above the rest, we know you’ll be the type of nanny who’s happy, go lucky, with some serious organisational skills and loves working alongside this great family unit. Also, fun. It’s the main idea here. This family love to laugh. Do you?


Start date: July 2022

• Driver essential

• Qualifications and experience in childcare

• Fully enhanced DBS (criminal record) check. Agency will assist

• Paediatric first aid

• Checkable references

• Previous experience working with similar age children


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