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House Manager

Become a house manager

Working with Enchanted Nanny Agency as a house manager

Many families nowadays are looking for someone who can manage their entire household. That is the role of a house manager. At Enchanted Nanny Agency we believe this position is fundamental for busy families.

The role of a House Manager can vary depending on the family and their household. The general responsibilities of the House Manager is to assure the house is running smoothly and to ensure the good general maintenance of the property and land.

Some typical duties can include: organizing and overseeing maintenance of the property, ensuring the property is secure at all times, organizing family and household events, greeting and caring for guests and visitors, chauffeur duties, housekeeping duties, grocery shopping...

Do you have what it takes to become a house manager?

To join the Enchanted Nanny Agency team you need the following:

  • A professional approach
  • Good English
  • An unconditional love for children
  • A positive attitude
  • Qualifications or experience as a personal assistant/housekeeper
  • Be legally able to work in Australia
  • A minimum of 18 years of age

Documents required to work as a nanny

To start working as a nanny, you will need to have to obtain a few official documents and certifications. Those are essential for both your safety and the family's.

  • A Working with Children Check or Blue Card (QLD)
  • Current First Aid and CPR Certificate
  • Positive References – Provide 2 written references or contact details to us
  • Current driver’s license and relevant vehicle certificates (for driving roles)
  • Police Clearance (optional)
  • Nanny insurance (optional)

If you don’t have your Working with Children Check, Police Check or current First Aid Certificate but are in the process of getting one you may apply now and provide those later in the recruitment process.

If you don't have the certificates, you can get them by following those links:

Become a Enchanted House Manager today!

Which role is the best for me?

Au Pair

  • Living with the family
  • Food and accommodation provided
  • Pocket money
  • Child related duties (drop offs and pick ups, meal preparation, after school activities...) and sometimes some household duties (washing dishes, tidying up kids' rooms, vacuuming...)

Nanny

  • Usually live out of the house
  • Hourly wage: usually around 20-30$ per hour depending on experience
  • Child related duties (drop offs and pick ups, meal preparation, after school activities...) and sometimes some household duties (washing dishes, tidying up kids' rooms, vacuuming...)

House Manager

  • Usually live out of the house
  • Hourly wage: usually around 28-33$ per hour depending on experience
  • Variety of tasks throughout the home: drop off and pick up kids from school, organizing meals for the all family, grocery shopping, organizing after school activities and doctor appointment, doing some household chores (washing, ironing, vaccuming...)
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