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Birmingham, UK

Part Time

Level 3 and above

About the Role

You would work in an employer’s home, looking after their children and making sure they are happy and healthy.

You might often have to look after babies and very young children. You could work as a maternity nanny, helping families care for newborn babies during the first few weeks of a baby's life. You could also work with older children or a mix of age groups.

You would:

  • Feed, bathe and dress children and change nappies

  • Teach basic social skills and hygiene

  • Make sure children are safe

  • Help children to learn through play

  • Go out with children to give them new experiences

  • Take children to school or nursery

  • Plan interesting things to do

  • Take children to the doctor or to do activities

  • Organise chances for children to play with others

  • Prepare healthy meals and snacks

  • Tidy up and clean rooms used by the children

  • Keep records of the children’s development for the family

You would need an excellent understanding of health and safety, as well as food hygiene.


Minimum qualifications and skills


  • Qualifications and experience that demonstrate child care abilities

  • Clear, fluent English speaker

  • Positive attitude

  • Cooperating, supporting and listening

  • Developing a plan

  • Observation

  • Eligibility to work in the UK


  • First Aid Certificate

  • Practical cookery skills

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