Nanny / Housekeeper in Iceland

Type of Job


Published Date

April 22nd, 2022

Job Location


Published By

Worldwide Nanny

About the Agency

About the job

A lovely family is are looking for their nanny/housekeeper to start in April / May 2022, to look after they 2 months old baby. The person sought should be caring and compassionate, hardworking and with high standards to work delivered as well as a good presentation. Independent, will be easily able to adapt to Icelandic society and culture due to previous experience in Nordic country or simply an open-mindedness and ability to navigate and adapt to new countries. If not the case, the family will do its best to provide time and care for the nanny/housekeeper comfortability also. Expected to be loyal and keep promises that are made. They are looking to establish a potential long-term bond with her, which means that emotional intelligence is key; the nanny shall be insightful, communicative and willing to provide the best conditions for our clients' family and child to be comfortable.

Job description:
Live-out Nanny (the family will provide an accommodation near the family's house)
6 months - 2 years
Proposed start date: April / May 2022
Days of work: 5
Hours of work: 5-10 hours daily
Number and ages of children: 2 months old baby
Brief outline of duties:
Taking care of newborn when needed during the day and/or evenings. House chores; cleaning, organizing, washing clothes. They'd prefer for her to be mobile; meaning to be able to drive, do grocery shopping, dry-cleaner, and run errands. House chores also includes occasional cooking, whereby mum will teach her some dishes, if relevant. Flexible working hours, meaning sometimes she will take care of baby for a few hours during day, whilst sometimes during evenings. Accompanying the family during travel may be relevant.

Preferred skills:
Experience with newborns and toddlers.
Specific/essential skills and qualifications required:
A driver’s license which is approved in Iceland.
Languages required: English required. Any additional language including Mandarin, Danish or Icelandic would be a plus.
Travel required
Driving required
No pets in the residence
Salary gross per annum:
GBP 55,000 gross

Police check, checkable references, First Aid certificates, childcare certificate, driver's license, and a minimum of 5 years are required to apply for this position.