Family offers £9000 for nanny to take care of twins over Christmas

The successful candidate would have to give up time with their own families from December 22 to January 5.

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A family is looking for a nanny to take care of their five-year-old twins over Christmas and New Year – for a whopping £9000.

The successful candidate would earn £600 per day – more than the UK’s average weekly take home pay.

However applicants would have to be willing to give up seeing their own family over the festive season and be on hand 24/7 between December 22 and January 5 to tend to the twins.

The job ad said it would be located in a castle close to Edinburgh, where members of an extended family will be staying for the Christmas holidays.

It added the nanny would be responsible for dressing and washing the children as well as reading to them and taking them through a bedtime routine.

They will also be in charge of ‘generally ensuring children are entertained’, with possible activities including outdoor walks, games, crafts and day trips with the family’s driver.

Cooking and cleaning will not fall within the new nanny’s remit.

Applicants must be fully vaccinated and will require a background check and references.

They will also need at least five years of experience and will have to sign a non-disclosure agreement.