A house manager is required when duties involve the household and not just the children.
This position can either be on a ‘live-in’ basis or daily. The duties of a nanny house manager are wide ranging, depending on the needs of the family, but in general they involve:
• General household cleaning and tidying
• Laundry and ironing
• Cooking/help in the kitchen
• Driving (school run, shopping)
• Errand running (post office, dry cleaning)
• Groceries shopping
Additional duties may involve guardianship of household keys when the employer is absent, dog walking/pet feeding, proxy parenting.