Mum's the Word has been established since 1999, and we have been providing high quality childcare and domestic services as well as a great range of nanny jobs in the UK and Ireland since then.

We are passionate about the service that we provide, so we only work with the highest quality staff. This means that all candidates will have been personally interviewed as well as going through the relevant DBS and reference checks. Our range of courses such as First Aid, Childcare and Maternity Nursing makes sure that all candidate skills and qualifications are kept up to date.When you get in touch with us, we will arrange a consultation to make sure that we fully understand your childcare and domestic requirements. You can be sure to receive the very best attentive and personalised service from our Nanny Agency.

We can provide live in, live out, part time or full time nannies, as well as a range of other domestic services including nursery nurses, maternity nurses, tutors, housekeepers, cleaners, handymen, gardeners, babysitters and wedding staff. 



Business hours and contact info

Mon - Fri     9.30am - 7.30pm
Sat   11am - 5pm
Sun   answering-machine service

Phone: 01865 751825






Sole Charge Nanny

Mature, highly motivated strong nanny is required for a family with two children, 3 &6.

Days Monday - Friday 2.30-6 pm or 2-6pm Term time and 9-6 holidays

You will be required to do the school pick ups and take to various after school clubs.

A driver is required and a car will be issued for work hours.

Both children do various after school activities so you must be happy to be busy running them around!

Duties will also include cooking for the children, maintaining the children's bedrooms schedule playdates so be able to liaise with school friends parents.

Laundry for the children and overseeing homework.

Dad does work from home so family do want a strong confident candidate who is happy to work with him being around.

Start Date: End of May

Salary £377 GROSS PER WEEK (this is term time and school holidays paid together)


Please apply to

You will need excellent references, and a DBS check (recent or willing to undertake) to apply.

Live out but would consider live in for the right candidate


Highgate N6

Updated June 2017


 Fantastic nanny/PA job working on a beautiful country estate near Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire.

This full-time position can be live in or live out if the candidate is local. This exciting opportunity is a shared and sole charge role caring for 3 children: a girl aged 12 and twin boys aged 10. 

The family are looking for a bright, well presented, sporty and energetic Nanny who is able to compliment the family’s outdoorsy lifestyle. The children love to ride their ponies, walk the dogs, play tennis, football and drive their quads around the extensive grounds. 

During the school holidays the nanny will accompany the family overseas to some stunning locations.

This position includes the usual nursery duties such as cooking healthy nutritious meals for the children, homework assistance and arranging diaries and activities.  The nanny needs to be able to support the children with their homework so a knowledge and understanding of key stage 2 and 3 would be beneficial.

A calm and purposeful approach is important, and the ability to give clear and concise instructions as well as someone who is able to set boundaries is imperative to this role. 

A confident and experienced driver is required and a duty car is provided whilst at work.  Experience of working in a busy household would be advantageous, the family employ several household members of staff so working as part of a team is essential. There is a good support network and other staff members are extremely friendly, helpful and supportive.

Although the children are the main priority, this job does require a certain level of PA work whilst the children are at school, so knowledge of IT skills using Microsoft Office is essential as you will be required to keep organised schedules of the children’s activities and diaries.

You will be required to work a 4/5 day week Overnights required and flexibility                                                             

Competitive and attractive salary dependent on experience.

*There are a few options available, such as 4 days per week with 2 weekends a month, or will look for a weekend candidate.


Chipping Norton, OX7

Updated June 2017

Internation Oppertunity Live In Nanny Governess / Tutor

Job Description for Tutor:    

Summary:   Having great expertise in teaching all school curriculum in English (as a first language) and French (as a second language) for kids from the age of 2 years till 8 years.

Speak native English & French

Age should be between 30 – 45 years old.

Full time work for - minimum - one year  


The tutor will:  

Supervise the nannies.

Learn the children everything about protocols, etiquettes and how to deal with others.

Study, support and follow up all English/French school curriculums with the children.

Coordinate with the school administration to follow up the progress of the children.

Arrange and plan for the children's activities, events, parties and carnivals.

Help in Choosing clothes, gifts and presents for whatever events and occasions.

Plan and execute good sport activities/ programs for the children.


To apply please send your cv to

To be able to apply you must have a valid passport with no restrictions to enter any countries.

DBS, First Aid Trained And Excellent References.


Supervise and follow up the daily meals/food.

Salary £5000/£6000 NET per month


Saudi Arabia

Updated June 2017

Night nanny/mothers help

Lovely returning client requires a night nanny/mothers help with their 6 week baby and 4 year old boy.

Only Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Option 1} 7pm to midnight.

Option 2} 7pm to 7am.

Duties include helping with the baby, evening meals, bedtime routines.

To start asap, long term. Salary pending qualifications and experience.



Iffley Village, OX4

Updated June 2017