Special Needs Nanny/Housekeeper

Glen Cove,
Full Time, Live In
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Job ID: 16359082
Recruiter: melissa

Loving, Blended family is looking to hire a Compassionate Special Needs Nanny/Housekeeper who drives in Glen Cove, NY! 

Overview: Join a warm and dynamic blended family as a compassionate Special Needs Nanny/Housekeeper. This unique opportunity involves supporting a loving mom with her busy household, particularly focusing on the care of her two daughters (Ages 11 years and 4 years), one of whom has special needs, and their 6-month-old son. If you're someone with a nurturing spirit, a flexible approach to family dynamics, and a passion for making a positive impact, we would love to hear from you!


  1. Morning Routine:

    • Assist mom in getting the 11-year-old and 4-year-old ready for school.
    • Care for the 6-month-old while mom takes the older children to school.
  2. Daytime Responsibilities:

    • Provide ongoing care for the baby, including feeding, changing, and playtime.
    • Engage in light housekeeping tasks to maintain a clean, tidy, and organized home.
    • Handle family laundry and assist with organizational tasks, as needed.
  3. Afternoon and Evening Support:

    • Aid in school pick-up and transportation to therapies or after-school activities.
    • Assist with dinner preparation and mealtime.
    • Support mom and dad with bathing and bedtime routines.
    • Provide special care and meal preparation for the oldest daughter with cerebral palsy, including changing, feeding, and bathing.
  4. Family Dynamics:

    • Navigate a blended family schedule, including the 11-year-old spending alternating weeks and weekends with mom.
    • Welcome and assist two stepchildren during scheduled weekends.
  5. Flexibility and Calming Presence:

    • Embrace the ever-evolving nature of a blended family and adapt to changes in routine.
    • Bring a calming energy to support mom, especially in caring for their special needs daughter.


  • Experience in special needs care preferred, but not required. More important than experience is the approach and attitude towards someone with special needs.
  • A compassionate and patient demeanor.
  • Ability to maintain a positive and supportive atmosphere in the household.
  • Flexibility in adapting to changing family dynamics and schedules.
  • Basic understanding of housekeeping tasks and organizational skills.


  • Ideally Monday to Friday, 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM. A split shift will work too if the candidate prefers – hours would be 7:00 AM to 12:30 PM and 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Salary: $30-35/hour, DOE, Negotiable for the right candidate
  • Living Accommodations: Live Out
  • Vacation: 2 weeks PTO
  • Additional Benefits: Paid Holidays
  • The opportunity to be an integral part of a loving and diverse family. Mom wants someone who feels comfortable in their home.
  • Ongoing support and appreciation for your valuable role.

If you are a caring individual with a heart for making a difference in the lives of this wonderful blended family, we invite you to apply. Your warmth, flexibility, and commitment will contribute to creating a harmonious and supportive environment for all members of the family.

Requested Duration: Many Years

About the Family

Adults: 2
Children: 5 (As this is a blended family, the baby is the only one living in this home full-time; the other children all split time with their other parent). 
Dogs: 1 – a small Yorkshire Terrier
Current Staff: Housekeeper who handles deep cleaning

Position Responsibilities

  • Childcare: 03 Children, Ages 11-year-old (G) with special needs (non-verbal), 4-year-old (G), 6-month-old (B) – 2 Stepchildren every other weekend (Ages 12 years (G) and 5 years (B) who has ASD)
  • Housekeeping: Light Housekeeping Required
  • Cooking: Help Start/Prep for Dinner, Plain Cooking Required, Children's Meals Only
  • Laundry: Family Laundry
  • Errands: As Needed
  • Driving: Required
  • Travel: Not Required

Position Requirements

  • Work Hours: M-F, Ideally 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM or a split shift will work too, if the candidate prefers – hours would be 7:00 AM to 12:30 PM and 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 03 Years of Experience
  • References: Minimum of 2 References
  • Background: Pass stringent background checks and drug testing upon offer of hire
  • Personality Traits: Compassionate, nurturing, flexible, kind, has a "go with the flow" personality, and a calming energy.

Position Compensation

  • Salary: $30-35/hour, DOE, Negotiable for the right candidate
  • Living Accommodations: Live Out
  • Vacation: 2 weeks PTO
  • Additional Benefits: Paid Holidays

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