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Au Pair/farm Hand

Connect Water Pty Ltd Mudgee, New South Wales

2nd Year Visa Eligible

Job Description

We are seeking our next live in Au Pair/Farm Hand t to join our little family for an immediate start. Must be able available to start in next 2 weeks.

We operate a farm, an Irrigation Business and an Occupational Therapy Business , juggling a large landscaping project, a cattle/crop farm and providing the best possible care for our 15month old baby boy 13km from Mudgee. Mudgee is a beautiful country town that has a focus on wine and tourism. Mudgee has a great backpacker community and we can put you in contact with other Au Pairs. We have hosted many times before so we have a track record.

We have only one 15month old baby boy and another baby on the way.
We are an easy going family with a very busy schedule. We would like a non smoking female around 23 – 28 years old with experience with children and a strong work ethic. Your duties would include

*cooking family meals including meat based meals *laundry and general cleaning *Swimming and taking our son to activities *helping with farm work/lawn mowing and gardening *some traveling with us to Orange as needed for work

You would have your own room with queen bed, TV, air conditioning, toilet & shower. You will share a kitchen.

Essential Skills – Previous work and love of working with children. – Able to cook a variety of meals
Must have experience driving long distances/driving on country and dirt roads

Desirable skills
First aid/CPR
Have experience with livestock or at minimum not be afraid of cattle and love dogs
Have experience or ability to safely operate a farm ute, large mower and a quad bike.
If you have your own car this will allow you to travel on your weekends off and do your own thing.

As a person you will;
Have an outgoing personality who understands what it takes to be a mature family member,
Be flexible with hours some days will be longer than others or events are on weekends we need assistance with
Be extremely organised and flexible – things change constantly in a business of this nature.
Be able to follow straight forward instructions and self-manage your work flow.
Not be afraid to get out around the farm, help out and get your hands dirty
Be a non-smoker – no exceptions.

This role is definitely a live-in role for a single person. You will be supplied full board (accommodation/food/beer/access to car/wifi/ + $$). 2nd year visa payslips. You will need to provide proof you hold a driver’s license & hold travel insurance.

You will be described as a self-starter, organised, someone who displays lots of energy and demonstrates initiative in spades. Not be addicted to your smart device whilst at work.

Hopefully this gives you a fair overview of what is on offer & what is expected. We believe this opportunity would provide a rare and unique Australian experience. Previous backpacker references available.

Please EMAIL an up to date resume, your current location & when you could start.

Please also detail how you meet the above expectations in your cover email, any idea about children and what you could play, your driving skills.
Cheers Nicole and Drew

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Connect Water Pty Ltd

Member since: October 2018

Description:
We are seeking our next live in Au Pair/Farm hand to join our little family for an immediate start. Must be able available to start in next 2 weeks.
We operate a farm, irrigation and OT business, juggling a large landscaping project, a cattle/crop farm and providing the best possible care for our15month old baby boy and another on the way for early next year! . We live just 13 mins from town, Mudgee NSW, the beautiful wine area. We have hosted many times before so we have a track record.

Industry:
Farming, Animals & Conservation