Responsible person, male or female, to undertake a lifelong project. Candidates should be totally committed, willing to work up to 24 hours daily, including weekends, in the initial 16 year period. Occasional holidays possible, but may be cancelled at no notice. Knowledge of healthcare, nutrition, psychology, child development, household management and the education system essential. Necessary skills: stress management and conflict resolution, negotiation, and problem solving, communication and listening, budgeting and time management, decision making, ability to set boundaries and prioritise as well as provide loving support. Necessary qualities: energy, tolerance, patience, good self-esteem, self-confidence and a sense of humour. No training or experience needed (or provided). No salary, but very rewarding work for the right person.
Remember parenting is hard – you’re doing a great job.