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32-year old male
Romanian
Living in United Kingdom
Has a passport for Romania
Has a visa for United Kingdom
5' 9" or 175 Centimeters
130 Lbs or 59 Kgs
Qualifications
2 years of paid experience
13-16 years of education
First-aid trained
Swimmer
Valid driver's license

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Introduction

As I'm over the age of being AuPair I may continue to provide support to families as employee or service provider if requested. Since 2006 I assisted parents in Oxford, London, Luxembourg, France, Geneva and I've been living eight years in the UK working other jobs.

In my twenties I worked as AuPair one year long for one family, plus a cumulative year for other families. I think I had better relationships with small families of Rational (Phlegmatic) personality types. Choleric temperament often described as people who always want to dominate, easily irritable, unpredictable, impulsive, very energic, combined with a lack of discipline seemed not easy going or risky to me; In general I tried to offer privileges such as: no contractual obligations, request of my support on demand, not charging money for the sitting hours and I never counted my working hours with the stopwatch. The values I share with the families I worked for are: maintaining a balanced lifestyle, working intelligently rather than working hard.

Of the four main types of personalities according to Myers-Briggs test I'm an engineer (INTP) and I don't have a 4-in-1 personality. It's a delusion to call myself "Carer + Entertainer + Preacher + Superman"; And that didn't stop parents to ask me to look after a baby or very young children; I help to maintain houses that are organised like systems. Efficiency means to me more time left to enjoy life, for both the employer and the employee. The equation of inefficiency is when the speed of creating disorder is not equal to the speed of creating order. Sometimes the employee can be slower to create order or the employer faster to create disorder; To find out how responsible someone is give them total freedom and see what they do with it. I believe people who listen are more intelligent.

They say there is no such thing as a free lunch. That is the reason why I am accountable for my monthly expenses: cooking for myself at home costs me £100/month, water £5/month, electricity £5/month, heating £100/winter. A visit to doctor costs me £20 in Romania or it is paid via National Insurance when I work in the UK; Also, both the employer and employee need to be insured. If parents have any doubt that I don’t abuse, that I don't steal or lie, that I didn't have car accidents, I can give the details of the previous family I served; In my turn I also need to be sure that that I’m not a burden on family's limited resources, that I’m treated like an asset. There are two ways to solve these problems: one is to pay with our time to see how well we interact - its called probationary period. The other way is to pay higher fees to agencies who do the screening; The minimum live-in rate I charge is £8/hour for a minimal service or £100 for an eight hours work day;

Although many families could afford to pay pocket money, I believe not many can afford to host an assistant. I appreciated a lot when families could provide for me a small studio with facilities and so we could keep some space in between and be more independent. I believe that can only strengthened our inter-dependence; When talking with other people I trust: healthy people, dialogue, science, sportmanship, transparency, what I see and feel, what I can analyze, free markets. I don't trust: single parenthood, wishful-thinking, compromising, gambling, feeling uneasy or "walking on eggshells", pseudo-science, -isms, propaganda, first impressions, self-victimization, corporations, double-standards, horses, cats.

“Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live it's whole life believing that it is stupid.” Also, when I criticise constructively I avoid using labels (like 'stupid'), and use instead verbs, (like "the fish does not want to learn to swim"); Even when I did take a role not fit for me, I handled conflicts without making damage or leaving a scar on anyone and I also read books about that skill. For me fun means awareness of unnecessary wars. To find out more about me families can read the Interview answers I wrote or check the Pictures. Please tell me about your personality types and your family.

Thank you, Nic

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Aug 2016 - Aug 2016
From 1 - 24 months
Seeking Live In/Out
Part-time

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Weekly Pay Negotiable Response Rate15%
Last Login29 Aug 2016 Complaints0
Member Since09 Jan 2006 Favorite Adds2/30-days
Languages
English
French

My Services

Additional Services I'm able to provide:
Infant care Special needs care Disabled care
Housekeeping Pet care Elderly care
Shopping & Errands Office Assistance Tutoring
Match Preferences
Will not work for smokers
Comfortable with pets
Willing to travel worldwide for work
Preferred nationalities:
  • - Belgian
  • - British
  • - Swedish
  • - Swiss
No parent age preference
Location
Preferred Countries:
  • - Australia
  • - Austria
  • - Belgium
  • - Finland
  • - France
  • - Germany
  • - Greece
  • - Luxembourg
  • - New Zealand
  • - Spain
  • - Switzerland
  • - United States
Preferred Cities:
  • - London
Lifestyle
Good health
Non-smoker
Other
No Religion
No tattoos
No piercings

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