Here’s an example of the kind of web comment or bulletin board advertisement that au pairs should be wary of — Anonamomma very cleverly checked for similar text and found this in a place that seemed untrustworthy.
maria November 18, 2011 at 8:07 am
LOOKING FOR DOMESTICS HOUSEKEEPER RELIABLE NEEDED IN OUR HOME
We are a happy and noble family here in London , we have two kids Jasmine and Terry,aged 4yrs and 2yrs old, we looking for an Au pair or Nanny ,Gardener and a Driver from Any Country that can speak English and the interested should be willing to stay with us for a minimum of 2years
About Our Family…..
Maria Ward(my wife)
Home Address: 47 hopefield avenue, Paddington Brent, London NW6 6LH, UK
We are a very happy and noble couple, My kids are fairly easy going and relaxed, they would enjoy someone with lots of energy ,enthusiasm and sense of humor.
We only seek a Au pair for basic child care and light housework. If you accept to take a position with us, you would be paid 2500Pounds with a weekly pocket money of 200Pounds. Hence we are doing anything that would motivate the intending Nanny/housekeeper to put in his/her best in taking care of our child.you would be paid for overtime service if any occurs.Your feeding,accommodation,medication,payment of tax and insurance shall been take care of by us.
kindly send us your CV or Resume to firstname.lastname@example.org,you can possibly add me on your yahoo messenger so that i can i have an interview with you….. Any interested applicant should make sure his or her passport and birth certificate are authenticated ones,because the documents have an important role to play in your coming down to the UK.We shall discuss travel arrangements in due course of which we would be of generous assistance to you.
Girls – do not reply to the above post – it may not be genuine – any real family will not advertise here because it is not the proper place to do so – this may be a bad person who is trying to “trap” naive girls – be aware that sex trafficing is particularly bad in England and Ireland
Be careful, be safe!
I have emailed CV about the post.
Anonamomma November 18, 2011 at 10:44 am