Hire a Nanny - Nanny & Childcare Agency

Nannies & Childcare

Find an experienced, fully vetted Nanny for your private residence with the help of our specialist recruitment service.

Nanny & Childcare Recruitment

The role of a Nanny

Our childcare desk provides candidates for Nanny, Nanny/Housekeeper, Mother’s Help, Maternity Nurse, Travelling Governess & Tutor roles.

Candidates must have an Enhanced DBS certificate, Paediatric First Aid certificate, experience with the relevant age group and any formal qualifications stipulated by the client such as MNT, BTEC, NVQ or NNEB.

More often than not, there are roles that call for a candidate with a combination of deliverable skills, such as Nanny/Housekeeper, or Nanny/PA. In such situations, we can identify suitable applicants with the ability to cover a broader role.

Private childcare - nannies & tutors

Hire a Nanny - Client FAQs

What is the average salary for a Nanny?

The salary of a professional Nanny in the UK will ultimately depend on the candidates level of experience, training and certifications, however, an average salary for a full-time Nanny is between £40,000-£65,000.00+.

An appropriate salary will depend on a variety of factors including whether the role is live-in or live-out, if travel is required and the number of contracted hours per week.

A link to our salary guide can be found here https://www.thestaffdirectory.com/help/private-staff-salary-guide/

 

What duties can a Nanny perform?

The role of a Nanny
  • A Nanny is responsible for the safety and wellbeing of any child in their charge
  • Arranging activities, playdates and events
  • Managing children’s diary
  • School drop-offs/pick-ups
  • Rainy day activities such as baking, arts and crafts, painting, drawing etc
  • Ensuring school uniform and school bags are packed with the correct items each day
  • Tidying children’s bedrooms
  • Rotating children’s wardrobe seasonally and removing any clothing that has been outgrown
  • Proxy parenting when required
  • Nannies can work on a sole-charge or shared-care basis
  • Overseeing homework
  • Making baby puree and children’s meals
  • Potty training
  • Educational play
  • Communicating with parents, noting any issues, illness or achievements (first steps, sitting up, walking etc)

What is the agency's candidate vetting process?

At The Staff Directory, we take great care with the acquisition, vetting and representation of our registered Nannies and childcarers.

We require all applicants to meet our high standards of due diligence before they can be introduced to our clients.

All applicants wishing to apply for a position involving childcare are required to hold an Enhanced DBS check & Paediatric First Aid Certificate.

A high level of skill and experience is required before an applicant can register with us, and formal ID and employment references are checked in advance of any client introduction.

If you would like your chosen candidate to process a refreshed background check before starting in the role, this can be arranged for you free of charge.

Do The Staff Directory recruit Nannies for roles outside of London?

The Staff Directory provide an all-encompassing list of private household staff, PAs and yacht crew for positions around the globe.

Our registered Nannies are most frequently hired for roles based in the following areas:

  • Central London – areas such as Chelsea, Regents Park, Mayfair, Kensington, Hampstead, Knightsbridge, Belgravia, Notting Hill and Holland Park
  • UK Counties – such as Gloucestershire, Berkshire, Oxfordshire, Dorset, Wiltshire, Hampshire, Cheshire and Surrey
  • Overseas – The majority of hires for Nannies outside of the UK are for roles based in Russia, Ukraine, the Middle East, UAE, Switzerland and France

Where can I find further information on hiring a Nanny?

We are on hand to assist with any questions regarding the hire of a Nanny. Please call the agency at your convenience and our specialist recruiters will assist you.

Additional information including client FAQs, client help and a salary & payroll guide can be found here https://www.thestaffdirectory.com/help/clients-frequently-asked-questions/

The roles we recruit

Private Staff, PA & Crew Specialists

Butlers

Private Chefs

Nannies

Personal Assistants

Domestic Couples

Housekeepers

Chauffeurs

House Managers

Maternity Nurses

Security & CPOs

Estate Managers

Yacht Crew

Chalet Staff

Gardeners

Governess Tutors

Temporary Staff

Our recruitment process

Hire a Nanny

1

We establish the details of the role

The first step to any Nanny search is a run-through of the role by telephone, however, we are always available to attend an initial meeting in person if preferred. It gives us a welcome opportunity to introduce ourselves and view any candidate accommodation for live-in nanny positions.

2

Review your shortlist

Once we have a good understanding of your specifications and have confirmed your availability to host interviews, we will put together a shortlist of the most suitable nanny candidates. We appreciate that your time is valuable, therefore we filter through large volumes of applications, presenting only the most experienced and well-matched nannies for the role.

3

Hire with confidence

We ensure that all necessary due diligence is taken throughout the Nanny recruitment process. The references of all candidates are verified and in addition, our childcare candidates must hold a Paediatric First Aid certificate and an Enhanced background check. For your peace of mind, a free replacement guarantee is in place, providing a second candidate free of charge in the unlikely event of any issues.

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Call us today to discuss your requirements for private staff and let our experienced recruiters find the perfect candidate for your household.

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