Nanny

Candidate requirement

At Spanishnanny.Agency, we consider our nannies to be part of an elite group. All candidates must meet the following requirements: Have a minimum of 3+ years of professional nanny experience. Have an up-to-date DBS (formerly CRB) and First Aid Certificate. Speak an upper-intermediate level of English. Commit to a family for at least 1 year. Be eligible to work in the U.K. Many families value additional qualifications such as formal education in child care, teaching experience, musical talent, fluency in a foreign language, and nutritional knowledge. A Nanny is an employee in a private family who takes full care of a child or several children from their birth to early childhood. Nanny may be in sole charge and look after the children alone, as well as sometimes work in the presence of the parents.

Profile and experience

The majority of nannies registered with Spanishnanny.Agency has on average between 3 and 10 years of experience, hold a diploma in childcare and at least First Aid Certificate. The candidates are also monolingual, bilingual or trilingual and can travel with the families. We always customise our recruitment process and introduce candidates solely in accordance with the requirement of each family. It is essential that our candidates are well trained and qualified for the position and can adapt to the needs of the given family so that the parents may completely and utterly trust the nanny with their children’s well-being. As entrusting your child/children to a nanny requires a lot of confidence in the candidate’s skills and demeanor, we make sure that you can rely on the nanny’s professionalism. Each nanny position differs depending on the age of children, the role within the family, required profile and experience and assigned responsibilities.

Duties and Responsibilities

Here you may find a non-exhaustive list of duties and responsibilities of a nanny: Looking after the children, dropping and collecting them from the nursery, primary school, after-school activities, etc. Organising activities for the children and their diary, helping the children with their homework, stimulating children’s development through activities and games, bathing and dressing up the children, shopping and preparing fresh balanced meals for children, children’s laundry, maintaining the children’s area tidy, clean and safe, keeping a journal about children’s progress, regularly informing the parents about their children’s activities and development, teaching a language to children if required, taking the children to the doctor with parents’ permission, babysitting when required, teaching good manners in relation to parental expectations. Spanishnanny.Agency place nannies for temporary, seasonal and permanent positions, both full-time and part-time.