Having the parents at home while you’re working can often change the dynamic of your role and your relationship with the children. These types of roles require particularly good communication with the parents to make sure you’re all on the same page. This quick video from our Nanny coach Alex shares the things it’s most important to discuss before you get started.
No – you can become a nanny in many locations across the UK including Bristol, Brighton, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Surrey, Hertforshire, and Berkshire.
No – anyone over the age of 18 can become a nanny.
You’ll be able to see where the families live when searching for roles so you can pick a location convenient for you. After collecting the children from school, you’ll spend most of your time in their house.
Yes – most nannies only work for one family.
No – you don’t need any formal qualifications or experience to become a nanny. However, we do like to see that you have spent time with kids in the past (and that you enjoyed it!).
Most families are looking for a minimum commitment of 3 months to give you time to settle in with the kids and their routines.
You’ll also be able to do a trial shift with the family before you accept the job.
Nannies typically only look after one families children (or in a nanny share two families children). Nannies work in the children’s home whereas childminders work in their own home looking after children from different families. You can find more information on childminding here.