8 things you need to know about being a Koru Kids nanny

It's local

You’ll be working in your local area with a family who live close by.  

You’ll work in the families home and   you’ll be able to choose which family is the best fit for you.

It's part-time

 Most families need a nanny 3 to 5 afternoons a week, from around 3 or 3.30pm to 6 or 7pm. 

So that’s a total of about 9-15 hours a week, during school term-time. 

Some families may need more help or extra hours during the school holidays but that’s something you should discuss with them individually.

It's regular & reliable

You’ll need to be able to commit to working regular hours weekday afternoons long-term. 

The families will also commit to you, so this will be income you can rely on. 

There are no zero hour contracts. 

If you are just looking for weekends, evenings or ad hoc work, this isn’t going to be for you.

It's rewarding

You will have a positive impact on children’s lives and provide transformational support to families. 


References permitting, you’ll start on between £10.25 and £13.95 per hour, which includes both your base rate and holiday pay. You can find out more about pay at Koru Kids here.

All types of childcare experience welcome

From babysitting family and friends, to nursery work, to professional nannying, to being a parent, to teaching. All types of experience are welcome.

A typical routine

Of course every family and child is different, but most of the time you’ll be picking the children up from school, walking or taking public transport back to the family home, supporting them with their homework, preparing a simple meal and coming up with lots of activities to do together.

Supportive team at Koru Kids

There is a really friendly team at Koru Kids to support you all the way – from your application, to finding a family and ongoing support while you are working.

We'll sort the paperwork

The family will employ you, but Koru Kids sorts out the paperwork

Once you’ve found a role, you’ll get a free DBS if needed and will be invited to paediatric First Aid training. 

We’ll arrange your contract and you’ll be paid through Koru Kids and submit all your shifts in our app. These shifts will be covered by a group policy for Public Liability insurance. 

Koru Kids also offers:

  • Free online training 
  • Free ongoing support
  • 1-1 relationship support
  • Online nanny community 
  • A safe matching platform 
  • Opportunities for accredited qualifications
  • Loads of activity ideas

Still have questions about the job?

You can reach out to us before you get started.

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