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Temporary Nanny Jobs
Being a temporary nanny offers you flexibility and the chance to gain valuable, varied experience. Here’s a look at what’s involved and how to find the best opportunities to suit your requirements.
Why be a temporary nanny?
Being a temporary nanny is a flexible option for those who need to work around other commitments, such as family, medical issues or second job responsibilities. It’s a way to build on experience, to travel if you wish, and to work with more families over time.
Temporary nannies are an excellent option for many families who require the support for a specific period of time, or a little extra help when needed.
It pays to be a skilled, temporary nanny. Rates vary depending on location, duties and hours worked, but in London you can expect around £10-12 per hour, while a rate of £120-150 per day is common for a 24 hour nanny.
What’s involved for a temporary nanny
As a temporary nanny, the duties you can expect to undertake are akin to those of a permanent nanny. These can include meal preparation, helping children with their tuition or homework, organising and arranging educational and engaging activities, household shopping and cleaning, clothes washing, tidying of the home and children’s rooms and being on hand to drive the child or children to nursery or other appointments.
You may be asked to travel with the family on occasion, when required, providing exciting opportunities to travel, get to know the family and take on more responsibility. Work is generally 3 to 12 hours per day, with variability as to the number of days per week. There are also families who require occasional or regular 24-hour nannies.
Temporary nannies need to be flexible and adaptable, capable of building trust and settling into a role effectively and efficiently. Standards are high for temporary nannies and while qualifications are not required, they can help employability. Little Ones offer a range of courses that can help build both specialist and core skills.
Finding the best temporary nanny jobs
With specialist experience, Little Ones works with temporary nannies to find the best placements, even at short notice. There’s strict vetting in place to ensure the most passionate, skilled and experienced nannies work with us. In return, we offer a wide range of placements, exciting opportunities, support throughout the journey and optional courses to improve your marketability.
As a temporary nanny, you’ll often help permanent nannies who are working in a temporary position during their search for a permanent vacancy. By sending in an enquiry, specialised staff can help match you to the most suitable opportunities that fit your location, preferences and skills. Little Ones has more than 700 new jobs each month with positions for both part time and full time temporary nannies, English speaking and bi-lingual, for live-in and live-out placements in the UK and globally.