Little Ones are a leading nanny agency, offering a premium service to parents. Finding the right nanny can be a nerve-wracking and time-consuming business for parents, seeking to ensure that they are engaging the right person. That's someone kind and empathetic, who will care for your children as you would, and who will be flexible enough to fit into the family setting.
Without doubt, the best way to ensure a successful match between you and your nanny is to talk to us and let one of our experienced consultants review all of our nannies, finding the perfect person for your particular family.
We are very choosy about the nannies we register, so we have done the hard work for you. Most of our nannies have worked with us for years, so we know them well and they are experienced in all the practicalities of caring for children of every age, from babies, to children at school.
The nanny's role will depend very much on what you and your children need. There are two main types of nanny: live-in and part-time.
Parttime and Live-in Nannies in Southend-on-Sea
Families who need someone for between 10 and 12 hours a day, five days a week, with a couple of nights babysitting usually opt for live--in nannies. Some nannies arrange to work a different work pattern, for example, 24 hour shifts, for a higher salary.
The nanny will require their own bedroom and must have privacy when not on duty. Some families are able to offer separate or self-contained accommodation for the nanny, and many families provide a separate bathroom and, if possible, a living space. The better the living conditions for the nanny, the more qualified and experienced candidates you will attract.
For part-time nannies, the role is similar, but the nanny will not be resident with you outside their shift hours and any arranged babysitting.
What Will The Nanny Do?
Your nanny will cover the childcare basics, such as washing and ironing the children's clothes, ensuring that their rooms are tidy and clean, and preparing their meals. But there are many other benefits that the nanny will give your children.
A qualified nanny will engage in educational activities appropriate to the child's age, including helping with homework, if the child is of school age. The nanny can also nurture social development by arranging playdates and driving the child to them if required. Enriching activities such as visits to the cinema, to a nature park, or the beach can also be arranged.
Importantly, the nanny will ensure that you are fully informed of your child's development and progress in a range of areas.
Things your children and live-in nanny can enjoy in Southend:
Walks along the beach collecting shells
Going on the train to the end of the pier
Browsing the great children's section in Waterstones
A visit to the Sealife Centre
Letting off steam at Kids Kingdom play centre
Visiting the nature reserve at Leigh on Sea
Learning to swim in the children's pool at Sheerness
Trampolining at Rayleigh
Get started today with your live-in nanny search
If you think your children would benefit from the care of a live-in or part-time nanny in Southend-on-Sea, please talk to our friendly team for a no-pressure chat about your options. We can look at your requirements and if you decide to proceed, we'll discuss with you how we'll go about the search for the perfect person.