Little Ones is a leading premium agency which specialises in nanny and childcare placements not just in the United Kingdom but all throughout overseas as well. Our 15 years of experience in the industry has enabled us to develop an extremely detailed and thorough vetting process which in turn ensures that we will only provide Putney families with the most qualified and experienced nannies. This is what makes Little Ones the most trusted nanny service provider in Putney.
Advantages of using a nanny service provider in finding a nanny in Putney
When parents go to work, they want the assurance and security that they will leave their children in safe and capable hands. Deciding to get a nanny to help with your children is a big decision to make and this is only the first step. How do you go from there? How are you going to find the right nanny for your children? How will you manage all the process that comes with hiring a nanny? This is where the nanny agencies come into view. An established and experienced nanny service provider will be able to help source qualified candidates for your family.
Little Ones nanny service provides a tailored and personal approach into nanny placements. We will get to know you and your needs and provide candidates that fit your desired qualifications. For a span of one month, we receive over 8,000 candidate applications, and from these we only select the best candidates and schedule an interview with them. This ensures that only the most suitable candidates are presented to your family in Putney. Everyone who is placed in a Putney nanny role has gone through a strict vetting procedure and a comprehensive face-to-face interview with our experienced consultants.
Our vetting process and checking procedures
Our rigorous approach to nanny recruitment has been honed for over many years of experience in providing nanny and childcare services to families in need of support. Our vetting process includes a face to face interview with each individual nanny which typically lasts for 40 minutes. We thoroughly assess the nanny’s work experience, their values and principles in caring for children, including when and why they became interested in childcare.
Our Putney nanny consultants also take verbal reference checks from the nanny’s previous clients, following a stringent reference process. We also do identity and visa checks for all nanny and childcare candidates. One a nanny has been offered a role in Putney, our nanny service consultants will request a DBS or police check from the nanny’s home country, which is in line with the OFSTED guidelines.
Little Ones nanny services in Putney also require all nanny and childcare candidates to undertake a Paediatric First Aid course. It is essential that the nannies are well capable and trained should an emergency arise. In order to ensure that all nannies working in Putney from Little Ones nanny services are able to fund a course, we offer first aid courses for less than a third of the price for the same course by St John’s ambulance.
Childcare options our nanny service offer to families in Putney
We know that no two families are the same and we understand that families want to hire nannies that are tailored to their needs, which is why Little Ones nanny services are offering different childcare types, so you could pick the most suitable option for your family.
Little Ones are able to source qualified nannies who can be seamless additions to your household and work on different job types, including:
Each childcare job type mentioned above is available on a permanent basis for 1 year or longer, or on a temporary basis for as little as one day up to a few months.
What does each type of nanny do and how much are their salaries?
Putney Live-in Nannies
A Putney live-in nanny is a childcare provider who will live with the family and usually works for 10 to 12 hours per day, 5 days per week with two babysitting sessions. If the family needs it, the nanny can also provide a 24-hour service or work for 6 days, the salary will be higher since you are requesting a longer service.
They charge between £400 to £600 net per week and you will provide them with accommodation. A live-in nanny will be able to help with duties such as helping the children with their homework, doing school drop-offs and pickups, doing housekeeping duties related to the children like washing and ironing their clothes and keeping the parents informed of the children’s developmental progress. If the family travels domestically or internationally, the live-in nannies usually travel with them if the family requires, or care for the children if the parents need to travel.
Putney Live-out Nannies
Live-out nannies provide childcare support on a full-time basis without living in the families’ house. They typically work for around 10 to 12 hours a day, 5 to 6 days a week including 1 babysitting session which is included in their salary.
The duties the live-out nannies will undertake include assisting the children with homework and after-school activities, driving them to and from school, keeping the parents informed of their progress, as well as helping with some housekeeping related to the children and well as preparing meals for them.
An experienced live-out nanny charges families approximately £10 to £12 net per hour. Live-out nannies can travel with your family and offer a 24-hour live-in cover when you are away. In these cases, a live-out nanny will have overtime hourly rates or salaries changed.
Putney Part-time Nannies
Part-time nannies are a popular option for parents who don’t require a nanny 24/7 but are looking for flexibility and extra help with the children. Part-time nannies typically work for a few hours per day for one to four days per week. They could also work on morning shifts only. They may also take two or three part-time positions on different days and care for children of any age. Their duties include, but are not limited to, arranging play-dates and social schedules, planning children’s social and extracurricular activities, washing and ironing the children’s clothes, preparing meals, assisting the children with homework and ensuring their bedrooms are clean and organised. A part-time nanny with three years of professional experience earns around £13 to £15 net per hour.
Putney After-school Nannies
After-school nannies are one of the childcare options that are in high demand due to the flexibility that they offer. This will be the perfect solution for parents in Putney who are working but do not need a full-time nanny as they only require a few hours covered. An after-school nanny normally works for 3 to 6 hours per day. Duties and responsibilities of an after-school nanny may include picking the children from school, driving them to after-school activities and play-dates, assisting them with homework, planning extracurricular activities, preparing meals, as well as helping with education activities such as teaching a second language. After-school nannies earn around £10 to £15 net per hour or £200 to £300 net per week.
Putney Au Pairs
An au pair can take care of children who are 3 years old and above. Au pairs are foreign nationals who are usually under 30 years old, and they come from many different backgrounds and bring different levels of experience to the table. Their main role is to provide childcare support but they may also undertake light domestic chores such as dusting, vacuuming, tidying up and helping with laundry, however, they are not expected to do full housekeeping duties. They earn between £100 to £200 net per week, depending on their childcare background.
Nanny-housekeepers can work on a sole-charged or shared-care environment, depending on the requirements of families. The nanny-housekeepers typically work for 10 to 12 hours a day, or 5 to 6 days per week, and they may live-in with a family or live-out, as well as work full-time or part-time hours. They will help with domestic housekeeping duties whilst also providing childcare support, and the allocation between these two is entirely up to you.
Nanny-housekeepers may also help with cooking and PA duties such as helping with household accounts, dealing with bills, tradesmen, deliveries and shopping. The market rate for nanny-housekeepers is between £300 to £500 net per week for live-in and £10 to £15 net per hour for live-out, depending on their experience.
A Governess is an established member of domestic staff, trained to provide your children with a personal level of education. They have teaching backgrounds or higher education and a minimum of 5 years of professional experience. The market rate for governesses range from £400 to £700 net per week, depending on their experience and qualifications.
Choosing your Putney nanny
Little Ones’ leading nanny service aims to provide families in Putney with nannies who have professional experience, glowing recommendations and top qualifications. With our thorough and precise vetting procedures and our skilled nanny consultants, we ensure to only put forward our most qualified nannies looking for Putney nanny positions. It is paramount to our service that we place nannies that match the values and methods in your home.
For a no obligation consultation regarding our Putney nannies and the most suitable childcare option for your family, or to view a comprehensive list of nannies we have, please contact Little Ones Nanny Agency on 0207 183 0309 or email us on firstname.lastname@example.org