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If you find yourself in a position where you need last minute childcare, Little Ones has the last minute nanny for you. All of our nannies have been subjected to our extensive and comprehensive vetting procedure so you can rest assured your child is in safe hands.
We are able to source high-quality nannies who can offer temporary childcare services throughout London and the rest of the world, and it can even be done within a matter of hours. Little Ones last minute nannies can step in when your child gets sick, your regular childcare falls through or is on holiday, or you go on holiday yourself and think an extra pair of hands is necessary. Your last minute childcare could be at your door in as little as two hours after you have spoken to a temporary childcare consultant.
Our specialist consultants have spent a lot of time building the relationships they have with our temporary nannies, this is because we know that by having a positive and continuous relationship with each and every nanny we work with, we know our nannies will be there for you when you need childcare most.
All of our nannies are able to be at your door within two hours and can stay with your family for up to 6 months. Little Ones is proud to provide Maternity Nannies and night nannies as part of our temporary services. Our Maternity Nannies are here to help you and your little one settle into a sleep routine, advise you on feeding methods and guide you through the process of becoming a parent for the first time or the fifth time.
With Little Ones last minute nannies, you don’t ever have to be caught out.
Comprehensive vetting is our greatest concern
For almost 15 years, we have been dedicated to ensuring your children are in safe hands. Our vetting procedure is comprehensive and will leave no stone unturned. Our consultants only work with emergency childcarers who are compliant and who they have personally checked. All of our temporary childcare providers are brought into the office for a face to face interview, where experience is discussed at great length, copies of documents are taken and references are obtained so that we are able to personally check them.
All of our temporary childcare providers are required to have two verbal references that our consultants are able to verify and all candidates must have a clear enhanced DBS certificate before we place them. If they do not have a DBS certificate, Little Ones is able to request one on their behalf.
You never know when an emergency is going to happen so knowing how to react in an emergency situation is essential to all our temporary nannies which is why they will all have an Ofsted compliant paediatric first aid certificate that is renewed regularly.
Our vetting procedure includes:
Face to face interviews in our Central London offices
Personally checking two verbal references
A clear enhanced DBS check
An Ofsted compliant first aid qualification
Little Ones has built a reputation over the last 15 years of only working with the most elite nannies available and this certainly is the case with our temporary nannies. Our temporary nannies are utter professionals who are either career nannies who have decided to do temporary placements while they work out their next permanent nanny position or nannies who work full time as a temporary nanny.
Taking care of all the details
Little Ones will take care of all the nitty gritty details when it comes to hiring your last minute nanny. All our emergency childcarers are employed by Little Ones, this means we take care of paying their tax, National Insurance and statutory holiday pay. We understand that you have more pressing matters to focus on, which is why we take care of all the finer details. When you contact Little Ones, you know that we will take care of everything.
Your consultant will be on hand at any point throughout your temporary childcare placement to answer any questions you might have. Little Ones is dedicated to ensuring your experience is as stressfree and seamless as possible.
Little Ones understands that you might not have the time to sort out how to go about paying your Nanny’s tax, National Insurance and statutory holiday pay like you might if you were employing someone on a full time basis, which is why our payroll team will take care of everything so you are able to focus on your little ones.
If this sounds like what you’re after or would like to find out more about how our last minute nanny services could help you, our team of specialist consultants are available for a no strings attached discussion about what your options are. Call now to find out more about how Little Ones last minute nannies can help you and your little one when you need someone last minute.