Nanny Employment process

Nanny interviewOnce you’ve decided what type of childcare you’re looking for (nanny, governess, maternity nurse) you need to register your vacancy online by filling out our client registration form. This will submit our T&Cs and your information will be carefully reviewed by a member of our staff who will then contact you directly to discuss your specific requirements.

We at Royal Nannies work on matching basis, so only candidates that match your family’s requirements will be shortlisted for you.

Stage 1 - UNDERSTANDING YOUR NEEDS

We carefully listed to your requirements, then will assess each family’s needs and the environment in which their nanny will function. We also advise on scheduling and help define the nanny's role within the family.

Stage 2 - MATCHING NANNIES & FAMILIES

This data is matched to our nanny & governess profiles, and appropriate candidates are selected for the family's perusal. We will share our interview notes with you so you can better understand the quality & personality of each candidate we introduce. You need to let us know which candidates you would like to interview yourself.

Step 3 - INTERVIEWING NANNIES & GOVERNESSES

You can interview our candidates either over the phone, via skype or in person. We help set up these interviews (in person, via skype or over the phone), can offer selection of interview questions and review the impressions of both family and nannies or governesses. Childcare reference and documentation check can also be carried out on client's request, however most clients prefer to speak to the referees themselves. You can chose from many additonal services such as reference and documentation check, crb check, health check, travel arrangements to and from the interview, customised contracts. (please see the agency fee section for prices)

Step 4 - CONTRACT

When a family feels comfortable with a nanny / governess and decides to offer her the job, we can help draft a work agreement (contract) to make sure no key consideration has been overlooked. A sample contract if offered free of charge, but we can also prepare a customised contract for you - whether you need a permanent or a temporary one (please see the agency fee section for prices).  Once the nanny / governess has accepted the offer, she is directly employed by the family.

Step 5 - FOLLOW UP

The final step is follow -up. After placement of our candidate, we contact both family and our nannies / governesses to assess the working relationship. We offer post-placement support so whatever your concerns, we will be here to help you. We also introduce our London nannies to others in her area, creating support groups where they can meet other childminders and share ideas.