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  Find and hire a nanny at understands how vital it is to find the right child care provider for your family, particularly as you not only have to trust someone in your home but also with the care of your precious children.
We have carefully laid out a step by step process that we recommend you follow in order to alleviate any problems and difficulties you could potentially encounter in the process of hiring a child care provider for your children. Finding and hiring the right candidate for your family will guarantee you more quality time with your children along with the peace of mind you desire so please read these steps carefully.
Clarifying your needs
Find a Nanny
Phone Interview
Check References
Personal Interview
Trial Run
Hiring your nanny


Telephone Interview
You will probably want to conduct your first formal interview over the phone. This phone conversation should be used to tell the nanny about the kind of family you are, what you are looking for in a nanny, the start date of the position and the skill requirements that are important to you. It is also important, even at this early stage to clarify salary expectations with the nanny to make sure there are no misunderstandings down the road.
It is vital that you allow the nanny to talk so you can gage whether this person appears like a suitable candidate to work in your home, with your children. Although you can tell a lot from a telephone conversation, try not to rule anyone out immediately as many people are nervous and might not be articulate over the phone but may still be very qualified and capable.
Suggested questions to ask in the telephone interview

Once you have taken the time to describe the position and your requirements you can begin to ask your questions

  • How old are you?

  • Do you live in the area?

  • How many years have you worked with children?

  • Describe how you have worked with children ad what you can offer my children?

  • When are you available to start work?

  • What are your salary expectations?

From asking just these few questions you ell be able to gage as to whether this person could be suitable. If however, the person does not suit your needs, say thank you and close the conversation to move on to your next phone conversation.

If you are happy with the way the telephone conversation has gone we suggest you set up a face-to-face meeting. It is important that you set up a convenient time and date for the interview and ask them to bring with them:

  • ID

  • Resume

  • Written references -Valid work permit

  • Driving license if the position requires one