Will Nannies be expected to work at weekends?
Normally no, most Nannies work Monday to Friday only. If a client requests this cover our Nannies would be notified before going for the interviews.
Do Nannies require to live-in with their families?
Not all the time. Belgrave Agency offers both live-in and live-out positions. When you are having an interview with Belgrave Agency we will find you a position to suit your personal requirements.
Do Nannies have the opportunity to travel?
Yes, Belgrave Agency offers positions abroad and would have families that may require the Nanny to travel with them during the year. If you have travel interests or would be interested in living abroad, please contact us.
How much childcare experience do I need to have to register with Belgrave Agency?
Belgrave Agency do require all candidates to have at least 2-3 years childcare experience. It is also necessary to have written childcare references from each job.
How can I obtain a First Aid Certificate?
Belgrave Agency offers a one day course, which runs every month on a Saturday. A certificate will be awarded on completion of the course on that day, which is valid for 2 years. Please contact Agency for more information.
Haw can I update my CV?
We provide a CV service if you need to create or update your current copy.
Should Nannies have an employment contract?
Belgrave Agency can provide this to all our clients and Nannies who wish to avail of this service. It is a personal choice and we have seen a growing number of our clients wishing to use an employment contract.
What are the main Nanny duties?
The main Nanny duties are:- childrens meals during the day, childrens laundry, keeping childrens bedrooms and play areas clean, school runs, keeping the kitchen and common areas tidy and clean, helping with loading/unloading of dishwasher and washing machines, activities/outings with the children, assisting with homework, developing and learning skills with each age group.
Do Nannies require a full driving licence?
It is a big advantage to hold a full driving licence as many families do require their Nannies to drive the children to and from school. But if you don’t please contact us anyway and we will try to find a suitable family for you.
Can Belgrave Agency introduce Nannies to each other?
Yes we are delighted to help with this. All you have to do is contact us at any time during your placement and we will organise it for you.
If a Nanny experiences some difficulties during their placement what can they do?
If a Nanny experiences some difficulties we advise them to contact their agency to talk about their problem. In most cases any problem can be resolved.