A nanny is a live in or live out child carer that must have at least two years experience of looking after children and/or new borns.  They are responsible for providing children with a safe and caring environment in which to develop, as well as for doing the daily household duties, such as cleaning, tidying, laundry and cooking.

As we have a vast selection of vacancies and are able to find you the most suitable family weather it’s a live in, live out or on a temporary basis.

To apply you;

  • Must have worked as a childcare professional for a minimum of three years or hold a relevant child care qualification.
  • Have at least two years of childcare contactable references
  • Already hold or be prepared to undergo an enhanced CRB (Criminal Records Bureau) check
  • Hold a Valid Pediatric First Aid Certificate (or be prepared to complete one arranged by the agency)
  • Passport and proof of eligibility to work in the UK

Qualifications are highly desirable and will increase salary potential, but are not essential.

A nanny will usually work 5-6 days a week, with 1-2 nights of baby-sitting.  Hours are usually 45 hours a week with a salary expectation of £300-£600 per week, depending on experience, qualification and family requirements.

Live in Nannies:

Working hours are generally between 10 – 12 hours per day, Monday – Friday, with two nights baby-sitting included. Any additional time to be discussed and agreed upon at time of interviewing.

Salaries range between £300 – £400 net per week, with all meals provided.

Overseas live-in nannies salaries range between £350 – £700 net per week.

Live out Nannies:

Working hours are generally 10 hours per day, Monday – Friday. Baby sitting at weekends extra by arrangement

Salaries range between £350 – £600 net per week, depending on the job location, and experience.

Temp Nannies:

Temp Nannies can expect to earn between £8-£12 per hour, depending on experience and qualification.


Nannies should work in partnership with the family, taking responsibility for the safety and development of the children.

Nannies Duties include:

  • A nanny is expected to take sole charge the children
  • Preparing children’s meals
  • Drop off and collect children from schools or nurseries
  • After-school activities
  • Nannies would help your child to develop through educational games and play, and outdoor activities.
  • Arrange play-dates and supervision of homework.
  • Children’s laundry
  • Maintaining the cleanliness of equipment, toys and rooms used by the children
  • Doing Bath time

A Nanny is not expected to undertake housework for the entire family.

Apply with Olives Childcare

If you meet the above requirements please submit your CV