If you have thought that becoming a nanny is an easy task in England or abroad, then, let’s go through this text which will convince you otherwise.
Being a nanny is one of the loveliest jobs in the world if you like children – but applying for a professional nanny work position in England and abroad is a bit demanding job. This is justified since you are the ones who need to take care, raise and educate one’s children.
What do you need to be an interesting nanny to English and international customers?
Why DBS check and what is it?
DBS is an abbreviation which means Disclosure and Barring Service Check. It is a comprehensive check required by law which includes:
Register within an agency
The best way to find a good and safe nanny job is to register in a childcare agency which is mostly free of charge. They will require from you the stated above: proofs of DBS check, passport or ID, education diplomas or certificates, previous experience and the C. V.
What is important for a nanny in the UK?
Except the requirements stated above, a nanny in England should be punctual and well presented. Also, it is expected from her to take responsibility for the development and safety of a child. Nanny’s duties are usually children’s laundry, cleaning toys and their room used and frequently, preparation of meals for children. You should be aware that your duties will include visits to a doctor, accompanying children to and from school, music or dance lessons… If you know to play an instrument or sports, you will get a big plus from your future employer.
Even though you are not a native English, your nanny services are wanted as well since, in the UK, there are many families who look their children have a nanny from their country. Just make sure that your level of the English language is at a significant level.
What is important for a British nanny abroad?
Before accepting a job offer, a nanny should be careful with everything. You should be very cautious when applying for a position abroad.
A nanny is more than just a babysitter
General standards of choosing a nanny England or abroad are the following:
What kind of nanny work positions you can opt for?
Before register for a nanny position, think first how many hours you would like to work during the week. These positions are applicable to nannies both in the UK and internationally. Depending on this, you can be:
Attend some childcare related courses
Attending a course will improve your chances to be chosen by parents. It is well-known that families prefer candidates who have completed the course. Whether the courses are online or live, it is a great way to become a professional nanny. Childcare certified knowledge will be welcomed by parents and your C. V. will be considered faster than the other ones.
Also, early childhood education and care diplomas are in high demand, so don’t think that participating the college is loss of time. Education plus experience are the winning combination.
If you want to work with children as a nanny, be ready to put a lot of effort to become a professional and certified one. But, in the end, your work will be worth it!