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Hiring a part time nanny

Hiring a part time nanny is a great option if you require flexible childcare.  We pride ourselves in carefully selecting nannies who are experienced, qualified and genuinely love spending time with children.

If you need a flexible option, our part time nannies can offer childcare for a few hours a week, or up to 30hrs depending on your requirements.

What is a part time nanny?

A part time nanny offers in-home childcare, which can fit around nursery or school hours, or can just be some additional help during the week while you run errands or work.

Snuggles Childcare part time nannies can work with all ages, from newborn to school-age, and will have the relevant experience for your child’s age group.  Because we carefully match our London nannies to fit your job requirements, usually placements are long-term.

Many part time nannies having a second job, or part time studies, so they may have other commitments on their days off.  However, this also means that the nanny could have additional, transferable skills from another job or particular area of study.  This can work really well if you are wanting a nanny in London with a particular skill.

What are part time nanny duties?

Duties differ from family to family, but usual core duties include:

  • Being responsible for physical care and safety of children
  • Supporting emotional wellbeing and development
  • Supporting learning and intellectual development
  • Engaging in age-appropriate activities and games
  • Arranging playdates with other children and supporting social development
  • Organising outdoor activities and trips to parks and playgrounds
  • Playgroup, nursery or school drop off/pick up
  • Preparing and cooking healthy meals
  • Keeping toys and play areas clean and tidy
  • Cleaning and laundering children’s clothes bed linen
  • Keeping the kitchen and any other rooms they have been using clean and tidy
  • Communicating regularly with parents about all aspects of care and development of the children
  • Being discrete and respecting the family’s privacy

What are part time nanny rates?

A typical part nanny salary in London is £18 – £25 gross per hour depending on the nanny’s working hours, skills, previous experience and duties.

It is a legal requirement for the employer to put payroll and insurance in place.  We offer contract templates upon job offer at no extra cost and can guide you through the employment process.  We also work with the UK’s leading nanny payroll provider, who can manage all payroll, pension and tax matters for you.

Find out about our placement fees.

How do we screen our part time nannies?

All our nannies are fully screened using our 6 Step Vetting Process.  We also make sure that our candidates have a genuine passion for working with young children, and hold outstanding references from previous employers.

Our nannies will also have professional experience with your children’s age group.  We take the time to source candidates that meet your particular family needs, which ensures we provide the perfect match for your family.

Our vetting includes:

  • Interviews in Person
  • Enhanced DBS checks
  • Pediatric First Aid certificates
  • Reference checks
  • ID verification
  • Qualification verification

What qualifications do part time nannies hold?

All our nannies have worked professionally with children, plus we make sure their previous experience is matched with the ages of your children.

Many of our part time nannies hold childcare related qualifications including:

  • Early Childhood Studies Degree’s
  • Nursing Degree’s
  • Teacher Training Degree’s
  • Level 3 Childcare Diploma’s
  • Childcare and Education NVQs
  • Montessori Teacher Training
  • Play Therapy Certificates and much more!