Useful Information

Ofstead
Home Child Care Voluntary Register – England

Employing an Ofsted registered nanny will enable parents to receive financial contributions towards their childcare costs. Such as working tax credits or employer-supported childcare vouchers.

Registration costs £105, this does not include the cost of the DBS check. The annual cost of renewal is £105.

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CSSIW
Home Child Care Voluntary Register – Wales

Benefits to nannies
You will be part of a scheme that is recognised across Wales
You can demonstrate to employers that you meet the basic requirements for childcare including an enhanced DBS check, suitable childcare qualification and current first aid certificate.

The scheme costs £96 for the first year + £7.15 fee for DBS Check.
You need to renew your application each year. The annual renewal fee is £55.

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Nanny Insure
Insurance For Child Carers

Happy Nest recommends that all child carers are insured.

Nannyinsure is a specialist public liability policy created especially for professional nannies and helps to protect them should anything happen to the children whilst they are in their care. It also protects the important relationship between them and their employer

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The Voice
The Union for Educational Professionals

Voice is the union for education professionals, who speak up for everyone, from teachers to nannies.

Voice represents a united strength that will support, protect and listen to you throughout your career, and we believe that every professional in education, early years and childcare has a right to be heard. That’s why we offer a service that can enrich your working life – making Voice membership so much more than an insurance policy.

Included in the Voice membership is Public Liability Insurance, Personal Injury Insurance & Confidential 24 Hour Legal Helpline.

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