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After School Nanny

After school nannies are in huge demand and provide working families with school-age children a childcare solution that works around school and working hours.

After school nannies work on average 2-5 hours per day, Monday – Friday. Some families request additional babysitting at weekends. Most families employ an after school nanny on a live out basis, we therefore we will only introduce you to a nanny who is local to your family home.

Additional hours may be agreed during school holidays, we recommend you arrange this as far in advance as possible.

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The nannies we will recommend to you will match your exact requirements, as after school nannies come with a variety of experience and knowledge of certain age groups.

Finding you the perfect after school nanny is our responsibility as a specialist nanny agency, and we are lucky to represent some of the very best in the UK. We have offices in Chester, London, Leigh-on-Sea and Leeds.

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If you'd like to talk to us now or need help urgently, call us on 0800 955 8868.

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Advanced Screening

Did you know less than 5% of applicants pass our superior vetting process: NannyHire Check™. See our process here.

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For more information, call us on 0800 955 8868 or leave your details below and we’ll contact you.

    How our nanny agency works

    We meet with all our families and get to know you, and find out exactly what you need. We’ll short list suitable nannies from our registered and approved nannies, and other channels. We’ll interview all potential nannies, obtain references and ensure all relevant checks are done and up to date. If you’d like us to be there when you interview the nannies, we can be. Once you’ve chosen your nanny, we can take care of all the necessary contracts and payroll and ensure that the new relationship starts well.

    The Happy Nest Promise

    Happy Nest will only introduce you to nannies that match your requirements, that we know has the experience, training and qualities that you need and after a thorough interview, reference and safety checks. 

    Finding you the perfect after school nanny is our responsibility as a specialist nanny agency, and we are lucky to represent some of the very best in the UK.

    Next steps

    If you’d like us to find you the perfect after school nanny, or just need more information, call us on 0800 955 8868. We can inform you about our after school nanny service in more detail and offer helpful advice based on your family’s individual requirements.

    Nanny Duties

    Happy Nest nannies, including our specialist nannies, are accountable for all nursery duties. This includes the normal after school routine – school collection, homework, meal, bath and bed-time.

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    Your after-school nanny’s responsibilities are:

    • Sole charge care of the children
    • Collecting the children from school or nursery
    • Creating and delivering after school activities for the complete development of the children
    • Liaising with parents regarding every detail of their children’s care
    • Produce nutritious and wholesome meals appropriate to the requirements of each child
    • Light housekeeping in the nursery, bedroom, play-areas and elsewhere as agreed with the parents
    • Thorough knowledge of the children’s apparatus e.g. car seats
    • Preparing and escorting the children on play dates and extracurricular activities such as sports, brownies/scouts clubs
    • Assisting with homework, bath-time and bed-time routine if required
    • Caring for and administering medication when the children are unwell

    Additional duties can be negotiated.

    Salary Rates | After School Nanny

    Happy Nest only represent nannies with a minimum of at least three years of professional childcare experience. They are all over 21 years of age and have a valid and recent criminal background check (DBS Check). Nannies charge a rate dependant on the hours required and relevant to their experience and qualifications. Live-out after school nannies cost £10 – £12 per hour. For an informal discussion about our after school nanny service, please contact Happy Nest Nanny Agency on 0800 955 8868.