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Types of Nanny Jobs

Live In Nanny/Live Out Nanny

Before you embark on your nanny search, we recommend doing a little research into the types of nannies available. This will help you identify your needs and what kind of nanny would be the most suitable. A nanny’s job can vary depending on the hours, flexibility and childcare arrangement you require. For example, a nanny share is very different to a full time live in nanny. Learn more about the different types of nanny jobs below.

Full time Live Out Nanny

  • Average 50 hours per week.
  • Salary ranges from £500-£600 gross per week.
  • Duties include caring for children including light housekeeping, cooking and cleaning.

Full time Live In Nanny

  • Average 50 hours per week + occasional babysitting.
  • Salary ranges from £400-£500 gross per week.
  • Duties include caring for children including light housekeeping, cooking and cleaning.
  • You must provide food and accommodation for your nanny if you are using the accommodation offset allowance.
  • You must give your nanny privacy outside of their working hours.

Part time Nanny

  • Average 25 hours per week (flexible).
  • Salary ranges from £400-£450 gross per week.
  • Duties include caring for children including light housekeeping, cooking and cleaning.

Nanny share

  • Average hours are flexible/vary.
  • Salary ranges from £300-£450 gross per week (varies).
  • Duties include caring for children including light housekeeping, cooking and cleaning.

After School Nanny

  • Average 25 hours per week (post-school hours such as 3pm – 7/8pm)
  • Salary ranges from £200-£400 per week gross (varies).
  • Duties revolve around the children’s post-school routine. For example, school pick up, supervising homework and preparing dinner.
  • Some After School Nannies will also offer school drop-off hours in the mornings.

Temporary/ Emergency Nanny

  • Employed for a short period of time or to provide cover in an interim period. For example, if your nanny is unwell or on maternity leave.
  • Costs and hours will vary.
A nanny job can vary depending on the hours, flexibility and childcare arrangement your require.

Nannytax and employing your Nanny

If you were to hire any of the above nannies you would be classed as an employer. This means some legal obligations would fall to you such as registering with HMRC and declaring tax on your nanny’s earnings. Don’t worry – that’s where we come in. We offer comprehensive services in nanny payroll, pensions and insurance. We can even pay your nanny and your HMRC liabilities on your behalf each month. Speak to a member of our team today or alternatively get going and subscribe to our services now.

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Employment Contract

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After School Nannies

An After School nanny gives parents flexibility to commit to their work schedules with peace of mind that the children are in safe hands.

Ways to Find a Nanny

Hiring a nanny is a more personal employment relationship than the norm. This makes it that extra bit important to find the right nanny for you and your family.

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