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Nanny Duties

A nanny is there both to inspire and encourage your child's development, and is also responsible for the total well-being of your children whilst on duty.

She would liaise with you with regards to organising activities both inside and outside the home, depending on the age of the children.

She would help your child to develop through educational games and play, and outdoor activities.

A nanny is expected to take sole charge of your children, and to work alongside you if required.

A nanny would not normally undertake any housekeeping duties such as cleaning or cooking other than for the children in her care. She would normally only be responsible for the cleaning of the children's bedrooms and playrooms, and cooking meals for the children.

For older children, the Nanny would undertake the school runs and helping with homework.

A nanny is there both to inspire and encourage your child's development, and is also responsible for the total well-being of your child/children whilst on duty. It is possible to hire a nanny on a live in or live out basis; we can source full time and part time nannies as well as weekend or evening nannies.

Your nanny would liaise with you with regards to organising activities both inside and outside the home, depending on the age of the children and depending on your needs they will carry out or execute the plans you make for your children or they can take full responsibility for planning activities and ensuring your children are busy and getting enough social interaction with other children. The activities you can expect your nanny to do or organise with your children are swimming lessons, visits to the park, play dates with other children of a similar age, music and dancing lessons.

A nanny would help your child to develop through educational games and play, and outdoor activities, again, a nanny will be capable of providing this kind of stimulation but will always be happy to ensure your children get the kind of education and stimulation that you as a parent would like them to have. A good nanny can adapt her own experience and knowledge of child development and education to suit the needs of an individual family, after all they are there to help you to parent your children and understand the privilege of taking part in your parenting journey.

A nanny is expected to take sole charge of your children, and to work alongside you if required and it is possible to find a nanny that will be happy to do a combination of the two. It is essential for a nanny to be flexible in this regard as family life evolves and changes. At Exclusively Nannies we strive to source only nannies with the best attitude to towards their work and those with a genuine love of children and a sense of pride in making your life easier.

A nanny would not normally undertake any housekeeping duties such as cleaning or cooking other than for the children in her care.

A nanny should be able to cook healthy and tasty food for your children and ensure that they are eating well and with appropriate manners for their age. We can recommend a number of cooking courses that are available if you are a nanny wanting to improve your cooking or a family who would like to send your nanny for further training.

Your nanny would normally only be responsible for the cleaning of the children's bedrooms and playrooms, and doing all of the laundry relating to the children for example clothes and bed linens.

For older children, the Nanny would undertake the school runs and helping with homework it is important for us to find you a nanny with the right skills for the age group of your children for example older children may benefit form a nanny who can horse ride or play tennis. These are just some of the many details we consider when sourcing the optimum nanny for your household.