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Hire a Nanny London

If you’re looking to hire a nanny from a nanny agency, we can provide a bespoke hiring service for your unique situation. Whether you want to hire a rota nanny, live-in nanny, or a travel nanny, permanent or temporary, our specialist consultants make us the top nanny agency London has to offer.

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Find a Nanny Tailored To Your Situation

When it comes to care for your children, finding an experienced and trustworthy nanny is essential. But you may be wondering how to hire a nanny who can fit your needs. As a specialist nanny recruitment agency, we work closely with a large network of skilled child care providers who can provide cover at short notice across the UK, and even abroad. Whether you need a qualified carer for an infant, or for older children, our we will work from your detailed brief to secure a perfect fit to whatever deadline.

We perform rigorous checks on all our nanny candidates, ensuring they are eligible to work with your children. These checks include:

  • DBS check
  • Right to live and work in the country in question
  • Childcare qualifications
  • First-aid qualifications
  • Employer references

Temporary or permanent nanny agency

Our client-led service gives you the freedom to hire a nanny short-term or for longer engagements.

Temporary Nanny for Hire

Temporary Nanny for Hire

If you want to find a nanny for school holiday cover, to travel with the family for several weeks, or even over a single weekend, our temporary recruitment service is the ideal solution.

We offer payroll and contract services for temporary nannies. The simple process involves temps submitting a weekly timesheet, which is then paid by Tiger. This removes any liability and paperwork on your part, saving you time and stress.

Permanent Nannies for Hire

Permanent Nannies for Hire

When your work schedule or lifestyle requires a more regular childcare solution, you may find a nanny on a more permanent contract is necessary. If you wish to hire a nanny in this way, we advise a more meticulous selection and interviewing process, and can assist you in creating a detailed job specification to pinpoint the best nanny from our network.

Live-in Nanny

Live-in Nanny

If your household is equipped for it, you may wish to hire a rota nanny or live-in nanny. This is a good solution if you have an irregular schedule or working hours, or travel often. A live-in nanny can provide care from first thing in the morning until last thing at night, preparing breakfast and dinner, taking children to and from school, and other duties throughout the day.

We can also source live-in couples to cover a variety of household tasks alongside childcare.

Travel nanny

Travel nanny

Our specialist nannies are available to travel nationally and internationally with a family, giving round-the-clock care to children of all ages. We can also recruit bilingual nannies to offer assistance in foreign-speaking countries.

Hire a Nanny - The Process

We recognise the importance of finding the right nanny for your family. The process of hiring a nanny with Tiger starts with an in-depth briefing call with one of our experienced consultants. On this call, we will gain a thorough understanding of your family’s unique requirements and priorities.

The next step is shortlisting. Tiger has a network of experienced professionals across the UK. We will identify those top professionals whose experience, values and goals align with your needs. We will also place adverts on strategic job boards to proactively source additional jobseekers.

Once we have sent you a tailored shortlist of exceptional candidates, we will assist in the interviewing, contract negotiation and onboarding processes. If needed, we can even assist with payroll administration for your new hire!

To get started on hiring a nanny, make a hire request today.

Frequently asked questions

Read some of our most-asked questions on nanny recruitment below.

Frequently Asked Questions

What makes Tiger Recruitment stand out from other nanny agencies in London?

Tiger Recruitment’s Private consultants have extensive experience working with private families; many of our consultants have even worked as private staff before embarking on a career in private recruitment. This provides a unique insight of our clients’ and candidates’ needs. The longstanding relationships we’ve built have contributed to high numbers of referrals from clients and jobseekers alike; all this gives Tiger a competitive edge when recruiting nannies in London.

How does Tiger Recruitment source reliable nannies for hire?

We carry out extensive checks for each individual that we shortlist for a role. This includes but is not limited to DBS, right to live and work, childcare qualifications, first-aid qualifications and employee references.

This ensures that we only put forward the most experienced and reliable nannies.

How to hire a nanny?

If you want to find a nanny on a permanent or temporary basis, working with a nanny recruitment agency is the most efficient option, in terms of time and cost. After an initial consultation with one of our specialist nanny recruiters, the work of advertising the job and sorting through the applicants will be taken out of your hands, allowing you to focus solely on interviewing and selecting your choice of candidate.

What to check when hiring a nanny?

Before leaving your children in the care of a nanny, you want to be certain that they can be trusted, and have the skills and experience to handle any situation. Tiger Private performs rigorous background checks on all our nanny candidates, including:

  • DBS check
  • Right to live and work in the country in question
  • Childcare qualifications
  • First-aid qualifications
  • Employer references

Should I hire a nanny?

Nannies are invaluable for families, but they may not always be the right solution for you. Hiring a nanny could be a good choice if some or all of the following apply to you:

  • Work or lifestyle commitments mean you cannot provide full-time care for your children
  • You are unable to provide adequate care due to health considerations
  • You don’t have access to a nursery
  • You have more than one child and nursery costs exceed that of a dedicated nanny
  • Your children are of school age and you require before and after-school care

Can I hire a nanny from another country?

You can hire a nanny of any nationality, as long as a nanny has the correct work permit for the country in which they wish to work. Our specialist consultants build a detailed profile at interview, including whether they have the right to work in UK and elsewhere.

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