Frequently Ask Questions
Frequently asked questions
What are the best nannies interview questions?
You can find a full document on this to download in our downloads section.
What is the difference between a nanny and au-pair?
How long does is take to hire a nanny?
The average time to employ a nanny from start to finish is roughly 2 - 6 weeks.
What are the employer's obligations in the UK?
As the employer, you will be responsible for paying all necessary tax, national insurance and pension contributions in addition to the employee's net salary.
Is a nanny employed or self employed?
All permanent employees in a household wo work are employed, not self employed.
Who supplies to employmet contract to be agreed between the nanny and the employer?
Miss Rimmer's Childcare can provide a draft contract of employment for you should require this.
What fee do Miss Rimmer's Childcare charge as an agency?
For permanent positions we charge a 5% of the candidates gross annual salary, payable when an offer of employment is made by the client and accepted by the candidate.
If I join the babysitting membership do i get the same babysitter each time?
Wether you sign up to the babysitting memebership or pay as you go, Miss Rimmer's Childcare will always aim to provide you with the same babysitter each time.
Can I have a trial run with my new nanny?
Yes, we encourage you to have at least one trial day before your official start date. The initial trial day is free, any additional trail days we charge a small fee which is dedcuted off your final invoice.
I am anxious about leaving my child with a babysitter for the first time.
We completly understand this and with our babysitters eperience they will all understand this too. We do recommend you agree to meet the sitter meeting which is free of charge and also show your child your babysitter's photo from the profile. All staff are fully vetted and first aid trained.
Who does your event childcare work?
Our event nannies can attend a variety of events from weddings, christenings and private parties.