Frequently Asked Questions

FAQ about nannies

How long does it take to find the perfect nanny, mother’s help or maternity nurse?

I have never interviewed a nanny, how will I know the right questions to ask?

Can I book a trial day with my nanny, mother’s help or maternity nurse?

Where do your nannies come from?

Are nannies first aid trained?

What kind of duties will my nanny perform?

Do you provide nanny shares?

What are the minimum amount of hours required for a placement with Hopes and Dreams?

What is a DBS certificate? Does my nanny need one?

FAQ about becoming an employer

What do I have to do when I become an employer?

As an employer, do I need any insurance?

What is the difference between a nanny and a mother’s help?

What is Ofsted registration?

Do I need to sign a contract?

Can I use childcare vouchers to pay my nanny?