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F.A.Q.

I am not sure what kind of help I need. What types of positions do you place?

We place full-time, part-time and short term (120 days of less) Nannies, Mother’s Helpers, Household Managers and Infant Care Specialists (aka: Baby Nurses).

We also provide Nanny On Call Services.

All families that would like to use our Nanny On Call Program mustcomplete our short form prior to any referrals. We offer a One Year Membership for $150.00 with each occasion at a discounted rate of $15 per shift. You may also forgo our membership and pay $25 per occassion. Nannies are paid the same day in cash usually ranging from $14-16 per hour. A four hour minimum pay is required.

Nanny On Call provides instant help when…

  • Your usual caregiver is ill or on vacation
  • School holiday or early dismissal
  • You need to run errands or get some shopping done in peace
  • You have out of town guests with children
  • You want to attend a sporting event
  • Or…you simply want have a date with your loved one!

Our close-knit team of carefully selected professional Nannies On Call are pre-screened and available to provide childcare services at your home. One request and our skilled coordinators will do the rest!

What areas do you service?

We place in Madison, Milwaukee, Nashville, Chicago, Beverly Hills (LA)  as well as Live In Nannies Nationwide.

How long does it take to find a qualified full time or part time candidate?

On average, the overall process takes about 1-3 weeks to place a qualified candidate. Once the chosen pre-screened applicants have been carefully selected for you we will send your their detailed Profile Reports and arrange all interviews for you. We view our success on the quality of our candidates we represent rather than the quantity. We are committed to carefully matching candidates with our clients to form an outstanding working relationship and always offer on going support when needed. We will continue to work with you until a successful match is made.

What is the salary range I can expect to pay?

Salaries range in pay based on the candidates experience, education, job responsibilities and geographical location. Factors that affect the nanny’s salary include education and experience, hours needed and the duties required. The pay does not reflect a “per child” fee like most daycare settings require.

How do you screen potential candidates?

Nanny Connections screens potential candidates that have previous experience in their field with excellent references that we personally verify. We screen individuals who are personally referred to our organization and we also recruit candidates who have the experience and characteristics our clients are looking for. Each prospective applicant is carefully evaluated on their communication skills, professionalism, character, and conduct. Every candidate referred through our organization is screened the following ways prior to placement:

  • Preliminary Phone Screening
  • Detailed Application Procedure
  • Interview
  • Written Evaluations
  • Reference Verifications
  • Social Security Trace
  • Criminal Background Investigation verified through Federal, State, County, or City Criminal indexes. Reports will cover felony and misdemeanor arrests and conviction histories.
  • Motor Vehicle Investigation
  • Profile Reports Created For Your Review

We encourage you to read though our list of client success stories.

What benefits are typically provided for a household employee?

As the demand for top-notch nannies becomes increasingly competitive, a benefits package is highly attractive to prospective candidates and plays an important part in their decision process. Benefits vary from position to position. Common benefits may include:

  • Medical Insurance or money towards a premium
  • 1 week paid vacation for part-time
  • 2 weeks paid vacation for full-time
  • 2-3 Paid sick/personal days per year
  • Paid holidays
  • Assistance with higher education course study
  • Use of an automobile or mileage reimbursement
  • Opportunity for travel
  • Membership to national industry organizations and/or Health Club
  • Job performance salary increases
  • Christmas or Nanniversary bonuses
What is a work agreement?

A work agreement is a contract signed by the family and the employee that states the job duties that are expected and covers important issues such as; salary, pay day, job responsibilities and important household information. A work agreement is beneficial for the family as well as the employee because it states in writing what is expected and it helps to create an open work environment. We provide our clients with a detailed Nanny and Family Agreement Form. This is a wonderful communication tool that eliminates confusion and defines the complete job description and sets expectations in the beginning.

What if my employee quits?

Nanny Connections has a 6 month full replacement guarantee. This means that if for any reason within the first 6 months the placement does not work out we will undertake the responsibility of locating and referring one new candidate for employment free of charge. We also offer Extended Guarantee Packages. Please call or email us for a detailed description on our different packages available.

How do I get started?

Please complete our short online form located on our Contact Us page so we may better understand the type of nanny or household employee you are looking for. Once we receive your information our Director of Placement will contact you for a free phone consultation to answer any questions you may have. If you are interested in retaining our services we will need our Client Questionnaire completed that will provide us with more information about your family and the position so we can put together an accurate job description.

As always, we will work with you closely until a successful match has been made.

 

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