Q: Why should I choose Find the Right Nanny?
Because Find the Right Nanny was founded by a nanny, we have your best interests at heart. We understand the needs of every nanny and will work very hard to meet those needs.
Q: What makes Find the Right Nanny different from other agencies?
At Find the Right Nanny, we respect our nannies. We know that being an amazing nanny takes hard work, dedication, genuine love for children and an unwavering commitment. We take our nannies’ wishes very seriously.
Q: Does it cost me anything to use Find the Right Nanny’s services?
You may register for free with Find the Right Nanny. There are no fees associated with placing you in a nanny position. All of our fees are paid by your employer.
Q: How do l find a position through Find the Right Nanny?
If you meet our requirements, you can fill out the application form here. After receiving and reviewing your application, we will contact you to confirm the information that you provided on the application. At that time, we will ask for contact information for your references. If everything goes well, you’ll be invited for an in-person interview with us, and the acceptance process will begin.
Q: How does Find the Right Nanny find their clients?
The families who use our services find us through friends, referrals, word of mouth, and online searches.
Q: How long does it take to find a position through Find the Right Nanny?
The time it takes to find the right position depends on the requirements of the clients, your experience, the uniqueness of the desired position, your desired working hours, your background and your desired start date. No matter what those factors are, we’ll work with you to find you the perfect match.
Q: Will Find the Right Nanny help me during the interview and hiring process?
We are here for whatever you need. We will educate you before your interview with a family, to help set you up for success. We will continue to provide you with advice, and consultation throughout the interview and hiring process.
Q: Will Find the Right Nanny still work with me after an employer hires me?
Absolutely. We will continue to support you as you work for your new family. We will give you the guidance that you need to develop and sustain a healthy working relationship with your new family. We will continue to check in with you to make sure that everything is going well throughout your employment period. We will help you communicate with your employer or handle disputes if they arise.
Q: Can I leave if I don’t like a family?
No one will force you to stay in a position that you do not enjoy, however when you accept a position with one of our families; you are expected to commit to the duration of time agreed upon. So think carefully and communicate any reservations you may have regarding a family before accepting the position.
Q: Am l allowed to bring my children to work?
We love working with Nannies who have children of their own, and we do understand that sometimes you may have last minute backup problems for your kid(s) that will cause you to bring your child to work. However, it is not possible to take your child to work on a regular basis.
Q: What kinds of duties are expected of me?
Your number one priority will be the care and safety of the children in your care. You’ll be expected to do tasks related to the kids like doing their laundry, preparing meals, keeping play areas clean, picking children up from school, keeping your work condition the same or better than you found it every day. Any additional chores related to the children will be discussed with you before you accept a position.
You should also keep in mind that some families require light housekeeping and this is not uncommon. Light housekeeping might involve tidying the living room areas or any other specific tasks expected by the family. However, you should let the agency know what you can or cannot do before accepting a position to avoid any misunderstanding and disappointment.
Q: What degree or experience do I need to have to apply with your agency?
All levels of education are welcome to apply. However, we do require that you have at least three years of paid, verifiable professional working experience and excellent professional and personal references
Q: Who pays my salary?
Find the right nanny is a referral agency and do not pay your salary. The client is your employer and is responsible for paying your salary.
Q: Do I give any of my pay to the agency?
No! You do not give any part of your salary to the agency. We do not charge you a fee or take any part of your pay. Find the Right Nanny is absolutely free for nannies/
Q: What is trustline?
TrustLine is California’s registry of in-home child care providers, tutors, in-home counselors, and child care staff at Ancillary Child Care Centers who have passed a background screening.
Q: what does trustline check?
TrustLine is an effectivc tool for parents to check the backgrounds of a babysitter, nanny, tutors and in-home counselors to determine if an applicant has criminal convictions or substantiated child abuse reports in California. TrustLine is the only background check authorized by state law to use three databases that the general public, including private investigators and private background check companies, cannot access. These databases include the fingerprint records from the California Department of Justice’s California Criminal History System; the Child Abuse Central Index of California; and fingerprint records of the FBI Criminal History System.
Q: How does trustline work?
TrustLine is easy to use for parents and providers. Applicants complete a one-page form, which requires submitting fingerprints and a one-time fee to the Department of Social Services. If candidates pass the background check, they will be listed on the TrustLine database